March 31: Day of the Week
March 31, 2017 is the 90th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 275 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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 31 Historical Event(s)
- 1146Bernard of Clairvaux preaches his famous sermon in a field at Vézelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade. Louis VII is present, and joins the Crusade.
- 1909Serbia accepts Austrian control over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- 1910Six North Staffordshire Pottery towns federate to form modern Stoke-on-Trent.
- 1918Massacre of ethnic Azerbaijanis is committed by allied armed groups of Armenian Revolutionary Federation and Bolsheviks. Nearly 12,000 Azerbaijani Muslims are killed.
- 1930The Motion Pictures Production Code is instituted, imposing strict guidelines on the treatment of sex, crime, religion and violence in film, in the U.S., for the next thirty eight years.
- 1931An earthquake destroys Managua, Nicaragua, killing 2,000.
- 1931TWA Flight 599 crashes near Bazaar, Kansas killing 8 including Knute Rockne, head football coach at the University of Notre Dame
- 1951Remington Rand delivers the first UNIVAC I computer to the United States Census Bureau.
- 1957Elections to the Territorial Assembly of the French colony Upper Volta are held. After the elections PDU and MDV form a government.
- 1991The Islamic Constitutional Movement, or Hadas, is established in Kuwait.
Who were born on March 31?
- 1718Infanta Mariana Victoria of Spain (d. 1781)
- 1732Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer (d. 1809)
- 1809Otto Lindblad, Swedish composer (d. 1864)
- 1929Bertram Fields, American lawyer
- 1940Barney Frank, American politician
- 1942Michael Savage, American radio host and political commentator
- 1947Kristian Blak, Danish musician and recording executive
- 1965Tom Barrasso, American ice hockey player
- 1968J.R. Reid, American basketball player
- 1971Craig McCracken, American Animator
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