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 French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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)
- 1552Guru Amar Das becomes the Third Sikh Guru.
- 1636Utrecht University is founded in the Netherlands.
- 1812An earthquake destroys Caracas, Venezuela.
- 1830The Book of Mormon is published in Palmyra, New York.
- 1881Thessaly is freed and becomes part of Greece again.
- 1913Balkan War: Bulgarian forces invade Adrianople.
- 1958The United States Army launches Explorer 3.
- 1967Ten thousand people gather for one of many Central Park be-ins in New York City
- 1982A groundbreaking ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is held in Washington, D.C.
- 1991Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay sign the Treaty of Asunción, establishing Mercosur, the South Common Market.
Who were born on March 26?
- 1896Rudolf Dassler, German sportswear executive (d. 1974)
- 1913Jacqueline de Romilly, French philologist and classical scholar (d. 2010)
- 1917Rufus Thomas, American musician (d. 2001)
- 1926Ventsislav Yankov, Bulgarian pianist
- 1953Lincoln Chafee, American politician
- 1966Nick Wirth, British engineer
- 1977Sylvain Grenier, Canadian professional wrestler
- 1981Jay Sean, British R&B singer
- 1982Nate Kaeding, American football player
- 1989Josiah Leming, American singer-songwriter
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