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Sunday March 19, 2023

March 19: Day of the Week

March 19, 2023 is the 78th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 287 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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

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

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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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It’s uncommon for the March equinox to fall on this day. The last time it did was in 1796 and the next will be in 2044.

March 19 Historical Event(s)

  • 1279
    A Mongolian victory Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China.
  • 1853
    The Taiping reform movement occupies and makes Nanjing its capital until 1864.
  • 1861
    The First Taranaki War ends in New Zealand.
  • 1921
    Irish War of Independence: One of the biggest engagements of the war takes place at Crossbarry, County Cork. About 100 Irish Republican Army (IRA) volunteers escape an attempt by over 1,300 British forces to encircle them.
  • 1921
    Italian Fascists shoot from the Parenzana train at a group of children in Strunjan (Slovenia): two children are killed, two mangled and three wounded.
  • 1946
    French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion become overseas départements of France.
  • 1958
    The Monarch Underwear Company fire leaves 24 dead and 15 injured.
  • 1966
    Texas Western becomes the first college basketball team to win the Final Four with an all-black starting lineup.
  • 1982
    Falklands War: Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating war with the United Kingdom.
  • 1987
    Televangelist Jim Bakker resigns as head of the PTL Club due to a brewing sex scandal; he hands over control to Jerry Falwell.

Who were born on March 19?

  • 1864
    Charles Marion Russell, American artist (d. 1926)
  • 1904
    John Sirica, American judge (d. 1992)
  • 1916
    Irving Wallace, American novelist (d. 1990)
  • 1920
    Tige Andrews, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1933
    Renée Taylor, American actress
  • 1952
    Warren Lees, New Zealand Test wicket-keeper
  • 1955
    Simon Yam, Hong Kong actor
  • 1967
    Michael Bletsas, Greek engineer, Director of Computing at the MIT Media Lab
  • 1967
    Vladimir Konstantinov, Russian ice hockey player
  • 1975
    Matthew Richardson, Australian rules footballer

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