March 29: Day of the Week
March 29, 2020 is the 89th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 277 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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.
- 1632Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629.
- 1831Great Bosnian uprising: Bosniaks rebel against Turkey.
- 1886Dr. John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in a backyard in Atlanta, Georgia.
- 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.
- 1974NASA’s Mariner 10 becomes the first spaceprobe to fly by Mercury. It was launched on November 3, 1973.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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?
- 1584Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, English general (d. 1648)
- 1668Thomas Coram, Founder of the Foundling Hospital (d. 1751)
- 1918Lê Văn Thiêm, Vietnamese mathematician (d. 1991)
- 1949Dave Greenfield, English Keyboardist of The Stranglers
- 1962Dan Bittman, romanian singer (Holograf)
- 1971Robert Gibbs, American White House (Jan. 2009- Feb. 2011) press secretary for President Barack Obama
- 1974Rachel Jones, Radio Producer
- 1980Kim Tae Hee, South Korean actress
- 1983Luiza Sá, Brazilian musician
- 1985Mickey Pimentel, National Football League linebacker
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