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)
- 1457The Unitas Fratrum is established in the village of Kunvald, on the Bohemian-Moravian borderland. It is to date the second oldest Protestant denomination.
- 156223 Huguenots are massacred by Catholics in Wassy, France, marking the start of the French Wars of Religion.
- 1805Justice Samuel Chase is acquitted at the end of his impeachment trial by the U.S. Senate.
- 1811Leaders of the Mameluke dynasty are killed by Egyptian ruler Muhammad Ali.
- 1836A convention of delegates from 57 Texas communities convenes in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas, to deliberate independence from Mexico.
- 1914The Republic of China joins the Universal Postal Union.
- 1939A Japanese Imperial Army ammunition dump explodes at Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, killing 94.
- 1992Bosnia and Herzegovina declares its independence from Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
- 2002U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda begins in eastern Afghanistan.
- 2004Mohammed Bahr al-Uloum becomes President of Iraq.
Who were born on March 1?
- 1732William Cushing, American jurist (d. 1810)
- 1892Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Japanese writer (d. 1927)
- 1905Doris Hare, Welsh actress (d. 2000)
- 1934Joan Hackett, American actress (d. 1983)
- 1943Gil Amelio, American venture capitalist
- 1962Melanie Moore, American actress
- 1968Salil Ankola, Indian cricketer and TV actor
- 1978Donovan Patton, Guamanian television star
- 1978Jensen Ackles, American actor
- 1988Trevor Cahill, American baseball player
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