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Tuesday March 21, 2017

March 21: Day of the Week

March 21, 2017 was the 80th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 285 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aries 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 21: This Day in History

March 21st is the common date of the March equinox (although astronomically the equinox is more likely to fall on March 20 in all but the most easterly longitudes). In astrology, the day of the equinox is the first full day of the sign of Aries. It is also the traditional first day of the astrological year.

March 21 Historical Event(s)

  • 1188
    Emperor Antoku accedes to the throne of Japan.
  • 1801
    The Battle of Alexandria is fought between British and French forces near the ruins of Nicopolis in Egypt.
  • 1871
    Otto von Bismarck is appointed Chancellor of the German Empire.
  • 1918
    World War I: The first phase of the German Spring Offensive, Operation Michael, begins.
  • 1921
    The New Economic Policy is implemented by the Bolshevik Party in response to the economic failure as a result of War Communism.
  • 1933
    Construction of Dachau, the first Nazi concentration camp, is completed.
  • 1943
    Wehrmacht officer Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler by using a suicide bomb, but the plan falls through. Von Gersdorff is able to defuse the bomb in time and avoid suspicion.
  • 1946
    The Los Angeles Rams sign Kenny Washington, making him the first African American player in the American football since 1933.
  • 1952
    Alan Freed presents the Moondog Coronation Ball, the first rock and roll concert, in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 1964
    In Copenhagen, Denmark, Gigliola Cinquetti wins the ninth Eurovision Song Contest for Italy singing “Non ho l'età” (“I'm not old enough”).

Who were born on March 21?

  • 1801
    Maria Theresa of Tuscany, Queen of Sardinia (d. 1855)
  • 1917
    Frank Hardy, Australian author (d. 1994)
  • 1920
    Manolis Chiotis, Greek bouzouki player and songwriter (d. 1970)
  • 1937
    Tom Flores, American Football player
  • 1944
    Marie-Christine Barrault, French actress
  • 1969
    Ali Daei, Iranian footballer
  • 1972
    Christopher Wallace, American Rapper also known as The Notorious B.I.G or Biggie Smalls (d. 1997)
  • 1974
    Laura Allen, American actress
  • 1975
    Yacoub Al-Mohana, Kuwaiti film director
  • 1980
    Deryck Whibley, Canadian guitarist and singer (Sum41)

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