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2019 March

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
Action and Skill Toys Month
Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month
Alport Syndrome Awareness Month
American Red Cross Month
Asset Management and 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
Honor Society Month
Humorists are Artists 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 Implant Awareness Month
National 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 (starts at the end of March)
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 he 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 Awareness Month
Youth Art Month

WEEK 1 OBSERVANCES (March 1st-2nd)
American Summer Camp Week
Federal Employee Recognition Week
Festival of Owls 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
Texas Cowboy Poetry Week
Universal Human Beings Week

WEEK 2 OBSERVANCES (March 3rd-9th)
American Nurses Association Week
Bubble Gum Week
Celebrate Your Name Week
Crochet Week
Crufts (World’s Largest Dog Show)
Endometriosis Week
International Listening Weekend
Make a Referral Week
National Catholic Sisters Week
National Consumer Protection Week
National Dental Assistants Recognition Week
National Money 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
Telecommuter Appreciation Week
Universal Women’s Week
Will Eisner Week
Women in Aviation Week
Women in Construction Week
World Rattlesnake Round Up

WEEK 3 OBSERVANCES (March 10th-16th)
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 Spring Fever Week
National Toad Hollow Week
Sherlock Holmes Weekend
Special Olympics 2019
Termite Awareness Week
Wildlife Week

WEEK 4 OBSERVANCES (March 17th-23rd)
Act Happy Week
American Chocolate Week
American Crossword Puzzle Week
Consider Christianity Week
Doctor-Patient Trust Week
Egg Salad Week
International Teach Music Week
Meat-Free Week
Nano Days
National Animal Poison Prevention Week
National Button Week
National Cherry Blossom Festival
National Fix a Leak Week
National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week
Shakespeare Week
Tsunami Awareness Week
Well-Elderly Week
World Folk Tales and Fables Week

WEEK 5 OBSERVANCES (March 24th-31st)
Health Information Professionals Week
International Listening Weekend
International Phace Syndrome Awareness Week
Money Smart Week
National Cleaning Week
National Conference on Family Literacy
National Protocol Officer’s Week
National Week of the Ocean
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Week
Root Canal Awareness 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
Dress in Blue Day
Endometriosis Day
First FM Radio Station Aired in 1941
Free Dentistry Day
Glenn Miller’s Birthday (1904)
Harry Belafonte’s Birthday (1927)
International Underlings Day
National Black Women in Jazz and the Arts Day
National Day of Unplugging
National Horse Protection Day
National Peanut Lover’s Day
National Pig Day
National Salesperson Day
Peace Corps Birthday
Plan a Solo Vacation Day
Purim
Rare Diseases Day
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 Compliment Day
World Day of Prayer
Zero Discrimination Day

March 2nd
Boothill Day
Chris Martin’s Birthday (1977)
Dr. Seuss’s Birthday (1904)
Fun Facts About Names Day
Iditarod
International Tongue Twister Day
John Irving’s Birthday (1942)
Jon Bon Jovi’s Birthday (1962)
Karen Carpenter’s Birthday (1950)
National Frozen Food Day
Old Stuff Day
Pasty Day
Read Across America Day
Sock Monkey Day
Texas Independence Day
Tom Wolfe’s Birthday (1931)

March 3rd
Alexander Graham Bell’s Birthday
Daughter and Sons Day
Employee Appreciation Day
Finisher’s Medal Day
George Pullman’s Birthday (1831)
International Ear Care Day
International Sister Cities Day
I Want You to be Happy Day
Namesake Day
National Anthem Day
National Mulled Wine Day
Open Wide Day
Patricia MacLachlan’s Birthday (1938)
Peace Corps Day
Peach Blossom Day
Princess Day
Shrovetide
Simplify Your Life Day
Soup It Forward Day
Tyler Florence’s Birthday (1971)
Unique Names Day
What if Cats and Dogs had Opposable Thumbs? Day
World Birth Defects Day
World Day of Prayer
World Wildlife Day

March 4th
Antonio Vivaldi’s Birthday (1678)
Benjamin Harrison Day
Casmir Pulaski Day
Courageous Follower Day
First Meeting of the New Congress (1789 in NYC)
Fun Facts About Names Day
Holy Experiment Day
Hug a GI Day
International Scrapbooking Industry Day
Knute Rockne’s Birthday (1888)
Learn What Your Name Means Day
March Forth, Do Something Day
Marching Music Day
National Back Country Ski Day
National Grammar Day
Old Rock Day
Old Inauguration Day
Toy Soldier Day

