March 26: Day of the Week
March 26, 2022 was the 85th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 280 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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 26 Historical Event(s)
- 1484William Caxton prints his translation of Aesop’s Fables.
- 1830The Book of Mormon is published in Palmyra, New York.
- 1839The first Henley Royal Regatta is held.
- 1913Balkan War: Bulgarian forces invade Adrianople.
- 1917World War I: First Battle of Gaza – British troops are halted after 17,000 Turks block their advance.
- 1942World War II: In Poland, the first female prisoners arrive at Auschwitz.
- 1958The United States Army launches Explorer 3.
- 1975The Biological Weapons Convention comes into force.
- 1991Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay sign the Treaty of Asunción, establishing Mercosur, the South Common Market.
- 2001World Championship Wrestling is purchased by the World Wrestling Federation.
Who were born on March 26?
- 1749William Blount, American statesman (d. 1800)
- 1773Nathaniel Bowditch, American mathematician and navigator (d. 1838)
- 1868King Fuad I of Egypt (d. 1936)
- 1871Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana'ole of the Kingdom of Hawaii (d. 1922)
- 1916Harry Rabinowitz, South African composer and conductor
- 1917Rufus Thomas, American musician (d. 2001)
- 1949Vicki Lawrence, American actress and singer
- 1959Chris Hansen, American reporter and correspondent
- 1962Eric Allan Kramer, American actor
- 1982Mikel Arteta, Spanish footballer
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