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March 19: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

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Did you know that on this day, March 19, 1994, the world's largest omelet was cooked up in Japan?

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March 19th is officially International Read To Me Day and Chocolate Caramel Day.

Welcome to day 79 of the year folks, there are 287 days left in 2024.

From events in the fast food industry, world record biggest food, celebrity marriages, female sports and more, this is certainly a day you packed with history!

Did you know that on this day in 1994, the world’s largest omelet was cooked up in Japan? The recipe required a total of 160,000 eggs.

Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about March 19th in history!

Events

What memorable events happened on March 19 in history? Keep reading to find out!

2018

The last male northern white rhinoceros died.

Sudan was euthanized on this day after suffering from age-related complications. His death ensures the extinction of the species.

2016

Zack Snyder’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” premiered at Mexico City’s Auditorio Nacional.

2013

Water-bearing minerals were discovered on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity Rover.

OTD in 2013: Water-bearing minerals were discovered on Mars by NASA's Curiosity Rover.

2012

Wendy’s became the world’s second best-selling hamburger chain, overtaking Burger King.

2003

The Second Iraq War began after an airstrike took place in the country by combined US and British forces.

1994

The world’s largest omelet was cooked up in Japan.

OTD in 1994: The world's largest omelet was cooked up in Japan.

A feast for all, the dish was made using 160,000 eggs!

1990

The first Women’s World Championship Ice Hockey Tournament took place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

1985

Spin magazine first hit the shelves, featuring Madonna on the cover.

1970

David Bowie got married.

He met his first wife, Angela Barnett, in London in 1969 and married a year later at Bromley Register Office, London.

1965

The portrait of Rembrandt’s son, “Titus,” was purchased at auction for $2.2 million.

OTD in 1965: The portrait of Rembrandt's son

It was the second-most ever paid for a painting at that time and is currently displayed at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

1958

Prince Philip of Edinburgh opened Britain’s first planetarium at Madame Tussaud’s in London.

1944

Nazi German troops began the occupation of Hungary.

1931

The US state of Nevada legalized gambling after previously banning it in 1909.

OTD in 1931: The US state of Nevada legalized gambling after previously banning it in 1909.

1918

The Standard Time Act was signed into US law, introducing Daylight Saving Time.

1863

The SS Georgiana, the largest ship in the Confederate States Navy, was sunk on her maiden voyage.

The Georgiana was on her way from Scotland, where she was built, to South Carolina when she encountered a Union Navy blockade. After sustaining heavy damage, she was scuttled by the ship’s captain.

Famous Births

Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Bruce Willis? See what other famous people were born on this day.

1991

Garrett Clayton

American

Actor

Garrett Clayton

Age:

33 years old

Born In:

Michigan, USA

1955

Bruce Willis

American

Actor

Bruce Willis

Age:

69 years old

Born In:

Idar-Oberstein, Germany

1952

Harvey Weinstein

American

Film Producer

Harvey Weinstein

Age:

72 years old

Born In:

New York, USA

1813

David Livingstone

Scottish

Physician

David Livingstone

Died On:

May 1, 1873 (Age 60)

Born In:

Scotland, UK

Quotes

Memorable quotes are being said or written every day. Here we have the most notable quote ever said on this day.

2009

We have lost contact with reality, the simplicity of life.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Brazilian Lyricist

1940

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Special Holidays

If you’re looking for something to do today, maybe these special holidays might just help to cure your boredom!

March 19: National Chocolate Caramel Day
World

National Chocolate Caramel Day

Chocolate is amazing, and so is caramel, but they take on a whole new level when combined! So why not treat yourself on Chocolate Caramel Day? You definitely deserve it. If you’re feeling creative, why not see what other things go well with chocolate and caramel too?

March 19: International Read To Me Day
International

International Read To Me Day

Remember being a child reading your favorite story in bed to help you drift off into a peaceful slumber? Well, today is International Read To Me Day, so why not celebrate by reading to your loved one in bed today?

THe Fact Site’s

Fun Fact Of The Day

Daniel Craig was an anonymous Storm Trooper in The Force Awakens. Initially, he denied his cameo and claimed he wouldn’t bother being an extra in a movie.

Birthday & Zodiac

People who were born on March 19th share the Pisces star sign.

Pisceans are known for being emotionally sensitive, gracious, and emotionally aware.

If your birthday is in March, your birthstone is aquamarine. Aquamarine is a beautiful sea-green crystal that is associated with tranquility, serenity, clarity, and harmony.

People born on this day were likely conceived on or around June 26 in the previous year.

A baby conceived on March 19th, 2024, will likely be due later this year around December 10th.

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