March 5th
Boston Massacre (1770)
Bridge Players Day
Dean Stockwell’s Birthday (1936)
International Pancake Day
International Sports Car Racing Day
Mardi Gras Day
Multiple Personalities Day
National Absinthe Day
National Maple Syrup Days
National Poutine Day
Paczki Day
Parachute was invented by Leonardo DaVinci
Potty Dance Day
Rex Harrison’s Birthday (1908)
Saint Piron’s Day
Unique Names Day
USA Memory Day

March 6th
Ash Wednesday
Brownie Pie Day
Day of the Dude
Dentist Day
Discover What Your Name Means 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)
National Dress Day
Oreo Cookies for Sale for the First Time in 1912
Peace Corps Day
World Math Day

March 7th
Betty Schiller’s (My Mom) Birthday!!!
Maurice Ravel’s Birthday (1875)
Nametag Day
National Be Heard Day
National Cereal Day
National Crown Roast of Pork Day
National Doodle Day
National Hospitalist Day
Salt Water Day
Telephone Patent Granted in 1876 to Alexander Graham Bell
Willard Scott’s Birthday (1934)
World Book Day

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 Women’s Day
International Working Women’s Day
Kenneth Grahame’s Birthday (1859)
Middle Name Pride Day (Mine is Elizabeth)
National Peanut Cluster Day
National Proofreading Day
National Retro Video Game Day
Tartar Sauce Day
U.S. Snowshoe Days

March 9th
Amerigo Vespucii’s Birthday (1454)
Barbie’s Birthday (1959)
Cabin Fever Day
Genealogy Day
Get Over It Day
International Fanny Pack Day
Joe Franklin Day
Mary Jo Knapp’s (My Sister) Birthday
Mickey Spillane’s Birthday (1918)
Nametag Day
National Urban Ballroom Dancing Day
No Smoking Day
Panic Day
Samuel Barber’s Birthday (1910)
World Kidney Day

March 10th
Check Your Batteries Day
Chuck Norris’s Birthday (1940)
Daylight Savings Time – MOVE CLOCKS AHEAD 1 HOUR
First Paper Money Issued (1862)
Girl Scout Sunday
Harriet Tubman Day
International Bagpipe Day
International Day of Awesomeness Day
Land Line Telephone Day
Mario Day
Mothering Sunday
Raven Legend Day
Salvation Army Day
US Paper Money Day
Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
World Sleep Day

March 11th
Ezra Jack Keats Birthday (1916)
Fill Our Staplers Day
First Basketball Game played on March 11, 1892
Genealogy Day
Johnny Appleseed Day
Lawrence Welk’s Birthday (1903)
National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day
National Promposal Day
National Urban Ballroom Dancing Day
Orthodox Green Monday
World Plumbing Day
Worship of Tools Day

March 12th
Al Jarreau’s Birthday
Carl Hiaasen’s Birthday (1953)
Girl Scout Day (founded in 1912)
IHOP Free Pancake Day
Jack Kerouac’s Birthday (1922)
James Taylor’s Birthday (1948)
Organize Your Home Office 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
Napping Day
National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day
Registered Dietician Day
Smart and Sexy Day
Uranus Discovered by William Herschel in 1781

March 14th
Albert Einstein’s Birthday (1879)
Casey Jones’ Birthday (1864)
Data Innovation Day
Hank Ketchum’s Birthday (1920)
National Agriculture Day
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
Save a Spider Day
World Kidney Day
Write Your Story Day

March 15th
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 Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence
National Shoe the World Day
True Confessions Day
World Consumer Rights Day
World Sleep Day

March 16th
Absolutely Incredible Kid Day
Black Press Day
Campfire Girls Day
Companies That Care Day
Corn Dog Day
Curfew Day
Everything You Do Is Right Day
Freedom of Information Day
Goddard Day
Henny Youngman’s Birthday (1906)
Hiccup Day
International Sports Car Racing Day
James Madison’s Birthday (1751)
Jerry Lewis’ Birthday (1926)
Lips Appreciation Day
No Selfies Day
Play the Recorder Day
Save the Panther Day
Sid Fleischman’s Birthday (1920)
St. Uhro’s Day
Tumbleweed Day
Worldwide Quilting Day

