Holidays and Festivals

Foundation Day (Norfolk Island) * (See Below)
Independence Day (Ghana) 
* (See Below)
Sofia Kovalevskaya Math Day (Also in March)
Sherlock Holmes Day
Namesake Day
Alamo Day, Anniversary of the Fall of the Alamo

Dentist's Day
Oreo Cookie Day
U.S. Snowshoe Day
Birthday of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (poet)
Birthday of Michelangelo (artist)
Middle Name Pride Day
National Frozen Food Day
World Day of Prayer
Christian Feast Day of Chrodegang
Christian Feast Day of Colette
Christian Feast Day of Fridolin
Christian Feast Day of Kyneburga, Kyneswide and Tibba
Christian Feast Day of Olegarius

* Foundation Day, the founding of Norfolk Island in 1788 (Territory of Norfolk Island)
* Ghana Independence Day, celebrate the independence of Ghana from Britain in 1957. (Ghana)

Fête de la Épinard   Translation:  Spinach Day (French Republican) The 16th day of the Month of Ventôse in the French Republican Calendar

 Toast of The Day

 "May the road rise to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face.
And rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of His hand."

- Traditional Irish

Drink of The Day

 Dirty Mother
1 Part Brandy
1 Part Kahlua

Wine of The Day 

Twisted 2008 Old Vine
Style - Zinfandel

Beer of The Day

Anchor Steam Beer
Brewer - Anchor Brewing Company ; San Francisco, California, USA
Style - California Common/Steam Beer
ABV - 4.9%

Joke of The Day

 Q: Where does an Irishman go for a vacation?
A: A different bar

Quote of the Day

"God invented whiskey to keep the Irish from ruling the world."
- Ed McMahon (March 6th 1923 to June 23rd 2009), an American comedian.

March Observances

Adopt A Rescued Guinea Pig Month
American Red Cross Month or Red Cross Month
Bell Peppers and Broccoli Month
Berries and Cherries Month
Brain Injury Awareness Month
Child Life Month
Colic Awareness Month
Colorectal Cancer Education and Awareness Month (Different sponsor than National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month)
Credit Education Month
Deaf History Month (3/13 to 4/15)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Month
Employee Spirit Month
Exotic Winter Fruit, Leeks and Green Onions Month
Expanding Girls' Horizons in Science and Engineering Month
National Expect Success Month
Holy Humor Month
Honor Society Awareness Month
Humorists Are Artists Month
International Expect Success Month
International Ideas Month
International Listening Awareness Month
International Mirth Month
International Women's Month
Malignant Hypertension Awareness & Training Month
March for Babies (March and April)
Music In Our Schools Month
National Athletic Training Month
National Caffeine Awareness Month
National Cheerleading Safety Month
National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month
National Clean Up Your IRS Act Month
National Color Therapy Month
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (Different sponsor than Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month)
National Craft Month
National Ethics Awareness Month
National Eye Donor Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Irish-American Heritage Month
National Kidney Month
National Kite Month (3/31-4/30)
National March Into Literacy Month
National Multiple Sclerosis Education & Awareness Month
National Nutrition Month
National On-Hold Month
National Optimism Month
National Peanut Month
National Social Work Month
National Umbrella Month
National Women's History Month
Optimism Month
Play-the-Recorder Month
Poetry Month
Poison Prevention Awareness Month
Red Cross Month
Save Your Vision Month
Sing With Your Child Month
Small Press Month
Social Workers Month
Spiritual Wellness Month
Steroid Abuse Prevention Month
Supply Management Month
Umbrella Month, Natl
Vulvar Health Awareness Month
Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month
Workplace Eye Wellness Month
Youth Art Month

Observances this Week

National Cheerleading Week,  First Week in March
National Ghostwriters Week, First Week in March
National Write A Letter of Appreciation Week,  First Week in March
Universal Human Beings Week,  First Week in March 

Severe Weather Preparedness Week, First Full Week in March
Celebrate Your Name Week,
First Full Week in March
National Consumer Protection Week, First Full Week in March
National Procrastination Week, First Full Week in March
National Schools Social Work Week, First Full Week in March
National Sleep Awareness Week, First Full Week in March
National Words Matter Week, First Full Week in March
Professional Pet Sitters Week, First Full Week in March
Save Your Vision Week, First Full Week in March
Telecommunicator Appreciation Week, First Full Week in March
Read an E-Book Week, First Full Week in March
Return The Borrowed Books Week, First Full Week in March
Women in Construction Week, First Full Week in March  

Newspaper in Education Week, First Work Week in March
National School Breakfast Week, First Work Week in March
Share A Story, Shape A Future Week, First Work Week in March  

Iditarod Race, Starts on the First Saturday in March, Ends Two Sundays Later   

Historical Events on March 6th


Born on March 6th


Died on March 6th


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