March 17-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

March 17 2024 is Sunday76th day of the Gregorian calendar. Western Zodiac – Pisces. Saint Patrick’s Day – Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Montserrat, USA. Evacuation Day- USA. National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day. Discover holidays, observances, major events, and celebrity birthdays on March 17. Explore the significance of this date.

Here Know Holidays, Observances of Special & National Day on March 17

  • 76th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Pisces
  • Saint Patrick’s Day – Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Montserrat, USA
  • Evacuation Day- USA
  • National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day
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Past events and historical events on 17th March

  • 1905 – Albert Einstein completes the scientific quantum theory of light.
  • 1941-U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt opened the National Gallery of Art opens in Washington. D.C.
  • 1957- President Raman Maghssa dies in a plane crash in Sebu, Philippines.
  • 1958- The United States launches the world’s first solar-powered satellite, the Vanguard-1.
  • 1959-The 14th Dalai Lama flees Tibet for India due to feared for his life after a revolt had erupted in Lhasa against the Chinese.
  • 1963- A volcanic eruption in the Angang Mountains in Bali, Indonesia, kills 1,100 civilians.
  • 1968- More than 6,000 sheep killed in Army chemical bomb test in U.S. Skeleton Valley.
  • 1969-Golda Meir becomes Israel’s first female Prime Minister
  • 1973-The photograph which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize known as Burst of joy is taken
  • 1992-Apartheid in South Africa comes to an end as 68.7% of white South Africans voted for an abolishment of racial segregation in the country.
  • 2000-Suspicious death of 530 religious protesters in Uganda fire.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on March 17

  • 1990-Hozier Irish blues/rock singer
  • 1967-Billy Corgan-American singer-songwriter, guitarist & producer.
  • 1964-Rob Lowe -American-actor, producer, and director.
  • 1955-Gary Sinise-American Actor.
  • 1951-Kurt Russell-American Actor
  • 1948-William Gibson-American-Canadian author.
  • 1919-Nat King Cole-American television host, singer & pianist.
  • 1883-Urmuz-Romanian author & judge
  • 1834-Gottlieb Daimler-German engineer, businessman & co-founder of Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 17th March 2024?
  • 17th March is Sunday
  • 76th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Pisces
2. Special Day on 17th March?
  • Saint Patrick’s Day remembers Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. It also honours the Irish heritage and culture in general. Public parades and festivals and wearing green clothes or shamrocks are common ways to celebrate.
  • Evacuation Day-People remember the first important military victory won by the United States during the American Revolutionary War. On this day in 1776, General George Washington successfully fortified Dorchester Heights. The British troops were then told to leave Boston.
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