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Sunday March 12, 2017

March 12: Day of the Week

March 12, 2017 is the 71st day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 294 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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

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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 12 Historical Event(s)

  • 1664
    New Jersey becomes a colony of England.
  • 1689
    The Williamite War in Ireland begins.
  • 1881
    Andrew Watson makes his Scotland debut as the world’s first black international football player and captain.
  • 1921
    İstiklal Marşı was adopted in TBMM(Turkish grand national assembly).
  • 1940
    Winter War: Finland signs the Moscow Peace Treaty with the Soviet Union, ceding almost all of Finnish Karelia. Finnish troops and the remaining population are immediately evacuated.
  • 1950
    The Llandow air disaster occurs near Sigingstone, Wales, in which 80 people die when their aircraft crashed, making it the world’s deadliest air disaster at the time.
  • 1968
    Mauritius achieves independence.
  • 1971
    The March 12 Memorandum is sent to the Demirel government of Turkey and the government resigns.
  • 1993
    Several bombs explode in Bombay (Mumbai), India, killing about 300 and injuring hundreds more.
  • 2011
    A reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant melts and explodes and releases radioactivity into the atmosphere a day after Japan’s earthquake.

Who were born on March 12?

  • 1613
    André Le Nôtre, French landscape architect (d. 1700)
  • 1883
    Zoltán Meskó, Hungarian Nazi official (d. 1959)
  • 1891
    George W. Mason, American industrialist (d. 1954)
  • 1948
    Kent Conrad, American politician
  • 1950
    Wheeler Winston Dixon, American filmmaker, critic and author
  • 1956
    Steve Harris, English musician
  • 1957
    Marlon Jackson, American singer and musician (The Jackson 5)
  • 1976
    Panagiotis Bahramis, Greek footballer
  • 1979
    Edwin Villafuerte, Ecuadorian footballer
  • 1984
    Jaimie Alexander, American actress

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