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2021 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
Clap 4 Health 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
Great American Meatout Month
Hemophilia Awareness Month
Honor Society Awareness Month
Humorists are Artists Month
International Black Women in Jazz and Arts Month
International Hamburger and Pickle Month
International Ideas Month
International Listening Awareness Month
International Mirth Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
Mad for Plaid Month
Malignant Hypertension Awareness and Training Month
Maple Sugar Month
Middle School Month
Music in Our Schools Month
National Athletic Training Month
National Breast Implant Awareness Month
National Caffeine Awareness Month
National Celery Month
National Cerebral Palsy 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 Flour 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 Reading Month
National Sauce Month
National Social Workers Month
National Umbrella Month
National Woman’s History Month
Optimism Month
Paws to Read Month
Play the Recorder 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
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-6th)
Daytona Bike Week
Endometriosis Week
Federal Employee Recognition Week
Festival of Owls Week
Hearing Awareness Week
Human Resources Week
National Cheerleading Week
National Chocolate Chip Cookie Week
National Consumer Protection Week
National Ghostwriters Week
National Groundwater Awareness Week
National Invasive Species Awareness Week
National Invest in a Veteran Week
National Pet Sitters Week
National School Breakfast Week
National Write a Letter of Appreciation Week
Newspapers in Our School Week
Return of Borrowed Books Week
Save Your Vision Week
Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Telecommuter Appreciation Week
Universal Human Beings Week
Will Eisner Week
World Orphan Week

WEEK 2 OBSERVANCES (March 7th-13th)
Celebrate Your Name Week
Girl Scout Week
National Catholic Sisters Week
National Dental Assistants Recognition Week
National Money Week
National Procrastinators Week
National School Social Work Week
National Words Matter Week
No More Week
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Week
Professional Pet Sitters Week
Read an E-Book Week
Teen Technology Week
Termite Awareness Week
Women in Aviation Week
Women in Construction Week
Words Matter Week
World Rattlesnake Round Up

WEEK 3 OBSERVANCES (March 14th-20th)
Act Happy Week
Bubble Gum Week
Campfire USA Birthday Week
Flood Safety Awareness Week
Health Care Human Resources Week
International Brain Awareness Week
International Listening Weekend
International Teach Music Week
National Button Week
National Bubble Blowers Week
National Fix a Leak Week
National Sleep Awareness Week
Native American Awareness Week
Orthodox Lent
Shakespeare Week
Universal Women’s Week

WEEK 4 OBSERVANCES (March 21st-27th)
American Chocolate Week
American Council on Education Week
Consider Christianity Week
International Week of Solidarity with People Struggling Against Racism and Discrimination
National Agriculture Week
National Animal Poison Prevention Week
National Cherry Blossom Festival
National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week
National Physicians Week
National Poison Prevention Week
National Protocol Officer’s Week
Passion Week
Passiontide
Tsunami Awareness Week
Well Elderly Week
World Folk Tales and Fables Week

WEEK 5 OBSERVANCES (March 28th-31st)
Holy Week
International Phace Syndrome Awareness Week
Money Smart Week
Nano Days
National Cleaning Week
National Conference on Family Literacy
National Week of the Ocean
YoYo and Skill Toy Weekend

March 1st
Articles of Confederation Ratified in 1781
Asiatic Fleet Memorial Day
Baby Sleep Day
Be Positive, Do Something Day
Breast Implant Illness Awareness Day
Casmir Pulaski 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 Day of the Seat
National Black Women in Jazz and the Arts Day
National Fruit Compote Day
National Horse Protection Day
National Minnesota Day
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
Peace Corps Birthday
Pig Day
Plan a Solo Vacation 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
World Compliment Day
Zero Discrimination Day

March 2nd
Boothill Day
Chris Martin’s Birthday (1977)
Dr. Seuss’s Birthday (1904)
Free Dentistry Day
Fun Facts About Names Day
John Irving’s Birthday (1942)
Jon Bon Jovi’s Birthday (1962)
Karen Carpenter’s Birthday (1950)
National Banana Cream Pie Day
Old Stuff Day
Read Across America Day
Texas Independence Day
Tom Wolfe’s Birthday (1931)
World Teen Mental Wellness Day