March 17th
Gary Sinise’s Birthday (1955)
International Astrology Day
Ireland National Day
Kate Greenaway’s Birthday (1846)
National Irish Coffee Day
Nat King Cole’s Birthday (1919)
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
National Public Defense Day
Play the Recorder Day
Supreme Sacrifice Day
Transit Driver Appreciation Day
Well-Elderly Day

March 19th
Act Happy Day
Clients Day
Companies that Care Day
David Livingstone’s Birthday (1813)
Earth Hour
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
William Bradford’s Birthday (1589)
World Social Work Day
Wyatt Earp’s Birthday (1848)

March 20th
Alien Abduction Day
Bed-In For Peace Day
Ellen Conford’s Birthday (1942)
Fred Rogers’ Birthday (1928)
Free Cone Day at Dairy Queen
French Language Day
Great American Meat Out Day
Henrik Ibsen’s Birthday (1828)
International Astrology Day
International Day of Happiness Day
International Earth Day
Kick Butts Day
Kiss Your Fiance Day
Lois Lowry’s Birthday (1937)
Louis Sachar’s Birthday (1954)
National Jump Out Day
Proposal Day
First Day of Spring
Snowman Burning Day
Won’t You Be My Neighbor Day
World Day of Theatre for Children
World Storytelling Day

March 21st
Absolutely Incredible Kid Day
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)
Memory Day
National Agriculture Day
National Common Courtesy Day
National Day of Action on Syringe Exchange
National Farm Rescuer Day
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 Down Syndrome Day
World Puppetry Day

March 22nd
American Diabetes Alert Day
Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Birthday (1948)
As Young As You Feel 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)
Talk Like William Shatner Day
Tuskagee Airmen Day
William Kidd’s Birthday (1645)
World Day for Water

March 23rd
Be Mad Day
Chaka Khan’s Birthday (1953)
Endometriosis March Day
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
World Meteorological Day

March 24th
American Diabetes Association Alert Day
Harry Houdini’s Birthday (1874)
National Chocolate-Covered Raisin Day
Ub Iwerks’ Birthday (1908)
William Morris’ Birthday (1834)
World Tuberculosis Day

March 25th
Arturo Toscanini’s Birthday (1867)
Bela Bartok’s Birthday (1881)
Daniel Boulud’s Birthday (1955)
Earth Hour
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
American Diabetes Association Alert Day
World Marbles Day

March 26th
A.E. Housman’s Birthday (1859)
Be a Mime Day (Marcel Marceau’s Birthday)
Betty MacDonald’s Birthday (1908)
International Sister Cities Day
Joseph Campbell’s Birthday (1904)
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
Education and Sharing Day
Fly a Kite Day
Little Red Wagon Day
Mule Day
Nathaniel Currier’s Birthday (1813)
National “Joe” Day
Everyone who hates their name can be called Joe this day.
Manatee Appreciation Day
National Scribble Day
Plum Pudding Day
Quirky Country Song Titles Day
Viagra Day
Wilhelm Roentgen’s Birthday (1845) First to Xray
Whole Grain Sampling Day
World Theatre Day

March 28th
Barnum & Bailey Day
Be Mad Day
Dianne Wiest’s Birthday (1948)
Dyngus Day
Garden Seeds Day
National Triglycerides Day
Something on a Stick Day
Three-Mile Island Accident Anniversary (1979)
Vince Vaughn’s Birthday (1970)
Virtual Advocacy Day
Weed Appreciation Day

March 29th
Coca-Cola was Invented in 1886
Have a Pickle Day
John Tyler’s Birthday (1790)
Knights of Columbus Founders 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
Earth Hour
Eric Clapton’s Birthday (1945)
Doctors Day
Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side of the Fence Day
I am in Control Day
International Folding Laundry 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
Anesthesia Technician Day
Bunsen Burner Day
Cesar Chavez Day
Christopher Walken’s Birthday (1943) MORE COWBELL!
Coloring Crayons Day
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 Fowles’ Birthday (1926)
John Jakes’ Birthday (1932)
Leo Buscaglia’s Birthday (1925)
Liz Claiborne’s Birthday (1929)
Mothering Sunday
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 Back Up Day