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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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)
- 1707The Acts of Union 1707 is signed, officially uniting the Kingdoms of England and Scotland to create the Kingdom of Great Britain.
- 1829Catholic Emancipation: The Parliament of the United Kingdom passes the Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829, allowing Catholics to serve in Parliament.
- 1837Canada gives African Canadian men the right to vote.
- 1860Sakuradamon incident (1860): Assassination of Japanese Chief Minister (Tairō) Ii Naosuke
- 1869The last of Titokowaru’s forces surrendered to the New Zealand government, ending his uprising.
- 1958Rock'N'Roll teen idol Elvis Presley is drafted in the U.S. Army.
- 1959The Party of the African Federation is launched by Léopold Sédar Senghor and Modibo Keita.
- 1980Archbishop Óscar Romero is killed while celebrating Mass in San Salvador.
- 1986The Loscoe gas explosion leads to new UK laws on landfill gas migration and gas protection on landfill sites.
- 2000S&P 500 index reaches an intraday high of 1,552.87, a peak that, due to the collapse of the dot-com bubble, it will not reach again for another seven-and-a-half years.
Who were born on March 24?
- 1897Wilhelm Reich, Austrian-born psychotherapist (d. 1957)
- 1926Dario Fo, Italian writer, Nobel laureate
- 1935Carol Kaye, American musician
- 1947Meiko Kaji, Japanese singer and actress
- 1970Mike Vanderjagt, Canadian football player
- 1976Peyton Manning, American football player
- 1978Michael Braun, Australian rules footballer
- 1981Ron Hainsey, American ice hockey player
- 1983Riccardo Musetti, Italian footballer
- 1986Tony McMahon, English footballer
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