OBSERVANCES AND EVENTS
The Day of the Balearic Islands (Día de les Illes Balears) is a local public holiday on the Balearic Islands, which are part of Spain, on March 1 each year. It is marked by a public holiday to commemorate the signing of the Statute of Autonomy on March 1st, 1983 which granted autonomous status to the islands.
Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women’s Day on March 8, and during October in Canada, corresponding with the celebration of Persons Day on October 18.
South Korea Independence Movement Day is a national holiday in South Korea. Also known as March 1st Movement Day, Independence Movement Day is a public holiday in South Korea. It is always celebrated on March 1st. March 1st Movement, a mass demonstration of Korean resistance against Japanese colonial rule. The movement began on March 1, 1919 with a reading of Korea’s “Proclamation of Independence”; within a year, up to 2 million Koreans participated in protests around the country.
Saint David’s Day, or the Feast of Saint David, is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, and falls on 1 March, the date of Saint David’s death in 589 AD.
Switzerland Republic Day: Republic Day is a Swiss regional public holiday celebrated on 1st March each year in the canton of Neuchâtel. This holiday marks the date in 1848 when Neuchâtel became a republic within the Swiss Confederation.
The United States Asiatic Fleet was a fleet of the United States Navy during much of the first half of the 20th century. Before World War II, the fleet patrolled the Philippine Islands.
Baby Sleep Day on March 1st is celebrated globally and draws attention to the importance of good sleep habits for parents and kids. preceding National Sleep Awareness Week and World Sleep Day. Baby Sleep Day brings attention to the importance of a good night’s sleep for every young child and their family. The Pediatric Sleep Council, a team of international pediatric sleep experts, organizes Baby Sleep Day.
In Iceland, Beer Day is celebrated every year on March 1, honoring the elimination of the 74-year prohibition of beer. Beer was banned in Iceland between 1915 and until 1989!
Casimir Pulaski Day is a legal holiday in Illinois, in the United States, on the first Monday of March. Casimir Pulaski is remembered in many ways. In Poland, he is remembered as a man who fought for freedom on two continents, and is given the title “Soldier of Liberty.” In the United States, numerous streets, bridges, counties, and towns are named for him in honor of his aid to American forces. He is praised for his contributions to the U.S. military in the American Revolution and known as “the father of the American cavalry”.
Endometriosis Awareness Day: Endometriosis awareness takes place across the globe during the month of March with a mission to raise awareness of a disease.
March 1st as Women of Color Day, 29 years old. The symbol of Venus reflects the color of International Women’s Day. Purple symbolises dignity & justice. Green is a symbol of hope.
International Black Women In Jazz & The Arts Month and is celebrated annually during the month of March. We set aside that time to honor the contributions that black females in the Arts and related professionals have made in the past, present and to the future of jazz and the arts.
Each year on March 1st, National Fruit Compote Day presents a celebration filled with sweet berries, citrus, and stone fruits to delight the senses. The word compote is French for “mixture.”
Horse Protection Day is all about returning the love of our four-legged friends by raising awareness of the various plights that horses face and by protecting them from abuse, exploitation and neglect.
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day: Peanut butter is a perfect food, and on March 1, we honor that perfection with National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day.
National Pig Day is an event held annually on March 1 in the United States to celebrate the pig. The holiday is most often celebrated in the Midwest of the US. The holiday celebration in the USA was started in 1972 by sisters Ellen Stanley, a teacher in Lubbock, Texas, and Mary Lynne Rave of Beaufort, North Carolina.
Wedding Planning Day was established in 2017 to help encourage those who are engaged to be married to start setting up their wedding day as early as possible.
Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day: March 1st is Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day (‘Bikini’ Day) which marks the anniversary of the US ‘Bravo’ nuclear bomb detonation at Bikini Atoll in 1954. The explosion gouged out a crater more than 200 feet deep and a mile across, melting huge quantities of coral which were sucked up into the atmosphere together with vast volumes of seawater. The resulting fallout caused widespread contamination in the Pacific.
Plan a Solo Vacation Day: While these kinds of vacations can be exciting and a great way to spend a week or two, the solo traveler is exploring something far greater than the tourists traps.
Refired Not Retired Day is celebrated on March 1 of every year. Refired Not Retired Day is dedicated to all those people who have retired already or about to get retired. If you are retired or approaching retirement age, Refired Not Retired Day is for you!
Self-Injury Awareness Day on March 1st each year focuses on increasing education and support on a misunderstood problem. SIAD is an international event that is recognised across the globe.
Share a Smile Day encourages everyone to smile at someone. It’s an easy act of kindness and is healthy too.
World Civil Defence Day is observed on 1st March every year, all over the world. The theme of World Civil Defence Day 2021, is “Civil Defence and a first aider in every home.”
World Compliment Day is the ideal time to share that feeling of wellbeing with the people in the world around you.
Zero Discrimination Day is an annual day celebrated by the United Nations and other international organisations. The day aims to promote equality before the law and in practice throughout all of the member countries of the UN.
On March 1st, National Dadgum That’s Good Day ushers in a season of satisfying seasonings, cooking and overall good times spent with family. “Dadgum, That’s Good!”™ is much more than just a Southern phrase and the title of John McLemore’s best-selling cookbook series.
American Citizenship Day is a public holiday in Puerto Rico on March 2nd each year. It commemorates the granting of U.S. Citizenship to Puerto Ricans on this day in 1917.
March 2 is National Read Across America Day, a day to celebrate our favorite activity. The day was established by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998 to help get kids excited about reading. The day occurs each year on the birthday of beloved children’s book author Dr. Seuss.
Texas Independence Day is the celebration of the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836. With this document signed by 59 delegates, settlers in Mexican Texas officially declared independence from Mexico and created the Republic of Texas. It is an annual legal holiday in Texas, in the United States.
International Rescue Cat Day is March 2nd International Rescue Cat Day is the day to bring a new member into your family by adopting a cat! A day to celebrate one of man’s most common and ancient pets.
National Banana Cream Pie Day is celebrated on March 2 of every year. It is a very popular dessert.
Always observed on March 2nd, National Old Stuff Day gives notice to all that old stuff and encourages you to try something new. Well, maybe not ALL the old stuff, but some of it.
National Sportsmanship Day is observed next on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021. It has been observed the first Tuesday in March since 1991.
Peace Corps Day is observed next on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021. It has been observed the first Tuesday in March since 1998. It is all about saying thanks to those who offer their services to those in need.
Vermont’s Town Meeting Day gives the state’s residents the chance to speak their minds in a public forum on the first Tuesday of March. Town Meeting Day marks Vermont’s admission to the US in 1791. On this day most towns in Vermont elect their municipal officers, approve budgets, and deal with other civic issues in a day-long public meeting of the voters called a Town Meeting.
The sessions will be held on March 2, 2021, which is World Teen Mental Wellness Day. This annual event was founded by Hollister in 2020 in partnership with the National Day Calendar and aims to dismantle the stigma around teen mental health.
Dolls’ Festival/Girls’ Festival: Hinamatsuri, also called Doll’s Day or Girls’ Day, is a special day in Japan. Celebrated on 3 March of each year, platforms covered with a red carpet-material are used to display a set of ornamental dolls representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and musicians in traditional court dress of the Heian period.
World Wildlife Day: On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in its resolution decided to proclaim 3 March every year as World Wildlife Day.
33 Flavors Day is dedicated to ice cream! Some sources say that the holiday takes place on the anniversary of the opening of the ice cream shop, Baskin Robbins. Baskin Robbins is known for its 31 flavors, not 33, so it is unclear why the day is called 33 Flavors Day.
Bonza Bottler Day is not a ‘traditional’ holiday. It is a holiday that is celebrated every month. When the day’s date matches the month’s number, that is a Bonza Bottler Day. Several holidays are celebrated on Bonza Bottler Day such as New Year’s Day on January 01, Groundhog Day on February 02 and Veteran’s Day on November 11.
National Canadian Bacon Day is celebrated on March 3 of every year. This day is popularly celebrated in Canada individually. Bacon is a meat dish prepared from the cured pork.
National I Want You to be Happy Day on March 3rd encourages us to do something that makes others happy. It is observed on March 3 of every year. It gives each of us the opportunity to brighten someone’s day through simple acts of kindness.
If Pets Had Thumbs Day is March 3rd and in honor of the wacky pet holiday we should take care of our pets and have lots of fun with them.
International Ear Care Day is an annual advocacy event held on 3 March. Designated at the First International Conference on Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hearing Impairment in Beijing, China in 2007, the Day aims to raise awareness and promote ear and hearing care across the world.
