Girl Scout Sunday - March 10, 2019 (The Sunday in Girl Scout Week, or closest to March 12)
Harriet Tubman Day
International Bagpipe Day
International Day of Awesomeness
Land Line Telephone Day
National Blueberry Popover Day
National Pack Your Lunch Day
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Salvation Army Day
U.S. Paper Money Day
2019 Weekly Holidays that include March 10, are:
Campfire USA Birthday Week - March 10-16, 2019 (Second Full Week in March) (Founded March 17, 1910)
Girl Scout Week - March 10-16, 2019 (Second Week of March)
Jewish Book Week - March 2-10, 2019
Lent - Begins on Ash Wednesday - March 6, 2019 through April 18, 2019
Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is April 21, 2019)
National Agriculture Week - March 10-16, 2019
National Catholic Sisters Week - March 10-16, 2019 (Second Week in March)
National Groundwater Awareness Week - March 10-16, 2019
National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week - March 10-16, 2019 (Third Week of March)
National Sleep Awareness Week - March 3-10, 2019
Termite Awareness Week - March 10-16, 2019
Universal Women's Week - March 8-14
U.S. Snow Shoe Days - March 8-10, 2019
Women of Aviation Worldwide Week - March 4-10, 2019
World Orphan Week - March 4-11
World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup - March 8-10, 2019 (Second Weekend in March in Sweetwater, TX)
2019 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 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)
Iditarod Race - Starts March 2, 2019 - A Dogsled Race on the Iditarod Trail in Alaska running 1,000 miles from Anchorage to Nome.
North Dakota Winter Show - March 5-10, 2019 (Valley City, ND)
Crufts (The World's Largest Dog Show) held in Birmingham, England - March 7-10, 2019
Indiana Flower and Patio Show - March 9-17, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN)
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.
Quote of the Day
Chuck Norris was born on this day in 1940.
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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