March 31st is known as International Transgender Day of Visibility and Crayola Crayon Day.
Today marks the 90th day of the year. We’re slowly getting through the year, but still have 274 days left until the end of the year.
Let’s celebrate this special day by finding out all the major happenings and events that fell on this day throughout history. We are certain they’ll quench your thirst for knowledge!
Did you know that on this day in 1889, the iconic Eiffel Tower was officially opened? It remained the tallest man-made tower for 41 years.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about March 31st in history!
What memorable events happened on March 31 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Italy banned the use of OpenAI’s ChatGPT over data security concerns.
Instead of responding to the concerns raised by Italy’s data privacy regulators, OpenAI simply pulled the plug for Italian users. ChatGPT was restored the following month with changes that allowed users to prevent the chatbot from using their data.
The first protests of the 2018 Armenian Revolution began.
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52 years old
80 years old
New York, USA
Johann Sebastian Bach
Jul 28, 1750 (Age 65)
75 years old
Washington D.C., USA
Unfortunately, March 31st has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Brandon Lee was an American actor born on February 1, 1965. He died on this day in 1993, at age 28 in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA.
Mar 31, 1993 (Age 28)
North Carolina, USA
Here we have the most notable quotes that have been said on this day throughout history.
We all make mistakes, and it is better to make them before we begin.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Edgar Allan Poe
Here are some interesting holidays that are celebrated on this day.
National Crayola Crayon Day
It’s time to embrace your inner child and get back to your books, as it’s Crayola Crayon Day! Celebrate this colorful day by doodling to your heart’s content, or maybe try hosting a coloring competition with your friends!
International Transgender Day of Visibility
Thankfully we now live in a world where people are encouraged to live true to who they are. Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility and celebrates transgender persons while creating awareness of the discrimination they may still face.
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Fun Fact Of The Day
When Pink Floyd designed the “Animals” album cover, the inflatable pig tied to the power station broke free, causing Heathrow Airport to cancel all their flights.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on this day shares the same zodiac sign, Aries.
Aries like to be on the move and travel at a faster pace than most other people. This can sometimes make it difficult for most people to keep up.
For all of you who were born in March, your allocated birthstone is aquamarine. Aquamarine is a beautiful sea-green crystal that is associated with tranquility, serenity, clarity, and harmony.
If you were born on March 31st, you were likely conceived on the week of July 8th in the previous year.
Babies conceived on this day will be due around December 22nd, 2023.