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Thursday March 16, 2017

March 16: Day of the Week

March 16, 2017 is the 75th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 290 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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

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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 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 597 BC
    Babylonians captured Jerusalem, replaced Jehoiachin with Zedekiah as king.
  • 1689
    The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.
  • 1861
    Edward Clark became Governor of Texas, replacing Sam Houston, who has been evicted from the office for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the Confederacy.
  • 1900
    Sir Arthur Evans purchased the land around the ruins of Knossos, the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete.
  • 1924
    In accordance with the Treaty of Rome, Fiume became annexed as part of Italy.
  • 1939
    From Prague Castle, Hitler proclaimed Bohemia and Moravia a German protectorate.
  • 1945
    Ninety percent of Würzburg, Germany is destroyed in only 20 minutes by British bombers. 5,000 are killed.
  • 1976
    British Prime Minister Harold Wilson resigned, citing personal reasons.
  • 1985
    Associated Press newsman Terry Anderson is taken hostage in Beirut. He is released on December 4, 1991.
  • 2005
    Israel officially handed over Jericho to Palestinian control.

Who were born on March 16?

  • 1800
    Emperor Ninko of Japan (d. 1846)
  • 1890
    Solomon Mikhoels, Soviet actor and chairman of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee (d. 1948)
  • 1918
    Frederick Reines, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)
  • 1937
    Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (d. 1996)
  • 1946
    Hubert Soudant, Dutch conductor
  • 1949
    Victor Garber, Canadian actor
  • 1959
    Flavor Flav, American rapper, and reality TV star
  • 1960
    Duane Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1964
    Patty Griffin, American singer and songwriter
  • 1979
    Edison Méndez, Ecuadorian footballer

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