March 30

March 30 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances

2018 Daily Holidays that fall on March 30, include:

  • First Day of Passover - March 30, 2018 (movable date)
  • Good Friday - March 30, 2018
  • National Doctors Day 
  • National I Am In Control Day 
  • Take A Walk In the Park Day 
  • Turkey Neck Soup Day 
  • World Marbles Day - March 30, 2018 (Same Day as Good Friday)

2018 Weekly Holidays that include March 30, are:

  • Health Information Professionals Week - March 25-31, 2018
  • Holy Week - March 25 - March 31, 2018 (Begins on Palm Sunday and Ends on Holy Saturday)
  • International Phace Syndrome Awareness Week - March 25-31, 2018 (Last Week in March)
  • Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is April 1, 2018)
  • National Cleaning Week - March 25-31, 2018 (Last Week of March)
  • National Physicians Week - March 24-30, 2018
  • National Protocol Officer's Week - March 25-31, 2018 (Last 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)
  • Passover - (Also Known as Pesach) Evening of March 30, 2018 to the Evening of April 7, 2018 (movable date)
  • Pesach (also known as Passover) - Evening of March 30, 2018 to the Evening of April 7, 2018 (movable date)
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Week - March 25-31, 2018 
  • World Irish Dancing Week - March 24 - April 1, 2018

2018 Monthly Holidays that include March 30, 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.

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for March 30 is Aries.

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

  • 1820 – Anna Sewell, British author of Black Beauty (Probably one of my favorite books ever!)  (d. 1878)
  • 1853 – Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter (d. 1890)
  • 1937 – Warren Beatty, American actor and director
  • 1945 – Eric Clapton, British guitarist (The Yardbirds and Cream)
  • 1957 – Paul Reiser, American actor
  • 1962 – MC Hammer, American rapper
  • 1964 – Tracy Chapman, American singer-songwriter
  • 1964 – Ian Ziering, American actor
  • 1968 – Celine Dion, Canadian singer
  • 1979 – Norah Jones, American singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1984 – Anna Nalick, American singer-songwriter

Vincent Van Gough's, Starry Night is one of my favorite works of art.

Famous Deaths

  • 1986 – James Cagney, American actor (b. 1899)
  • 2002 – Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, of the United Kingdom (b. 1900)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 2004 - Actress Jennifer Garner (Alias) divorces actor Scott Foley

Quote of the Day

Anna Sewell, the British author of Black Beauty, was born on this day in 1820. Above, is a clip from the Black Beauty movie.

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

The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day is to exercise! Exercise and healthy eating go together to produce a healthy lifestyle!

March 30 is Take a Walk in the Park Day.  The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day for March 30, is to exercise! Exercise and healthy eating go together to produce a healthy lifestyle! Pictured is Family Biking at Olympic Valley, CA where Squaw Valley, USA is located - used with permission from their website. Find out tips on Exercise from Kerry, at Healthy Diet Habits.

To find out more about Olympic Valley, you can check out my Olympic Valley page, on my Truckee Travel Guide website.

This Day in History

  • 240 BC - 1st recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
  • 1822 – The Florida Territory is created in the United States
  • 1842 – American surgeon Dr. Crawford Long uses ether anesthesia for the first time during an operation
  • 1856 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Crimean War
  • 1867 – Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million (2 cents an acre), by US Secretary of State William H. Seward
  • 1870 – Texas is readmitted to the Union following Reconstruction
  • 1909 – The Queensboro Bridge opens, linking Manhattan and Queens in New York
  • 1945 - USSR invades Austria during World War II
  • 1981 – President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr., along with two others
  • 1987 - Vincent van Goughs "Sunflowers" sells for record 22.5M pounds ($39.7 million)
  • 2006 – The United Kingdom Terrorism Act 2006 becomes a law
  • 2012 - Mastercard and Visa announce a massive breach in security with over ten million compromised credit card numbers

This Day in Music

  • 1971 - Jimi Hendrix's The Cry Of Love is certified gold, six months after his death
  • 1985 - Phil Collins' One More Night hits #1 

I love this song, Breathe, from Anna Nalick, who was born on this day in 1984.

This Day in Sports

  • 1889 - John T Reid opens 1st US golf course in Yonkers, NY
  • 1970 - USSR wins its 8th straight world hockey championship

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

eat crow (verb)

1. (chiefly US, idiomatic) To recognize that one has been shown to be mistaken or outdone, especially by admitting that one has made a humiliating error.

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