Holidays and Festivals

Independence Day (Tunisia) * (See Below)
International Day of the Francophonie * (See Below)
International Earth Day
Atheist Pride Day
National Agriculture Day 

Great American Meat Out (Meatout) Day
Proposal Day 
Kiss Your Fiancée Day
National Jump Out! Day
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Shabbat Across America
Snowman Burning Day 
Bed-in For Peace Day (John Lennon and Yoko Ono)
Won't You Be MY Neighbor Day, Birthday of Fred "Mr." Rodgers (TV host)
Earliest date for the Vernal Equinox
Earth Day, during its first celebration in 1971. Now celebrated on April 22.
Festival Of Extraterrestrial Abductions Day a.k.a. Alien Abduction Day (Started at Toronto Alien Festival 2008)
International Astrology Day (astrologers and enthusiasts) (or March 21st).
Shunbun no Hi, a national holiday in Japan.
World Storytelling Day, a global celebration of the art of oral storytelling.
Earliest possible date for Good Friday (Christianity)
The second day of Quinquatria (Roman Empire)
Christian Feast Day of Abdon and Sennen, celebrated in Soissons, France
Christian Feast Day of Alexandra
Christian Feast Day of Cuthbert of Lindisfane
, patron saint of Northumbria
Feast of Herbert
Feast of Wulfram

* Independence Day, independence of Tunisia from France in 1956. (Tunisia)
* International Day of the Francophonie (International Organization of the Francophonie)

March Equinox a.k.a. Northward Equinox Usually March 20th
The Vernal Equinox a.k.a. Spring Equinox, Spring Begins (Northern Hemisphere)
Autumnal Equinox a.k.a Fall Equinox, Fall Begins (Southern Hemisphere) * CLICK HERE
Bahá'í Naw-Rúz a.k.a. Bahai New Year (Bahai Calender), on the Northward Equinox * CLICK HERE
Noruz  a.k.a.  Nauroze, or Persion New Year (Iranian diaspora, Kurdish diaspora, Zoroastrians), on the Northward Equinox * CLICK HERE
Sham El Nessim
(Egypt), On the March Equinox *
Tamil  and Bengali New Years (India, Bangladesh), On the March Equinox * CLICK HERE
Vishu (Kerala, India) New Year in Kerala, On the March Equinox * CLICK HERE
Ostara  a.k.a. Ēostre (Wiccan, Germanic Neopagan), On the Spring Equinox (Northern Hemisphere)
Mabon (Neopagan), On the Autumnal Equinox  (Southern hemisphere) (Neopagan Wheel of the Year)
Mothers Day (Arab Countries), On the March Equinox *
World Storytelling Day On the March Equinox * CLICK HERE
World Citizen Day On the March Equinox *
The Burning Of The Socks festival (Annapolis, Maryland, USA) On the March Equinox *
National Festival of Trees
(the Netherlands), Third Wednesday in March (or September 21st) * CLICK HERE

National Agriculture Day, Date Varies (Usually the first day of spring)  

* National Cherry Blossom Festival (USA) March 20th through April 14th
Fête de la Plantoir   Translation:  Dibber Day (French Republican) The 30th day of the Month of Ventôse in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

 "May God grant you many years to live,
for sure he must be knowing,
the earth has angels all too few
and heaven is overflowing."

- Traditional

Drink of The Day


1 Part Creme De Banana
1 Part White Creme De Cocao
1 Part Cream

Wine of The Day

  Calcareous Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc
Style - Cabernet Franc
Paso Robles

Beer of The Day

 Falcon Extra Brew 3.5%
Brewer - Carlsberg Sverige AB, Stockholm, Sweden 
Style - European Style Low Alcohol Lager
ABV - 3.5%

Joke of The Day

 A guy goes into a bar, orders twelve shots and starts drinking them as fast as he can.
The bartender says, "Dang, why are you drinking so fast?"
The guy says, "You would be drinking fast if you had what I had."
The bartender says, "What do you have?"
The guy says, "75 cents."

Quote of the Day

"Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion."
- Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) (March 20th 43 BC – 17 or 18AD ), a Roman poet.

Whiskey of The Day

Feckin Irish Whiskey
Price: $20 

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

St. Patrick's Week, Third Week in March
Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week, Third Week in March Campfire USA Birthday Week, Third Full Week in March
Health Information Professionals Week, 
Third Full Week in March
National Animal Poison Prevention Week, Third Full Week in March
National Inhalant and Poisons Awareness Week, Third Full Week in March
Root Canal Awareness Week, Third Full Week in March
Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week, Third Full Week in March
American Chocolate Week, Third Full Week in March  

Act Happy Week, Third Monday to Sunday
Flood Awareness Week,
Third Work Week in March
Wellderly Week, Third Work Week in March
Wildlife Week, Third Work Week in March
World Folktales & Fables Week, Third Work Week in March

Historical Events on March 20th


Born on March 20th


Died on March 20th


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