- This week in Louisiana history. March 28, 1973. Lindy Boggs becomes first LA. women elected to US House of Representative. (Her husband Hale Boggs had died in a plane crash in Alaska.
- This week in New Orleans history. On March 28, 1942, Delta
Shipbuilding Co. in New Orleans launched its first Liberty
ship, the SS William C.C. Claiborne, named after the first
governor of Louisiana. Delta was one of the nine emergency
shipyards established in 1941 by the United States Maritime
Commission. Delta would launch a total of 187 Liberty ships
(out of 2,710 produced overall) during the war. The
average time it took to build one of these massive ships was
- This week in Louisiana.Grambling State University Baseball
vs La Tech
March 31st, 2015
Wilbert Ellis Field at R.W.E. Jones Park
Main Street, Ruston, LA 71245
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