The origin of National Anthem Day is actually in America, where Francis Scott Key wrote the anthem for that fledgling nation while Fort McHenry was under assault by British forces. Some nations, such as England, don’t actually have an official national anthem. The people of the nation have adopted a song as their anthem.
National Cold Cuts Day is celebrated on March 3 of every year. A tray of assorted lunch meats with pickle, tomatoes are called as cold cuts. Cold cuts are sliced, precooked or cured meat, often sausages or meat loaves. Usually they are served on sandwiches or a platter with cheese and crackers.
National Mulled Wine Day on March 3rd warms us up with fruits, spices, and wine. In the lingering days of winter, a hot mug of mulled wine hits the spot and fills the home with pleasant aromas. Mulled spirits are wine and liquors that have been heated and spiced.
The Navy Reserve Birthday: The U.S. Navy Reserve celebrates its birthday every March 3. Formed in 1915 in response to the outbreak of World War I, the Navy Reserve made up almost 84 percent of the Navy’s fighting force during the war.
Peach Blossom Day refers to the Japanese Doll Festival, which takes place on March 3. The peach, Prunus persica, is a deciduous tree, native to China and South Asia, where it was first cultivated. It bears an edible juicy fruit also called a peach.
Simplify-Your-Life Day: Mark your calendar for the big day: March 3, 2021. This day is only one small part of your great big year, where being complicated is against the rules and this day’s experience stays with you for a lifetime.
National Soup it Forward Day on March 3rd encourages us to deliver love and kindness by the bowlful. We all know a warm cup of kindness comes in many forms. When I make a pot of soup, it is nearly always enough to feed an army.
Talk in Third Person Day is on the third day of the third month. The day is spent speaking in the third person. On the first celebration, in 2006, the day’s creator said, “It’s finally here. Russell is very excited!”
TB-303 Appreciation Day is observed next on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021. It has always been observed annually on March 3rd. The Transistor Bass (TB) 303 was a bass synthesizer designed as a simple analog instrument which produces one sound at a time, compared to a piano which plays several notes simultaneously if you press several keys at once.
World Birth Defects Day (WBDD), observed on March 3 each year, unites people and organizations working in the field of birth defects, also known as congenital anomalies, congenital disorders or congenital conditions. There are many types of birth defects and this day recognizes our collective voice in raising awareness for all birth defects.
March 3rd, 2021 is Stop Bad Service Day which is observed on the first Wednesday in March. There are many examples of bad service: servers who aren’t attentive, restaurants which aren’t hygienic enough etc. 86% of customers will stop doing business with an organization after 1 bad experience. Service matters more than ever.
Anniversary of Installation of the Sultan in Terengganu: The Sultan is the constitutional ruler of the state of Terengganu. He was crowned as Sultan of Terengganu on March 4th 1999.
Benjamin Harrison Day: Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 23rd president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. Benjamin Harrison was sworn into office on March 4, 1889.
Brain Injury Awareness Day provides an important opportunity to bring attention to the prevention of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to promote strategies to improve the quality of life for persons living with TBI and their families.
March 4 is Courageous Follower Day: The concept of “courageous followership” is based on the award-winning book: The Courageous Follower: Standing Up To and For Our Leaders, written by Ira Chaleff and published by Berrett-Koehler. The book is a landmark in the newly emerging field of Leadership/Followership studies.
Holy Experiment Day is celebrated on March 04, 2021. You can use this day to try something religious, like praying for snow in summer. It is a day for experimenting with prayer, getting someone to consider your religion, or for trying out a new religion.
March 4th is recognized by many as Hug A G.I. Day and has become a part of the informal national holiday calendar. While G.I.s refer to Army personnel, the day encompasses all those who have served in the military. The term G.I. is now fairly commonly known to refer to those serving in the U.S. armed forces.
Every year March 4 is recognized as International GM’s Appreciation Day. It started 15 years ago in 2002 in an EN World message board post and has been celebrated ever since. Whether you call them a game master (GM), dungeon master (DM) or something else, these dedicated individuals spend countless hours crafting this adventurous world.
International Scrapbooking Industry Day is an annual celebration observed on March 4th. Memories are the one most loved, cherished and invaluable things that will take anyone to the same exact moment.
March Forth and Do Something Day is a made-up holiday celebrated each year on March 4. This holiday is used as an excuse to make an effort, take a risk, or refuse to let reasons come between you and your goals.
Marching Music Day: March forth to the rhythm of life on Marching Music Day every March 4th. Honor the dedicated musicians and performers of many diverse styles and backgrounds. Marching Music Day celebrates all varieties of art forms that bring us “music on the move.”
National Backcountry Ski Day: On March 4th every year, skiers and riders around the country get together to enjoy a day in the backcountry.
National Dance the Waltz Day is observed on Thursday, March 4th, 2021.
National Grammar Day, which is celebrated on March 4, was established in 2008 by Martha Brockenbrough, the author of Things That Make Us and founder of the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar (SPOGG).
National Hospitalist Day: On the first Thursday in March each year, we recognize our health care team members who make up the fastest-growing specialty in modern medicine.
On March 4th, National Pound Cake Day recognizes one of the dessert world’s most versatile cakes. Each year it is celebrated by bakers and cake lovers alike.
National Snack Day is celebrated on March 4th. This day in the U.S.A is an annual food holiday created by snack-lovers.
National Sons Day on March 4th honors the sons of the world and those who raise them. Spend time with your son teaching him something that will help him and others around him throughout his life.
Toy Soldier Day: On March 4th of every year, Toy Soldiers, Nurses & Medics, Scouts and Engineers gather from around the world to celebrate the day that Toy Soldiers Unite was formed in 2006. It’s time to gather up all your miniature figurine soldiers for the war.
World Book Day, also known as World Book and Copyright Day, or International Day of the Book is celebrated on the first Thursday of March each year. World Book Day in the United Kingdom and Ireland pursues placing a book in every child and young adult’s hand. That’s been their mission since 1995! The day also celebrates the imaginative authors and illustrators who keep us coming back for more. The first World Book Day was celebrated on 23 April in 1995.
The Fifth of March is a 1993 novel about the Boston Massacre by historian and author Ann Rinaldi, who was also the author of many other historical fiction novels such as Girl in Blue and A Break with Charity.
Rebellion Anniversary is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.
American Immigration Lawyers Association Day of Action – March 5, 2021: Founded in 1946, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is a national bar association of attorneys who practice and teach immigration law. AILA Member attorneys represent tens of thousands of U.S. businesses and industries, foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. AILA is an Affiliated Organization of the American Bar Association.
Dress in Blue Day – March 5, 2021 (First Friday in March): In an effort to knock out one of the top cancers causing death, National Dress in Blue Day on the first Friday in March encourages everyone to learn about the causes of colon cancer and raise awareness by wearing blue.
Employee Appreciation Day is an official holiday observed on the first Friday in March. It is a day for companies to thank their employees for their hard work and effort throughout the year. This day was created for the purpose of strengthening the bond between employer and employee.
National Cheese Doodle Day on March 5th marks an annual celebration where fingers turn a cheesy orange as we snack on these flavorful treats!
National Multiple Personality Day on March 5 has 2 approaches to recognizing this day. Raise awareness and examine our personalities.
National Potty Dance Day: On National Potty Dance Day, people do the potty dance no matter what their age. Although the moves to the potty dance are open to interpretation
National Poutine Day: Poutine is a delicious treat during the sometimes still chilly month of March. Poutine is a dish consisting of French fries and cheese curds topped with brown gravy.
National Salesperson Day – March 5, 2021 (First Friday in March): This day honors the value and dedication of the professional salesperson as well as the hard work that they perform.
Reel Film Day: March 5th marks first-ever nationwide celebration of 35mm with film screenings at independent cinemas across the country and exclusive Mondo merchandise with proceeds benefitting film preservation efforts.
Shabbat Across America and Canada. “Turn an ordinary Friday night into something extraordinary!” On Friday night, March 5, 2021, it is hosted annually by shuls and Jewish organizations across the United States and Canada.
World Day of Prayer – March 5, 2021 (First Friday in March): The traditional date for WDP is March 5th, 2021. This very special day is normally celebrated on the first Friday in March each year, but this year, it will be a virtual event due, of course, to COVID-19. Because it is virtual, you can celebrate it on the day of your choosing.
Alamo Day: On March 6, 1836, after 13 days of intermittent fighting, the Battle of the Alamo comes to a gruesome end, capping off a pivotal moment in the Texas Revolution.
