March 18: Day of the Week
March 18, 2022 is the 77th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 288 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1241Mongols overwhelm Polish armies in Kraków in the Battle of Chmielnik and plunder the city.
- 1438Albert II of Habsburg becomes Holy Roman Emperor.
- 1915World War I: Massive naval attack in Battle of Gallipoli. Three battleships are sunk during a failed British and French naval attack on the Dardanelles.
- 1922In India, Mohandas Gandhi is sentenced to six years in prison for civil disobedience. He would serve only 2 years.
- 1942The War Relocation Authority is established in the United States to take Japanese Americans into custody.
- 1967The supertanker Torrey Canyon runs aground off the Cornish coast.
- 1968Gold standard: The U.S. Congress repeals the requirement for a gold reserve to back US currency.
- 1996A nightclub fire in Quezon City, Philippines kills 162.
- 1997The tail of a Russian Antonov An-24 charter plane breaks off while en-route to Turkey causing the plane to crash and killing all 50 on board and leading to the grounding of all An-24s.
- 2003British Sign Language is recognised as an official British language.
Who were born on March 18?
- 1640Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719)
- 1905Thomas Townsend Brown, American scientist (d. 1985)
- 1928Fidel V. Ramos, Philippine politician
- 1957Wolfgang Schilling, German footballer
- 1960Guy Carbonneau, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- 1974Tina Križan, Slovenian tennis player
- 1976Giovanna Antonelli, Brazilian actress
- 1981Jang Nara, Korean singer and actress
- 1987Gabriel Mercado, Argentinian footballer
- 1997Ciara Bravo, American actress
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