March 15

March 15 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

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2019 Daily Holidays that fall on March 15, include:

  • Ag Day, Celebrating Our Bountiful Food Supply 
  • Brutus Day 
  • Buzzard Day 
  • Dumbstruck Day 
  • Ides of March 
  • International Day Against Police Brutality 
  • National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence - March 15, 2019
  • National Everything You Think is Wrong Day 
  • National Pears Helene Day 
  • True Confessions Day 
  • World Consumer Rights Day 
  • World Sleep Day - March 15, 2019 (Second Friday in March)

2019 Weekly Holidays that include March 15, are:

  • Brain Awareness Week - March 11-17, 2019
  • 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)
  • International Brain Awareness Week - March 11-17, 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 Wildlife Week - March 11-15, 2019
  • Orthodox Lent - March 11 - April 27, 2019
  • Sherlock Holmes Weekend - March 15-17, 2019
  • Special Olympics 2019 - March 14-21, 2019
  • Termite Awareness Week - March 10-16, 2019
  • Turkey Vultures Return to the Living Sign - March 11-17

2019 Monthly Holidays that include March 15, 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

  • 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)
  • Indiana Flower and Patio Show - March 9-17, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Paralympic Winter Games - March 14-21, 2019

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for March 15 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

  • 1767 – Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the United States (d. 1845)
  • 1935 – Judd Hirsch, American actor (Taxi)
  • 1941 – Mike Love, American musician (The Beach Boys)
  • 1943 – Sly Stone, American musician (Sly & the Family Stone)
  • 1946 – Bobby Bonds, American baseball player (d. 2003)
  • 1963 – Bret Michaels, American musician (Poison)
  • 1968 – Mark McGrath, American musician (Sugar Ray)
  • 1969 – Kim Raver, American actress (24, Grey's Anatomy)
  • 1975 – Eva Longoria, American actress (Desperate Housewives)

Famous Deaths

  • 44 BC – Julius Caesar, Roman general and statesman (b. 100 BC)
  • 1998 – Dr. Benjamin Spock, American pediatrician and writer (b. 1903)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1964 - Liz Taylor's 5th marriage (Richard Burton)
  • 2010 - Stand-up comedian and writer Sacha Baron Cohen marries  Actress Isla Fisher 

Quote of the Day

Dr. Benjamin Spock, was an American pediatrician and writer, who died on this day in 1998.  I totally agree with his quote above.  You cruise through life it seems, and after you have children, you really start thinking about what you can do to make the world a better place for your kids, and their children. You want the best for them, and don't want to see them struggle in life.

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

The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Habits Tip of the Day for March 15, is some information on what Food Additives to Avoid, from Kerry, at Healthy Diet Habits

The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Habits Tip of the Day for March 15, is some information on what Food Additives to Avoid, from Kerry, at Healthy Diet Habits.  There are over 14,000 food additives that are added to our foods today. These food additives are not natural foods, but man-made chemicals. Our culture is suffering, because our bodies are not made to be exposed to this level of food chemicals and additives. Find out some of the main additives to avoid!!

This Day in History

  • 44 BC – Julius Caesar, Dictator of the Roman Republic, is stabbed to death on the Ides of March
  • 1493 – Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas.
  • 1820 – Maine becomes the 23rd U.S. State
  • 1892 - 1st escalator patented by inventor Jesse W Reno
  • 1913 - Woodrow Wilson gives the 1st presidential press conference
  • 1916 – President Woodrow Wilson sends 4,800 US troops over the U.S. border to Mexico to pursue Pancho Villa
  • 1955 - US Air Force unveils self-guided missile
  • 1957 - Britain is the 3rd nation to explode a nuclear bomb 
  • 1960 - The 1st underwater park, Key Largo Coral Reef Preserve is established 
  • 1971 - Chatrooms make their debut on the Internet
  • 1985 – The first Internet domain name is registered (
  • 1990 – Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the first President of the Soviet Union
  • 2011 – Beginning of the Syrian civil war

This Day in Music

  • 1945 - Billboard publishes its 1st album chart with King Cole Trio at #1
  • 1968 - LIFE magazine calls Jimi Hendrix the "most spectacular guitarist in the world"
  • 1969 - Tommy Roe's Dizzy hits #1
  • 1975 -The Doobie Brothers' Black Water hits #1
  • 1986 - Jefferson Starship's Sara hits #1
  • 1999 - The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inducts Curtis Mayfield, Del Shannon, Dusty Springfield, Paul McCartney, The Staple Singers, Billy Joel, and Bruce Springsteen at their annual ceremony in New York City
  • 2004 - The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inducts Bob Seger, George Harrison, The Dells, ZZ Top, Jackson Browne, Prince, and Traffic at their annual ceremony in New York City
  • 2010 - The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inducts ABBA, Jimmy Cliff, Genesis, The Hollies, The Stooges, at their annual ceremony in New York City

Black Water from The Doobie Brothers, was one of my favorite songs of theirs.  It went number one on this day in 1975, while I was still in high school.

This Day in Sports

  • 1897 - 1st indoor fly casting tournament opens, at Madison Square Garden in New York City
  • 1901 - Horse racing is banned in San Francisco, California
  • 1912 - Pitcher Cy Young retires from baseball with 511 wins
  • 1962 - Donald Jackson of Canada, is the 1st to land a triple lutz ice skating jump
  • 1962 - Wilt Chamberlain is the 1st to score 4,000 points in an NBA season

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

enshrine (verb)

1. (transitive) To enclose (a sacred relic etc.) in a shrine or chest.
2. (transitive) To preserve or cherish (something) as though in a shrine; to preserve or contain, especially with some reverence.

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