March 17, 2020: Facts, Holidays & History

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, was 1 year and 6 months ago. It was the 77th day and 3rd month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 17th day of Spring and there are 76 days left till Summer. March 17, 2020 zodiac sign is Pisces. On this day, Donald J. Trump (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 7.82 billion, according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about March 17, 2020, including important events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at March 17 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 77th day of the year
Day of week 12th Tuesday of 2020
Week index 12th week of 2020
Season 17th day of Spring
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Pisces ♓
Chinese Zodiac Rat
Ruling Planet Neptune
Numerology 6
March Birthstone Aquamarine
March Birth flower Daffodil

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write March 17, 2020, in Roman numerals: MMXX (month-day, year)

March 17th zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for March 17 is Pisces ♓. Pisces' strengths are: compassionate, artistic, intuitive, gentle, wise. While the weaknesses are: fearful, overly trusting, sad, desire to escape reality, can be a victim or a martyr. Neptune is the ruling planet of Pisces.

Top news headlines from March 17, 2020

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on March 17th:

Tom Brady #StPatricksDay2020 DeAndre Hopkins Idris Elba CDC James Bradberry

March 17th events in history

Below are a few important historical events that happened on March 17.

1942 – Be??ec Concentration Camp opens with the transport of 30,000 Lublin Polish Jews.

1939 – Battle of Nanchang between the Kuomintang and the Japanese breaks out (Sino-Japanese War 1937-1945).

1905 – Albert Einstein finishes his scientific paper detailing his Quantum Theory of Light, one of the foundations of modern physics.

Stock markets on March 17, 2020

The US stock market closed higher for the day, with Dow ending the day 750 points, or 3.60% higher at 21237.38. Nasdaq Composite finished up 3.65%. The S&P 500 ended up 4.18%.

Did you know: At the age of 56, Jeff Bezos was the richest person in the world in 2020 with $113 billion fortune, followed by Bill Gates with $98 billion, according to Forbes.

March 17, 2020 US Holidays

Holidays on this day:

Popular Tweets on Mar 17, 2020

Here are popular and most liked tweets on this day in United States:


March 17, 2020 in Music

The number one song on The Billboard Hot 100 was "The Box" by Roddy Ricch.

March 17 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
March 17, 2020 life path number is 6. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Life Path 6 is thought to be a fixer and the glue that holds families, communities together and will protect their loved ones at any cost. You are caring, protective and you dedicate your life to fixing the problems of those around you.


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