March 20th: What is special about this date?

March 20th marks the 79th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 80th in case of leap years). There are 286 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on March 20th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to March 20th and what happened on March 20th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about March 20th.


March 20th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On March 20th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Spike Lee
    Spike Lee (1957)

    Spike lee is a renowned director known for his work on films such as 'do the right thing' and 'malcolm x'.

  • Ruby Rose
    Ruby Rose (1986)

    Ruby rose is an australian model known for her work in the fashion industry and for her role as stella carlin in the tv series orange is the...

  • William Hurt
    William Hurt (1950)

    William hurt is an american actor known for his roles in acclaimed films such as 'kiss of the spider woman', 'broadcast news', and 'a...

  • Xavier Dolan
    Xavier Dolan (1989)

    Canadian french young actor and filmmaker, manuel tadros, a singer and actor of egyptian descent, was born to genevia"ve dolan and actor...

  • Bianca Lawson
    Bianca Lawson (1979)

    Bianca lawson is an american actress known for her roles in popular tv shows such as 'buffy the vampire slayer' and 'pretty little liars'.

  • Holly Hunter
    Holly Hunter (1958)

    Holly hunter is a renowned american actress known for her roles in films such as the piano, broadcast news, and the incredibles.

  • Christy Carlson Romano
    Christy Carlson Romano (1984)

    Christy carlson romano is an american singer and actress known for her role as ren stevens in the disney channel show 'even stevens' and as...

  • Fred Rogers
    Fred Rogers (1928)

    American children's tv host (d. 2003).

  • Kathy Ireland
    Kathy Ireland (1963)

    American model, actress, and furniture designer.

  • Carl Reiner
    Carl Reiner (1922)

    American screenwriter and producer of actor directors.

  • See more celebrities born on March 20th

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March 20th: who died on this date?

On March 20th the following celebrities died:

  • Fred Rogers
    Fred Rogers (1928)

    American children's tv host (d. 2003).

  • Marilyn Maxwell
    Marilyn Maxwell (1972)

    American singer and actress (d. 1972).

  • Pranish Koirala (2016)

    Renowned leader who played a key role in Nepal's democratic movement.

  • Anira Ataliba (2008)

    Renowned Brazilian painter known for her vibrant and expressive artworks.

  • Lev Yashin (1990)

    Lev yashin was a soviet footballer known as the 'black spider' and is considered one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history of the...

  • Tarig Al-Wazir (2019)

    Prominent figure in the Palestinian Liberation Organization.

  • Elford Albin (2009)

    Renowned biologist known for his work in genetics and evolutionary biology.

  • Athalene Lane (1994)

    Renowned biologist known for her work in genetics and evolutionary biology.

  • Cova García (1975)

    Renowned poet known for her evocative verses.

  • Placida Viola (1880)

    Celebrated playwright who wrote compelling dramas.

  • See all famous people who died on March 20th


March 20th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On March 20th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Pisces according to the Western Zodiac.

Pisces zodiac sign

March 20th: what is special about the Pisces sign?

The Pisces sign encompasses people born between February 19th and March 20th.

You can discover Pisces's personality traits and attitude and Pisces's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Pisces born in March discover why March born are so special.


March 20th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on March 20th in history:

  • Mar 20, 1930: Clessie Cummins sets diesel engine speed record of 129.39 kph.
  • Mar 20, 1933: Giuseppe Zangara is executed in Florida's electric chair for fatally shooting Anton Cermak in an assassination attempt against President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • Mar 20, 1943: German U-384 bombed and sinks
  • Mar 20, 1948: 1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90
  • Mar 20, 1957: Britain accepts NATO offer to mediate in Cyprus, but Greece rejects it.
  • Mar 20, 1962: Sjoukje Dijkstra becomes world champion figure skater.
  • Mar 20, 1977: Communists / socialists win French municipal elections
  • Mar 20, 1987: Soap opera Capitol final episode
  • Mar 20, 1990: Singer Gloria Estefan breaks her collarbone in a bus accident
  • Mar 20, 2006: Cyclone Larry strikes eastern Australia and decimates most of the country’s banana crop.
  • Mar 20, 2008: Yves Leterme is sworn into office as the Prime Minister of Belgium.
  • Mar 20, 2013: James Herbert, a British horror writer, dies in Sussex at the age of just 69.

What day of the year is March 20th?

March 20th marks the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 80th in case of leap years).

There are 286 days remaining until the end of the year.

March 20th is the 20th day of the month of March.