2016 Daily Holidays that fall on March 10, include:
International Bagpipe Day
International Day of Awesomeness
Land Line Telephone Day
Nametag Day - March 10, 2016 (Thursday of First Full Week in March which is Celebrate Your Name Week)
National Blueberry Popover Day
National Pack Your Lunch Day
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Popcorn Lover's Day - March 10, 2016 (Second Thursday in March)
Salvation Army Day
U.S. Paper Money Day
World Kidney Day - March 10, 2016 (Second Thursday in March)
2016 Weekly Holidays that include March 10, are:
Celebrate Your Name Week - March 6-12, 2016 (First Full Week in March)
Girl Scout Week - March 6-12, 2016 (Second Week of March)
International Listening Weekend - March 10-12, 2016
Lent - Begins on Ash Wednesday - February 10, 2016 - March 24, 2016
Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is March 27, 2016)
National Consumer Protection Week - March 6-12, 2016
National Groundwater Awareness Week - March 6-12, 2016
National Procrastination Week - March 6-12, 2016 (Second Week of March)
National PTA Drug & Alcohol Awareness Week - March 6-12, 2016 March
National School Breakfast Week - March 7-11, 2016 (Mon-Fri of the First Full Week in March)
National Schools Social Work Week - March 6-12, 2016 (First Full Week of March)
National Sleep Awareness Week - March 6-12, 2016 (Week before Daylight Savings Time)
National Words Matter Week - March 6-12, 2016
Newspaper in Education Week - March 7-11, 2016 (First Full School Week in March)
No More Week - March 6-12, 2016
Professional Pet Sitters Week - March 6-12, 2016
Read an E-Book Week - March 6-12, 2016
Return Borrowed Books Week - March 6-12, 2016 (First Week of March)
Save Your Vision Week - March 6-12, 2016
Teen Tech Week - March 6-12, 2016 (Second Week in March)
Universal Women's Week - March 8-14
Women in Construction Week - March 6-12, 2016
Women of Aviation Worldwide Week - March 7-13, 2016
World Orphan Week - March 4-11
2016 Monthly Holidays that include March 10, 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.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
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
Hong Kong Arts Festival - February 19, 2016 - March 20, 2016 features Art, Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Music events.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - March 1-20, 2016 (Houston, TX)
Iditarod Race - Starts March 5, 2016 - Awards Banquet on March 20, 2016 - A Dogsled Race on the Iditarod Trail in Alaska running 1,000 miles from Anchorage to Nome.
Crufts (The World's Largest Dog Show) held in Birmingham, England - March 10-13, 2016
The Astrological Sign for March 10 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.
1940 – Chuck Norris, American actor and martial artist (Walker Texas Ranger, Missing in Action)
1940 - Dean Torrence, American Singer (Jan & Dean)
1958 – Sharon Stone, American actress (Basic Instinct, Casino)
1961 - Mitch Gaylord, CA, Gymnist (Olympics 1984)/actor (American Anthem)
1964 – Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
1971 – Jon Hamm, American actor (Mad Men)
1983 – Carrie Underwood, American singer-songwriter (American Idol)
1984 – Olivia Wilde, American actress (House)
1988 – Andy Gibb, English-born singer (b. 1958)
1998 – Lloyd Bridges, American actor (b. 1913)
2010 – Corey Haim, Canadian actor (b. 1971)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1927 - Ernest Hemingway divorces 1st wife Elizabeth Hadley Richardson
2000 - Country singer Vince Gill marries Christian/pop singer Amy Grant in Nashville, Tennessee
2009 - Ryan Adams marries singer/actress Mandy Moore in Savannah, Georgia
Above, is a video that Amy Grant and Vince Gill did together in 1994 before they got married, called House of Love. I've always thought that both of them had an amazing voice, so thought they were great together! They got married to each other on March 10, 2000. The song played at the end of Michael Keaton/Geena Davis romantic comedy Speechless.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day for March 10th, is some Healthy Lunch Tips, from Kerry, at Healthy Diet Habits. March 10 is National Pack Your Lunch Day!
This Day in History
1847 - 1st money minted in Hawaii
1862 - US issues 1st paper money ($5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500 & $1000)
1876 – Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call
1880 - Salvation Army of England sets up US welfare & religious activity
1933 - Nevada becomes 1st US state to regulate narcotics
1945 – The U.S. Army Air Force firebombs Tokyo, and the resulting firestorm kills more than 100,000 people, mostly civilians
1960 - USSR agrees to stop nuclear testing
1969 - James Earl Ray pleads guilty in murder of Martin Luther King Jr
1977 – Astronomers discover rings around Uranus
2012 - At least 130 rockets are fired into Israel from Gaza
This Day in Music
1965 - The Beatles' Eight days A Week hits #1
1972 - America's self-titled debut album is certified gold
1973 - Pink Floyd's album, Dark Side Of The Moon is released
1979 - Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive hits #1
2003 - Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York City are: The Righteous Brothers, AC/DC, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, The Clash, The Police, and Floyd Cramer
2008 - Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are: Leonard Cohen, The Dave Clark Five, Madonna, John Mellencamp and The Ventures
America, was one of my favorite groups through high school and college. Their album named AMERICA, was certified gold in 1972. Above is the group singing their song, Sandman, off of that album, in 2004 at the Sydney, Australia Opera House. (See Holidays in Australia)
This Day in Sports
1913 - William Knox, becomes 1st in American Bowling Congress to bowl 300
1963 - Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 70 points vs Syracuse
1990 - Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Halifax won by Jill Trenary (USA)
1990 - Mens Figure Skating Championship in Halifax won by Kurt Browning (Canada)
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (medicine) Having a normal body temperature.
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