We are the 88th day of the year, and we celebrate Saint Gladys.
She lived in the 5th century in Wales, became a widow once and became a hermit until her death.
As for the weather, France is currently experiencing exceptionally summery temperatures.
The sun rises two minutes earlier, at 7:37 a.m., and will set one minute later at 8:15 p.m.
Some March 29
1794: death in prison of the philosopher and mathematician Condorcet
1941: creation of the General Commission for Jewish Questions in Vichy
1949: Jean Prouvost founds Paris-Match
1959: publication in Sud-Ouest Dimanche of the first story of “
”, by Sempé and Goscinny
1967: launch in Cherbourg of the Redoutable, the first French nuclear submarine
1982: bomb attack in Paris-Toulouse, killing 5 and injuring 27
1989: death of actor Bernard Blier
1989: inauguration of the Louvre pyramid
2004: Ireland becomes the first country in the world to ban smoking in workplaces, restaurants and pubs
2004: entry into NATO of seven countries of ex-communist Europe (Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia)
2009: death of Maurice Jarre, composer of many legendary film scores, such as "
" and "
Lawrence of Arabia
2017: UK triggers Article 50 allowing Brexit negotiations
2019: death of Agnès Varda, world figure of the 7th Art and pioneer director of the French New Wave
2021: Servier laboratories are found guilty of "
" and "
involuntary homicide and injury
" and sentenced to a fine of 2.7 million euros in the Mediator case, one of the worst French health scandals
Brendan Gleeson, Irish actor born in 1955
Christophe Lambert, actor born in 1957
The saying of the day
When March is very wet, many fruits will pick up