What day of the week is this date?

Tuesday March 17, 2020

March 17: Day of the Week

March 17, 2020 was the 77th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 289 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

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

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 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

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.

MyFirstName.Rocks What no one tells you about your first name’s personality. Are there magical powers hidden in your given name? Every moniker has an undeniable character and personality. Check out Opal’s personality and get smarter today. (Sponsored links)

March 17 Historical Event(s)

  • 1776
    American Revolution: British forces evacuate Boston, Massachusetts, ending the Siege of Boston, after George Washington and Henry Knox place artillery in positions overlooking the city.
  • 1941
    In Washington, D.C., the National Gallery of Art is officially opened by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • 1945
    The Ludendorff Bridge in Remagen, Germany collapses, ten days after its capture.
  • 1947
    First flight of the B-45 Tornado strategic bomber.
  • 1948
    Benelux, France, and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Brussels, a precursor to the North Atlantic Treaty establishing NATO.
  • 1950
    Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley announce the creation of element 98, which they name “Californium”.
  • 1979
    The Penmanshiel Tunnel collapses during engineering works, killing two workers.
  • 1985
    Serial killer Richard Ramirez, aka the “Night Stalker”, commits the first two murders in his Los Angeles, California murder spree.
  • 1992
    Israeli Embassy attack in Buenos Aires: Suicide car bomb attack kills 29 and injures 242.
  • 2000
    More than 800 members of the Ugandan cult Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God die in what is considered to be a mass murder and suicide orchestrated by leaders of the cult.

Who were born on March 17?

  • 1777
    Patrick Bronte, Anglo-Irish writer, curate, and father of the Bronte sisters
  • 1892
    Benjamin Drake Van Wissen, Australian Engineer (d. 1984)
  • 1894
    Paul Green, American writer (d. 1981)
  • 1897
    Jozef C. Mazur, American stained glass artist and painter (d. 1970)
  • 1920
    Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Founding Leader of Bangladesh (d. 1975)
  • 1936
    Ken Mattingly, American astronaut
  • 1959
    Paul Black, American rock singer
  • 1973
    Rico Blanco, Filipino singer (Rivermaya)
  • 1981
    Kyle Korver, American basketball player
  • 1985
    Vassiliki Arvaniti, Greek beach volleyball player

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.