March 3rd
33 Flavors Day
Alexander Graham Bell’s Birthday
George Pullman’s Birthday (1831)
International Ear Care Day
I Want You to be Happy Day
National Anthem Day
National Cold Cuts Day
National Mulled Wine Day
Open Wide Day
Patricia MacLachlan’s Birthday (1938)
Peace Corps Day
Peach Blossom Day
Princess Day
Shabbot Across America Day
Simplify Your Life Day
Soup It Forward Day
Stop Bad Service Day
Tyler Florence’s Birthday (1971)
What if Cats and Dogs had Opposable Thumbs? Day
World Birth Defects Day
World Hearing Awareness Day
World Math Day
World Wildlife Day

March 4th
Antonio Vivaldi’s Birthday (1678)
Benjamin Harrison Day
Brain Injury Awareness Day
Courageous Follower Day
First Meeting of the New Congress (1789 in NYC)
Holy Experiment Day
Hug a GI Day
International Scrapbooking Industry Day
Knute Rockne’s Birthday (1888)
March Forth, Do Something Day
Marching Music Day
National Back Country Ski Day
National Grammar Day
National Hospitalist Day
National Pound Cake Day
National Sons Day
Old Rock Day
Old Inauguration Day
Toy Soldier Day
World Book Day (UK and Ireland)
World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development

March 5th
Boston Massacre (1770)
Dean Stockwell’s Birthday (1936)
Dress in Blue Day
Employee Appreciation Day
Learn What Your Name Means Day
Multiple Personalities Day
National Absinthe Day
National Cheese Doodle Day
National Day of Unplugging
National Employee Appreciation Day
National Poutine Day
National Salesperson Day
National Speech and Debate Education Day
Parachute was invented by Leonardo DaVinci
Potty Dance Day
Rex Harrison’s Birthday (1908)
Saint Piron’s Day
Shabbot
World Day of Prayer
World Tennis Day

March 6th
Day of the Dude
Dentist Day
Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Birthday (1806)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Birthday (1928)
Geneology Day
Ititarod
Lou Costello’s Birthday (1906)
Michelangelo Buonarroti’s Birthday (1475)
National Dress Day
National Frozen Food Day
National Play Outside Day
National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day
Oreo Cookies for Sale for the First Time in 1912
World Math Day

March 7th
Betty Schiller’s (My Mom) Birthday!!!
Finisher’s Medal Day
Girl Scout Sunday
Maurice Ravel’s Birthday (1875)
Namesake Day
National Be Heard Day
National Cereal Day
National Crown Roast of Pork Day
National Flapjack Day
Sock Monkey Day
Telephone Patent Granted in 1876 to Alexander Graham Bell
Willard Scott’s Birthday (1934)

March 8th
Aidan Quinn’s Birthday (1959)
Be Nasty Day
Bikini Bottom Free Crabcakes Day
Day for Women’s Rights & International Peace Day
Fill Our Staplers Day
Fun Facts About Names Day
Girls Write Now Day
International Women’s Day
International Working Women’s Day
Kenneth Grahame’s Birthday (1859)
National Oregon Day
National Peanut Cluster Day
National Proofreading Day
National Retro Video Game Day
U.S. Snowshoe Days
Volunteers of America Day

March 9th
Amerigo Vespucii’s Birthday (1454)
Barbie’s Birthday (1959)
Get Over It Day
Joe Franklin Day
Mary Jo Knapp’s (My Sister) Birthday
Mickey Spillane’s Birthday (1918)
Napping Day
National Crab Meat Day
National Meatball Day
National Urban Ballroom Dancing Day
National Urban Educator Day
Organize Your Home Office Day
Panic Day
Samuel Barber’s Birthday (1910)
Unique Names Day

March 10th
Chuck Norris’s Birthday (1940)
Discover What Your Name Means Day
First Paper Money Issued (1862)
Harriet Tubman Day
International Bagpipe Day
International Day of Awesomeness Day
Land Line Telephone Day
Mario Day
National Blueberry Popover Day
National Pack Your Lunch Day
No Smoking Day
Raven Legend Day
Registered Dietician Day
Salvation Army Day
Sterile Packaging Day
US Paper Money Day
Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 11th
COVID-19 Global Pandemic Day
Dream 2021 Day
Ezra Jack Keats Birthday (1916)
First Basketball Game played on March 11, 1892
Johnny Appleseed Day
Key Deer Awareness Day
Lawrence Welk’s Birthday (1903)
Nametag Day
National 311 Day
National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day
National Oatmeal Nut Waffle Day
National Promposal Day
World Kidney Day
World Plumbing Day
Worship of Tools Day

