March 26: Day of the Week
March 26, 2020 is the 86th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 280 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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.
- 1812An earthquake destroys Caracas, Venezuela.
- 1913Balkan War: Bulgarian forces invade Adrianople.
- 1942World War II: In Poland, the first female prisoners arrive at Auschwitz.
- 1958The African Regroupment Party is launched at a meeting in Paris.
- 1958The United States Army launches Explorer 3.
- 1979Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Begin and Jimmy Carter sign the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty in Washington, D.C.
- 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.
- 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?
- 603Pacal II, Mayan ruler (d. 683)
- 1516Conrad Gessner, Swiss naturalist (d. 1565)
- 1554Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader (d. 1611)
- 1886Hugh Mulzac, America military officer (d. 1971)
- 1911Tennessee Williams, American dramatist (d. 1983)
- 1929Tom Foley, American politician
- 1933Acharya Kuber Nath Rai, Indian Writer
- 1953Youssouf Togoïmi, Chadian nationalist (d. 2002)
- 1972Leslie Mann, American actress
- 2005Countess Luana of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg
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