March 12: Day of the Week
March 12, 2019 was the 71st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 294 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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 12 Historical Event(s)
- 1912The Girl Guides (later renamed the Girl Scouts of the USA) are founded in the United States.
- 1918Moscow becomes the capital of Russia again after Saint Petersburg held this status for 215 years.
- 1921İstiklal Marşı was adopted in TBMM(Turkish grand national assembly).
- 1922Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan formed The Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic
- 1938Anschluss: German troops occupy Austria.
- 1964New Hampshire Lottery: New Hampshire becomes the first U.S. state to legally sell lottery tickets in the 20th century.
- 1993Several bombs explode in Bombay (Mumbai), India, killing about 300 and injuring hundreds more.
- 1993The Blizzard of 1993 – Snow begins to fall across the eastern portion of the US with tornadoes, thunder snow storms, high winds and record low temperatures. The storm lasts for 30 hours.
- 1994The Church of England ordains its first female priests.
- 1999Former Warsaw Pact members the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland join NATO.
Who were born on March 12?
- 1835Simon Newcomb, Canadian-born American astronomer and mathematician (d. 1909)
- 1864William Halse Rivers Rivers, British psychiatrist (d. 1922)
- 1889King Idris I of Libya (d. 1983)
- 1917Googie Withers, British actress
- 1940Joe Unger, American actor
- 1953Carl Hiaasen, American journalist and author
- 1968Tammy Duckworth, American politician, military aviator
- 1970Rex Walters, American basketball player
- 1977Ramiro Corrales, American footballer
- 1978Arina Tanemura, Japanese manga artist
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