2022 Daily Holidays that fall on March 3, include:
33 Flavors Day
Bonza Bottler Day
Canadian Bacon Day
I Want You To Be Happy Day
If Pets had Thumbs Day
International Ear Care Day
National Anthem Day
National Cold Cuts Day
National Hospitalist Day - March 3, 2022 (First Thursday in March)
National Mulled Wine Holiday
Navy Reserves Birthday
Peach Blossom Day
Soup it Forward Day
Talk in Third Person Day
TB-303 Appreciation Day
World Birth Defects Day
World Book Day - March 3, 2022 - First Thursday in March (Primarily in United Kingdom and Ireland - most other Countries observe this day on April 23rd)
World Wildlife Day
2022 Weekly Holidays that include March 3, are:
America Saves Week - February 28 - March 5, 2022 (6 Days Starting on the Last Monday in February)
British Pie Week - March 1-7 (Observed for 7 days starting on March 1st)
Fairtrade Fortnight - February 28 - March 13, 2022
Hearing Awareness Week - March 1-7
Jewish Book Week - February 26 - March 6, 2022
Lent - Begins on Ash Wednesday - March 2 - April 14, 2022
Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is April 17, 2022)
National Aplastic Anemia & MDS Awareness Week - March 1-6
National Cheerleading Week - March 1-7
National Ghostwriters Week - March 1-7
National Green Week - February 6 - April 30, 2022 (Start First Full Week in February to April 30)
National Invasive Species Awareness Week - February 28 - March 4, 2022 (For 5 Days Starting the Last Monday in February)
National Pancake Week - February 27 - March 5, 2022
National Pasty Week - February 27 - March 5, 2022 (Closest to St. Piran's Day on March 5th)
National Pet Sitters Week - March 1-7
National Write a Letter of Appreciation Week - March 1-7
Peace Corp Week - February 27 - March 5, 2022
Read Across America Week - February 28 - March 4, 2022 (M-F week of Dr. Seuss Birthday on March 2)
Telecommuter Appreciation Week - February 27 - March 5, 2022 (Week that includes Alexander Graham Bell's Birthday of 3/2)
Universal Human Beings Week - March 1-7
Will Eisner Week - March 1-7
2022 Monthly Holidays that include March 3, 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 (Date Order)
Chinese New Year Festival and Parade - (San Francisco) - January 29 - March 6, 2022, Parade on February 19, 2022
Carnival (Rio de Janeiro in Brazil) - February 25 - March 5, 2022 - Carnival is the biggest festival in the world with two million people a day on the streets. Floats, Parades, Balls, Music and Dancing are all part of the Event
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - February 28 - March 20, 2022 (Houston, TX)
Losar - March 3-5, 2022 - The Tibetan New Year, a three day festival that mixes sacred and secular practices that include prayers, ceremonies, hanging prayer flags, as well as sacred and folk dancing and partying. The first day is the most important. (Buddhist)
The Astrological Sign for March 3 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.
1847 - Alexander Graham Bell, Scotland, inventor (telephone)
1882 – Charles Ponzi, Italian criminal and scam artist who used the Ponzi scheme to scam people (d. 1949)
1947 – Jennifer Warnes, American singer and songwriter
1970 – Julie Bowen, American actress (Modern Family)
1982 – Jessica Biel, American actress (7th Heaven)
1959 – Lou Costello, American actor and comedian (Abbott & Costello) (b. 1906)
1987 – Danny Kaye, American actor, singer, and comedian (Danny Kaye Show) (b. 1913)
1813 - The Office of Surgeon General of the US Army forms
1817 - Mississippi Territory is divided into Alabama Territory & Mississippi
1820 - Missouri Compromise passes, allowing slavery in Missouri
1835 - Congress authorizes a US mint at New Orleans Louisiana
1845 – Florida is admitted into the U.S. as the 27th State
1849 - Congress establishes the US Department of the Interior
1863 - Idaho Territory forms
1871 - Congress establishes the civil service system
1877 - Rutherford B Hayes is sworn in as the 19th U.S. President
1885 - California is the 1st US State to establish a permanent forest commission
1887 - Anne Sullivan begins teaching 6 year old blind and deaf Helen Keller
1905 - US Forest Service forms
1923 – TIME magazine is published for the first time.
1931 - President Herbert Hoover signs a congressional act making "The Star Spangled Banner" the official National Anthem of the United States.
1933 - Mount Rushmore is dedicated
1938 – Oil is discovered in Saudi Arabia
1991 – An amateur video captures the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police officers
1997 – The tallest free-standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere, Sky Tower in downtown Auckland, New Zealand
2002 – Citizens of Switzerland vote in favor of their country becoming a member of the United Nations
2005 – Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane non-stop around the world solo without refueling.
Above is the Sky Tower in Auckland, New Zealand. It took two and a half years of construction and was completed on this day in 1997. Check out our Holidays in New Zealand page for more information about New Zealand.
This Day in Music
1931 – The United States adopts The Star-Spangled Banner as its national anthem
1965 - The Temptations' My Girl hits #1
1966 - Rock group Buffalo Springfield forms
1973 - Elton John's Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player Album hits #1
1979 - The Bee Gees' Spirits Having Flown Album hits #1
1978 - Van Halen starts their first ever US tour in Chicago as the opening act for Journey
2009 - Martina McBride sings The Star-Spangled Banner
This Day in Sports
1875 – The first ever organized indoor game of ice hockey is played in Montreal, Canada
1959 - San Francisco Giant's rename their stadium Candlestick Park
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (informal, rare) Reminiscent of or containing bees.
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