March 26: Day of the Week
March 26, 2022 is the 85th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 280 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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.
- 1812An earthquake destroys Caracas, Venezuela.
- 1830The Book of Mormon is published in Palmyra, New York.
- 1913Balkan War: Bulgarian forces invade Adrianople.
- 1934The driving test is introduced in the United Kingdom.
- 1942World War II: In Poland, the first female prisoners arrive at Auschwitz.
- 1974Gaura Devi leads a group of 27 women of Laata village, Henwalghati, Garhwal Himalayas, to form circles around trees to stop them being felled and giving rise to the Chipko Movement in India.
- 1979Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Begin and Jimmy Carter sign the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty in Washington, D.C.
- 1995The Schengen Treaty comes into effect.
Who were born on March 26?
- 1794Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German painter (d. 1872)
- 1917Rufus Thomas, American musician (d. 2001)
- 1925James Moody, American jazz musician (d. 2010)
- 1934Alan Arkin, American actor
- 1946Alain Madelin, French politician
- 1958Elio de Angelis, Italian racing driver (d. 1986)
- 1976Natalia Livingston, American actress
- 1980Richie Wellens, English footballer
- 1982Nate Kaeding, American football player
- 1983Roman Bednar, Czech footballer
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