Day of the Dude: March 6 is the annual sacred high holy day of Dudeism: Dudeism is a religion, philosophy, or lifestyle inspired by “The Dude”, the protagonist of the Coen Brothers’ 1998 film The Big Lebowski. It has spawned its own religion, an annual festival, as well as a bunch of wannabe-Dudes.
Dentist Day: Any particular history is not defined for Dentist’s Day but it is said that presumably 6 March is chosen because in 1790, on this day an American dentist John Greenwood served as a personal dentist of George Washington’s who had invented the first known dental foot engine.
International Open Data Day is an annual event that promotes awareness and use of open data. It takes place globally, usually in February or March. International Open Data Day was first proposed by David Eaves in 2010.
National Day of Unplugging is an awareness campaign that promotes a 24-hour respite from technology every year the first weekend in March.
On National Dress Day March 6, we celebrate the most versatile and fun article of clothing there is — the dress! Fashion designer Ashley Lauren founded the day to help pay homage to dresses and the magical moments that happen when we wear them.
National Frozen Food Day takes place on March 06, 2021. This day has been created in honor of the frozen foods. Since early times, farmers, fishermen, and trappers have preserved their game and produce in unheated buildings during the winter season. In 1954, Swanson introduced the first frozen dinners.
National Oreo Cookie Day: We celebrate America’s number one cookie each year on its very special day on March 6 with National Oreo Cookie Day.
National Play Outside Day: March 6, 2021 (First Saturday of Every Month) If it’s the first Saturday of the month, it’s National Play Outside Day. So, no matter what month it is, everyone put down your electronic devices and get outside! All year long, we are given numerous opportunities to get outside and play.
Sock Monkey Day – March 6, 2021 (First Saturday in March): Happens each year on the 1st Saturday of March. In 2021, this is March 6th.
National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day on March 6th offers another way to celebrate one of our favorite desserts. Cheesecake is a sweet dessert that is a mixture of soft fresh cheese, cream cheese or cottage cheese, eggs and sugar on a crust made from crushed graham crackers, crushed cookies, pastry or sponge cake.
National Dentist’s Day is celebrated every year on March 6 in the United States. It is observed to create awareness on oral health among the public, educates them about the importance of oral health and the role of a dentist to keep their oral health well and express gratitude to the doctors who help you to keep your teeth healthy.
Foundation Day is a designated date on which celebrations mark the founding of a nation, state or a creation of a military unit. This day is for countries that came into existence without the necessity of gaining independence.
Alexander Graham Bell Day is celebrated every year on March 7. Bell’s invention, the telephone, revolutionized the world of communications. On March 7, 1876 he had received a patent for his revolutionary new invention called the telephone.
Daughter’s and Son’s Day – March 7, 2021 (First Sunday in March)
Finisher’s Medal Day is observed next on Sunday, March 7th, 2021. It has been observed the first Sunday in March since 2018. It recognizes the long hours, days, weeks and even months of training thousands of men and women across the country have put in to achieve their goals of completing a race.
Namesake Day – March 7, 2021 (The Sunday of Celebrate Your Name Week) There are many of us who bear names that come from another, a name that was selected, not by coincidence, but with intent to carry on the honor of that lineage into our own life. Namesake Day beseeches you to find out, and celebrate the heritage you carry in your name.
Celebrated March 7, National Be Heard Day is an occasion for small businesses owners and aspiring owners to make their voices heard. The day celebrates small businesses and encourages them to stand up for themselves and their ideas and lay claim to their share of the market.
National Cereal Day is celebrated on March 7 every year. Wholegrain cereals are an excellent source of fiber, iron, and B vitamins.
Crown Roast of Pork Day. The pig is one of the oldest forms of livestock since approximately 5000 BC! Its relative was the wild boar. It was domesticated in the East and to this day is the most eaten meat in the world. There has been more to the pig through the years other than its meat as well. Pigs have very sensitive noses and are able to sniff out truffles which are a very expensive fungus used in gourmet cooking. They also helped with the farming by breaking up the soil that was to be plowed.
Orthodox Meatfare Sunday – March 7, 2021: The Sunday of the Last Judgment or Meatfare Sunday is the third Sunday using the Lenten Triodion, the liturgical book used in the services of Great Lent. It is the Sunday after the Sunday of the Prodigal Son and Sunday before Forgiveness Sunday.
Plant Power Day is the perfect solution for those trying to include more foliage in their diet while still keeping their carnivore habits. Its aim is to encourage everyone to put plant-based foods first for all food and drink choices, at least for one day.
For those who struggle with math, World Maths Day is a chance to take your skills to the test, and practice math skills. This event is all about the celebration of Maths and promotes to improve your numeracy skills.
Canberra Day is a public holiday in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on the second Monday of March each year. It commemorates Canberra’s official founding in 1913 and highlights a major festival in the territory.
Commonwealth Day is annually held on the second Monday of March. it commemorates the Commonwealth of Nations, which is a union of some countries that used to be part of the British Empire. The date was chosen because it did not have any previous historical connotations.
Eight Hour Day or Labor Day – March 8, 2021 – (First Monday in March) Their motto – “Eight hours labor, eight hours recreation, eight hours rest!”
Fun Facts About Names Day encourages you to learn about the historical meanings and influences behind your name and the names of your friends and families. Uncover historical and religious influences, who you were named after, and see how name trends have changed over generations!
Girls Write Now is a nonprofit organization serving at-risk girls from New York City public high schools. It was founded by Maya Nussbaum, now Executive Director, in 1998. It encourages girls of all ages everywhere to “put pen to paper and explore the beauty and power of their unique, creative voices.”
International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8 March around the world. It is a focal point in the movement for women’s rights.
Look around and be careful, because Be Nasty Day is celebrated on March 08, 2021. Nasty is synonymous to being not nice, and that’s the reason why most people would be happy if you don’t celebrate that day.
March 8th is National Peanut Cluster Day! Melted chocolate mixed with peanuts makes a perfect combination for sweet and salty deliciousness!
March 8th is National Retro Video Game Day! From PONG to PAC-MAN and Mario to Sonic, today is the perfect day to play it all.
National Proofreading Day, celebrated each year on March 8, is a day to promote error-free writing. We all make typos, grammar mistakes, and spelling errors when we write, especially if we are moving too fast! National Proofreading Day is an opportunity to slow down, proofread our work, and then proof it again.
International Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. It is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace.
Birthday of Imam Ali: Ali ibn Abi Talib was a cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, who ruled as the fourth caliph from 656 until his assassination in 661. He is one of the central figures in Shia Islam and is regarded as the rightful immediate successor to Muhammad as an Imam by Shia Muslims.
Daylight Saving Time (DST) is used to save energy and make better use of daylight. It was first used in 1908 in Thunder Bay, Canada. DST is a seasonal time change measure where clocks are set ahead of standard time during part of the year, usually by one hour.
Nari Dibas / Diwas. “Woman’s Day in Nepal is written as ‘Nari ko Diwas’ popularly written as Nari Diwas in the Nepali language.
Amerigo Vespucci Day was proclaimed by Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York, on March 2, 1959, and was designated to take place on Amerigo Vespucci’s birthday on March 9.
Bang-Clang Day commemorates the Battle of Hampton Roads, a Civil War battle that took place on March 9, 1862. The battle is significant not because of its outcome, but because it marked the first battle between ironclad ships, ushering in a new era of naval warfare.
March 9 is National Barbie Day! In 1959, an 11-inch tall bombshell made her debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York. Designed by Ruth Handler, the co-founder of Mattel Inc., Barbie was created to allow girls to imagine what their lives could be like in the future.
False Teeth Day is celebrated on March 9 of every year. False teeth are known as dentures. Dentures are artificial devices that are constructed to replace the missing teeth.
March 9 is National Get Over It Day, a day dedicated to letting problems pass and getting over it.
Joe Franklin Day – March 9, 2013 was the first talk show ever and it was one of the longest-running TV shows in history, with more than 28 thousand episodes and more than 300 thousand guests! Franklin’s celebrity interviews, known as “Nostalgia Moments”, appeared daily on the Bloomberg Radio Network until mid-January 2015, shortly before his death which was on 24 January 2015.
National Crab Meat Day is observed annually on March 9th and it offers a day to celebrate one of the globe’s favorite crustaceans. With 1.5 million tons of crab consumed every year around the world, plenty of crab meat lovers celebrate every year.
