March 29: Day of the Week
March 29, 2019 was the 88th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 277 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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 29 Historical Event(s)
- 1632Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629.
- 1809King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden abdicates after a coup d'état. At the Diet of Porvoo, Finland’s four Estates pledge allegiance to Alexander I of Russia, commencing the secession of the Grand Duchy of Finland from Sweden.
- 1849The United Kingdom annexes the Punjab.
- 1857Sepoy Mangal Pandey of the 34th Regiment, Bengal Native Infantry revolts against the British rule in India and inspires a long-drawn War of Independence of 1857 also known as the Sepoy Mutiny.
- 1886Dr. John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in a backyard in Atlanta, Georgia.
- 1945World War II: Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.
- 1971A Los Angeles, California jury recommends the death penalty for Charles Manson and three female followers.
- 1993Catherine Callbeck becomes premier of Prince Edward Island and the first woman to be elected in a general election as premier of a Canadian province.
- 2002In reaction to the Passover massacre two days prior, Israel launches Operation Defensive Shield against Palestinian militants, its largest military operation in the West Bank since the 1967 Six-Day War.
- 2010Two female suicide bombers hit the Moscow Metro system at the peak of the morning rush hour, killing 40.
Who were born on March 29?
- 1668Thomas Coram, Founder of the Foundling Hospital (d. 1751)
- 1888Enea Bossi, Italian-American engineer and aviation pioneer (d. 1963)
- 1920John Belk, American head of Belk, Inc. (d. 2007)
- 1930Anerood Jugnauth, President of Mauritius
- 1933Jacques Brault, French Canadian poet
- 1944Denny McLain, American baseball player
- 1956Patty Donahue, American singer (d. 1996)
- 1972Junichi Suwabe, Japanese voice actor
- 1973Marc Overmars, Dutch footballer
- 1981Jlloyd Samuel, West Indian-born footballer
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