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Monday March 13, 2017

March 13: Day of the Week

March 13, 2017 was the 72nd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 293 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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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 13 Historical Event(s)

  • 1639
    Harvard College is named for clergyman John Harvard.
  • 1845
    Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto receives its première performance in Leipzig with Ferdinand David as soloist.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: The U.S. federal government forbids all Union army officers to return fugitive slaves, thus effectively annulling the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 and setting the stage for the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • 1884
    The Siege of Khartoum, Sudan begins, ending on January 26, 1885.
  • 1938
    Anschluss of Austria to the Third Reich.
  • 1938
    World News Roundup is broadcast for the first time on CBS Radio in the United States.
  • 1940
    The Russo-Finnish Winter War ends.
  • 1943
    The Holocaust: German forces liquidate the Jewish ghetto in Kraków.
  • 1954
    Battle of Điện Biên Phủ: Viet Minh forces attack the French.
  • 1997
    India’s Missionaries of Charity chooses Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as its leader.

Who were born on March 13?

  • 1777
    Charles Lot Church, Nova Scotia politician (d. 1864)
  • 1815
    James Curtis Hepburn, American missionary and linguist (d. 1911)
  • 1898
    Henry Hathaway, American film director and producer (d. 1985)
  • 1911
    L. Ron Hubbard, American science fiction author and founder of Scientology (d. 1986)
  • 1925
    Roy Haynes, American jazz drummer
  • 1939
    Neil Sedaka, American singer and songwriter
  • 1946
    Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier (d. 1976)
  • 1981
    Toccara Jones, American fashion model
  • 1986
    Chiaki Kyan, Japanese gravure idol
  • 1999
    Wiktoria Gąsiewska, Polish actress

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