March 24: Day of the Week
March 24, 2021 is the 83rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 282 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries 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 24: This Day in History
March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar.
March 24 Historical Event(s)
- 1765American Revolutionary War: The Kingdom of Great Britain passes the Quartering Act that requires the Thirteen Colonies to house British troops.
- 1869The last of Titokowaru’s forces surrendered to the New Zealand government, ending his uprising.
- 1923Greece becomes a republic.
- 1934U.S. Congress passes the Tydings-McDuffie Act allowing the Philippines to become a self-governing commonwealth.
- 1959The Party of the African Federation is launched by Léopold Sédar Senghor and Modibo Keita.
- 1965NASA spacecraft Ranger 9, equipped to convert its signals into a form suitable for showing on domestic television, brings images of the Moon into ordinary homes before crash landing.
- 1986The Loscoe gas explosion leads to new UK laws on landfill gas migration and gas protection on landfill sites.
- 1989Exxon Valdez oil spill: In Prince William Sound in Alaska, the Exxon Valdez spills 240000 oilbbl of petroleum after running aground.
- 1998A tornado sweeps through Dantan in India killing 250 people and injuring 3000 others.
- 2003The Arab League votes 21-1 in favor of a resolution demanding the immediate and unconditional removal of U.S. and British soldiers from Iraq.
Who were born on March 24?
- 1829George Francis Train, American businessman (d. 1904)
- 1906Klavdiya Shulzhenko, Soviet singer (d. 1984)
- 1920Gene Nelson, American actor (d. 1996)
- 1949Ruud Krol, Dutch footballer
- 1951Dougie Thomson, British bassist
- 1960Kelly LeBrock, American actress
- 1973Philippe Boucher, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1975Thomas Johansson, Swedish tennis player
- 1979Lake Bell, American actress
- 1984Park Bom, South Korean singer (2NE1)
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