March 18: Day of the Week
March 18, 2019 was the 77th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 288 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1608Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia.
- 1921The second Peace of Riga between Poland and Soviet Union.
- 1925The Tri-State Tornado hits the Midwestern states of Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, killing 695 people.
- 1937Spanish Civil War: Spanish Republican forces defeat the Italians at the Battle of Guadalajara.
- 1940World War II: Axis Powers – Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet at the Brenner Pass in the Alps and agree to form an alliance against France and the United Kingdom.
- 1942The War Relocation Authority is established in the United States to take Japanese Americans into custody.
- 1946Diplomatic relations between Switzerland and the Soviet Union are established.
- 1962The Evian Accords put an end to the Algerian War of Independence, which began in 1954.
- 1965Cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov, leaving his spacecraft Voskhod 2 for 12 minutes, becomes the first person to walk in space.
- 2003In the House of Commons, British MPs vote in favour of military intervention in Iraq by 412 votes to 149.
Who were born on March 18?
- 1928Miguel Poblet, Spanish cyclist
- 1938Timo Mäkinen, Finnish race car driver
- 1943Toula Grivas, Greek actress
- 1949Hannu Siitonen, Finnish athlete
- 1960James MacPherson, Scottish actor
- 1962Mike Rowe, American television personality
- 1964Alex Caffi, Italian racecar driver
- 1966Daniel S. Nevins, American rabbi
- 1972Anja Möllenbeck, German discus thrower
- 1987Mauro Zárate, Argentinian footballer
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