history fact – March 5, 2017

Today is Sunday, March 5, the 64th day of 2017. There are 301 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History took place 150 years ago:

On March 5, 1867, the Fenian Rebellion took place in Ireland as thousands of members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood launched an attempt at overthrowing British rule; the poorly-organized rising was swiftly put down by British and Irish authorities.

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