March 10

March 10 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances

2018 Daily Holidays that fall on March 10, include:

  • Harriet Tubman Day
  • International Bagpipe Day 
  • International Day of Awesomeness 
  • International Fanny Pack Day - March 10, 2018 (Second Saturday)
  • Land Line Telephone Day 
  • Mario Day 
  • National Blueberry Popover Day 
  • National Genealogy Day - March 10, 2018 (Saturday of the First Full Week in March which is Celebrate Your Name Week)
  • National Pack Your Lunch Day 
  • National Urban Ballroom Dancing Day - March 10, 2018 (Second Saturday in March)
  • National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 
  • Salvation Army Day
  • U.S. Paper Money Day 

2018 Weekly Holidays that include March 10, are:

  • Celebrate Your Name Week - March 4-10, 2018 (First Full Week in March)
  • Jewish Book Week - March 3-11, 2018
  • Lent - Begins on Ash Wednesday - February 14, 2018 - March 29, 2018
  • Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is April 1, 2018)
  • National Consumer Protection Week - March 4-10, 2018
  • National Day of Unplugging - Sundown of March 9 to Sundown of March 10, 2018 (First Friday/Saturday of March)
  • National Days of Action (Peace Corps) - March 3-15, 2018
  • National Dental Assistants Recognition Week - March 4-10, 2018
  • National Money Collectors Week - March 8-10, 2018
  • National Procrastination Week - March 4-10, 2018 (Second Week of March)
  • National Schools Social Work Week - March 4-10, 2018 (First Full Week of March)
  • National Words Matter Week - March 4-10, 2018 (First Full Week of March)
  • Orthodox Lent - February 19 - April 7, 2018
  • Professional Pet Sitters Week - March 4-10, 2018
  • Read an E-Book Week - March 4-10, 2018
  • Return Borrowed Books Week - March 4-10, 2018 (First Week of March)
  • Save Your Vision Week - March 4-10, 2018
  • Teen Tech Week - March 4-10, 2018 (Second Week in March)
  • Universal Women's Week - March 8-14
  • Women in Construction Week - March 4-10, 2018
  • Women of Aviation Worldwide Week - March 5-11, 2018
  • World Orphan Week - March 4-11
  • World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup - March 10-12, 2018 (Second Weekend in March in Sweetwater, TX)

2018 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.

NOTE:

  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

  • Hong Kong Arts Festival - February 23, 2018 - March 24, 2018 features Art, Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Music events.
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - February 27 - March 18, 2018 (Houston, TX)
  • North Dakota Winter Show - March 3-10, 2018 (Valley City, ND)
  • Iditarod Race - Starts March 3, 2018 - A Dogsled Race on the Iditarod Trail in Alaska running 1,000 miles from Anchorage to Nome. Awards Banquet is Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 4pm.
  • Crufts (The World's Largest Dog Show) held in Birmingham, England - March 8-11, 2018
  • Paralympic Winter Games (XII) - March 9-18, 2018

Astrological Sign

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


Birthstone

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


Famous Birthdays

  • 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)


Famous Deaths

  • 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!

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

normothermic (adjective)

1. (medicine) Having a normal body temperature.

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