March 2: Day of the Week
March 2, 2020 was the 62nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 304 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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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March 2 Historical Event(s)
- 986Louis V becomes King of the Franks.
- 1776American Revolutionary War: Patriot militia units arrest the Royal Governor of Georgia James Wright and attempt to prevent capture of supply ships in the Battle of the Rice Boats.
- 1808The inaugural meeting of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is held in Edinburgh.
- 1825Roberto Cofresí, one of the last successful Caribbean pirates, is defeated in combat and captured by authorities.
- 1836Texas Revolution: Declaration of independence of the Republic of Texas from Mexico.
- 1937The Steel Workers Organizing Committee signs a collective bargaining agreement with U.S. Steel, leading to unionization of the United States steel industry.
- 1955King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia abdicates the throne in favor of his father, King Norodom Suramarit.
- 1962In Burma, the army led by General Ne Win seizes power in a coup d'état.
- 1983Compact Disc players and discs are released for the first time in the United States and other markets. They had only been available in Japan before then.
- 1992Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, San Marino, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan join the United Nations.
Who were born on March 2?
- 1849Robert Means Thompson, American naval officer (d. 1930)
- 1930John Cullum, American actor and singer
- 1958Kevin Curren, South African tennis player
- 1962Jon Bon Jovi, American musician (Bon Jovi)
- 1964Megan Leigh, American porn star (d. 1990)
- 1974Monika Niederstätter, Italian athlete
- 1983Ryan Shannon, American ice hockey player
- 1984Elizabeth Jagger, English model and actress
- 1985Robert Iler, American actor
- 1986Jon D'Aversa, Canadian ice hockey player
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