March 12th
Al Jarreau’s Birthday (1940)
Alfred Hitchcock Day
Carl Hiaasen’s Birthday (1953)
Girl Scout Day (founded in 1912)
Jack Kerouac’s Birthday (1922)
James Taylor’s Birthday (1948)
Middle Name Pride Day (Mine is Elizabeth)
National Baked Scallop Day
Plant a Flower Day

March 13th
Donald Duck Day
Ear Muff Day
Genealogy Day
Good Samaritan Day
International Fanny Pack Day
Jewel Day
K-9 Veterans Day
Ken Day
National Coconut Torte Day
National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day
Smart and Sexy Day
Uranus Discovered by William Herschel in 1781

March 14th
Albert Einstein’s Birthday (1879)
Casey Jones’ Birthday (1864)
Check Your Batteries Day
Daylight Savings Time – MOVE CLOCKS AHEAD 1 HOUR
Hank Ketchum’s Birthday (1920)
International Ask a Question Day
International Day of Action for Rivers
International Day of Mathematics
Learn About Butterflies Day
Lucy Hobbs’s Birthday (1833 – first female dentist)
Moth-er Day (moths)
Mothering Sunday
National Children’s Craft Day
National Pi Day (get it – 3.14)
Potato Chip Day
Save a Spider Day
Write Your Own Story Day

March 15th
Act Happy Day
American Legion Founded in 1919
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
National Kansas Day
National Napping Day
National Peanut Lover’s Day
National Pears Helene Day
National Shoe the World Day
National V O Day
True Confessions Day
Well-Elderly Day
World Consumer Rights Day

March 16th
Black Press Day
Campfire Girls Day
Curfew Day
Everything You Do Is Right Day
Freedom of Information Day
Goddard Day
Henny Youngman’s Birthday (1906)
James Madison’s Birthday (1751)
Jerry Lewis’ Birthday (1926)
Lips Appreciation Day
National Artichoke Hearts Day
National Hiccup Day
No Selfies Day
Panda Day
Sid Fleischman’s Birthday (1920)
St. Uhro’s Day
World Social Work Day

March 17th
Campfire Day
Gary Sinise’s Birthday (1955)
Ireland National Day
Kate Greenaway’s Birthday (1846)
Kick Butts Day
National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day
National Green Beer Day
Nat King Cole’s Birthday (1919)
Rubber Band Invented in 1845
Rudolf Nureyev’s Birthday (1938)
St. Patrick’s Day
Small Business Development Day
Tony Dow’s Birthday (1945)

March 18th
Absolutely Incredible Kid Day
Awkward Moments Day
Birthday of Sparky the Fire Dog
Bonnie Blair’s Birthday (1964)
Companies That Care Day
Edward Everett Horton’s Birthday (1886)
First Walk in Space in 1965
Forgive Mom and Dad Day
Grover Cleveland’s Birthday (1837)
John Updike’s Birthday (1932)
Kiss Your Fiance Day
National Biodiesel Day
National Farm Rescuer Day
National Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day
National Public Defense Day
National Sloppy Joe Day
Supreme Sacrifice Day
Transit Driver Appreciation Day

March 19th
Clients Day
David Livingstone’s Birthday (1813)
Goddess of Fertility Day
National Certified Nurses Day
National Chocolate Caramel Day
National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence
National Poultry Day
Operation Iraqi Freedom Day
St. Joseph’s Day
Swallow’s Return Day
William Bradford’s Birthday (1589)
World Sleep Day
Wyatt Earp’s Birthday (1848)

