March 1: Day of the Week
March 1, 2019 is the 60th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 305 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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.
- 1803Ohio is admitted as the 17th U.S. state.
- 1815Napoleon returns to France from his banishment on Elba.
- 1896Battle of Adowa: an Ethiopian army defeats an outnumbered Italian force, ending the First Italo–Ethiopian War.
- 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.
- 1917The U.S. government releases the unencrypted text of the Zimmermann Telegram to the public.
- 1947The International Monetary Fund begins financial operations.
- 1964Villarrica Volcano begins a strombolian eruption causing lahars that destroy half of the town of Coñaripe.
- 1971President of Pakistan Yahya Khan indefinitely postpones the pending national assembly session, precipitating massive civil disobedience in East Pakistan.
Who were born on March 1?
- 1858Georg Simmel, German sociologist and philosopher (d. 1918)
- 1863Alexander Golovin, Russian painter (d. 1930)
- 1880Giles Lytton Strachey, British writer (d. 1932)
- 1921Richard Wilbur, American poet
- 1926Pete Rozelle, American professional sports executive (d. 1996)
- 1934Joan Hackett, American actress (d. 1983)
- 1947Alan Thicke, Canadian actor and songwriter
- 1985Andreas Ottl, German footballer
- 1988Freddie Smith, American actor
- 1989Anjo Buckman, German rugby player
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