March 7: Day of the Week
March 7, 2019 was the 66th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 299 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces 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 7 Historical Event(s)
- 238Roman subjects in Africa revolt against Maximinus Thrax and elect Gordian I as emperor.
- 1799Napoleon Bonaparte captures Jaffa in Palestine and his troops proceed to kill more than 2,000 Albanian captives.
- 1814Emperor Napoleon I of France wins the Battle of Craonne.
- 1827Brazil marines unsuccessfully attack the temporary naval base of Carmen de Patagones, Argentina.
- 1862American Civil War: Union forces defeat Confederate troops at Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas.
- 1886The City of Lábrea in Amazonas, Brazil is founded. Today, the town is the seat of the Territorial Prelature of Lábrea.
- 1902Second Boer War: In the Battle of Tweebosch, a Boer commando led by Koos de la Rey inflicts the biggest defeat upon the British since the beginning of the war
- 1965Bloody Sunday: A group of 600 civil rights marchers are forcefully broken up in Selma, Alabama.
- 1985The song “We Are the World” has its international release.
- 2006The terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba coordinates a series of bombings in Varanasi, India.
Who were born on March 7?
- 1715Ewald Christian von Kleist, German poet (d. 1759)
- 1927Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and teacher (d. 2006)
- 1938Janet Guthrie, American race car driver
- 1943Chris White, British musician (The Zombies)
- 1945Arthur Lee, American musician (Love) (d. 2006)
- 1947Helen Eadie, Scottish politician
- 1974Facundo Sava, Argentine footballer
- 1974Larry Bagby, American actor and musician
- 1977Gianluca Grava, Italian footballer
- 1990Abigail and Brittany Hensel, American conjoined twins
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