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Thursday March 19, 2020

March 19: Day of the Week

March 19, 2020 was the 79th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 287 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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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)

  • 1687
    Explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men.
  • 1863
    The SS Georgiana, said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, is destroyed on her maiden voyage with a cargo of munitions, medicines and merchandise then valued at over $1,000,000.
  • 1865
    American 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.
  • 1885
    Louis Riel declares a Provisional Government in Saskatchewan, beginning the North-West Rebellion.
  • 1945
    World War II: Adolf Hitler issues his “Nero Decree” ordering all industries, military installations, shops, transportation facilities and communications facilities in Germany to be destroyed.
  • 1965
    The wreck of the SS Georgiana, valued at over $50,000,000 and said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, is discovered by then teenage diver and pioneer underwater archaeologist E. Lee Spence, exactly 102 years after its destruction.
  • 1966
    Texas Western becomes the first college basketball team to win the Final Four with an all-black starting lineup.
  • 1987
    Televangelist Jim Bakker resigns as head of the PTL Club due to a brewing sex scandal; he hands over control to Jerry Falwell.
  • 2002
    Zimbabwe is suspended from the Commonwealth on charges of human rights abuses and of electoral fraud, following a turbulent presidential election.
  • 2004
    3-19 Shooting Incident: Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian is shot just before the country’s presidential election on March 20.

Who were born on March 19?

  • 1900
    Frédéric Joliot, French physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1958)
  • 1904
    John Sirica, American judge (d. 1992)
  • 1943
    Vern Schuppan, Australian racing driver
  • 1946
    Ruth Pointer, American singer (Pointer Sisters)
  • 1954
    Cho Kwang-Rae, South Korean football manager
  • 1967
    Michael Bletsas, Greek engineer, Director of Computing at the MIT Media Lab
  • 1976
    Stelios Sfakianakis, Greek footballer
  • 1977
    Jorma Taccone, American writer and comedian
  • 1984
    Tanushree Dutta, Indian actress
  • 1987
    Josie Lopez, American actress

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