National Meatball Day is observed annually on March 9th. Meatballs are made by taking ground or minced meat such as beef, pork or lamb, mixing it with spices, breadcrumbs, eggs or etc.
Panic Day is an informal holiday celebrated each year on March 9. It is one of the copyrighted Wellcat Holidays invented by Thomas and Ruth Roy. Panic is a very unpleasant sensation that can lead to sad, difficult and frightening consequences.
National Organize Your Home Office Day is celebrated annually on second Tuesday of every march. It counters this chaos by providing the motivation to throw away the trash and shred the unwanted.
Unique Names Day is celebrated on 9th March this year. It marks the names which are different and the ones where the people ask “how do you pronounce that?”. Usually, unique names have flair, character and they are memorable also.
Discover What Your Name Means Day takes place during Celebrate Your Name Week. It is a day to learn what your name and the names of others mean.
Festival of Life in the Cracks Day celebrates the first signs of spring weather, such as sprouts of greenery that come up from cracks in sidewalks. It is a day to celebrate rebirth and renewal in life, and it is a day to see beauty and life everywhere.
Harriet Tubman Day is an American holiday in honor of the anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman, observed on March 10 in the whole country.
On March 10, 2010, The National Society for Histotechnology (NSH) announced the inaugural celebration of an annual Histotechnology Professionals Day; a day dedicated to raising awareness about the field of Histotechnology.
International Bagpipe Day is now a well established and increasingly popular event. Every March 10th you are invited to go out and play your pipes – anywhere, anyhow to anyone!
The International Day of Awesomeness occurs every year on March 10th, which also happens to be Chuck Norris’ birthday. To celebrate the occasion, check out the official website for this holiday, organize a virtual group of friends and perform feats of awesomeness, and have an awesome day!
National Landline Telephone Day: Celebrated on the anniversary of Alexander Graham Bell’s amazing invention, National Landline Telephone Day on March 10 remembers the heyday of the landline phone in all its glory—and makes a strong case for its re-adoption.
Super Mario Day: Fans of Super Mario used to designate March 10 as Super Mario Day. Beginning in 2016, Nintendo officially embraced portly plumber’s fandom, which for you, the consumer, now means this: Sales on Mario stuff.
National Blueberry Popover Day is celebrated on March 10th every year. The popover is an American twist on a Yorkshire pudding.
National Pack Your Lunch Day on March 10 encourages everyone across the country to take their lunch to work, school or where ever they’re spending the day.
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – March 10. National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health , is observed annually on March 10.
No Smoking Day is held annually in March; in the period building up to the campaign the number of visitors to the site increases significantly.
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, also known as Registered Dietitian Day, is observed next on Wednesday, March 10th, 2021. It was observed on March 10th in 2008. It has been observed the second Wednesday in March since 2009.
The Salvation Army Day: The Salvation Army (TSA) is a Christian church and an international charitable organisation. The Salvation Army operates summer camps for children, Silvercrest Residences, and adult day care centres.
US Paper Money Day: On this date in 1862, the United States issued its first paper money in bills worth $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500, and $1,000. Are you surprised that there was no paper money in the U.S. until 1862?
Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the god Shiva. The name also refers to the night when Shiva performs the heavenly dance.
Debunking Day gives everyone the chance to set the record straight on whatever false and inaccurate pieces of information have been troubling them the most.
Dream Day is a vital day in terms of honoring the role that dreams play in all of our lives. Dream Day is March 11th Originated by the Dream School Foundation to make dreams a reality for every child. Children and adults should all realize that they can pursue a dream at any age.
March 11th – On National Johnny Appleseed Day, we remember a man who made apple (and pear) trees bloom across the nation.
March 11 is Key Deer Awareness Day. Key deer are small deer who live on several islands in the Florida Keys.
National Name Tag Day, a part of Celebrate Your Name Week (CYNW), is observed each year during the first full week of March. The premise is simple: everyone wears a name tag.
National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day: Congress designated March 11 as National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day. This day on March 11th reminds us to thank the professionals who consider every need during the most difficult time in our lives.
On March 11th, National Promposal Day prompts the ultimate question each year. “Will you go to prom with me?” It’s the day for high school students across North America to craft their unique invitation to the event of the year.
March 11th is National Worship of Tools Day. This is a day to go out into the garage, the tool shed, the storage closet or wherever it is you keep your tools. You can clean them, reorganize them, make something new with them or maybe go to the store and buy a new one.
National Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day on March 11th celebrates a healthier version of the classic waffle. Whole grain oats and chopped nuts mixed into a waffle recipe is a delicious, healthy way to start your morning.
Popcorn Lover’s Day is celebrated on March 11, 2021. It is the special day for popcorn lovers and is celebrated every year on the second Thursday in March.
World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film was created in 2010 by Javed Mohammed, a San Francisco bay area based writer-producer and founder of MyFavoriteReview who proclaimed the day and week of March 11 each year as a special observance to share and discuss Muslim culture.
World Kidney Day on the second Thursday in March sets out each year to create increased awareness about kidney care.
March 11 is World Plumbing Day. March 11 is marked by celebrations, competitions, seminars, and activities all around the world.
Girl Scouts Day: Juliette Gordon Low, affectionately known as “Daisy” by her family and close friends, gathered 18 girls in her hometown of Savannah, Georgia, to share what she had learned abroad about a new outdoor and educational program for youth, and with this, the Girl Scout Movement was born on 12 March 1912 in Savannah, Georgia, United States.
National Middle Name Pride Day is an annual celebration held on the Friday of the first full week of every March. Few things in the world cannot be chosen by one’s own and that is called as destiny. It may be anything like human birth, parents, and of course the name of yours.
March 12 is National Alfred Hitchcock Day, so it’s a great time to celebrate the life and work of master filmmaker Alfred Hitcock by watching Tubi’s free-to-stream films featuring the legendary movie icon.
March 12th celebrates National Baked Scallops Day and a popular delicacy, the scallop. Scallops are a cosmopolitan family and can be found in all of the world’s oceans. They are one of the most popular shellfish in the world and highly prized as a food source.
National Preschooler’s Day. March 12th, 2021 is National Preschooler’s Day. which is observed the second Friday in March.
National Plant a Flower Day: Spring is just around the corner, and March 12th is the day to participate in National Plant a Flower Day. Each year this day is dedicated to the planting of flowers and looking forward to the spring season.
World Day Against Cyber Censorship is an online event held each year on March 12 to rally support for a single, unrestricted Internet that is accessible to all and to draw attention to the ways that governments around the world are deterring and censoring free speech online.
The Birthday of the Goddess of Mercy or Kuan Yin happens three times a year. The first birthday falls on the 19th day of the 2nd Chinese lunar month.
Arbor Day is a secular day of observance in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant trees. Today, many countries observe such a holiday. Though usually observed in the spring, the date varies, depending on climate and suitable planting season.
National Coconut Torte Day on March 13th recognizes a rich dessert featuring the decadent flavor of coconut and decorated with it, too! Coconut lovers may enjoy this holiday savoring the delicious taste of this rich dessert.
National Earmuff Day on March 13th recognizes the creation of the protection that keeps our ears warm. The annual celebration highlights the history of the fun and innovative invention each year.
National Good Samaritan Day on March 13th recognizes the unselfish actions of those who provide help when needed. The day is also known as Good Samaritan Involvement Day and celebrates kindness in all its forms.
International Fanny Pack Day is observed next on Saturday, March 13th, 2021. It was observed the first Saturday in March in 2007. It has been observed the second Saturday in March since 2008.
IUGR Awareness Day: Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) defines a fetus that has experienced a decrease in his or her growth rate at some point during the pregnancy. This slow growth of the fetus is usually identified in utero with a series of ultrasound measurements that are followed over time.
March 13 is National K9 Veterans Day, designated to observe the service and sacrifices of American military working dogs throughout history.
Ken Day celebrates the occasion in 1961 when Barbie’s long-term on-off boyfriend, Ken Carson, first appeared on the scene, exhibited by his makers Mattel at a toy fair.
L. Ron Hubbard Day: In honor of the 105th birthday of Scientology’s Founder, Mr. L. Ron Hubbard (born March 13th, 1911) the Scientology Information Center has been highlighting biographical vignettes about Mr. Hubbard.
Genealogy Day was created in 2013, by Christ Church, United Presbyterian and Methodist in Limerick, Ireland to help celebrate the church’s 200th anniversary. The idea of keeping track of one’s family tree is not a new one. The family tree of Confucius, for example, has been maintained for over 2,500 years, a Guinness World Record.
