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2018-March

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month
Alport Syndrome Awareness Month
American Red Cross Month
Asset Management Awareness Month
Bell Peppers and Broccoli Month
Berries and Cherries Month
Brain Injury Awareness Month
Child Life Month
Colic Awareness Month
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Credit Education Month
Deaf History Month
Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month
Employee Spirit Month
Endometriosis Month
Exotic Winter Fruit and Leeks and Green Onions Month
Expanding Girls’ Horizons in Science &
Engineering Month
Furniture Refinishing Month
Hemophilia Month
Holy Humor Month
Honor Society Month
Humorists are Artists Month
International Black Women in Jazz Month
International Expect Success Month
International Hamburger and Pickle Month
International Ideas Month
International Listening Awareness Month
International Mirth Month
International Women’s Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
Mad for Plaid Month
Malignant Hypertension Awareness and Training Month
Middle School Month
Music in Our Schools Month
National Athletic Training Month
National Breast Plant Awareness Month
ational Caffeine Awareness Month
National Cheerleading Safety Month
National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month
National Clean Up Your IRS Act Month
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
National Color Therapy Month
National Craft Month
National Essential Tremor Awareness Month
National Ethics Awareness Month
National Eye Donor Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Kidney Month
National Kite Month
National March into Literacy Month
National Multiple Sclerosis Education Month
National Noodle Month
National Nutrition Month
National On Hold Month
National Peanut Month
National Social Workers Month
National Umbrella Month
National Woman’s History Month
Optimism Month
Paws to Read Month
Play the Recorder Month
Poetry Month
Poison Prevention Month
Quinoa Month
Save the Vaquita Month
Save Your Vision Month
Sing With Your Child Month
Small Press Month
Spiritual Wellness Month
Supply Management in the Workplace Month
Talk to Your Teen About Sex Month
Trisomy Awareness Month
Vascular Abnormalities Awareness Month
Women’s History Month
Workplace Eye Health & Safety Month
Worldwide Home Schooling Month
Youth Art Month

WEEK 1 OBSERVANCES (March 1st-3rd)
American Summer Camp Week
Federal Employee Recognition Week
Festival of Owls Week
Iditarod Week
National Cheerleading Week
National Days of Action
National Ghostwriters Week
National Pancake Week
National Pet Sitters Week
National Severe Weather Preparedness Week
National Write a Letter of Appreciation Week
Newspapers in Our School Week
Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Share a Story – Shape a Future Week
Telecommuter Appreciation Week
Universal Human Beings Week

WEEK 2 OBSERVANCES (March 4th-10th)
American Nurses Association Week
Bubble Gum Week
Celebrate Your Name Week
Crochet Week
Crufts (World’s Largest Dog Show)
Endometriosis Week
Girl Scout Week
International Listening Weekend
Make a Referral Week
National Consumer Protection Week
National Dental Assistants Recognition Week
National Money Collector’s Week
National Procrastinators Week
National School Breakfast Week
National School Social Work Week
National Sleep Awareness Week
National Words Matter Week
No More Week
Professional Pet Sitters Week
Read an E-Book Week
Return the Borrowed Book Week
Save Your Vision Week
Teen Technology Week
Universal Women’s Week
Will Eisner Week
Women in Aviation Week
Women in Construction Week
World Rattlesnake Round Up
XII Paralympic Winter Games

WEEK 3 OBSERVANCES (March 11th-17th)
American Council on Education Week
Campfire USA Birthday Week
Flood Safety Awareness Week
Girl Scout Week
International Brain Awareness Week
National Agriculture Week
National Bubble Blowers Week
National Catholic Sisters Week
National Spring Fever Week
National Toad Hollow Week
Shakespeare Week
Sherlock Holmes Weekend
Termite Awareness Week
Wildlife Week

