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)
- 1707The Acts of Union 1707 is signed, officially uniting the Kingdoms of England and Scotland to create the Kingdom of Great Britain.
- 1832In Hiram, Ohio a group of men beat, tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith, Jr.
- 1837Canada gives African Canadian men the right to vote.
- 1860Sakuradamon incident (1860): Assassination of Japanese Chief Minister (Tairō) Ii Naosuke
- 1934U.S. Congress passes the Tydings-McDuffie Act allowing the Philippines to become a self-governing commonwealth.
- 1944Ardeatine Massacre: German troops kill 335 Italian civilians in Rome.
- 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.
- 1999Kosovo War: NATO commences air bombardment against Yugoslavia, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.
Who were born on March 24?
- 1607Michiel de Ruyter, Dutch admiral (d. 1667)
- 1725Thomas Cushing, American Continental Congressman and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1788)
- 1808Maria Malibran, Spanish-French singer (d. 1836)
- 1829George Francis Train, American businessman (d. 1904)
- 1897Wilhelm Reich, Austrian-born psychotherapist (d. 1957)
- 1910Richard Conte, American actor (d. 1975)
- 1976Aaron Brooks, American football player
- 1977Corneille, Rwandan/Canadian singer
- 1977Olivia Burnette, American actress
- 1985Amanda Lameche, Swedish singer
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