March 15: Day of the Week
March 15, 2020 is the 75th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 291 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 15: This Day in History
In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.
March 15 Historical Event(s)
- 280Sun Hao of Eastern Wu surrenders to Sima Yan which began the Jin Dynasty.
- 1493Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas.
- 1672Charles II of England issues the Royal Declaration of Indulgence.
- 1783In an emotional speech in Newburgh, New York, George Washington asks his officers not to support the Newburgh Conspiracy. The plea is successful and the threatened coup d'état never takes place.
- 1888Start of the Anglo-Tibetan War of 1888.
- 1906Rolls-Royce Limited is incorporated.
- 1917Tsar Nicholas II of Russia abdicates the Russian throne and his brother the Grand Duke becomes Tsar.
- 1922After Egypt gains nominal independence from the United Kingdom, Fuad I becomes King of Egypt.
- 1931SS Viking explodes off Newfoundland, killing 27 of the 147 on board.
- 1990Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the first President of the Soviet Union.
Who were born on March 15?
- 1275Margaret of England (1275–1333), English princess (d. 1333)
- 1865Manuk Abeghian, scholar of Armenian literature and folklore (d. 1944)
- 1899George Brent, American film actor (d. 1979)
- 1940Phil Lesh, American musician (Grateful Dead)
- 1959Fabio Lanzoni, Italian model
- 1970Derek Parra, American speed skater
- 1975Veselin Topalov, Bulgarian chess player
- 1977Adrian Burnside, Australian baseball player
- 1985Eva Amurri, American actress
- 1985Tom Chilton, British racing driver
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