Friday March 1, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

March 1: Day of the Week

March 1, 2024 was the 61st day of the year 2024 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.

March 2024

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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.

March 1 Historical Event(s)

752 BC
Romulus, legendary first king of Rome, celebrates the first Roman triumph after his victory over the Caeninenses, following The Rape of the Sabine Women.
German psychologist Friedrich Eduard Beneke disappears; two years later his remains are found in a canal near Charlottenburg.
Nebraska becomes the 37th U.S. state; Lancaster, Nebraska is renamed Lincoln and becomes the state capital.
The 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.
World War II: Bulgaria signs the Tripartite Pact, allying itself with the Axis powers.
Samuel Alphonsus Stritch is appointed Pro-Prefect of the Propagation of Faith and thus becomes the first American member of the Roman Curia.
A bomb explodes in a men’s room in the United States Capitol: the Weather Underground claims responsibility.
Provisional Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands begins his hunger strike in HM Prison Maze.
The Constitution of Finland is rewritten.
“Squatters” are evicted from Ungdomshuset in Copenhagen, Denmark, provoking the March 2007 Denmark Riots.

Who were born on March 1?

Saint Angela Merici, Italian religious leader and saint (d. 1540)
William Dean Howells, American writer, historian and politician (d. 1920)
Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, German Nazi official (d. 1972)
Roger Delgado, English actor (d. 1973)
Max Bentley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1984)
Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli statesman, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1995)
Richard H. Price, American physicist
Nevada Barr, American author
Maurice Benard, American actor
Alexander Steen, Canadian-born Swedish ice hockey player

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