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Tuesday March 28, 2017

March 28: Day of the Week

March 28, 2017 is the 87th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 278 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

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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.

March 28 Historical Event(s)

  • 193
    Roman Emperor Pertinax is assassinated by Praetorian Guards, who then sell the throne in an auction to Didius Julianus.
  • 1860
    First Taranaki War: The Battle of Waireka begins.
  • 1910
    Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, after taking off from a water runway near Martigues, France.
  • 1913
    Guatemala becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
  • 1930
    Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara.
  • 1969
    Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece.
  • 1978
    The US Supreme Court hands down 5-3 decision in Stump v. Sparkman, 435 U.S. 349, a controversial case involving involuntary sterilization and judicial immunity.
  • 1990
    President George H. W. Bush posthumously awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
  • 1994
    In South Africa, Zulus and African National Congress supporters battle in central Johannesburg, resulting in 18 deaths.
  • 2003
    In a friendly fire incident, two A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft from the United States Idaho Air National Guard’s 190th Fighter Squadron attack British tanks participating in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, killing British soldier Matty Hull.

Who were born on March 28?

  • 1836
    Frederick Pabst, American brewer (d. 1904)
  • 1842
    William Harvey Carney, American Civil War officer (d. 1908)
  • 1903
    Rudolf Serkin, Austrian pianist (d. 1991)
  • 1905
    Pandro S. Berman, American film producer (d. 1996)
  • 1909
    Nelson Algren, American writer (d. 1981)
  • 1927
    Marianne Fredriksson, Swedish author (d. 2007)
  • 1930
    Jerome Isaac Friedman, American physicist, Nobel laureate
  • 1951
    Matti Pellonpää, Finnish actor and musician (d. 1995)
  • 1960
    Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, French author and dramatist
  • 1986
    Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová, Czech tennis player

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