What day of the week is this date?

Friday March 16, 2018

March 16: Day of the Week

March 16, 2018 was the 75th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 290 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

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

March 2018
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

My Birthday Ninja Are you not curious to discover some fun facts about your birthday? Find out what happened on my birthday and what was the number one song on your day of birth. Know the meaning of your special day and who shares your birthday! (Sponsored link)

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.

Pisces Sun Sign Hmmm... do you believe that self understanding is the key to happiness? Don’t just wish upon the stars. The time you were born has a great impact on who you are. Get your Pisces horoscope and get a boost from the stars. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link)

March 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 1190
    Massacre of Jews at Clifford’s Tower, York.
  • 1322
    The Battle of Boroughbridge took place in the Despenser Wars.
  • 1521
    Ferdinand Magellan reached the Philippines.
  • 1782
    American Revolutionary War: Spanish troops capture the British-held island of Roatán.
  • 1815
    Prince Willem of the House of Orange-Nassau proclaimed himself King of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, the first constitutional monarch in the Netherlands.
  • 1926
    History of Rocketry: Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket, at Auburn, Massachusetts.
  • 1950
    Communist Czechoslovakia’s ministry of foreign affairs asked nuncios of Vatican to leave the country.
  • 1968
    Vietnam War: In the My Lai massacre, between 350 and 500 Vietnamese villagers (men, women, and children) are killed by American troops.
  • 1977
    Assassination of Kamal Jumblatt the main leader of the anti-government forces in the Lebanese Civil War.
  • 1984
    William Buckley, the CIA station chief in Beirut, Lebanon, is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists and later died in captivity.

Who were born on March 16?

  • 1338
    Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (d. 1401)
  • 1445
    Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (d. 1510)
  • 1473
    Henry IV the Pious, Duke of Saxony (d. 1541)
  • 1926
    Charles Goodell, American politician (d. 1987)
  • 1934
    Ray Hnatyshyn, Governor-General of Canada (d. 2002)
  • 1949
    Elliott Murphy, American singer-songwriter
  • 1961
    Todd McFarlane, Canadian comic book artist, writer and media entrepreneur
  • 1970
    Reynolds Wolf, American TV meteorologist and journalist
  • 1977
    Donal Óg Cusack, Irish hurler
  • 1986
    Boaz Solossa, Indonesian footballer

Share InfoNow try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.