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Wednesday March 1, 2017

March 1: Day of the Week

March 1, 2017 is the 60th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 305 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

March 1 Historical Event(s)

  • 752 BC
    Romulus, legendary first king of Rome, celebrates the first Roman triumph after his victory over the Caeninenses, following The Rape of the Sabine Women.
  • 1854
    German psychologist Friedrich Eduard Beneke disappears; two years later his remains are found in a canal near Charlottenburg.
  • 1872
    Yellowstone National Park is established as the world’s first national park.
  • 1893
    Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 1896
    Battle of Adowa: an Ethiopian army defeats an outnumbered Italian force, ending the First Italo–Ethiopian War.
  • 1936
    A strike occurs aboard the S.S. California, leading to the demise of the International Seamen’s Union and the creation of the National Maritime Union.
  • 1954
    Puerto Rican nationalists attack the United States Capitol building, injuring five Representatives.
  • 1966
    The Ba'ath Party takes power in Syria.
  • 1995
    Yahoo! is incorporated.
  • 2007
    “Squatters” are evicted from Ungdomshuset in Copenhagen, Denmark, provoking the March 2007 Denmark Riots.

Who were born on March 1?

  • 40
    Martial, Latin poet (d. 102)
  • 1445
    Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (d. 1510)
  • 1914
    Harry Caray, American sportscaster (d. 1998)
  • 1936
    Jean-Edern Hallier, French author (d. 1997)
  • 1943
    José Ángel Iribar, Spanish footballer
  • 1943
    Rashid Sunyaev, Russian physicist
  • 1956
    Dalia Grybauskaitė, Lithuanian politician
  • 1963
    Thomas Anders, German singer (Modern Talking)
  • 1984
    Anthony Tupou, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1987
    Ke$ha, American singer

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