March 30

March 30 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances

2019 Daily Holidays that fall on March 30, include:

  • Earth Hour - March 30, 2019 at 8:30pm (Worldwide event - turn off your power for 60+ minutes to help save the planet!)
  • National Doctors Day 
  • National I Am In Control Day 
  • Take A Walk In the Park Day 
  • Turkey Neck Soup Day 

2019 Weekly Holidays that include March 30, are:

  • International Phace Syndrome Awareness Week - March 24-30, 2019 (Last Week in March)
  • 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)
  • Money Smart Week - March 30 - April 6, 2019
  • NanoDays - March 30 - April 7, 2019
  • National Cherry Blossom Festival - March 20 - April 14, 2019
  • National Cleaning Week - March 24-30, 2019 (Last Week of March)
  • National Physicians Week - March 24-30, 2019
  • National Protocol Officer's Week - March 24-30, 2019 (Last Week of March)
  • Orthodox Lent - March 11 - April 27, 2019

2019 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.

World Festivals and Events

  • Ultra Music Festival - March 29-31, 2019 - World's Premier Electronic Music Festival held in Miami, Florida.
  • Earth Hour - March 30, 2019 at 8:30 pm - Worldwide event encouraging everyone to turn off your power for 60+ minutes to help save the planet!

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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