National Jewel Day on March 13th recognizes the makers, the jewelers and the special pieces that take our breath away. Each year, the day reminds us to wear those pieces and to appreciate the artisans who make them shine!
National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day on March 13th annually is a national science experiment of sorts. Open an umbrella indoors and pay attention to whether or not you suffer any bad luck. One often wonders how superstitions pass from one generation to the next.
National Urban Ballroom Dancing Day – It is observed on the Second Saturday in March and this year it is celebrated on March 13, 2021.
National Smart & Sexy Day is held annually on March 13th. Smart & Sexy Day was put out to show women that they were entirely capable of being both smart and sexy.
Statute of the Autonomous City of Melilla Day is celebrated in the Spanish autonomous city of Melilla on March 13th every year. It is an organic law approved on 13 March 1995 and published in the Official State Gazette (Boletín Oficial del Estado) the following day, together with the equivalent of the city of Ceuta. It established Melilla as an autonomous city, because before it was a municipality belonging to the province of Málaga.
Bake a Pie in Solidarity Day: This day is celebrated on 14 March 2021.
Check Your Batteries Day aims to teach people about the importance of changing batteries. It is celebrated on the Second Sunday of March.
Crowdfunding Day is an annual celebration observed on March 14th. Every year various organizations raise funds for different issues and causes. Whereas crowdfunding is widely prevalent in society and is a trendy way to raise money for any businesses using the internet.
Daylight Savings Start – March 14, 2021 (Ahead 1 hour @2:00am) Daylight Saving Time (DST) in most of the United States starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November. On Sunday, March 14, at 2 am, daylight saving time begins. We’ll set our clocks forward one hour, and the change will push sunsets later into the evening hours and sunrises later into the morning hours. The cost is that “springing forward” will temporarily disrupt the sleep of millions of Americans.
Genius Day also known as Scientists Day is March 14th. Commemorating Albert Einstein’s Birthday in 1879. He was a physicist who developed the theory of relativity. It is an annual event, observed every year on March 14.
Girl Scout Sunday – March 14, 2021 (The Sunday in Girl Scout Week, or closest to March 12). Each year, Girl Scout Week is celebrated in March to align with Girl Scouts’ birthday on March 12. Girl Scouts has longstanding traditions of celebrating with faith communities during this week.
International Ask a Question Day: Every year on March 14 we observe this day to mark great physicist Albert Einstein’s birth anniversary. The day aims to change the way people view questions and curiosity. As the day is here, we have brought you some facts related to International Ask a Question Day, such as history and its significance.
The International Day of Action for Rivers is observed every year on March 14 and it is a day dedicated to solidarity – when diverse communities around the world come together with one voice to say that rivers matter. That communities having access to clean and flowing water matters. That everyone should have a say in decisions that affect their water and their lives. That it’s our time to stand up for these rights, now more than ever.
The International Day of Mathematics (IDM) is a worldwide celebration. Each year on March 14 all countries will be invited to participate through activities for both students and the general public in schools, museums, libraries and other spaces.
On March 14th, National Learn About Butterflies Day encourages us to look for a blur of color as butterflies begin migrating across the country.
Legal Assistance Day is an annual celebration observed on March 14. Legal aid is the provision of assistance to people who are unable to afford legal representation There will be people who have got the legal problems but are in a state of not affording.
Moth-er Day is observed next on Sunday, March 14th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on March 14th. This day is to appreciate Moth’s and honor moth collectors and exhibits.
Mothering Sunday always falls on the Fourth Sunday in Lent (Laetare Sunday), 21 days before Easter Sunday. Mothering Sunday began as an explicitly religious event of the 16th Century, with no connection to mothers at all. It became a tradition that, on the fourth Sunday of Lent, people would return to their mother church for a special service.
Each year, National Children’s Craft Day on March 14th unleashes a boost of creative energy right in the middle of National Craft Month. It is all about getting creative. It’s a great time to try a new technique or a new craft altogether.
National Dry Shampoo Day is observed next on Sunday, March 14th, 2021. It has been observed the second Sunday in March since 2017.
Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π. Pi Day is observed on March 14 since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of π. It was founded in 1988 by Larry Shaw, an employee of the Exploratorium. Celebrations often involve eating pie or holding pi recitation competitions.
National Potato Chip Day on March 14th celebrates America’s #1 snack food.
Forgiveness Sunday is on Mar 14, 2021.
March 14th is annual “Save a Spider Day.” And there are some very good reasons to celebrate that rather unusual holiday.
Science Education Day is celebrated on March 14th of every year. Science Education Day is celebrated on March 14th of every year. Science is all around us, and we could notice it in every walk of life. Most of us are introduced to the science subject in our school classrooms.1
White Day is on March 14, one month after Valentine’s Day, when people give reciprocal gifts to those who gave them gifts received on Valentine’s Day. It began in Japan in 1978; since then, its observance has spread to several other Asian nations.
National Write Your Story Day is being observed on 14th March every year. It has been observed annually on March 14th since 2018. Everyone has a story and on March 14th, National Write Your Story Day challenges you to tell your story in written form. You may think to yourself, “There’s nothing in my life to tell.” It will surprise you once you put pen to paper, or fingers to keyboard and the words start filling the pages.
Gyalpo Lhosar is a new year festival of Sherpa people of Nepal. The festival is celebrated every year from Falgun Shukla Pratipada, the second day of the waxing moon until the full moon. Gyalpo Lhosar is also regarded as a Tibetian New Year.
Act Happy Day is on March 15, 2021. It is celebrated on the third Monday in March. When someone is happy they are joyful and content, and today is a day to act as if that is how you are.
National Agriculture Day or National Ag Day celebrates the farmers and ranchers who feed us. This year it falls on 15th March 2021. The food we enjoy at our tables exists because of the dedication of the farmers and ranchers. Farmers do all this to provide us with bountiful and affordable food. It’s a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.
National Brutus Day is an annual observance celebrated on March 15th. It’s time to say, Eu tu Brutus. Anyone who has read the Shakespeare’s play of Julius Ceaser would know what the actual meaning of the term backstabbing means is.
Clean Monday, also known as Pure Monday, Ash Monday, Monday of Lent or Green Monday, is the first day of Great Lent throughout Eastern Christianity and is a moveable feast, falling on the 7th Monday before Pascha.
Dribble to Work Day is observed on Monday, March 15th, 2021. It has been observed on Selection Monday since 2015.
Dumbstruck Day takes place on March 15, 2021. If you’re dumbstruck, you are so shocked that you’re unable to speak. Dumbstruck definition is – made silent by astonishment.
Fill Our Staplers Day – March 15, 2021 (also on November 8, 2021) It is observed on the days after daylight savings time starts and stops.
The Ides of March is the 74th day in the Roman calendar, corresponding to 15 March. It was marked by several religious observances and was notable for the Romans as a deadline for settling debts.
The International Day Against Police Brutality occurs on March 15. It first began in 1997 as an initiative of the Montreal-based Collective Opposed to Police Brutality and the Black Flag group in Switzerland. A march is held yearly in Montreal.
The International Day of Action for Seals is a worldwide protest against the Canadian seal hunt, which takes place in late March/early April. Each year, the Canadian government gives hunters the green light to bludgeon to death hundreds of thousands of baby harp seals.
International Eat an Animal for PETA Day also known as EATAPETA Day. It has always been observed annually on March 15.
March 15th recognizes Everything You Think Is Wrong Day, a day where decision-making should be avoided, as your thoughts are (according to the founder of this holiday) wrong. It is also a day created for some people to realize that they are not always right.
National Napping Day – This year it falls on March 15, 2021. It is celebrated on the Monday after Daylight Savings Starts. Each year, National Napping Day recognizes our need the day following the return of daylight saving time.
National Peanut Lovers Day is on March 15, 2021 and we are taking that as a sign to enjoy some of our most delicious peanutty treats.
On March 15th, National Pears Hélène Day celebrates a food holiday about the delicious, smooth French dessert combining warm poached pears, vanilla ice cream, and chocolate sauce.
Each year, National Shoe The World Day on March 15th shines a light on the value of good footwear for millions of people around the world.
Monday, March 15, 2021, Green Monday is a national holiday in Cyprus. Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually celebrate this day.
True Confessions Day is an annual celebration observed on March 15th. There will be an untold secret in every one of us, and it may be a simple thing or a bigger one. Confession is the simplest way to stay away from the guilt. This day gives us the opportunity to confess and be honest.
