March 19: Day of the Week
March 19, 2023 was the 78th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 287 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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.
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.
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)
- 1812The Cádiz Cortes promulgates the Spanish Constitution of 1812.
- 1865American Civil War: The Battle of Bentonville begins. By the end of the battle two days later, Confederate forces had retreated from Four Oaks, North Carolina.
- 1885Louis Riel declares a Provisional Government in Saskatchewan, beginning the North-West Rebellion.
- 1920The United States Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles for the second time (the first time was on November 19, 1919).
- 1941World War II: The 99th Pursuit Squadron also known as the Tuskegee Airmen, the first all-black unit of the Army Air Corp, is activated.
- 1946French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion become overseas départements of France.
- 1966Texas Western becomes the first college basketball team to win the Final Four with an all-black starting lineup.
- 1969The 385 m tall TV-mast at Emley Moor, United Kingdom, collapses due to ice build-up.
- 1982Falklands War: Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating war with the United Kingdom.
- 1990The ethnic clashes of Târgu Mureş begin four days after the anniversary of the Revolutions of 1848 in the Habsburg areas.
Who were born on March 19?
- 1923Giuseppe Rotunno, Italian cinematographer
- 1925Brent Scowcroft, American former Cabinet member and military officer
- 1933Renée Taylor, American actress
- 1936Birthe Wilke, Danish singer
- 1945Stefanos Kiriakidis, Greek actor
- 1946Bigas Luna, Spanish film director
- 1954Cho Kwang-Rae, South Korean football manager
- 1965Kevin F. Harris, American composer and graphic artist
- 1967Mary Scheer, American actress and comedian
- 1982Eduardo Saverin, Brazilian entrepreneur
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