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.
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)
- 1279A Mongolian victory Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China.
- 1853The Taiping reform movement occupies and makes Nanjing its capital until 1864.
- 1861The First Taranaki War ends in New Zealand.
- 1921Irish 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.
- 1921Italian Fascists shoot from the Parenzana train at a group of children in Strunjan (Slovenia): two children are killed, two mangled and three wounded.
- 1946French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion become overseas départements of France.
- 1958The Monarch Underwear Company fire leaves 24 dead and 15 injured.
- 1966Texas Western becomes the first college basketball team to win the Final Four with an all-black starting lineup.
- 1982Falklands War: Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating war with the United Kingdom.
- 1987Televangelist 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?
- 1864Charles Marion Russell, American artist (d. 1926)
- 1904John Sirica, American judge (d. 1992)
- 1916Irving Wallace, American novelist (d. 1990)
- 1920Tige Andrews, American actor (d. 2007)
- 1933Renée Taylor, American actress
- 1952Warren Lees, New Zealand Test wicket-keeper
- 1955Simon Yam, Hong Kong actor
- 1967Michael Bletsas, Greek engineer, Director of Computing at the MIT Media Lab
- 1967Vladimir Konstantinov, Russian ice hockey player
- 1975Matthew Richardson, Australian rules footballer
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