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Saturday March 11, 2017

March 11: Day of the Week

March 11, 2017 is the 70th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 295 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.

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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 11 Historical Event(s)

  • 1387
    Battle of Castagnaro: English condottiero Sir John Hawkwood leads Padova to victory in a factional clash with Verona.
  • 1702
    The Daily Courant, England’s first national daily newspaper is published for the first time.
  • 1708
    Queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation.
  • 1784
    The signing of the Treaty of Mangalore brings the Second Anglo-Mysore War to an end.
  • 1824
    The United States Department of War creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • 1845
    The Flagstaff War: Unhappy with translational differences regarding the Treaty of Waitangi, chiefs Hone Heke, Kawiti and Māori tribe members chop down the British flagpole for a fourth time and drive settlers out of Kororareka, New Zealand.
  • 1864
    The Great Sheffield Flood: The largest man-made disaster ever to befall England kills over 250 people in Sheffield.
  • 1867
    The first performance of Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi takes place in Paris.
  • 1931
    Ready for Labour and Defence of the USSR, abbreviated as GTO, is introduced in the Soviet Union.
  • 2006
    Michelle Bachelet is inaugurated as first female president of Chile.

Who were born on March 11?

  • 1822
    Joseph Louis François Bertrand, French mathematician (d. 1900)
  • 1885
    Malcolm Campbell, English race car driver (d. 1948)
  • 1890
    Vannevar Bush, American engineer and politician (d. 1974)
  • 1922
    Cornelius Castoriadis, Greek philosopher and economist (d. 1997)
  • 1931
    Rupert Murdoch, Australian-born entrepreneur
  • 1940
    Alberto Cortez, Argentinian singer
  • 1950
    Bobby McFerrin, American singer
  • 1955
    Nina Hagen, German singer
  • 1963
    Davis Guggenheim, American director and producer
  • 1968
    Lisa Loeb, American singer-songwriter

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