National Well-Elderly Day is observed on the third Monday in March since 2004. Also known as Well-Elderly Day, this day encourages everyone to take another look at what “old” means to them. This year it falls on March 15, 2021.
The consumer movement marks 15th March with World Consumer Rights Day every year, as a means of raising global awareness about consumer rights. World Consumer Rights Day was inspired by President John F Kennedy, who sent a special message to the US Congress on 15th March 1962, in which he formally addressed the issue of consumer rights. He was the first world leader to do so.
Black Press Day, March 16, commemorates the date in 1827 that the first issue of Freedom’s Journal hit the streets of New York City. The newspaper is considered to be the first African American-owned and -operated newspaper in the United States.
Freedom of Information (FOI) Day is an annual event on or near March 16, the birthday of James Madison, the fourth Presidnet of the United States.
Goddard Day: On March 16, 1926, Dr. Robert Goddard holds the launching frame of the first liquid-fueled rocket. The first liquid-fueled rocket launch took place on a snowy afternoon on March 16th, 1926.
Lips Appreciation Day is an annual celebration observed on March 16th.
On March 16th, National Artichoke Hearts Day offers a tasty option to add flavor to any dish.
On March 16th let National Everything You Do Is Right Day correct all the wrong of March 15th. We know that day may have been a difficult day as it was National Everything You Think is Wrong Day. But this holiday, you get to feel good about everything that you do.
On March 16, National Panda Day draws attention to one of the world’s unique bears.
No Selfies Day is observed annually on March 16th. The world we are living now is seriously affected by a deadly epidemic attack, and that has also killed so many lives.
Saint Urho Day: Saint Urho is a fictional saint of Finland, created and elaborated by Finnish Americans in Northern Minnesota in the 1950s, to celebrate their heritage and extend celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day. His celebration day is set to March 16, the day before the March 17 feast day of St. Patrick.
World Social Work Day is on the 16th of March 2021. It is usually on the third Tuesday in March. It is the key day in the year that social workers worldwide stand together to advance the common message.
Benito Juárez’s Birthday Memorial is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools.
Campfire Girls Day was founded on this day in 1910 by Luther Gulick M.D. and his wife Charlotte Vedder Gulick in Thetford, Vermont.
On March 17th National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day coincides with St. Patrick’s Day in the United States. To “corn” something is simply to preserve it in a salty brine (the term corn refers to the coarse grains of salt used for curing).
Doctor-Patient Trust Day is observed on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on March 17th. It is important to remember that the Doctor-Patient relationship is important for patients to rely on physicians to help them get well soon.
Evacuation Day is a public holiday in Suffolk County (including Boston), Massachusetts, in the United States on March 17 each year.
Kick Butts Day is usually celebrated on the Third Wednesday in March. This year it falls on March 17, 2021.
Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland.
March 17 is Submarine Day. The unofficial holiday celebrates the technological advances that make the use of the watercraft possible.
Absolutely Incredible Kids Day, a holiday celebrated every year on the third Thursday in March. This year it is on March 18, 2021.
Companies that Care Day is a holiday to recognize those companies that always go the extra mile for their employees. It is celebrated every year on the third Thursday in March. This year it is on March 18, 2021.
March 18 is Forgive Mom and Dad Day. They’re your parents, and you try to forgive them. That’s what Forgive Mom and Dad Day is all about. The day was created by Thomas and Ruth Roy, of Wellcat.com. The couple has created dozens of unofficial holidays over the years.
Goddess of Fertility Day celebrates fertility, life, and rebirth, and takes place a few days before the spring equinox each year. It is observed on March 18, 2021. It celebrates Aphrodite and other gods and goddesses of fertility.
National Awkward Moments Day is celebrated on March 18 of every year. This is an annual day that every person can relate.
Each year, National Biodiesel Day on March 18th commemorates the birthday of Rudolf Diesel.
National Farm Rescuer Day will be observed annually on the third Thursday of March. It is for those who support farmers in need.
National Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day is observed annually on March 18th. This day is sometimes also referred to as National Oatmeal Cookie Day (which is actually observed on April 30th). The difference between the two is that lacy oatmeal cookies are wafer-thin and typically accompany a scoop of ice cream or sorbet.
National Sloppy Joe Day is observed each year on March 18th. One of America’s all-time favorite hot sandwiches, it is often made with ground beef, onions, tomato sauce, brown sugar, cola or maple syrup to sweeten it and seasonings to spice it, all served up on a hamburger bun or roll.
Oranges and Lemons Day is observed next on Thursday, March 18th, 2021. It has always been observed the third Thursday in March.
March 18th is National Supreme Sacrifice Day is meant to honor those who’ve made huge sacrifices for the sake and the good of others. This also including those who sacrifice their lives each and every day for us.
Transit Driver Appreciation Day is an annual event which began in 2009 as Bus Driver Appreciation Day and is celebrated every March 18th. It is an annual event to celebrate the public service of public transit vehicle operators.
Mexicans remember Oil Expropriation Day as the day that the country’s oil fields were nationalized on March 18, 1938.
March 19 is recognized as Certified Nurses Day – the day when nurses celebrate their nursing certification. On this day, organizations around the world join together to honor the dedication and service of certified nurses.
International Client’s Day is an unofficial holiday when companies’ owners and managers thank their clients. Client Day is celebrated each year on 19th of March.
To raise awareness about the benefits of laughter across the globe, we observe Let’s Laugh Day. Every year, on March 19, we celebrate the day and remind people to add little laughter to their day. As per studies, laughter boosts our immune system, relieve tension and help us relax.
A great combination is celebrated each year on National Chocolate Caramel Day. On March 19th, enjoy chocolate and caramel in your favorite candy bar, ice cream, or dessert.
A movement to take a stand against bullying on the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence falls on Friday 19 March 2021.
Poultry Day takes place on March 19, 2021. Chicken, turkey and other birds we commonly consume are celebrated on this day.
National Preschool Teachers Appreciation Day: Today we celebrate preschool teachers, who spend their days nurturing and sparking the young creative minds. It is celebrated on the third Friday in March and this year it falls on March 19th, 2021.
Operation Iraqi Freedom: The invasion phase began on 19 March 2003 (air) and 20 March 2003 (ground). On March 20, 2003, President George W. Bush officially launched Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). The operation was a U.S.-led coalition aimed to rid Iraq of dictator Saddam Hussein and eliminate his ability to use weapons of mass destruction. More broadly referred to as the Iraq War, OIF was fought under two U.S. presidents, spanned nine years and involved over two dozen countries.
Saint Joseph’s Day, also called the Feast of Saint Joseph or the Solemnity of Saint Joseph, is in Western Christianity the principal feast day of Saint Joseph, husband of the Virgin Mary and legal father of Jesus Christ celebrated on 19 March. It has the rank of a solemnity in the Catholic Church.
Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano Day: The miracle of the “Swallows” of Capistrano takes place each year at Mission San Juan Capistrano, on March 19th, St. Joseph’s Day. The swallows, according to legend, migrate annually to Goya, Argentina in October, and return to their spring and summer home in San Juan. They land at the mission in San Juan, California, on or around St. Joseph’s Day, March 19, to the ringing bells of the old church.
World Sleep Day is a global awareness act that celebrates sleep and aims to help those with serious sleep problems. It has been celebrated since 2008. It is celebrated on Friday of Second Week in March and this year it falls on 19 March 2021.
Father’s Day is a day of honouring fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society. In Catholic countries of Europe, it has been celebrated on March 19 as Saint Joseph’s Day since the Middle Ages.
This year Gap Day is celebrateed on March 19, 2021.
First Day of Spring: Spring 2021 will arrive at 5:37 a.m. Saturday, March 20, which is squarely in the middle of the range of days on which it can fall, March 19, 20 or 21. The first day of spring is also known as the vernal equinox or the spring equinox. This is the first day of spring season and occurs when the sun passes the equator moving from the southern to the northern hemisphere. The North Pole begins to lean toward the sun again. Day and night have approximately the same length. The March equinox marks the moment the Sun crosses the celestial equator, the imaginary line in the sky above the Earth’s equator, from south to north. The March equinox or northward equinox is the equinox on the Earth when the subsolar point appears to leave the Southern Hemisphere and cross the celestial equator, heading northward as seen from Earth.
International Astrology Day (most often observed on either March 20 or March 21) was first asserted by the Association for Astrological Networking in 1993 and is an annual observance/holiday celebrated by astrologers and astrology enthusiasts.
March 20th is the International Day of Happiness. As we face a global crisis together, let’s find positive ways to look after ourselves and each other. It is a day to be happy.
