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March 20th is the 79th day of the year (80th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 286 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about March 20th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on March 20th
43 BC Ovid (poet)
1904 B. F. Skinner (psychologist)
1908 Sir Michael Redgrave (actor)
1917 Dame Vera Lynn (singer)
1918 Jack Barry (TV presenter)
1925 John Ehrlichman (Counsel and Assistant to the President during the Watergate scandal)
1934 Brian Mulroney (Canadian Prime Minister 1984-1993)
1950 Carl Palmer (drummer - ELP, Asia)
1950 William Hurt (actor)
1957 Spike Lee (film director)
1957 Theresa Russell (actress)
1958 Holly Hunter (actress)
1959 Dave Beasant (soccer player)
1959 Steve McFadden (actor)
1963 Kathy Ireland (model, actress)
1968 Paul Merson (soccer player)
1979 Freema Agyeman (actress)
1984 Fernando Torres (soccer player)
March 20th in History
1602 Dutch East India Company created.
1616 Sir Walter Raleigh is released from imprisonment in the Tower of London after being imprisoned for 13 years.
1760 The "Great Fire" of Boston.
1815 Napoleon enters Paris beginging the "Hundred Days" after his escape from Elba.
1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin is published.
1915 Albert Einstein publishes the General Theory of Relativity.
1922 The first US aircraft carrier, USS Langley, is commissioned.
1956 Tunisia becomes independent from France.
1970 John Lennon and Yoko Ono marry.
1987 AZT approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for HIV/AIDS.
1995 Sarin gas (nerve gas) attack on the Tokyo subway by members of the Aum Shinrikyo religious cult.
2003 Invasion of Iraq by the US, UK, Australia and POland begins.
March 20th is also
International Astrology Day
Feast of Saint Cuthbert (Catholicism)
People born on March 20th are Pisces
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