Live Commentary is an opportunity to talk about the ordinary (or extraordinary) things that are happening to us, what we are doing, reading or experiencing on a daily basis.

This is the Live Commentary for Friday March the 17th, 2017. Today is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 289 days left till the end of the year.

On this day in 1677, the Siege of Valenciennes, during the Franco-Dutch War, ended with France’s taking of the city.

Also on this day, in 1992, a referendum was passed to end apartheid in South Africa.

Have a good day and a good weekend!