Equinox Earth Day – March 20, 2021. Same day as Spring Equinox, and different than Earth Day observed on April 22 each year.
International Francophonie Day is observed within the International Organization of La Francophonie’s 77 member states every March 20 to celebrate the French language and Francophone culture. There are over 369 million French speakers on Earth.
International Sports Car Racing Day is observed next on Saturday, March 20th, 2021. It has always been observed the third Saturday in March.
On March 20th, every year since 2001, the World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People has been celebrated all over the world to show how the arts can change children’s lives.
World Frog Day is an annual holiday celebrated on March 20th.
World Sparrow Day is celebrated on March 20 every year. It is a day to raise awareness and protect the common house sparrows, which are not so commonly seen now due to increasing noise pollution.
The World Storytelling Day is on March 20, 2021. It is a global celebration of the art of oral storytelling. It is celebrated every year during the days around the spring equinox in the northern hemisphere and the autumn equinox in the southern.
National Quilting Day is celebrated on Third Saturday of every March, and this year falls on March 20, 2021. In earlier times complex and beautiful blankets were created through quilting. This day was created to connect quilters and the shops that support them.
Kiss Your Fiance Day is an annual celebration observed on March 20th. This day reminds those in the midst of planning their wedding to not let that planning process take precedence over retaining that special bond.
Proposal Day is celebrated on the first day of spring and this year falls on March 20, 2021.
Atheist Pride Day is celebrated on March 20th. It is a day for atheists to take pride in their beliefs, and to let others know of those beliefs. Since Atheism is still a controversial subject in some places, it’s an opportunity to increase awareness of the whole topic.
Bed-ins for Peace Day: As the Vietnam War raged in 1969, John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono held two week-long Bed-ins for Peace, one at the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam and one at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, each of which were intended to be nonviolent protests against wars, and experimental tests of new ways to promote peace.
Bibliomania Day: Bibliomania is the excessive fondness for acquiring and possessing books.On March 20, 1990, Stephen Blumberg’s bibliomania caught up with him. He was arrested for stealing more than 23,600 books (weighing 19 tons) from 268 libraries, universities, and museums. It had taken him over 20 years to steal them, and he got them from 45 states, Washington D.C., and Canada.
The National Beer Bock day is celebrated on 20th March every year. Originated from German region, Bock is a classification of beer serviceable in the form of strong lager having miscellaneous variants such as heller bock, helles bock, maibock, and a paler. These beers are mostly consumed during the spring festivals.
Extraterrestrial Abduction Day is an annual focus on those who claim to have had personal encounters with visitors from outer space. Happy Alien Abduction Day!
Great American MEAT-OUT Day: The date of March 20 marks the first day of spring, symbolizing renewal and life-changing opportunity. The occasion is observed each year by hundreds of activists in the U.S. and two dozen other countries with food samplings, leafleting, information tables, and other educational events.
The Hufflepuff Pride Day is celebrated every 20th of March each year. This day gives honor to the Hufflepuff house from the Harry Potter universe. If you know this house, you are familiar with their gold and black badger insignia.
Maple Syrup Saturday is observed on Saturday, March 20th, 2021. It has always been observed the third Saturday in March.
National Corn Dog Day is an annual food feast celebrated on March 20st of this year. It is a yearly celebration that falls on the third Saturday of every March.
National Jump Out Day is observed next on Saturday, March 20th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on March 20th.
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) is observed annually on March 20. NNHAAD increases awareness, starts conversations, and spotlights the work being done to reduce HIV among American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians, and show support for people with HIV in these communities.
On National Ravioli Day, celebrate a pasta that is fun and versatile. Observed on March 20th each year, pasta lovers dive in on this food.
Play-the-Recorder Day is Saturday March 20, 2021. It starts with month-long activities plus a focus on one day, which is observed on the third Saturday in March.
Save the Panther Day – March 20, 2021 (Third Saturday in March)
Snowman Burning Day falls on 20th March every year and is surrounded by awesome facts about how this day first began. This special holiday marks the changing of seasons, where we leave winter behind and head towards spring.
On March 20, 2021 celebrate by talking a Walk in the Sand. Walk in the Sand day is observed on the Saturday after the March Equinox.
Celebrating Won’t You Be My Neighbor Day on March 20 as it is Fred Rogers’ birthday, as well as Won’t You Be My Neighbor Day in his honor.
Nowruz is the Iranian New Year, also known as the Persian New Year, which begins on the Spring equinox, marking the first day of Farvardin, the first month of the Iranian solar calendar. It is celebrated worldwide by various ethno-linguistic groups.
Afghanistan Day: It is altogether fitting that the European Parliament, the Congress of the United States and parliaments elsewhere in the world have designated March 21, 1982, as Afghanistan Day, to commemorate the valor of the Afghan people and to condemn the continuing Soviet invasion of their country.
Big Bang Day: The Big Bang theory is a cosmological model of the observable universe from the earliest known periods through its subsequent large-scale evolution. The model describes how the universe expanded from an initial state of high density and temperature, and offers a comprehensive explanation for a broad range of observed phenomena, including the abundance of light elements, the cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation, and large-scale structure. March 21, 2021 is celebrated as the Big Bang day.
Buzzard Day: The first Sunday after March 15 was proclaimed to be Buzzard Day and this year it falls on March 21, 2021. Turkey, vultures, or buzzards, return to Hinckley, a township in Medina County, Ohio.
As part of National Nutrition Month, National California Strawberry Day kicks off the strawberry season in California. The celebration takes place annually on March 21st which is typically the first full day of spring.
Education Freedom Day (EFD) is an international event launched by the Digital Freedom Foundation in 2013. It’s annually observed on March 21.
Gallo Wine Day: It happens every year on March 21st. It’s inception year was 2018.
March 21st is International Colour Day. An international colour day has been considered as appropriate since colour is, thanks to visual perception, one of the most influential phenomena in people’s lives and also one of the channels that contributes most greatly to the perception of reality.
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on 21 March. On that day, in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, against the apartheid pass laws.
Harmony Day is celebrated annually on 21 March in Australia. Harmony Day began in 1999, coinciding with the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
The International Day of Forests and the Trees was established on the 21st day of March, by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly on November 28, 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of forests and nature.
International Day of Nowruz: The word Nowruz means new day. Nowruz marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually occurs on 21 March. It is celebrated as the beginning of the new year by more than 300 million people all around the world.
Fitting closely with the beginning of spring, Memory Day might be the perfect day to celebrate the amazing gift of memory – before you forget and the day is over.
National Common Courtesy Day is observed annually on March 21st. This day brings awareness to how important common courtesy is in our lives.
National Countdown Day is observed annually on March 21st.
National Crunchy Taco Day is observed on Sunday, March 21st, 2021. It has been observed annually on March 21st since 2012.
On March 21, the National Day of Action on Syringe Exchange educates the public about the life-saving importance of sterile needles.
National Flower Day occurs near the beginning of spring, and is a fitting day for people to give or plant flowers. This year it falls on March 21, 2021.
On March 21, celebrate your love of all things fragrant with National Fragrance Day. Spring is now in the air, let your favorite scents lift your mood.
National French Bread Day, held annually on March 21, is the perfect opportunity to indulge in this unique bread that is crunchy on the outside and doughy on the inside.
March 21st marks National Healthy Fats Day. This is a day completely dedicated to celebrating one of the most important and misunderstood vital nutrients of them all—fats!
March 21st is National Renewable Energy Day. Renewable energy is a form of clean energy provided by the natural resources present in nature. The main forms of renewable energy are solar, wind, hydropower, biofuel and geothermal and unlike fossil fuels, they do not emit harmful greenhouse gases!
Acknowledging the important role women played on the home front during World War II, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives designated the March 21 date as National Rosie the Riveter Day.
March 21 is celebrated as National Teenager Day — a perfect occasion for you to put the spotlight on your teenage kids.
On March 21st, National Single Parents Day honors the mothers and fathers holding down the fort with all the hard work, devotion, and dedication for raising their children single handedly.
March 21 is deemed Slytherin House Pride Day! Slytherin is one of the four Houses at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, founded by Salazar Slytherin.
March 21 is Spring Fairy Fun Day. It’s wonderful to celebrate the spring! And from burning snowmen to cleaning the house, getting new clothes or planting bulbs, people celebrate the spring.
Twitter Day is observed annually on March 21st.
World Down Syndrome Day is marked each year on March 21, beginning in 2006. The 21st day of March was selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome.
