Friday March 29, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

March 29: Day of the Week

March 29, 2024 was the 89th day of the year 2024 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.

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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.

March 29 Historical Event(s)

1461
Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton – Edward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Edward IV of England.
1500
Cesare Borgia is given the title of Captain General and Gonfalonier by his father Rodrigo Borgia after returning from his conquests in the Romagna.
1638
Swedish colonists establish the first European settlement in Delaware, naming it New Sweden.
1792
King Gustav III of Sweden dies after being shot in the back at a midnight masquerade ball at Stockholm’s Royal Opera 13 days earlier. He is succeeded by Gustav IV Adolf.
1882
The Knights of Columbus are established.
1936
In 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.
1945
World War II: Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.
1993
Catherine Callbeck becomes premier of Prince Edward Island and the first woman to be elected in a general election as premier of a Canadian province.
1999
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the 10,000 mark (10,006.78) for the first time, during the height of the internet boom.
2004
Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia join NATO as full members.

Who were born on March 29?

1668
Thomas Coram, Founder of the Foundling Hospital (d. 1751)
1885
Dezső Kosztolányi, Hungarian poet and writer (d. 1936)
1902
Marcel Aymé, French writer (d. 1967)
1908
Dennis O'Keefe, American actor (d. 1968)
1943
Vangelis, Greek musician and composer
1944
Terry Jacks, Canadian musician, songwriter, and activist
1962
Dan Bittman, romanian singer (Holograf)
1968
Lucy Lawless, New Zealand actress and singer
1974
Marc Gené, Spanish racing car driver
1979
Estela Giménez, Spanish gymnast

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