Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Also on This Day: March 28

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National Something on a Stick Day

National Agriculture Day

Be Mad Day

Saint Teresa of Avila was born in 1515, and Lady Gaga was born in 1986.

Weed Appreciation Day

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Gloria Swanson

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Also on This Day: March 26

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National Spinach Day

Purple Day (for epilepsy awareness)

Robert Frost was born in 1874.  Joseph Campbell was born in 1904, and Tennessee Williams was born in 1911.

Leonard Nimoy

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Also on This Day: March 25

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Earth Hour is from 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  The World Wide Fund for Nature encourages everyone to turn off non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol of commitment to the planet.

National Medal of Honor Day.  The first Medals of Honor were presented on March 25, 1863.

Flannery O'Connor was born in 1925.  Elton John was born in 1947, and Sarah Jessica Parker was born in 1965.

Feast of the Annunciation

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Also on This Day: March 23

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National Chip and Dip Day

National Puppy Day

Joan Crawford was born in 1905.

Fannie Farmer

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Also on This Day: March 20

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National Ravioli Day

Alien Abduction Day

International Day of Happiness

Fred Rogers was born in 1928.

Vernal Equinox

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Also on This Day: March 19

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Certified Nurses Day

Let's Laugh Day

Return of the Swallows (to San Juan Capistrano) Celebration

Sydney Harbour Bridge was opened in 1932.

Josef Albers was born in 1888, and "Moms" Mabley was born in 1894.

Lynda Johnson Robb was born in 1944.

St. Joseph

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

New Books

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Worldwide Quilting Day

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Friday, March 17, 2017

St. Patrick

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Also on This Day: March 16

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National Artichoke Hearts Day

Henny Youngman was born in 1906, and Sid Fleischman was born in 1920.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Albert Einstein

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Also on This Day: March 14

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National Potato Chip Day

Horton Foote was born in 1879, and Hank Ketcham was born in 1920.  Danny Meyer was born in 1958.

Learn About Butterflies Day

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Napping Rules

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Also on This Day: March 12

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National Girl Scout Day

Liza Minnelli was born in 1946.

Spring Forward

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Purim

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Also on This Day: March 11

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Daylight Saving Time begins tomorrow.  Set your clocks ahead - spring forward - tonight.

National Promposal Day

Ezra Jack Keats was born in 1916.

National Plumbing Day

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Friday, March 10, 2017

Also on This Day: March 10

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National Mario Day

International Day of Awesomeness

Middle Name Pride Day

National Pack Your Lunch Day

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Day Nine of the March Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word.  That's all.

Also on This Day: March 9

Also on this day...
National Barbie Day

National Get Over It Day

National Meatball Day

Kissing in public was banned in Naples, Italy, in 1562.

Vita Sackville-West was born in 1892.

Florence May Downey

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Day Eight of the March Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Also on This Day: March 8

Also on this day...
Discover What Your Name Means Day

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., was born in 1841, and Little Peggy March was born in 1948.

International Women's Day

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Day Seven of the March Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Also on This Day: March 7

Also on this day...
National Be Heard Day

National Cereal Day

Maurice Ravel was born in 1875, and Milton Avery was born in 1885.  Lord Snowdon was born in 1930, and Tammy Faye Bakker was born in 1942.

Piet Mondrian

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Monday, March 6, 2017

National Dentist's Day

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Day Six of the March Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Also on This Day: March 6

Also on this day...
National Frozen Food Day

Day of the Dude

The Sunbury, PA, Chief of Police issued an edict requiring women to wear skirts at least four inches below the knee in 1921.

Michelangelo was born in 1475, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born in 1806.

National Dress Day

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Sunday, March 5, 2017

Day Five of the March Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Also on This Day: March 5

Also on this day...
Daughters' and Sons' Day

Multiple Personality Day

Namesake Day

Rex Harrison was born in 1908.

Mem Fox

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

Day Four of the March Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Also on This Day: March 4

Also on this day...
Hug a G.I. Day

Sock Monkey Day

National Grammar Day

The United States Constitution became effective in 1789.

Antonio Vivaldi was born in 1678.

Toy Soldier Day, and Agent Doug Whiteman's Birthday

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Dr. Douglas Moran

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Day Three of the March Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Also on This Day: March 3

Also on this day...
Caregiver Appreciation Day

National Salesperson Day

Peach Blossom Day

World Day of Prayer
This movement aims to bring together women of various races, cultures and traditions in a yearly common Day of Prayer.

"Star Spangled Banner" was made the national anthem by congressional resolution in 1931.

Elvis Presley made his first television appearance on a broadcast of radio show "Louisiana Hayride" in 1955.

Alexander Graham Bell was born in 1847.

Employee Appreciation Day

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Day Two of the March Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Also on This Day: March 2

Also on this day...
National Old Stuff Day

National Banana Cream Pie Day

Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was declared president in 1877 even though Democrat Samuel J. Tilden had won the official popular vote.

"The Sound of Music" film was released in 1965.

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) was born in 1904.

 

Read Across America Day

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Day One of the March Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word, or "Peace."  That's all.

Also on This Day: March 1

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Yellowstone National Park was established in 1872.  It was the first national park in the world.

President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps in 1961.

Botticelli was born in 1445.

Ash Wednesday

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