31 Reasons to Celebrate the Month of March in 2011
Reasons to Celebrate March 1st
March 1st is the beginning of the meteorological spring, in 1961, Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps. Let’s not forget It’s Beer Day in Iceland and Pig day in the US!
Reasons to Celebrate March 2nd
March 2nd is the Feast day for Saint Agnes of Bohemia, a medieval Bohemian princess who opted for a life of charity and piety over a life of luxury and comfort. She is one of seven women, excluding the Blessed Virgin, commemorated by name in the Canon of the Mass. She is the patron saint of chastity, gardeners, girls, engaged couples, rape victims, and virgins.
On March 2nd in 1904 – Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) was born and in 1962, Wilt Chamberlain scored an NBA record 100 points against the Knicks.
Reasons to Celebrate March 3rd
One great Reason to Celebrate March 4th
On March 4, 1888, Legendary Notre Dame player and coach Knute Rockne was born. During 13 years as head coach, Rockne oversaw his “Fighting Irish” to 105 victories, 12 losses, five ties, and five national championships, including five undefeated seasons without a tie. The College Football Hall of Fame calls him “American football’s most-renowned coach.” Go Irish!
A guilty Reason to Celebrate March 5th
3 hip reasons to Celebrate March 6th
A funny reason to Celebrate March 7th
On March 7th 1994, The Supreme Court ruled that parodies that poke fun at an original work can be considered “fair use” that doesn’t require permission from the copyright holder.
Two Fantastic reason to Celebrate March 8th
Mardi Gras day is on Tuesday, March 8th in 2011. The date for Mardi Gras, also called Fat Tuesday, changes every year; it is always 46 days before Easter. International Women’s Day is marked on the 8th of March every year. The focus of the celebrations ranges from respect, appreciation and love towards women, to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements.
A stupid reason to Celebrate March 9th
A Buddhist reason to Celebrate March 10th
Tibetan Uprising Day, observed on March 10, commemorates the 1959 Tibetan uprising against the presence of the People’s Republic of China in Tibet. Tibetan Uprising Day is observed primarily by organizations such as Students for a Free Tibet, and is often accompanied by the release of a statement by the Dalai Lama.
An obscure reason to Celebrate March 11th
It’s Johnny Appleseed Day in the US. A pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. He became an American legend while still alive, largely because of his kind and generous ways, his great leadership in conservation.
A secret reason to Celebrate March 12th
World Day Against Cyber Censorship (requested by Reporters Without Borders and Amnesty International in 2009) A letter written by Jean-Francois Julliard, Secretary-General of Reporters Without Borders, and Larry Cox, Executive Director of Amnesty International, was sent to the Chief Executive Officers of Google, Yahoo!, Inc., and Microsoft Corporation to request observation of the day. (I don’t think it worked out but it was worth a try…)
A HUGE reason to Celebrate March 13th
A Mathematical reason to Celebrate March 14th
Pi Day is celebrated on March 14, a holiday commemorating the mathematical constant ? (pi). On March 14, 1879, Albert Einstein, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist and one of the great thinkers of the ages, was born.
A True or False reason to Celebrate March 15th
The false internet rumors that Facebook is Shutting down will be squashed and Social Media order will be restored. (Internet rumors are circulating that Facebook might shut down on March 15th, 2011. Weekly World News is reporting: “Mark Zuckerberg said that, Facebook has gotten out of control and become too stressful to manage. Because of that, he decided to close Facebook on 15th March 2011. “I personally don’t think it’s a big deal,” he said in a private phone interview. “And to be honest, I think it’s for the better. Without Facebook, people will have to go outside and make real friends. That’s always a good thing.”) — Maybe you should check out my Facebook page while you still have a chance…
A late night reason to Celebrate March 16th
The best reason to Celebrate March 17
Saint Patrick’s Day! Saint Patrick (c. AD 387–461), the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland. It originated as a Catholic holiday and became an official feast day in the early 17th century. One of my favorite days of the year…. I’m traveling to Bourbon Street in New Orleans with friends for one of the best St. Patty’s day parties in NA. How about You?
A Saintly reason to Celebrate March 18th
The Feast day of Saint Salvator of Horta, Roman Catholic saint from the Catalonia province of Spain. He was born in Santa Coloma de Farners, and worked as a shepherd and shoemaker. Salvator acquired a reputation as a healer, and his cell became a destination for sick pilgrims.
A COOL reason to Celebrate March 19th
On March 19th,1962, Bob Dylan‘s self-titled debut album was released.
“Don’t matter how much money you got, there’s only two kinds of people: there’s saved people and there’s lost people.” Bob Dylan
A Not-so-sure Reason to Celebrate March 20th
???? Maybe…. you should take a rest? If not, drop me a comment below with some suggestions on the 20th because I got nothing….
A poetic reason to Celebrate March 21th
World Poetry Day is on 21 March. The purpose of the day is to promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching of poetry throughout THE WORLD and “to give fresh recognition and impetus to national, regional and international poetry movements”.
A clear reason to Celebrate March 22nd
World Water Day is celebrated on 22 March and inspires events across the world which draw attention to the need for ‘clean water for a healthy world’. http://www.greeningtheblue.org/
A Hockey reason to Celebrate March 23rd
On this day in 1994, Wayne Gretzky broke Gordie Howe’s National Hockey League career record with his 802nd goal. Eh! Eh! Eh! I’m a proud Canadian – what can I say….
A distant reason to Celebrate March 24th
The Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice, a public holiday in Argentina, commemorating the victims of the military dictatorship known as the National Reorganization Process.
A Yummi reason to Celebrate March 25th
“Waffle Day” (Sweden) It is called “Våffeldagen” in Swedish. The holiday coincides with the Feast of the Annunciation, a religious event. In addition, “Waffle Day” on March 25 has always been considered the start of spring – especially in Sweden. It became a custom for Swedish families to celebrate the two events by making waffles.
A North Shore reason to Celebrate March 26th
Prince K’hi’ Day is an official holiday in Hawaii. It is celebrated annually on March 26, to mark the birth of Prince Jonah K’hi’ Kalaniana’ole — heir to the throne of the Kingdom of Hawaii, prince of the House of Kal’kaua.
A staged Reason to Celebrate March 27th
NYC celebrates World Theatre Day. follow @nycwtd on Twitter for updates… Umm… Sounds suspicious.
A Beer lover’s reason to Celebrate March 28th
A Hippie reason to Celebrate March 29th
On March 29, 1973, the last United States troops left South Vietnam, ending America’s direct military involvement in the Vietnam War.
A Medical reason to Celebrate March 30th
I’m out of reasoning’s Reason to Celebrate March 31st
????? Suggestions are welcomed… drop a comment below….