World Poetry Day is celebrated on 21 March, and was declared by UNESCO in 1999, “with the aim of supporting linguistic diversity through poetic expression and increasing the opportunity for endangered languages to be heard”
World Puppetry Day comes every March 21. The idea came from the puppet theater artist Javad Zolfaghari from Iran.
Benito Juarez’ Birthday is celebrated every year in Mexico on 21st March. Benito was one of the most respected leaders of Mexico, a liberalist and a reformist.
As Young As You Feel Day is celebrated on March 22nd of every year. tHIS DAY puts a focus on working to act and feel as young as you can.
March 22nd, Is Gryffindor Pride Day for Harry Potter fans. Gryffindor is literally the best house at Hogwarts.
March 22nd is International Day of the Seal, a day to celebrate and promote the conservation of seals around the world.
My friend Bill Biggar and his friend Maurice LeMarche, a prominent William Shatner impersonator (no seriously, he does Shatner’s voice for cartoons), have declared today, March 22nd, William Shatner’s birthday, to be “International Talk Like William Shatner Day.”
Serving up a light and airy dish, March 22nd annually recognizes National Bavarian Crepes Day. Bavarian crepes are a delicious, very thin pancake-like dessert.
National Goof Off Day on March 22nd each year gives everyone the opportunity to have a little extra fun.
National Sing Out Day. It happens each year on March 22nd. This is a day to croon and break out in a song because it’s National Sing Out Day!
World Water Day, held on 22 March every year since 1993, celebrates water and raises awareness of billions of people living without access to safe water.
World Day of Metta: Metta Round the World is an initiative to encourage people to meditate and pray for world peace, harmony and stability. Metta means ‘loving-kindness’.
American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day is on March 23, 2021! Observed annually on the fourth Tuesday in March, Diabetes Alert Day is a one-day “wake-up call” that focuses on the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of understanding your risk.
Black Marriage Day – March 23, 2021. Black Marriage Day started in 2003 with just 30 cities and has grown tremendously.
National Cuddly Kitten Day: March 23 is National Cuddly Kitten Day. If you have a kitten, celebrate the day by cuddling them!
National Agriculture Day: This year, National Ag Day is March 23, 2021, and is hosted by the Agriculture Council of America. This day falls during National Ag Week, which is March 21-27, 2021. National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.
On March 23rd, National Chia Day recognizes the tiny, yet powerful chia seed that has earned its reputation as being one of the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet.
On March 23rd, it is a National Day just for the chip and dip! National Chip And Dip Day celebrates a perfect combination loved by many across the country. Chips and dip are the quick and easy party dish that also makes for great parties.
March 23rd recognizes National Melba Toast Day, a food holiday. Melba toast is a dry, crisp and thinly sliced toast.
National Organize Your Home Office Day is celebrated annually on the second Tuesday of every march.
Prepare yourselves for an overdose of cuteness, because March 23 is National Puppy Day! Established in 2006, National Puppy Day is a paw-some day for all dog enthusiasts to celebrate unconditional love and fawn over the undeniably cute furballs that bring so much happiness into this world.
National Tamale Day — March 23 — offers the perfect excuse to celebrate this traditional Latin American dish. A tamale is a pocket of simple corn dough, called masa, stuffed with anything from meat and cheese to fruit and vegetables.
Near Miss Day is celebrated on March 23, each year. What would you do if a huge asteroid was about to hit planet Earth? On March 23, 1989, an asteroid about the size of a mountain came very close to colliding with the Earth. Thankfully, it was a near miss!
This event in the third decade of the month march is annual. 23 March – International OK Day. A day to recognize this popular word.
Ravenclaw Pride Day: It is March 23. The house mascot is an eagle and the house colours are blue and bronze (blue and grey in the films). The Ravenclaw motto is “Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure”.
World Meteorological Day is annually held on or around March 23 to remember the World Meteorological Organization’s establishment. The day holds great significance as it highlights the importance of the people and the behaviour of the earth’s atmosphere. World Meteorological Day in 2021 is devoted to the theme “the ocean, our climate and weather.”
Otago Anniversary Day is a public holiday in Otago, New Zealand where it is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed. The actual date of Otago Anniversary Day is March 23rd, but the public holiday is celebrated on the closest Monday. On March 23rd 1848 the ‘John Wickliffe’, the first of two sailing ships chartered by the Lay Association of the Free Church of Scotland to bring settlers to Otago landed at Koputai (Port Chalmers).
Pakistan Day or Pakistan Resolution Day, also Republic Day, is a national holiday in Pakistan commemorating the Lahore Resolution passed on 24 March 1940 and the adoption of the first constitution of Pakistan during the transition of the Dominion of Pakistan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 23 March 1956 making Pakistan the world’s first Islamic republic. A Republic Day parade by the armed forces is often part of the celebrations.
American Red Cross Giving Day is March 24, 2021. It is usually on the Fourth Wednesday in March. Imagine your life being turned upside down by a disaster. One minute you’re relaxing with your family—the next, you’re fleeing to save your life. The American Red Cross has been working to provide assistance to those in need and the Red Cross Giving Day celebrates all of these volunteers and the work they do.
Education and Sharing Day – It is on March 24, 2021. It usually falls Four Days Before Passover. On Education and Sharing Day, we pay tribute to the family members, educators, mentors, etc.
International Day for Achievers is celebrated to pay tribute to achievers in any field for their outstanding achievements or achievement. It is celebrated globally on March 24.
Each year, on 24 March, the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims is observed. This annual observance pays tribute to the memory of Monsignor Óscar Arnulfo Romero, who was murdered on 24 March 1980.
March 24 is the one day a year that is called National Cheesesteak Day. And because of that, many establishments are celebrating with some delicious deals.
On March 24th, National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day celebrates raisins coated in a shell of either milk chocolate or dark chocolate. Moviegoers have been snacking on chocolate covered raisins for many, many years.
There are many days of the year devoted to alcoholic drinks. Celebrate them all by raising a glass to National Cocktail Day on March 24.
World Tuberculosis Day, observed on 24 March each year, is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis and efforts to eliminate the disease. In 2018, 10 million people fell ill with TB, and 1.5 million died from the disease, mostly in low and middle-income countries.
Ghode Yatra is roughly translated to “Horse Parade”. It is the festival of horses which is organized in Tundikhel, Kathmandu.
The Congress, by Public Law has designated March 25, 1987, as Greek Independence Day, a National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy.
Every year on 25 March, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade offers the opportunity to honour and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal slavery system.
The International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members is observed annually on 25 March by the United Nations.
The International Day of the Unborn Child is observed on March 25. It was established by Pope John Paul II to coincide with the Feast of the Annunciation. John Paul II viewed the day as “a positive option in favour of life and the spread of a culture for life to guarantee respect for human dignity in every situation”.
International Waffle Day is a tradition that is celebrated in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, on March 25, which is also the Feast of the Annunciation, upon which waffles are typically eaten.
Maryland Day: Celebrated annually on March 25th, Maryland Day is a legal holiday in the state of Maryland in the United States. It commemorates the landing of the first European settlers in the Province of Maryland.
March is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, and Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day is Thursday, March 25th. This initiative was started by a cerebral palsy advocacy group in 2006.
National Lobster Newburg Day on March 25th ushers in a celebration worthy of a sea captain.
Medal of Honor Day is a United States federal observance that is celebrated every year on March 25. It was created to honor the “heroism and sacrifice of Medal of Honor recipients for the United States.”
Pecan Day is celebrated on March 25, 2021. It’s a holiday to celebrate and enjoy popular, tasty pecans. The first cultivated planting of a pecan tree in the United States is recorded to have taken place in 1772 in Long Island, New York. Not long afterwards, on March 25,1775, a pecan tree was planted by George Washington at his Mount Vernon estate.
It’s Old New Year’s Day! Although the Gregorian calendar was created in 1582, many countries chose to ignore it for several hundred years. Instead, they used “Annunciation Style dating,” which recognized the Feast of the Annunciation (March 25) as New Year’s Day.
Annunciation, also called Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary or Annunciation of the Lord, in Christianity, the announcement by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that she would conceive a son by the power of the Holy Spirit to be called Jesus.
Tolkien Reading Day – The Tolkien Society. Tolkien Reading Day is held on the 25th of March each year. It has been organised by the Tolkien Society since 2003 to encourage fans to celebrate and promote the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien by reading favourite passages.
World Retrospective Day is a volunteer-based, globally coordinated effort to share in the power of retrospectives. It is celebrated this year on 25th March 2021.