We are the 90th day of the year and we celebrate Saint-Benjamin.
He was a martyr in Persia around 425 by the torture of the pale.
On the weather side, winds and rain hit France with the passage of storm Mathis.
The sun rises two minutes earlier at 7:33 a.m. and sets one minute later at 8:18 p.m.
Some March 31
1596: birth of the philosopher René Descartes (died February 11, 1650)
1851: Léon Foucault demonstrates the rotation of the Earth at the Panthéon
1889: inauguration of the Eiffel Tower
1959: the Dalai Lama takes refuge in India after the Lhasa uprising against the Chinese presence
1980: death of the American athlete Jesse Owens, quadruple Olympic champion in 1936 in Berlin (100 meters, 200 meters, length, 4x100 m relay)
1991: laying of the first stone of the cathedral of Évry
2005: launch in France of digital terrestrial television (TNT)
2011: Mayotte becomes 101st French department
2014: Manuel Valls replaces Jean-Marc Ayrault as Prime Minister
Al Gore, former US Vice President, born in 1948
Muriel Pénicaud, politician, born in 1955
Chloé Zhao, Chinese director, born in 1982
The saying of the day
The saying: “
On Saint-Benjamin, the bad weather ends