March 11: Day of the Week
March 11, 2019 was the 70th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 295 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 11 Historical Event(s)
- 1649The Frondeurs and the French sign the Peace of Rueil.
- 1702The Daily Courant, England’s first national daily newspaper is published for the first time.
- 1867The first performance of Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi takes place in Paris.
- 1872Construction of the Seven Sisters Colliery, South Wales, begins; located on one of the richest coal sources in Britain.
- 1927In New York City, Samuel Roxy Rothafel opens the Roxy Theatre.
- 1942World War II: General Douglas MacArthur leaves Corregidor.
- 1945World War II: The Imperial Japanese Navy attempts a large-scale kamikaze attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet anchored at Ulithi atoll in Operation Tan No. 2.
- 1983Pakistan successfully conducts a cold test of a nuclear weapon.
- 1985Mikhail Gorbachev becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
- 2004Madrid train bombings: Simultaneous explosions on rush hour trains in Madrid, Spain, kill 191 people.
Who were born on March 11?
- 1899James H. Douglas, Jr. American Secretary of the Air Force (d. 1988)
- 1922Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, Prime Minister of Malaysia (d. 1976)
- 1927Robert Mosbacher, 28th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 2010)
- 1932Leroy Jenkins, American composer and violinist (d. 2007)
- 1948Dominique Sanda, French actress
- 1955Nina Hagen, German singer
- 1962Jeffrey Nordling, American actor
- 1978Didier Drogba, Ivorian footballer
- 1986Mariko Shinoda, Japanese actress (AKB48)
- 1991Jack Rodwell, English footballer
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