1522 Ferdinand Magellan’s ship the Victoria is the first to circumnavigate the world
1620 the Pilgrims leave Boston in the Mayflower for America
1962 the 2nd-century Blackfriars ships found in the Thames
So today is clearly a paper boat race day!
And make banana boats! Yum.
- Bonaire Flag Day
- Swaziland Independence Day
- The Unification of Bulgaria – see 3rd March