March 12th: Ignatius of Loyola and Coca-Cola, Blizzard of ’93 and Bear and Bee

Things that happened on March 12th:

1622: Ignatius of Loyola and Francis Xavier, founders of the Jesuits, are canonized as saints by the Catholic Church.

1894: Coca-Cola is bottled and sold for the first time in Vicksburg, Mississippi, by local soda fountain operator Joseph Biedenharn.

1993: The Blizzard of 1993 – Snow begins to fall across the eastern portion of the US with tornadoes, thunder snow storms, high winds and record low temperatures. The storm lasts for 30 hours.

2013: Bear and Bee by Sergio Ruzzier is published by Disney-Hyperion.


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