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Sunday March 12, 2017

March 12: Day of the Week

March 12, 2017 was the 71st day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 294 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

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March 12 Historical Event(s)

  • 1664
    New Jersey becomes a colony of England.
  • 1868
    Henry O'Farrell attempts to assassinate Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh.
  • 1881
    Andrew Watson makes his Scotland debut as the world’s first black international football player and captain.
  • 1921
    İstiklal Marşı was adopted in TBMM(Turkish grand national assembly).
  • 1964
    New Hampshire Lottery: New Hampshire becomes the first U.S. state to legally sell lottery tickets in the 20th century.
  • 1966
    Suharto takes over from Sukarno to become President of Indonesia.
  • 1993
    North Korea nuclear weapons program: North Korea says that it plans to withdraw from the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and refuses to allow inspectors access to its nuclear sites.
  • 1993
    The 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.
  • 1994
    The Church of England ordains its first female priests.
  • 1999
    Former Warsaw Pact members the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland join NATO.

Who were born on March 12?

  • 1607
    Paul Gerhardt, German hymnist (d. 1676)
  • 1620
    Johann Heinrich Hottinger, Swiss philologist and theologian (d. 1667)
  • 1832
    Charles Boycott, British land agent (d. 1897)
  • 1921
    Gordon MacRae, American singer and actor (d. 1986)
  • 1923
    Wally Schirra, American astronaut (d. 2007)
  • 1925
    Georges Delerue, French film composer (d. 1992)
  • 1938
    Dimitri Terzakis, Greek composer
  • 1946
    Liza Minnelli, American singer and actress
  • 1967
    Julio Dely Valdes, Panamanian footballer
  • 1969
    Jake Tapper, American journalist

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