March 12: Day of the Week
March 12, 2023 is the 71st day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 294 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1664New Jersey becomes a colony of England.
- 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.
- 1922Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan formed The Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic
- 1928In California, the St. Francis Dam fails; the resulting floods kill over 600 people.
- 1930Mahatma Gandhi leads a 200-mile march, known as the Salt March, to the sea in defiance of British opposition, to protest the British monopoly on salt.
- 1934Konstantin Päts and General Johan Laidoner stage a coup in Estonia, and ban all political parties.
- 1971The March 12 Memorandum is sent to the Demirel government of Turkey and the government resigns.
- 1993Several bombs explode in Bombay (Mumbai), India, killing about 300 and injuring hundreds more.
- 1999Former Warsaw Pact members the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland join NATO.
Who were born on March 12?
- 1821Sir John Joseph Caldwell Abbott, Canadian statesman (d. 1893)
- 1928Edward Albee, American dramatist
- 1932Andrew Young, American civil rights activist and politician
- 1946Frank Welker, American voice actor
- 1952Naomi Shihab Nye, American poet, songwriter, and novelist
- 1961Joseph Facal, Canadian politician
- 1974Steve Price, Australia rugby league player
- 1980Douglas Murray, Swedish ice hockey player
- 1989Tyler Clary, American swimmer
- 1994Christina Grimmie, American singer, songwriter, pianist
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