March 1

March 1 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

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2019 Daily Holidays that fall on March 1, include:

  • Asiatic Fleet Memorial Day 
  • Beer Day (in Iceland) 
  • Dress in Blue Day - March 1, 2019 (First Friday in March)
  • Employee Appreciation Day - March 1, 2019 (First Friday in March)
  • Endometriosis Awareness Day 
  • International Women of Color Day 
  • National Black Women in Jazz and the Arts Day 
  • National Fruit Compote Day 
  • National Horse Protection Day 
  • National Peanut Butter Lover's Day 
  • National Pig Day 
  • National Salesperson Day - March 1, 2019 (First Friday in March)
  • National Speech and Debate Education Day - March 1, 2019 (First Friday in March)
  • Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day (Bikini Day) 
  • Plan a Solo Vacation Day 
  • Read Across America Day - March 1, 2019 (Falls during the week of Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2nd)
  • Refired, Not Retired Day 
  • Self Injury Awareness Day 
  • Shabbat Across America / Canada - March 1, 2019
  • Share a Smile Day 
  • St. David's Day 
  • World Civil Defence Day 
  • World Compliment Day 
  • World Day of Prayer - March 1, 2019 (First Friday in March)
  • Zero Discrimination Day 

2019 Weekly Holidays that include March 1, are:

  • Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is April 21, 2019)
  • National Aplastic Anemia & MDS Awareness Week - March 1-6
  • National Cheerleading Week - March 1-7
  • National Day of Unplugging - Sundown of March 1 to Sundown of March 2, 2019 (First Friday/Saturday of March)
  • National Eating Disorders Awareness Week - February 25 - March 3, 2019
  • National Ghostwriters Week - March 1-7
  • National Invasive Species Awareness Week - February 25, 2019 - March 1, 2019
  • National Justice for Animals Week - February 24 - March 2, 2019
  • National Pet Sitters Week - March 1-7
  • National Write a Letter of Appreciation Week - March 1-7
  • Peace Corps Week - February 24, 2019 - March 2, 2019
  • Read Across America Week - February 25 - March 1, 2019 (M-F week of Dr. Seuss Birthday on March 2)
  • Telecommuter Appreciation Week - February 24 - March 2, 2019
  • Universal Human Beings Week - March 1-7
  • Will Eisner Week - March 1-7

2019 Monthly Holidays that include March 1, are:

There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our March Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of March.


  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.

World Festivals and Events

  • Carnival of Venice - February 16, 2019 - March 5, 2019 - An annual festival held in Venice, Italy where people wear masks and costumes.
  • Hong Kong Arts Festival - February 21, 2019 - March 23, 2019 features Art, Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Music events.
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - February 25 - March 17, 2019 (Houston, TX)
  • Carnival (Rio de Janeiro in Brazil) - March 1-9, 2019 - Carnival is the biggest festival in the world with two million people a day on the streets. Floats, Parades, Balls, Music and Dancing are all part of the Event
  • International Festival of Owls - March 1-3, 2019 in Houston, Minnesota

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for March 1 is Pisces.

Birth Flower of the Month

The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for March are:

  • The Jonquil, better known as Daffodil or Narcissus
  • The meaning of the Daffodil is friendship and domestic happiness


The Birthstone(s) for March is the aquamarine and the bloodstone.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1904 – Glenn Miller, American bandleader (d. 1944)
  • 1910 – David Niven, English actor (d. 1983)
  • 1935 – Robert Conrad, American actor (Wild Wild West, Baa Baa Black Sheep)
  • 1945 – Dirk Benedict, American actor (A-Team, Battlestar Galactica)
  • 1947 – Alan Thicke, Canadian actor and songwriter
  • 1954 – Catherine Bach, American actress (Dukes of Hazzard)
  • 1954 – Ron Howard, American actor and director (Happy Days)
  • 1956 – Tim Daly, American actor (Wings, Private Practice)
  • 1967 – George Eads, American actor (CSI Crime Scene)
  • 1969 – Javier Bardem, Spanish actor (Skyfall)

Famous Deaths

  • 1984 - Jackie Coogan, actor (Uncle Fester on the Addams Family)
  • 1988 - Joe Besser, comedian (3's Stooges, Abbott & Costello)
  • 2006 – Johnny Jackson, American musician (The Jackson 5) (b. 1951)
  • 2013 - Bonnie Franklin, American Actress (One Day at a Time) (b. 1944)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1968 : Johnny Cash marries June Carter of the gospel stars The Carter Family
  • 1989 - Julianne Philips & Bruce Springsteen divorce

Quote of the Day

To this day, I still remember the "I Dare You to Knock It Off" line from the Eveready Battery Commercial that Robert Conrad, who was born on this day in 1935, did. Loved all of his shows!

Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

The Holidays and Observances Recipe of the Day for March 1 is a Simple Ham and Cabbage Pasta Recipe from Kerry, of Healthy Diet Habits.

The Holidays and Observances Recipe of the Day for March 1 is a Simple Ham and Cabbage Pasta Recipe from Kerry, of Healthy Diet Habits.

This Day in History

  • 1565 – The city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is founded.
  • 1692 - Salem Witch Trials Start in Salem Village, Massachusetts
  • 1781 – The Continental Congress adopts the Articles of Confederation
  • 1790 – The first United States census is authorized
  • 1803 – Ohio is admitted as the 17th U.S. State
  • 1845 – U.S. President John Tyler signs a bill authorizing the United States to annex the Republic of Texas
  • 1867 – Nebraska becomes the 37th U.S. State
  • 1867 - Lancaster, Nebraska is renamed Lincoln and becomes the State Capital
  • 1872 – Yellowstone National Park is established as the world's first National park
  • 1901 – The Australian Army was formed.
  • 1932 – The son of Charles Lindbergh, Charles Augustus Lindbergh III, is kidnapped.
  • 1936 – The Hoover Dam is completed on the Colorado River between Arizona and Nevada
  • 1953 – Joseph Stalin (leader of the Soviet Union) suffers a stroke and collapses and dies four days later
  • 1961 – President of the United States John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps
  • 1974 – Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break in and charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice
  • 1978 - Charlie Chaplin's coffin was stolen from a Swiss cemetery
  • 1995 – Yahoo is incorporated
  • 1998The Movie Titanic became the first film to gross over $1 billion worldwide.

This Day in Music

  • 1958 - Johnny Mathis, Album Johnny's Greatest Hits is released
  • 1965 - Petula Clark's Downtown is certified gold
  • 1975 - The Eagles' Best Of My Love hits #1
  • 1975 - Olivia Newton-John won Record Of The Year for 'I Honestly Love You' at the Grammy Awards
  • 1975 - Bob Dylan's Album  Blood On The Tracks hits #1
  • 1977 - Manfred Mann's Earth Band's Blinded By The Light is certified gold
  • 1986 - The Rolling Stones, Album Dirty Work is released
  • 1994 - Nirvana played their last concert in Munich, Germany

This Day in Sports

  • 1973 - Robyn Smith becomes 1st female jockey to win a major race
  • 1983 - Tamara McKinney becomes 1st US woman skier to win the World Cup
  • 1988 - Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howe with his record 1,050th NHL assist
  • 1993 - New expansion NHL team, owned by Disney, is named the Mighty Ducks

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

fons honorum (noun)

1. A person who, by virtue of sovereignty, holds the exclusive right to create and confer legitimate titles of nobility and orders of chivalry.

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