March 24: Day of the Week
March 24, 2019 was the 83rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 282 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1401Turko-Mongol emperor Timur sacks Damascus.
- 1603Tokugawa Ieyasu is granted the title of shogun from Emperor Go-Yozei, and establishes the Tokugawa Shogunate in Edo, Japan.
- 1832In Hiram, Ohio a group of men beat, tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith, Jr.
- 1923Greece becomes a republic.
- 1927Nanjing Incident: Foreign warships bombard Nanjing, China, in defense of the foreign citizens within the city.
- 1944World War II: In an event later dramatized in the movie The Great Escape, 76 prisoners begin breaking out of Stalag Luft III.
- 1958Rock'N'Roll teen idol Elvis Presley is drafted in the U.S. Army.
- 1972The United Kingdom imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland.
- 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.
Who were born on March 24?
- 1829George Francis Train, American businessman (d. 1904)
- 1829Ignacio Zaragoza, Mexican general (d. 1862)
- 1886Edward Weston, American photographer (d. 1958)
- 1890Agnes Macphail, first female member of the Canadian House of Commons (d. 1954)
- 1919Lawrence Ferlinghetti, American author and publisher
- 1923Murray Hamilton, American actor (d. 1986)
- 1959Derek Statham, English footballer
- 1976Aaron Brooks, American football player
- 1977Angellica Bell, English TV presenter
- 1985Haruka Ayase, Japanese actress and model
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