March 1: Day of the Week
March 1, 2023 is the 60th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 305 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
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.
Holy Toledo! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters TAEOXXEZ? Check your answers here: Unscramble words TAEOXXEZ. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)
March 1 Historical Event(s)
- 1692Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and Tituba are brought before local magistrates in Salem Village, Massachusetts, beginning what would become known as the Salem witch trials.
- 1700Sweden introduces its own Swedish calendar, in an attempt to gradually merge into the Gregorian calendar, reverts to the Julian calendar on this date in 1712, and introduces the Gregorian Calendar on this date in 1753.
- 1803Ohio is admitted as the 17th U.S. state.
- 1872Yellowstone National Park is established as the world’s first national park.
- 1896Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity.
- 1910The worst avalanche in United States history buries a Great Northern Railway train in northeastern King County, Washington, killing 96 people.
- 1966Venera 3 Soviet space probe crashes on Venus becoming the first spacecraft to land on another planet’s surface.
- 1989The United States becomes a member of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
- 1990Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
- 2006English-language Wikipedia reaches its one millionth article, Jordanhill railway station.
Who were born on March 1?
- 1921Terence Cooke, American cardinal archbishop (d. 1983)
- 1934Jean-Michel Folon, Belgian artist (d. 2005)
- 1952Leigh Matthews, Australian rules footballer and coach
- 1967George Eads, American actor
- 1973Ryan Peake, Canadian guitarist (Nickelback)
- 1974Stephen Davis, American football player
- 1978Jensen Ackles, American actor
- 1980Gennaro Bracigliano, French footballer
- 1981Will Power, Australian racing driver
- 1982Shalva Didebashvili, Georgian-born German rugby player
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.