What Happened On 20th March 1953 In History

March 20th (1953) was a Friday. It's the 79th day of the year (80th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 286 days left to the end of the year.

March 20th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Saint Alexandra known as Alexandra
  • » Blessed John of Parma
  • » Cuthbert of Lindisfarne (Anglicanism)
  • » John of Nepomuk
  • » Thomas Ken (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » Saint Wulfram called Wulfram
  • » March 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Earliest date for the Equinox Vernal equinox commemorations called vernal equinox in the Northern hemisphere:
  • » Chunfen (China)
  • » Earth Day History of the Equinox Earth Day .28March 20.29 or Equinox Earth Day (International observances called international)
  • » New Year (Thelema)
  • » Nowruz (Persian People Persian, Gilaki people Gilaki, Kurdish people Kurdish, Zoroastrianism Zoroastrians, and other Iranian people and countries with an Iranian influence)
  • » Ostara in the northern hemisphere, Mabon (Wicca) called Mabon in the southern hemisphere. (Neo-Druidism known as Neo-Druidic Wheel of the Year)
  • » International Astrology Day (astrologers and astrology enthusiasts)
  • » Holidays of Japan e.g Shunbun no Hi (Japan)
  • » World Storytelling Day (international)
  • » Earliest day on which Good Friday can fall, while April 23 is the latest; celebrated on Friday before Easter. (Christianity)
  • » Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Tunisia from France in 1956.
  • » International Day of Happiness (United Nations)
  • » International Francophonie Day ('Organisation internationale de la Francophonie'), and its related observances:
  • » UN French Language Day (United Nations)

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World History for the 20th March