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)
- 1799Napoleon Bonaparte captures Jaffa in Palestine and his troops proceed to kill more than 2,000 Albanian captives.
- 1827Shrigley Abduction: Ellen Turner is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand.
- 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.
- 1912Roald Amundsen announces that his expedition had reached the South Pole on December 14, 1911.
- 1945World War II: American troops seize the Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine River at Remagen.
- 1951Korean War: Operation Ripper – United Nations troops led by General Matthew Ridgeway begin an assault against Chinese forces.
- 1965Bloody Sunday: A group of 600 civil rights marchers are forcefully broken up in Selma, Alabama.
- 1968Vietnam War: The United States and South Vietnamese military begin Operation Truong Cong Dinh to root out Viet Cong forces from the area surrounding Mỹ Tho.
- 2007The British House of Commons votes to make the upper chamber, the House of Lords, 100% elected.
Who were born on March 7?
- 1481Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter (d. 1537)
- 1556Guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621)
- 1671Robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (d. 1734)
- 1866Hans Fruhstorfer, German lepidopterist (d. 1922)
- 1904Ivar Ballangrud, Norwegian speed skater (d. 1969)
- 1942Charles R. Boutin, American politician
- 1958Rik Mayall, British actor
- 1969Massimo Lotti, Italian footballer
- 1970Rachel Weisz, British actress
- 1972Maxim Roy, Quebec actress
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