March 28: Day of the Week
March 28, 2019 was the 87th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 278 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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 28 Historical Event(s)
- 1776Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
- 1862American Civil War: Battle of Glorieta Pass – in New Mexico, Union forces stop the Confederate invasion of New Mexico territory. The battle began on March 26.
- 1871The Paris Commune is formally established in Paris.
- 1889The Yngsjö murder occurs in Yngsjö, Sweden and Anna Månsdotter is arrested along with her son.
- 1910Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, after taking off from a water runway near Martigues, France.
- 1913Guatemala becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
- 1939Spanish Civil War: Generalissimo Francisco Franco conquers Madrid.
- 1968Brazilian high school student Edson Luís de Lima Souto is shot by the police in a protest for cheaper meals at a restaurant for low-income students. The aftermath of his death is one of the first major events against the military dictatorship.
- 1969The McGill français movement protest occurs, the second largest protest in Montreal’s history with 10,000 trade unionists, leftist activists, CEGEP students, and even some McGill students at McGill’s Roddick Gates. This led to the majority of the protesters getting arrested.
- 1978The US Supreme Court hands down 5-3 decision in Stump v. Sparkman, 435 U.S. 349, a controversial case involving involuntary sterilization and judicial immunity.
Who were born on March 28?
- 1836Frederick Pabst, American brewer (d. 1904)
- 1842William Harvey Carney, American Civil War officer (d. 1908)
- 1899Harold B. Lee, American religious figure (d. 1973)
- 1914Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (d. 2000)
- 1959Chris Myers, American sportscaster
- 1973Matt Nathanson, American singer-songwriter
- 1977Lauren Weisberger, American novelist
- 1984Christopher Samba, French footballer
- 1988Patrick Mayer, German footballer
- 1992Liam Hess, British actor
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