March 26: Day of the Week
March 26, 2020 was the 86th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 280 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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)
- 1026Pope John XIX crowns Conrad II as Holy Roman Emperor.
- 1636Utrecht University is founded in the Netherlands.
- 1808Charles IV of Spain abdicates in favor of his son, Ferdinand VII.
- 1812An earthquake destroys Caracas, Venezuela.
- 1830The Book of Mormon is published in Palmyra, New York.
- 1839The first Henley Royal Regatta is held.
- 1934The driving test is introduced in the United Kingdom.
- 1967Ten thousand people gather for one of many Central Park be-ins in New York City
- 1976Queen Elizabeth II sends the first royal email, from the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment.
- 2001World Championship Wrestling is purchased by the World Wrestling Federation.
Who were born on March 26?
- 1698Václav Prokop Diviš, Czech theologian and natural scientist (d. 1765)
- 1749William Blount, American statesman (d. 1800)
- 1908Franz Stangl, German concentration camp commandant (d. 1971)
- 1911Bernard Katz, German-born biophysicist, Nobel laureate (d. 2003)
- 1923Gert Bastian, German politician (d. 1992)
- 1945Mikhail Voronin, Soviet gymnast (d. 2004)
- 1954Kazuhiko Inoue, Japanese voice actor
- 1962Eric Allan Kramer, American actor
- 1965Trey Azagthoth, American guitarist
- 1979Hiromi Uehara, Japanese jazz pianist
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