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Sunday March 26, 2017

March 26: Day of the Week

March 26, 2017 is the 85th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 280 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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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 26 Historical Event(s)

  • 1026
    Pope John XIX crowns Conrad II as Holy Roman Emperor.
  • 1839
    The first Henley Royal Regatta is held.
  • 1913
    Balkan War: Bulgarian forces invade Adrianople.
  • 1942
    World War II: In Poland, the first female prisoners arrive at Auschwitz.
  • 1958
    The African Regroupment Party is launched at a meeting in Paris.
  • 1976
    Queen Elizabeth II sends the first royal email, from the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment.
  • 1982
    A groundbreaking ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is held in Washington, D.C.
  • 1991
    Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay sign the Treaty of Asunción, establishing Mercosur, the South Common Market.
  • 1997
    Thirty-nine bodies are found in the Heaven’s Gate cult suicides.
  • 1998
    Oued Bouaicha massacre in Algeria: 52 people are killed with axes and knives, 32 of them babies under the age of 2.

Who were born on March 26?

  • 1859
    Adolf Hurwitz, German mathematician (d. 1919)
  • 1866
    Fred Karno, British music hall impresario (d. 1941)
  • 1906
    Rafael Mendez, Mexican trumpeter (d. 1981)
  • 1914
    William Westmoreland, American military commander (d. 2005)
  • 1919
    Roger Leger, Quebec ice hockey player (d. 1965)
  • 1923
    Gert Bastian, German politician (d. 1992)
  • 1946
    Alain Madelin, French politician
  • 1957
    Paul Morley, English music journalist and musician
  • 1966
    Nick Wirth, British engineer
  • 1987
    YUI, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist

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