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Wednesday March 20, 2019

March 20: Day of the Week

March 20, 2019 was the 79th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 286 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

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

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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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March 20 Historical Event(s)

  • 235
    Maximinus Thrax is proclaimed emperor. He is the first foreigner to hold the Roman throne.
  • 1861
    An earthquake completely destroys Mendoza, Argentina.
  • 1914
    In New Haven, Connecticut, the first international figure skating championship takes place.
  • 1923
    The Arts Club of Chicago hosts the opening of Pablo Picasso’s first United States showing, entitled Original Drawings by Pablo Picasso, becoming an early proponent of modern art in the United States.
  • 1942
    World War II: General Douglas MacArthur, at Terowie, South Australia, makes his famous speech regarding the fall of the Philippines, in which he says: “I came out of Bataan and I shall return”.
  • 1951
    Fujiyoshida, a city located in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, in the center of the Japanese main island of Honshū is founded.
  • 1964
    The precursor of the European Space Agency, ESRO (European Space Research Organization) is established per an agreement signed on June 14, 1962.
  • 1988
    Eritrean War of Independence: Having defeated the Nadew Command, the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front enters the town of Afabet, victoriously concluding the Battle of Afabet.
  • 1995
    A sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway kills 12 and wounds 1,300 persons.
  • 2006
    Over 150 Chadian soldiers are killed in eastern Chad by members of the rebel UFDC. The rebel movement sought to overthrow Chadian president Idriss Deby.

Who were born on March 20?

  • 1874
    Börries von Münchhausen, German poet (d. 1945)
  • 1918
    Marian McPartland, British jazz pianist
  • 1938
    Sergei Novikov, Russian Mathematician, Fields Medalist
  • 1960
    Norbert Pohlmann, German computer scientist
  • 1964
    Natacha Atlas, Belgian singer
  • 1973
    Jane March, English actress
  • 1979
    Bianca Lawson, American actress
  • 1982
    José Moreira, Portuguese footballer
  • 1982
    Tomasz Kuszczak, Polish footballer
  • 1987
    Jô, Brazilian footballer

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