Sunday, March 1, 2009

March Awareness and Holiday Dates

March Health Awareness

Mental Retardation Awareness Month
National Brain Injury Awareness Month
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
National Endometriosis Awareness Month
National Kidney Month
National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month
National Nutrition Month®
Save Your Vision Month
Workplace Eye Wellness Month
1 - 7 National Problem Gambling Awareness Week
2 - 6 National School Breakfast Week
8 - 14 National Patient Safety Awareness Week
12 World Kidney Day
15 - 21 National Poison Prevention Week
24 American Diabetes Alert Day
24 World Tuberculosis Day
29 - April 4 Root Canal Awareness Week

March Holidays

8 Daylight Savings Begins at 2:00 a.m.
8 International Women's Day
10 Purim begins at sundown.
15 Ides of March
17 St. Patrick's Day
20 Spring (Vernal) Equinox
20 International Earth Day
25 Feast of the Annunciation

March, 2009 Bizarre and Unique Holidays

Irish American Month
Music in Our Schools Month
National Craft Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Irish American Heritage Month- designated by Congress in 1995.
National Nutrition Month
National Peanut Month
National Women's History Month
Poetry Month
Red Cross Month
Social Workers Month

Did you Know? March was named for the Roman God "Mars"

Week Celebrations:

2nd Week National Bubble Week
2nd Week Crochet Week

Each Day:

1 National Pig Day
1 Peanut Butter Lovers' Day
2 Old Stuff Day
3 I Want You to be Happy Day
3 If Pets Had Thumbs Day
3 National Anthem Day
3 Peach Blossom Day
4 Holy Experiment Day
4 Hug a GI Day
5 Multiple Personality Day
6 Dentist's Day
6 National Frozen Food Day
6 National Salesperson Day - first Friday in the month
7 National Crown Roast of Pork Day
8 Be Nasty Day
8 International (Working) Women's Day
9 Employee Appreciation Day
9 Panic Day
10 Middle Name Pride Day
11 Johnny Appleseed Day
11 Worship of Tools Day - guys, you can relate
12 Girl Scouts Day
12 Plant a Flower 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.
14 National Quilting Day - third Saturday of month
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 Goddess of Fertility Day
18 Supreme Sacrifice Day
19 Poultry Day
20 International Earth Day
20 Extraterrestrial Abductions Day
20 Proposal Day
21 Fragrance Day
22 National Goof Off Day
23 National Chip and Dip Day
23 Near Miss Day
24 National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
25 Pecan Day
25 Waffle Day
26 Make Up Your Own Holiday 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


luvmy4sons said...

Some of those days listed were hilarious! Good info to have! Except maybe panic day! LOL!

Denise said...

Thanks for sharing these.

He & Me + 3 said...

I was cracking up at all the different days. I love the I'm in control day on the 30th. LOL
Great list...thanks for sharing. Where did you find all these?