March 29: Day of the Week
March 29, 2021 was the 88th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 277 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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)
- 1500Cesare Borgia is given the title of Captain General and Gonfalonier by his father Rodrigo Borgia after returning from his conquests in the Romagna.
- 1849The United Kingdom annexes the Punjab.
- 1867Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes the Dominion of Canada on July 1.
- 1930Heinrich Brüning is appointed German Reichskanzler.
- 1936In Germany, Adolf Hitler receives 99% of the votes in a referendum to ratify Germany’s illegal reoccupation of the Rhineland, receiving 44.5 million votes out of 45.5 million registered voters.
- 1945World War II: Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.
- 1957The New York, Ontario and Western Railway makes its final run, the first major U.S. railroad to be abandoned in its entirety.
- 1973Vietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam.
- 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.
- 2004The Republic of Ireland becomes the first country in the world to ban smoking in all work places, including bars and restaurants.
Who were born on March 29?
- 1891Alfred Neubauer, German racing team manager (Mercedes Benz) (d. 1980)
- 1916Eugene McCarthy, American politician (d. 2005)
- 1919Eileen Heckart, American actress (d. 2001)
- 1941Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr., American astrophysicist, Nobel laureate
- 1956Patty Donahue, American singer (d. 1996)
- 1956Stephen Cole, English journalist
- 1962Billy Beane American baseball player and executive
- 1972Junichi Suwabe, Japanese voice actor
- 1973Marc Overmars, Dutch footballer
- 1989James Tomkins, English footballer
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