March 20th
Alien Abduction Day
Bed-In For Peace Day
Big Bird’s Birthday
Corn Dog Day
Ellen Conford’s Birthday (1942)
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 Sports Car Racing Day
Lois Lowry’s Birthday (1937)
Louis Sachar’s Birthday (1954)
National Jump Out Day
National Let’s Laugh Day
National Quilting Day
National Ravioli Day
Ostara
Plant a Seed Day
Play the Recorder Day
Proposal Day
Save the Panther Day
Snowman Burning Day
Spring Begins
Waffle Day
Walk in the Sand Day
Won’t You Be My Neighbor Day
World Day of Theatre for Children
World Flour Day
World Frog Day
World Sparrow Day
World Storytelling Day

March 21st
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
International Sports Car Racing Day
Johann Sebastian Bach’s Birthday (1685)
Memory Day
National California Strawberry Day
National Common Courtesy Day
National Countdown Day
National Day of Action on Syringe Exchange
National French Bread Day
National Healthy Fats Day
National Renewable Energy Day
National Single Parents Day
National Teenagers Day
Noruz
Poetry Day
Spring Fairy Fun Day
Twitter Day
U N World Poetry Day
WE Day
World Down Syndrome Day
World Poetry Day
World Puppetry Day
Worldwide Quilting Day

March 22nd
Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Birthday (1948)
As Young As You Feel Day
International Day of the Seal
Louis L’Amour’s Birthday (1908)
National Bavarian Crepes Day
National Goof Off Day
National West Virginia Day
Randolph Caldecott’s Birthday (1846)
Reese Witherspoon’s Birthday (1976)
Stephen Sondheim’s Birthday (1930)
Talk Like William Shatner Day
Tuskagee Airmen Day
William Kidd’s Birthday (1645)
Wonder Woman’s Birthday
World Day of Metta
World Day for Water

March 23rd
American Diabetes Association Alert Day
Chaka Khan’s Birthday (1953)
Give Me Liberty Speech Day (1775 – Patrick Henry)
Joseph Barbera’s Birthday (1911)
National 3D Day
National Agriculture Day
National Chia Day
National Chip and Dip Day
National Education and Sharing Day
National Puppy Day
National Tamale Day
Near Miss Day
OK Day
World Meteorological Day

March 24th
Equal Pay Day
Harry Houdini’s Birthday (1874)
National Cheesesteak Day
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)
Flannery O’Connor’s Birthday (1925)
Greek Independence Day
Gutzon Borglum’s Birthday (1871) – Mount Rushmore Designer
International Day of the Unborn Child
Little Red Wagon Day
National Lobster Newburg Day
National Maryland Day
National Medal of Honor Day
Old New Year’s Day
Pancakes First Made in NYC in 1882
Pecan Day
Tokien Reading 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)
Epilepsy Awareness Day (Wear Purple 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)
National Nougat Dy
Robert Frost’s Birthday (1874)
Robert William Paine’s Birthday (1908)
Spinach Day
Steven Tyler’s Birthday (1948)
Tennessee Williams’ Birthday (1911)

March 27th
Be Mad Day
Celebrate Exchange Day
Earth Hour
International Medical Science Liaison Day
Nathaniel Currier’s Birthday (1813)
National “Joe” Day
Everyone who hates their name can be called Joe this day.
National Scribble Day
National Spanish Paella Day
Passover
Pesach
Quirky Country Song Titles Day
Viagra Day
Wilhelm Roentgen’s Birthday (1845) First to Xray
World Theatre Day

March 28th
Barnum & Bailey Day
Dianne Wiest’s Birthday (1948)
National Black Forest Cake Day
National Triglycerides Day
Palm Sunday
Something on a Stick Day
Three-Mile Island Accident Anniversary (1979)
Vince Vaughn’s Birthday (1970)
Weed Appreciation Day (not pot, but garden weeds)

March 29th
Coca-Cola was Invented in 1886
Have a Pickle Day
John Tyler’s Birthday (1790)
Knights of Columbus Founders Day
National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day
National Mom & Pop Business Owner’s Day
National Nevada 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
World Piano 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
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
Turkey Neck Soup 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)
Little Red Wagon Day
Liz Claiborne’s Birthday (1929)
Manatee Appreciation Day
National Clams on the Half Shell Day
National Crayon Day
National Prom Day
National She’s Funny That Way Day
Oranges and Lemons Day
Rene Descartes’ Birthday (1596)
Shirley Jones’ Birthday (1934)
Starbucks Day
Tater Day
Whole Grain Sampling Day
World Back Up Day