17th MARCH ~ HISTORY ON THIS DAY

March 17th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~  461 A.D: Saint Patrick the 5th-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland died at Saul, Downpatrick, Ireland in 461 A.D. Saint Patrick’s legendary life was recorded in the Confessio, a book he wrote during his last years. Saint Patrick is known as the “Apostle of Ireland”, he is the primary patron saint of the island. Saint Patrick’s Day is observed on the 17th March, the date of his death. It is celebrated inside and outside Ireland as a religious and cultural holiday. | & more about history on this day in the video…