Monday, March 6, 2017

Calendars 2017


Did you know that March is the third month of the year in both the Julian and Gregorian Calendars?

Did you know the name of March comes from the Latin Martius, the first month of the earliest Roman calendar?

Did you know it was named for Mars, the Roman god of War?

Did you know that it is the second month to have a length of 31 days?

Did you know that on the 20th or 21st (depending) marks the beginning of Spring?

Did you know March's birthstones are the "aquamarine and bloodstone?"

Did you know the birth flower is the daffodil?

Did you know the signs for the month of March are Pisces (until March 20)?

Did you know March is Women's History Month?

Did you know March is National Celery, Frozen Food and National Reading Awareness Month?

Did you know March 1st is National Peanut Butter Day and National Pig Day?

Did you know March 2nd is National Banana Creme Pie Day?

Did you know March 9th is National Crabmeat Day, National Meatball Day and in the United Kingdom it is No Smoking day?

Did you know March 11th is Johnny Appleseed Day? 

Did you know March 17th is St. Patrick's Day?  Of course you did.

Did you know March 20th is Extraterrestrial Abduction Day?

Did you know March 26th is Pretzel Sunday in Luxembourg?

Did you know March 30th is National Doctors' Day?

Did you know that March is my Birth Month?  Well it is.

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