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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 French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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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)

  • 222
    Emperor Elagabalus is assassinated, along with his mother, Julia Soaemias, by the Praetorian Guard during a revolt. Their mutilated bodies are dragged through the streets of Rome before being thrown into the Tiber.
  • 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.
  • 1811
    During André Masséna’s retreat from the Lines of Torres Vedras, a division led by French Marshal Michel Ney fights off a combined Anglo-Portuguese force to give Masséna time to escape.
  • 1851
    The first performance of Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi takes place in Venice.
  • 1917
    World War I: Baghdad falls to Anglo-Indian forces commanded by General Stanley Maude.
  • 1941
    World War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease Act into law, allowing American-built war supplies to be shipped to the Allies on loan.
  • 1945
    World War II: The Imperial Japanese Navy attempts a large-scale kamikaze attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet anchored at Ulithi atoll in Operation Tan No. 2.
  • 1983
    Pakistan successfully conducts a cold test of a nuclear weapon.
  • 2010
    Economist and businessman Sebastián Piñera is sworn in as President of Chile, while three earthquakes, the strongest measuring magnitude 6.9 and all centered next to Pichilemu, capital of Cardenal Caro Province, hit central Chile during the ceremony.

Who were born on March 11?

  • 1891
    Gertrud Wolle, German actress (d. 1952)
  • 1916
    Ezra Jack Keats, children’s literature author (d. 1983)
  • 1945
    Jose Mari Chan, Chinese-Filipino singer and songwriter
  • 1959
    Nina Hartley, American porn star, author and feminist
  • 1964
    Emma Chambers, British actress
  • 1964
    Peter Berg, American film actor, director and producer
  • 1965
    Jesse Jackson, Jr., American politician
  • 1979
    Benji Madden, American guitarist (Good Charlotte)
  • 1984
    Anna Tsuchiya, Japanese model, actress and singer
  • 1985
    Hakuhō Shō, Mongolian sumo wrestler, the 69th Yokozuna

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