Monday, March 9, 2015

Weird and Wacky March Holidays and Special Days

I know this is almost a week behind.....that is how I feel most days, always behind.

This Month in History for March:
  • March 10, 1876 -  Alexander Graham Bell places the world's first telephone call, to his assistant in the next room. 
  • March 10, 1862 - 10 The U.S. government issues paper money for the first time. 
  • March 12, 1912- The Girl Scouts were founded.
  • March 17, 1845 The rubber band was invented. Can you imagine life without them!?!
  • March 19, 1918 -  Congress approves Daylight Savings Time. 
  • March 23, 1775 - Patrick Henry declares "Give me liberty, or give me death!" 
  • March 27, 1964 -  The biggest earthquake ever recorded strikes Anchorage, Alaska.  It measured 8.3 on the Richter scale. 
  • March 29, 1886- Coca Cola is invented.
  • March 31, 1889 - The Eiffel Tower opens in Paris, France 

Weird, Bizarre Holidays in March:

1 National Pig Day
1 Peanut Butter Lovers' Day

2 Old Stuff Day

3 I Want You to be Happy Day
3 National Anthem Day
3 Peach Blossom Day

4 Holy Experiment Day
4 Hug a GI Day

6 Dentist's Day
6 National Frozen Food Day
6 Employee Appreciation Day first Friday in March
6 National Salesperson Day - first Friday in the month

8 International (Working) Women's Day

9 Panic Day

10 Middle Name Pride Day

11 Johnny Appleseed Day

12 Girl Scouts Day
12 Plant a Flower Day
12 Popcorn Lover's Day 

13 Ear Muff Day
13 Jewel Day

14 Learn about Butterflies Day
14 National Potato Chip Day
14 National Pi Day- Why today? Because today is 3.14, the value of Pi.

15 Everything You Think is Wrong Day
15 Ides of March
15 Incredible Kid Day
15 Dumbstruck Day

16 Everything You Do is Right Day
16 Freedom of Information Day

17 Submarine Day - the hero sandwich or the boat??
17 Saint Patrick's Day

18 Supreme Sacrifice Day

19 Poultry Day

20 International Earth Day
20 Extraterrestrial Abductions Day
20 Proposal Day

21 National Quilting Day - third Saturday of month

22 National Goof Off Day

23 National Chip and Dip Day

24 National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day

25 Pecan Day
25 Waffle Day

26 Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
26 National Spinach Day

27 National "Joe" Day

28 Something on a Stick Day

29 National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day
29 Smoke and Mirrors Day

30 National Doctor's Day
30 I am in Control Day
30 Take a Walk in the Park Day

31 Bunsen Burner Day
31 National Clam on the Half Shell Day

So grab your pig, make a pie and enjoy some waffles with peanut butter tonight. Have chips for a snack with dip on the side.  Hug your "Joes" all very tight (I have two).....and support those local owned businesses this month.

Have a great March!!!

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