March 29: Day of the Week
March 29, 2021 is the 88th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 277 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1806Construction is authorized of the Great National Pike, better known as the Cumberland Road, becoming the first United States federal highway.
- 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.
- 1911The M1911 .45 ACP pistol becomes the official U.S. Army side arm.
- 1942The Bombing of Lübeck in World War II is the first major success for the RAF Bomber Command against Germany and a German city.
- 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.
- 1999A magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes the Chamoli district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, killing 103.
- 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.
- 2008Thirty-five countries and over 370 cities join Earth Hour for the first time.
Who were born on March 29?
- 1902Don Miller, American college football player (d. 1979)
- 1913R. S. Thomas, Welsh poet (d. 2000)
- 1919Eileen Heckart, American actress (d. 2001)
- 1931Aleksei Gubarev, Soviet cosmonaut
- 1933Jacques Brault, French Canadian poet
- 1949Keith Simpson, British politician
- 1955Earl Campbell, American football player
- 1965Voula Patoulidou, Greek athlete
- 1973Sebastiano Siviglia Italian footballer
- 1994Sulli Choi, South korean singer and dancer
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