2018 Daily Holidays that fall on March 19, include:
Act Happy Day
Certified Nurses Day
Goddess of Fertility Day - March 19, 2018 (Day before Spring Equinox which falls on March 20, 2018)
International Clients Day
Let's Laugh Day
National Chocolate Caramel Day
National Poultry Day
Operation Iraqi Freedom Day
Saint Joseph's Day
Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano Day
Well-Elderly or Wellderly Day - March 19, 2018 (Third Monday in March)
2018 Weekly Holidays that include March 19, are:
Act Happy Week - March 19-25, 2018 (Starts on Third Monday)
American Chocolate Week - March 18-24, 2018 (Third Full Week of March)
Consider Christianity Week - March 18-24, 2018 (Begins the Second Sunday before Easter)
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 Animal Poison Prevention Week - March 18-24, 2018 (Third Full Week of March)
National Button Week - March 18-24, 2018 (Third Full Week in March)
National Fix a Leak Week - March 19-25, 2018
National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week - March 18-24, 2018 (Third Week of March)
National Poison Prevention Week - March 18-24, 2018 (Third Full Week of March)
Orthodox Lent - February 19 - April 7, 2018
Passiontide - March 18-31, 2018 (The Last Two Weeks of Lent - Passion Week and Holy Week)
Passion Week - March 18-24, 2018 (Starts on the Fifth Sunday in Lent; the Week before Holy Week)
Wellderly Week - March 19-25, 2018 (Third Mon-Sun Week)
World Folktales & Fables Week - March 18-24, 2018
2018 Monthly Holidays that include March 19, 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 23, 2018 - March 24, 2018 features Art, Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Music events.
The Astrological Sign for March 19 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.
1734 – Thomas McKean, American lawyer and signatory of the American Declaration of Independence (d. 1817)
1848 – Wyatt Earp, American Marshall (d. 1929)
1936 – Ursula Andress, Swiss actress (1st Bond Girl in Dr. No in 1962)
1946 - Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters)
1947 – Glenn Close, American actress (Fatal Attraction)
1955 – Bruce Willis, American actor (Moonlighting, Die Hard Series, Armageddon, The Sixth Sense)
1950 - Edgar Rice Burroughs, Science Fiction Author (Tarzan of the Apes) (b. 1875)
1974 – Anne Klein, American fashion designer (b. 1923)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1976 - Princess Margaret separates from the Earl of Snowdon, after 16 years
1992 - British Prince Andrew & Princess Sarah Ferguson announce separation
1996 - Winnie Mandela divorces Nelson after 38 years of marriage
2009 - Talk show host David Letterman, weds longtime girlfriend Regina Lasko
Quote of the Day
March 19 is ACT HAPPY DAY and LET'S LAUGH DAY!
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 19, is to shop at Farmer's Markets for Fresh Organic Produce. The week of March 11-17, 2018 is National Agriculture Week. National Agriculture Day will be observed on March 20, 2018.