March Unique Holidays and Famous Birthdays

March flower crocus
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Unique Holidays

March 1

National Pig Day

Peanut Butter Lover's Day

March 2

Old Stuff Day

I Want You to be Happy Day

March 3

Peach Blossum Day

What if Cats and Dogs had Opposable Thumbs Day

March 4

Holy Experiment Day

Hug a G.I. Day

March 5

Multiple Personality Day

Employee Appreciation Day


March 6

National Frozen Food Day

Fun Facts About Names Day

March 7

National Crown of Roast Pork Day

International Working Women's Day

March 8

Learn What Your Name Means Day

Be Nasty Day

March 9

Panic Day

Napping Day

March 10

Festival of Life Day

Middle Name Pride Day

March 11

Worship Your Tools Day

Johnney Appleseed Day

March 12

Alfred Hitchcock Day

Girl Scout Movement Day

March 13

Jewel Day

Ear Muff Day

March 14

Invention of Cotton Gin Day

National Potato Chip Day

March 15

Everything you Think is Wrong Day

Buzzards Day

March 16

Everything you do is Right Day

Freedom of Information Day

March 17

St. Patrick's Day

Submarine Day

March 18

Supreme Sacrifice Day

Awkward Moments Day

March 19

Lets Laugh Day

Poultry Day

March 20

Snowman Burning Day

Proposal Day

March 21

Fragrance Day

National Common Courtesy Day

March 22

National Goof-off Day

As Young As You Feel Day

March 23

National Chip and Dip Day

Organize Your Home Office Day

March 24

National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day

National Be Heard Day

March 25

Pecan Day and Waffle Day

Act Happy Day

March 26

Spinach Festival Day

Make Up Your Own Holiday Day

March 27

National "Joe" Day

Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day

March 28

Hot Dog Day

Something on a Stick Day

March 29

Panic Day

Festival of Smoke and Mirrors Day

March 30

Unique Names Day

I Am In Control Day

March 31

Act Happy Day

Bunsen Burner Day



March Birthdays
March Birthdays | Source

Famous Birthdays

March 1

Glenn Miller - American Jazz Musician

Frederic Francois Chopin - composer, pianist

March 2

Mikhail Gorbachev - Political Leader

Thomas Kennerly Wolfe - novelist

March 3

Alexander Graham Bell - inventor

Charles Powell Adams - Military

March 4

Bobby Womack - soul singer

Knute Kenneth Rockne - football

March 5

Andy Gibb - musical artist

Eva Mendes - actress

March 6

Aaron Burr - politician

Mary Wilson - musical artist

March 7

Laura Prepon - actress

Peter Wolf - musical artist

March 8

Hannah (Hoes) Van Buren - First Lady

Freddie Prinze, Jr. - musical artist, actor

March 9

Mickey Spillane - writer

Mickey Gilley - pianist, country singer

March 10

Chuck Norris - actor

Carrie Marie Underwood - singer

March 11

Lawrence Welk - accordionist

Bobby McFerribn - musical artist

March 12

Jane Means (Appleton) Pierce - First Lady

James Taylor - musical artist

March 13

Abrigail (Powers) Filmore - First Lady

Neil Sedaka - musical artist

March 14

Albert Einstein - Physicist

Billy Crystal - comic, actor

March 15

Andrew Jackson - U. S. President

Eva Jacqueline Longoria - actress

March 16

James Madison - U. S. President

Thelma Catherine Ryan (Pat Nixon) - First Lady

March 17

Nat King Cole - singer

Patrick Duffy - actor

March 18

Grover Cleveland - U. S. President

John Updike - writer

March 19

Annunzio Mantovani - conductor

Glenn Close - actress

March 20

Bobby Orr - athlete

Shelton Jackson Lee (Spike Lee) - director

March 21

Julio R. Gallo - winemaker

Rosie O'Donnell - comic, actress

March 22

William Shatner - actor

Andrew Lloyd Webber - musical writer

March 23

Erich Fromm - psychoanalysis

Richard Grieco - actor

March 24

Harry Houdini - magician

Tommy Hilfiger - fashion designer

March 25

Gloria Steinem - feminist

Aretha Franklin - musical artist

March 26

Tennessee Lanier Williams - writer

Sandra Day O'Connor - justice

March 27

Quentin Tarantino - director

Mariah Carey - musical artist

March 28

Dr. Jonas Edward Salk - scientist

Reba McEntire - musical artist

March 29

John Tyler - U. S. President

Louise Henry Hoover - First Lady

March 30

Vincent Willem Van Gogh - painter

Eric Clapton - musical artist

March 31

Herb Alpert - musical artist

Rhea Perlman - actress

National Craft Month
National Craft Month | Source

March Trivia

  • The Girl Guides (later known as the Girl Scouts of the USA) were founded in the United States during March in 1912.
  • The first Maryland colonists arrived on March 25, 1634. Every year the citizens of Maryland celebrate that day as the most important arrival of their first colonists.
  • The violet is the flower of March.
  • Franklin Pierce was the first U.S. President to recite his inauguration address entirely from memory in March 1853.
  • The US Congress passed an act in 1807 to "prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States... from any foreign kingdom, place, or country."
  • Ohio became the 17th state in 1803 in the month of March.
  • In 1770 on March 5 a mob of people was fired upon by British soldiers naming this the Boston Massacre.
  • Eli Whiney patented the cotton gin on March 14, 1794.
  • 1899 - Bayer registered Aspirin as a trademark on March 6, 1899. Aspirin is considered by many to be the first wonder drug.
  • March is National Craft Month, American Red Cross Month, and Irish American Heritage Month.
  • TIME magazine published the first issue on March 3, 1923.
  • Lolly Willowes, or The Loving Huntsman, was the first Book-of-the-Month Club selection, published by Viking Press in March 1926
  • On March 3, 1931 the president signed an order that made The Star Spangled Banner the national anthem.
  • The Eiffel Tower was official opened on March 31, 1889.
  • "Who shot J.R.?" On the 1980 season finale of Dallas, J. R. Ewing was shot by an unseen assailant. We didn't find out until the following season that it was Kristin Shepard, J.R.'s mistress.

A dry March and a wet May

Fill barns and bays with corn and hay.

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