WEEK 4 OBSERVANCES (March 20th-26th)
Act Happy Week
American Chocolate Week
American Crossword Puzzle Week
Consider Christianity Week
Doctor-Patient Trust Week
Egg Salad Week
Health Information Professionals Week
Meat-Free Week
National Animal Poison Prevention Week
National Button Week
National Cherry Blossom Festival
National Fix a Leak Week
National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week
National Introverts Week
Tsunami Awareness Week
Well-Elderly Week
World Folk Tales and Fables Week

WEEK 5 OBSERVANCES (March 25th-31st)
Holy Week
International Listening Weekend
International Phace Syndrome Awareness Week
Nanno Days
National Cleaning Week
National Conference on Family Literacy
National Physicians Week
National Protocol Officer’s Week
National Week of the Ocean
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Week
Root Canal Awareness Week
World Irish Dancing Week
YoYo and Skill Toy Weekend

March 1st
Articles of Confederation Ratified in 1781
Asiatic Fleet Memorial Day
Baby Sleep Day
Bachelor’s Day
Beer Day
Be Positive, Do Something Day
Dadgum That’s Good Day
Endometriosis Day
First FM Radio Station Aired in 1941
Glenn Miller’s Birthday (1904)
Harry Belafonte’s Birthday (1927)
International Underlings Day
National Black Women in Jazz and the Arts Day
National Horse Protection Day
National Peanut Lover’s Day
National Pig Day
Peace Corps Birthday
Plan a Solo Vacation Day
Purim
Refired Not Retired Day
Roger Daltry’s Birthday (1944)
Ron Howard’s Birthday (1954)
Saint David’s Day Celebrated in Wales, UK
Self-Injury Awareness Day
Share a Smile Day
Witch Hysteria Day
World Book Day
World Compliment Day
Zero Discrimination Day

March 2nd
Boothill Day
Chris Martin’s Birthday (1977)
Dr. Seuss’s Birthday (1904)
Dress in Blue Day
Free Dentistry Day
Fun Facts About Names Day
International Tongue Twister Day
John Irving’s Birthday (1942)
Jon Bon Jovi’s Birthday (1962)
Karen Carpenter’s Birthday (1950)
National Salesperson Day
National Speech and Debate Education Day
Old Stuff Day
Peace Corps Day
Read Across America Day
Texas Independence Day
World Day of Prayer

March 3rd
Alexander Graham Bell’s Birthday
Employee Appreciation Day
George Pullman’s Birthday (1831)
Iditarod
International Ear Care Day
International Sister Cities Day
I Want You to be Happy Day
National Anthem Day
National Day of Unplugging
National Frozen Food Day
National Mulled Wine Day
National Pancake Day
Open Wide Day
Pasty Day
Patricia MacLachlan’s Birthday (1938)
Peach Blossom Day
Princess Day
Simplify Your Life Day
Sock Monkey Day
Soup it Forward Day
Tyler Florence’s Birthday (1971)
What if Cats and Dogs had Opposable Thumbs? Day
World Birth Defects Day
World Wildlife Day

March 4th
Academy Awards
Antonio Vivaldi’s Birthday (1678)
Benjamin Harrison Day
Courageous Follower Day
Daughters and Sons Day
First Meeting of the New Congress (1789 in NYC)
Free Dentistry Day
Girl Scout Sunday
Holy Experiment Day
Hug a GI Day
Iditarod
International Scrapbooking Industry Day
Knute Rockne’s Birthday (1888)
Learn What Your Name Means Day
March Forth, Do Something Day
Marching Music Day
National Grammar Day
Old Rock Day
Old Inauguration Day
Toy Soldier Day

March 5th
Boston Massacre (1770)
Bridge Players Day
Casmir Pulaski Day
Dean Stockwell’s Birthday (1936)
Fun Facts About Names Day
International Sports Car Racing Day
Multiple Personalities Day
Nametag Day
National Absinthe Day
National Maple Syrup Days
National Poutine Day
National Salesman Day
Parachute was invented by Leonardo DaVinci
Potty Dance Day
Rex Harrison’s Birthday (1908)
Saint Piron’s Day
USA Memory Day
World Tennis Day

