Well-Elderly or Wellderly Day - March 17, 2014 (Third Monday in March)
2014 Weekly Holidays that include March 17, are:
Act Happy Week - March 17-23, 2014 (Starts on Third Monday)
American Chocolate Week - March 16-22, 2014 (Third Full Week of March)
Health Information Professionals Week - March 16-22, 2014
Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week - March 16-22, 2014 (Third Week of March)
Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is April 20, 2014)
National Animal Poison Prevention Week - March 16-22, 2014 (Third Full Week of March)
National Flood Safety Awareness Week - March 16-22, 2014
National Poison Prevention Week - March 16-22, 2014 (Third Full Week of March)
National Science & Engineering Week - March 14-23, 2014 (Second Week of March)
National Wildlife Week - March 17-23, 2014
Turkey Vultures Return to the Living Sign - March 11-17
2014 Monthly Holidays that include March 17, 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.
The Astrological Sign for March 17 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.
1919 – Nat King Cole, American singer and musician (d. 1965)
1945 – Michael Hayden, American Air Force General and CIA director
1949 – Patrick Duffy, American actor (Dallas, Step By Step)
1951 – Kurt Russell, American actor (Disney Films, Silkwood)
1954 – Lesley Anne Down, English actress (The Pink Panther Strikes Again, North and South)
1955 – Gary Sinise, American actor (Forest Gump, CSI:NY) He is also co-founder of the Lt. Dan Band performing for charities and non-profit organizations including the USO and Operation Iraqi Children, that was co-founded by Sinise in March 2004. They frequently visit military bases in the United States and abroad.
1961 – Dana Reeve, American actress, wife of actor Christopher Reeve, and activist (d. 2006)
1964 – Rob Lowe, American actor (St. Elmo's Fire, West Wing, Parks and Recreation)
1969 – Alexander McQueen, British fashion designer (d. 2010)
460 – Saint Patrick, patron Saint of Ireland (b. 387)
1891 - Napoleon JKP Bonaparte, French prince/member National Convention, dies at 68
1993 – Helen Hayes, American actress (b. 1900)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
Eleanor Roosevelt, marries Franklin D. Roosevelt (ultimately 32nd US
President). She is given away by her uncle, 26th US President
1944 - Actor Charlton Heston weds Lydia Clarke
2008 - Musician Paul McCartney (Beatles, Wings) divorces former model and anti-landmines campaigner Heather Mills (She was awarded $48.6 million for the 4 year marriage)