March 7: Day of the Week
March 7, 2018 was the 66th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 299 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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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)
- 161Emperor Antoninus Pius dies and is succeeded by his adoptive sons Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus.
- 321Emperor Constantine I decrees that the dies Solis Invicti (sun-day) is the day of rest in the Empire.
- 1827Brazil marines unsuccessfully attack the temporary naval base of Carmen de Patagones, Argentina.
- 1827Shrigley Abduction: Ellen Turner is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand.
- 1850Senator Daniel Webster gives his “Seventh of March” speech endorsing the Compromise of 1850 in order to prevent a possible civil war.
- 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.
- 1914Prince William of Wied arrives in Albania to begin his reign.
- 1945World War II: American troops seize the Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine River at Remagen.
- 2007The British House of Commons votes to make the upper chamber, the House of Lords, 100% elected.
Who were born on March 7?
- 1788Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (d. 1878)
- 1849Luther Burbank, American botanist (d. 1926)
- 1873Madame Sul-Te-Wan, American actress (d. 1959)
- 1942Charles R. Boutin, American politician
- 1952Ernie Isley, American musician (The Isley Brothers)
- 1955Anupam Kher, Indian actor
- 1965Steve Beuerlein, American football player
- 1969Warrel Dane, American singer (Nevermore)
- 1982Erika Yamakawa, Japanese talent
- 1986Ben Griffin, Australian soccer player
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