March 18: Day of the Week
March 18, 2021 was the 77th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 288 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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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If the Gregorian calendar is not reformed, the March equinox will fall on this day for the first time in AD 4092.
March 18 Historical Event(s)
- 37The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’s will and proclaims Caligula emperor.
- 1438Albert II of Habsburg becomes Holy Roman Emperor.
- 1793The first republican state in Germany, the Republic of Mainz, is declared by Andreas Joseph Hofmann.
- 1913King George I of Greece is assassinated in the recently liberated city of Thessaloniki.
- 1937Spanish Civil War: Spanish Republican forces defeat the Italians at the Battle of Guadalajara.
- 1937The New London School explosion kills three hundred, mostly children.
- 1971In Peru a landslide crashes into Lake Yanahuani, killing 200 at the mining camp of Chungar.
- 1996A nightclub fire in Quezon City, Philippines kills 162.
- 2003British Sign Language is recognised as an official British language.
- 2003FBI agents raid the corporate headquarters of HealthSouth Corporation in Birmingham, Alabama on suspicion of massive corporate fraud led by the company’s top executives.
Who were born on March 18?
- 1918Bob Broeg, American sports writer (d. 2005)
- 1939Kenny Lynch, British entertainer
- 1939Ron Atkinson, English former footballer and manager
- 1957Wolfgang Schilling, German footballer
- 1969Shaun Udal, English cricketer
- 1975Kimmo Timonen, Finnish hockey player
- 1979Anthony Maher, American soccer player
- 1983Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro, French tennis player
- 1985Vince Lia, Australian footballer
- 1986Abdennour Cherif El Ouazzani, Algerian footballer
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