On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 2017

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Anti-corruption protests in Russia result in hundreds arrested including opposition leader Alexei Navalny

Political Activist Alexei Navalny
Political Activist
Alexei Navalny
  • Carrie Lam is first woman elected to lead Hong Kong by Beijing-influenced electoral commission
  • Mass protests in Chile over country's privatised pension system

Famous Weddings

  • FIFA Women's World Cup champion Julie Beth Johnston (25) weds NFL player Zach Ertz (26) in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alain Gagnon, Canadian composer (Chansons d'Orient), and music educator (Universit√© Laval, 1967-2008), dies at 78
  • Brian Oldfield, American shot-putter (credited with making rotational technique popular), dies at 71
  • Darlene Cates, American actress (What's Eating Gilbert Grape), dies at 69
2017 Highlights

About March 26, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries