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.
- 1913Balkan War: Bulgarian forces invade Adrianople.
- 1917World War I: First Battle of Gaza – British troops are halted after 17,000 Turks block their advance.
- 1967Ten thousand people gather for one of many Central Park be-ins in New York City
- 1971East Pakistan declares its independence from Pakistan to form People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Bangladesh Liberation War begins.
- 1975The Biological Weapons Convention comes into force.
- 1991Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay sign the Treaty of Asunción, establishing Mercosur, the South Common Market.
- 1998Oued Bouaicha massacre in Algeria: 52 people are killed with axes and knives, 32 of them babies under the age of 2.
Who were born on March 26?
- 1894Viorica Ursuleac, Romanian soprano (d. 1985)
- 1905Monty Berman, British film and television producer (d. 2006)
- 1923Bob Elliott, American comedian
- 1943Bob Woodward, American journalist
- 1952Didier Pironi, French Formula 1 driver (d. 1987)
- 1958Elio de Angelis, Italian racing driver (d. 1986)
- 1960Jennifer Grey, American actress
- 1963Natsuhiko Kyogoku, Japanese writer
- 1977Sylvain Grenier, Canadian professional wrestler
- 1985Prosper Utseya, Zimbabwean cricket captain
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