March 7: Day of the Week
March 7, 2020 was the 67th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 299 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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)
- 321Emperor Constantine I decrees that the dies Solis Invicti (sun-day) is the day of rest in the Empire.
- 1277Stephen Tempier, bishop of Paris, condemns 219 philosophical and theological theses.
- 1799Napoleon Bonaparte captures Jaffa in Palestine and his troops proceed to kill more than 2,000 Albanian captives.
- 1850Senator Daniel Webster gives his “Seventh of March” speech endorsing the Compromise of 1850 in order to prevent a possible civil war.
- 1876Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for an invention he calls the telephone.
- 1950Cold War: The Soviet Union issues a statement denying that Klaus Fuchs served as a Soviet spy.
- 1951Korean War: Operation Ripper – United Nations troops led by General Matthew Ridgeway begin an assault against Chinese forces.
- 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.
- 2009The Kepler space observatory, designed to discover Earth-like planets orbiting other stars, is launched.
Who were born on March 7?
- 1866Hans Fruhstorfer, German lepidopterist (d. 1922)
- 1878Boris Kustodiev, Russian painter (d. 1927)
- 1888Alidius Warmoldus Lambertus Tjarda van Starkenborgh Stachouwer, Dutch lawyer and politician (d. 1978)
- 1917Lee Young, American jazz drummer and singer (d. 2008)
- 1934Willard Scott, American television broadcaster
- 1944Zhiuli Shartava, Georgian politician and the Head of the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia (d. 1993)
- 1960Jim Spivey, American track and field athlete
- 1964Bret Easton Ellis, American writer
- 1969Shin Ae Ra, Korean actress and radio DJ
- 1977Ronan O'Gara, Irish rugby union footballer
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