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Thursday March 23, 2017

March 23: Day of the Week

March 23, 2017 was the 82nd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 283 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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

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.

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March 23 Historical Event(s)

  • 1801
    Tsar Paul I of Russia is struck with a sword, then strangled, and finally trampled to death in his bedroom at St. Michael’s Castle.
  • 1857
    Elisha Otis’s first elevator is installed at 488 Broadway New York City.
  • 1868
    The University of California is founded in Oakland, California when the Organic Act is signed into law.
  • 1879
    War of the Pacific: The Battle of Topáter, the first battle of the war is fought between Chile and the joint forces of Bolivia and Peru.
  • 1908
    American diplomat Durham Stevens is attacked by Korean assassins Jeon Myeong-un and Jang In-hwan, leading to his death in a hospital two days later.
  • 1919
    In Milan, Italy, Benito Mussolini founds his Fascist political movement.
  • 1942
    World War II: In the Indian Ocean, Japanese forces capture the Andaman Islands.
  • 1956
    Pakistan becomes the first Islamic republic in the world. (Republic Day in Pakistan)
  • 1962
    Ship NS, the first nuclear-powered cargo-passenger ship, is launched as a showcase for Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Atoms for Peace initiative.
  • 1994
    A United States Air Force (USAF) F-16 aircraft collides with a USAF C-130 at Pope Air Force Base and then crashes, killing 24 United States Army soldiers on the ground. This later became known as the Green Ramp disaster.

Who were born on March 23?

  • 1754
    Baron Jurij Vega, Slovenian mathematician, physicist, and artillery officer (d. 1802)
  • 1893
    Cedric Gibbons, American art director (d. 1960)
  • 1933
    Philip Zimbardo, American psychologist
  • 1942
    Walter Rodney, Guyanese historian and political figure (d. 1980)
  • 1943
    Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Finnish writer (d. 2001)
  • 1958
    Bengt-Åke Gustafsson, Swedish ice hockey player and coach
  • 1978
    David Tom, American actor, twin brother of listed above
  • 1978
    Nicholle Tom, American actress, twin sister of listed below
  • 1978
    Perez Hilton, American blogger and television persona
  • 1978
    Walter Samuel, Argentine footballer

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