March 29: Day of the Week
March 29, 2022 is the 88th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 277 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)
- 1792King 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.
- 1806Construction is authorized of the Great National Pike, better known as the Cumberland Road, becoming the first United States federal highway.
- 1867Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes the Dominion of Canada on July 1.
- 1886Dr. John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in a backyard in Atlanta, Georgia.
- 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.
- 1946Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, one of Mexico’s leading universities, is founded.
- 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.
- 1999The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the 10,000 mark (10,006.78) for the first time, during the height of the internet boom.
- 2004Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia join NATO as full members.
- 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?
- 1790John Tyler, 10th President of the United States (d. 1862)
- 1824Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (d. 1899)
- 1874Lou Hoover, First Lady of the United States (d. 1944)
- 1892József Mindszenty, Hungarian Catholic cardinal (d. 1975)
- 1907“Braguinha”, Brazilian songwriter (d. 2006)
- 1939Terence Hill, Italian actor
- 1941Eden Kane, British singer
- 1973Marc Overmars, Dutch footballer
- 1992Chris Massoglia, American actor and dancer
- 1994Sulli Choi, South korean singer and dancer
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