March 29: Day of the Week
March 29, 2022 was the 88th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 277 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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.
- 1549The city of Salvador da Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, is founded.
- 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.
- 1865American Civil War: Federal forces under Major General Philip Sheridan move to flank Confederate forces under Robert E. Lee as the Appomattox Campaign begins.
- 1867Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes the Dominion of Canada on July 1.
- 1951Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage.
- 1957The New York, Ontario and Western Railway makes its final run, the first major U.S. railroad to be abandoned in its entirety.
- 1982The Canada Act 1982 (U.K.) receives the Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II, setting the stage for the Queen of Canada to proclaim the Constitution Act, 1982.
- 1990The Czechoslovak parliament is unable to reach an agreement on what to call the country after the fall of Communism, sparking the so-called Hyphen War.
- 2004Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia join NATO as full members.
Who were born on March 29?
- 1889Warner Baxter, American actor (d. 1951)
- 1918Lê Văn Thiêm, Vietnamese mathematician (d. 1991)
- 1927John McLaughlin, American political commentator
- 1930Anerood Jugnauth, President of Mauritius
- 1933Jacques Brault, French Canadian poet
- 1934Paul Crouch, American televangelist
- 1939Terence Hill, Italian actor
- 1964Michael A. Jackson, American politician
- 1976Igor Astarloa, Spanish cyclist
- 1978Pierre Faber, French-born German rugby player
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