March 1: Day of the Week
March 1, 2019 was the 60th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 305 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces 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 1 Historical Event(s)
- 752 BCRomulus, legendary first king of Rome, celebrates the first Roman triumph after his victory over the Caeninenses, following The Rape of the Sabine Women.
- 293Roman Emperors Diocletian and Maximian appoint Constantius Chlorus as Caesar to Maximian.
- 350Vetranio is asked by Constantina, sister of Constantius II, to proclaim himself Caesar.
- 1805Justice Samuel Chase is acquitted at the end of his impeachment trial by the U.S. Senate.
- 1936The Hoover Dam is completed.
- 1954Nuclear testing: The Castle Bravo, a 15-megaton hydrogen bomb, is detonated on Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, resulting in the worst radioactive contamination ever caused by the United States.
- 1961President of the United States John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps.
- 1971President of Pakistan Yahya Khan indefinitely postpones the pending national assembly session, precipitating massive civil disobedience in East Pakistan.
- 1995Yahoo! is incorporated.
- 2007Tornadoes break out across the southern United States, killing at least 20; eight of the deaths are at a high school in Enterprise, Alabama.
Who were born on March 1?
- 1896Dimitris Mitropoulos, Greek conductor and composer (d. 1960)
- 1906Pham Van Dong, Vietnamese politician (d. 2000)
- 1935Robert Conrad, American actor
- 1937Jed Allan, American actor
- 1952Steven Barnes, American writer
- 1965Stewart Elliott, Canadian jockey
- 1975Maya Kulenovic, Canadian painter
- 1981Ana Hickmann, Brazilian supermodel
- 1981Brad Winchester, American ice hockey player
- 1983Elan Sara DeFan, Mexican singer-songwriter
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