March 1: Day of the Week
March 1, 2021 was the 60th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 305 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1805Justice Samuel Chase is acquitted at the end of his impeachment trial by the U.S. Senate.
- 1845President John Tyler signs a bill authorizing the United States to annex the Republic of Texas.
- 1852Archibald William Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton is appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
- 1893Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri.
- 1921The Australian cricket team captained by Warwick Armstrong becomes the first team to complete a whitewash of The Ashes, something that would not be repeated for 86 years.
- 1936A strike occurs aboard the S.S. California, leading to the demise of the International Seamen’s Union and the creation of the National Maritime Union.
- 1941W47NV (now known as WSM-FM) begins operations in Nashville, Tennessee becoming the first FM radio station in the U.S.
- 1961President of the United States John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps.
- 1972The Thai province of Yasothon is created after being split off from the Ubon Ratchathani province.
- 1989The United States becomes a member of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
Who were born on March 1?
- 1880Giles Lytton Strachey, British writer (d. 1932)
- 1918Roger Delgado, English actor (d. 1973)
- 1920Max Bentley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1984)
- 1927Harry Belafonte, American actor and musician
- 1934Jean-Michel Folon, Belgian artist (d. 2005)
- 1940David Broome, Welsh showjumper
- 1943Gil Amelio, American venture capitalist
- 1981Adam LaVorgna, American actor
- 1987Sammie, American singer
- 1989Sonya Kitchell, American singer
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