March 6th
Brownie Pie Day
Day of the Dude
Dentist Day
Dress in Blue Day
Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Birthday (1806)
Employee Appreciation Day
Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Birthday (1928)
Lou Costello’s Birthday (1906)
Michelangelo Buonarroti’s Birthday (1475)
Namesake Day
Oreo Cookies for Sale for the First Time in 1912
Peace Corps Day
U.S. Snowshoe Day
World Math Day

March 7th
Betty Schiller’s (My Mom) Birthday!!!
Discover What Your Name Means Day
Maurice Ravel’s Birthday (1875)
National Be Heard Day
National Cereal Day
National Crown Roast of Pork Day
National Doodle Day
Salt Water Day
Telephone Patent Granted in 1876 to Alexander Graham Bell
Unique Names Day
Willard Scott’s Birthday (1934)

March 8th
Aidan Quinn’s Birthday (1959)
Alfred Hitchcock Day
Be Nasty Day
Bikini Bottom Free Crabcakes Day
Day for Women’s Rights & International Peace Day
Geneology Day
Girls Write Now Day
Groundwater Awareness Day
International Working Women’s Day
Kenneth Grahame’s Birthday (1859)
Nametag Day
National Peanut Cluster Day
National Proofreading Day
National Retro Video Game Day
Registered Dietician Day
World Kidney Day

March 9th
Amerigo Vespucii’s Birthday (1454)
Barbie’s Birthday (1959)
Cabin Fever Day
Genealogy Day
Get Over It Day
Jo Franklin Day
Mary Jo Knapp’s (My Sister) Birthday
Middle Name Pride Day (Mine is Elizabeth)
National Day of Unplugging
No Smoking Day
Panic Day
Samuel Barber’s Birthday (1910)
U S Snowshoe Days

March 10th
Chuck Norris’s Birthday (1940)
Fill Our Staplers Day
First Paper Money Issued (1862)
Genealogy Day
Harriet Tubman Day
International Bagpipe Day
International Day of Awesomeness Day
International Fanny Pack Day
Land Line Telephone Day
Mario Day
National Urban Ballroom Dancing Day
Raven Legend Day
Salvation Army Day
US Paper Money Day
Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
World Sleep Day

March 11th
Check Your Batteries Day
Daylight Savings Time – MOVE CLOCKS AHEAD 1 HOUR
Dream 2018 Day
Ezra Jack Keats Birthday (1916)
First Basketball Game played on March 11, 1892
Girl Scout Sunday
Johnny Appleseed Day
Lawrence Welk’s Birthday (1903)
Mothering Sunday
National Promposal Day
World Plumbing Day
Worship of Tools Day

March 12th
Al Jarreau’s Birthday
Fill Our Stapler Day
Girl Scout Day (founded in 1912)
Jack Kerouac’s Birthday (1922)
James Taylor’s Birthday (1948)
Napping Day
Plant a Flower Day

March 13th
Digital Learning Day
Donald Duck Day
Ear Muff Day
Good Samaritan Day
K-9 Veterans Day
Ken Day
Jewel Day
National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day
Organize Your Home Office Day
Smart and Sexy Day
Uranus Discovered by William Herschel in 1781

March 14th
Albert Einstein’s Birthday (1879)
Casey Jones’ Birthday (1864)
Hank Ketchum’s Birthday (1920)
International Ask a Question Day
International Day of Action for Rivers
Learn About Butterflies Day
Lucy Hobbs’s Birthday (1833 – first female dentist)
Moth-er Day (moths)
National Pi Day (get it – 3.14)
Potato Chip Day
Registered Nurse Day
Save a Spider Day
Write Your Own Story Day

March 15th
Absolutely Incredible Kid Day
American Legion Founded in 1919
Brain Injury Awareness Day
Brutus Day (Et tu, Brute?)
Buzzard Day
Dumbstruck Day
Everything You Think is Wrong Day
Fabio’s Birthday (1961)
Ides of March – Julius Caesar assassinated 44BC
Kick Butts Day
National Farm Resources Day
National Shoe the World Day
Panda Day
True Confessions Day
U S Snowshoe Day
World Consumer Rights Day
World Sleep Day

