Donna Danna (8 March 2013)
"Vatican: Rome's mayor claims new pope likely to be enthroned on March 17"


Vatican: Rome's mayor claims new pope likely to be enthroned on March 17
 
Rome, March 6 - "Rome's conservative mayor Gianni Alemanno on Wednesday predicted that emeritus pope Benedict XVI's successor could be installed on 17 March - without giving an explanation.  "Three exceptional events are in the offing on 17 March, celebrations to mark the [152nd anniversary of the] unification of Italy, the probable enthronement of a new pontiff and the 19th Rome marathon," Alemanno stated."
 
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March 17, 1942 Holocaust: The first Jews from the Lviv Ghetto (western Ukraine) are gassed at the Belzec death camp (eastern Poland).
March 17, 1861 Italy declares independence; Kingdom of Italy proclaimed
March 17, 1861 The Kingdom of Italy (1861-1946) is proclaimed.
March 17, 1805 "The Italian Republic, with Napoleon as president, becomes the Kingdom of Italy, with Napoleon as King."
http://www.datesinhistory.com/mar17.php
March 17, 455 Roman senator Petronius Maximus becomes Emperor.
http://www.brainyhistory.com/events/455/march_17_455_30292.html
 
March 17, 0180 Emperor Marcus Aurelius dies. Commodus is now the only emperor.
March 17, 0045 "BC - In his last victory, Julius Caesar defeats the Pompeian forces of Titus Labienus and Pompey the Younger in the Battle of Munda."
http://www.datesinhistory.com/mar17.php