March 19: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

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

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

Welcome to day 78 of the year folks, there are 287 days left of the year.

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 interesting facts about March 19th in history!

What Events Happened On March 19 In History?

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.

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.

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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.

1918 The Standard Time Act was signed into US law, introducing Daylight Saving Time.

Famous Quotes Said On March 19

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


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

– Paulo Coelho


“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”

– Albert Einstein

Famous People Born On March 19

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
32 years old
Born In:
Michigan, USA

1955 Bruce Willis

American Actor

Bruce Willis
68 years old
Born In:
Idar-Oberstein, Germany

1952 Harvey Weinstein

American Film Producer

Harvey Weinstein
71 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

Special Holidays On March 19

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

March 19: International Read To Me Day

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?

March 19: National Chocolate Caramel Day

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?

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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.

March 19 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone

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, 2023, will likely be due later this year around December 10th.

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