March 16th
Black Press Day
Campfire Girls Day
Companies That Care Day
Curfew Day
Everything You Do Is Right Day
Freedom of Information Day
Goddard Day
Henny Youngman’s Birthday (1906)
Hiccup Day
James Madison’s Birthday (1751)
Jerry Lewis’ Birthday (1926)
Lips Appreciation Day
National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence
No Selfies Day
St. Uhro’s Day
Tumbleweed Day

March 17th
Corn Dog Day
Gary Sinise’s Birthday (1955)
International Astrology Day
International Sports Car Racing Day
Ireland National Day
Kate Greenaway’s Birthday (1846)
National Irish Coffee Day
Nat King Cole’s Birthday (1919)
Play the Recorder Day
Rubber Band Invented in 1845
Rudolf Nureyev’s Birthday (1938)
St. Patrick’s Day
Submarine Day
Tony Dow’s Birthday (1945)

March 18th
Awkward Moments Day
Birthday of Sparky the Fire Dog
Bonnie Blair’s Birthday (1964)
Edward Everett Horton’s Birthday (1886)
First Walk in Space in 1965
Forgive Mom and Dad Day
Grover Cleveland’s Birthday (1837)
I Can Crochet Day
John Updike’s Birthday (1932)
National Biodiesel Day
Supreme Sacrifice Day
Worldwide Quilting Day

March 19th
Act Happy Day
Clients Day
Companies that Care Day
David Livingstone’s Birthday (1813)
Earth Hour
Endometriosis Day
French Language Day
Goddess of Fertility Day
International Day of Happines
National Certified Nurses Day
National Chocolate Caramel Day
National Poultry Day
National Quilting Day
Operation Iraqi Freedom Day
St. Joseph’s Day
Swallow’s Return Day
Well-Elderly Day
William Bradford’s Birthday (1589)
Wyatt Earp’s Birthday (1848)

March 20th
Alien Abduction Day
Bed-In for Peace Day
First Day of Spring
Fred Rogers’ Birthday (1928)
French Language Day
Great American Meat Out Day
Henrik Ibsen’s Birthday (1828)
International Astrology Day
International Day of Happiness Day
International Earth Day
Kiss Your Fiancee Day
Lois Lowry’s Birthday (1937)
National Agriculture Day
National Jump Out Day
Ostara Day
Proposal Day
Snowman Burning Day
Won’t You Be My Neighbor Day
World Day of Theatre for Children
World Storytelling Day

March 21st
Afghanistan Day
Children’s Poetry Day
Florenz Ziegfield’s Birthday (1867)
Fragrance Day
Gallo Wine Day
International Color Day
International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination
International Day of Forests and Trees
International Day of Nowruz
Johann Sebastian Bach’s Birthday (1685)
Kick Butts Day
Memory Day
National Agriculture Day
National Common Courtesy Day
National Day of Action on Syringe Exchange
National Healthy Fats Day
National Puppy Day
National Renewable Energy Day
National Single Parents’ Day
National Teenagers Day
Poetry Day
Spring Fairy Fun Day
Twitter Day
WE Day
World Downs Syndrome Day
World Puppetry Day

March 22nd
American Diabetes Alert Day
Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Birthday (1948)
As Young As You Feel Day
Data Innovation Day
Education and Sharing Day
International Day of the Seal
International Goof Off Day
Louis L’Amour’s Birthday (1908)
National Sing-Out Day
Randolph Caldecott’s Birthday (1846)
Reese Witherspoon’s Birthday (1976)
Roller Coaster Day
Stephen Sondheim’s Birthday (1930)
Tuskagee Airmen Day
William Kidd’s Birthday (1645)
World Day for Water

March 23rd
Chaka Khan’s Birthday (1953)
Give Me Liberty Speech Day (1775 – Patrick Henry)
Joseph Barbera’s Birthday (1911)
National Chia Day
National Chip and Dip Day
National Puppy Day
National Tamale Day
Near Miss Day
OK Day
Toast Day
World Meteorological Day

