On This Day: March 19th
This is 78th day of the year and 287 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—12 Adar II 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 13th day of the 2nd month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
The Academy Awards were first televised.
Richard Francis Burtonexplorer
David Livingstonemissionary and explorer
Wyatt Earplaw officer
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.