March 24th
American Diabetes Association Alert Day
Be Mad Day
Earth Hour
Endometriosis March Day
Harry Houdini’s Birthday (1874)
National Chocolate-Covered Raisin Day
Red Nose Day
Take Your Parents to the Playground Day
Ub Iwerks’ Birthday (1908)
US Snowshoes Day
World Tuberculosis Day

March 25th
Arturo Toscanini’s Birthday (1867)
Bela Bartok’s Birthday (1881)
Daniel Boulud’s Birthday (1955)
Flannery O’Connor’s Birthday (1925)
Greek Independence Day
Gutzon Borglum’s Birthday (1871) – Mount Rushmore Designer
International Day of the Unborn Child
Letting Go of Stuff Day
National Medal of Honor Day
Old New Year’s Day
Pancakes First Made in NYC in 1882
Pecan Day
Tokien Reading Day
Waffle Day
World Marbles Day

March 26th
Be a Mime Day (Marcel Marceau’s Birthday)
Betty MacDonald’s Birthday (1908)
International Sister Cities Day
Kiera Knightley’s Birthday (1985)
Legal Assistants Day
Live Long and Prosper Day
Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
Michael Imperioli’s Birthday (1966)
Purple Day
Robert Frost’s Birthday (1874)
Robert William Paine’s Birthday (1908)
Spinach Day
Steven Tyler’s Birthday (1948)
Tennessee Williams’ Birthday (1911)

March 27th
Celebrate Exchange Day
Cherry Blossom Day
Education and Sharing Day
Fly a Kite Day
Nathaniel Currier’s Birthday (1813)
National “Joe” Day
Everyone who hates their name can be called Joe this day.
Mule Day
Plum Pudding Day
Quirky Country Song Titles Day
Viagra Day
Wilhelm Roentgen’s Birthday (1845) First to Xray
World Theatre Day

March 28th
American Diabetes Association Alert Day
Barnum & Bailey Day
Dianne Wiest’s Birthday (1948)
Dyngus Day
Garden Seeds Day
Something on a Stick Day
Three-Mile Island Accident Anniversary (1979)
Vince Vaughn’s Birthday (1970)
Virtual Advocacy Day
Weed Appreciation Day
Whole Grain Sampling Day

March 29th
Coca-Cola was Invented in 1886
Have a Pickle Day
John Tyler’s Birthday (1790)
Knights of Columbus Founders Day
Little Red Wagon Day
Manatee Appreciation Day
National Mom & Pop Business Owner’s Day
National VietNam War Veterans Day
Niagara Falls Run Dry Day
Sam Walton’s Birthday (1918)
Smoke and Mirrors Day
Texas Loves the Children Day

March 30th
Alaska Purchased from Russia in 1867
Eric Clapton’s Birthday (1945)
Doctors Day
Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side of the Fence Day
I am in Control Day
Norah Jones’ Birthday (1979)
Paul Reiser’s Birthday (1957)
Pencil with Eraser Patented in 1858
Robbie Coltrane’s Birthday (1950)
Take a Walk in the Park Day
Torrents Day
Vincent Van Gogh’s Birthday (1853)
Virtual Vacation Day
World Bi-Polar Day

March 31st
Bunsen Burner Day
Cesar Chavez Day
Christopher Walken’s Birthday (1943) MORE COWBELL!
Ewan McGregor’s Birthday (1971)
First Map of the US Published
Franz Joseph Haydn’s Birthday (1732)
International Hug a Medievalist Day
Herb Alpert’s Birthday (1935)
John Jakes’ Birthday (1932)
Leo Buscaglia’s Birthday (1925)
Liz Claiborne’s Birthday (1929)
National Clam on the Half Shell Day
National Crayon Day
National Love Our Children Day
National Prom Day
National She’s Funny That Way Day
Rene Descartes’ Birthday (1596)
Shirley Jones’ Birthday (1934)
Tater Day
World Backup Day