2018 Daily Holidays that fall on March 7, include:
Alexander Graham Bell Day
Discover What Your Name Means Day - March 7, 2018 (Wednesday of First Full Week which is Celebrate Your Name Week)
National Be Heard Day
National Cereal Day
National Crown Roast of Pork Day
2018 Weekly Holidays that include March 7, are:
Celebrate Your Name Week - March 4-10, 2018 (First Full Week in March)
Endometriosis Awareness Week - March 3-9, 2018
Jewish Book Week - March 3-11, 2018
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 Cheerleading Week - March 1-7
National Consumer Protection Week - March 4-10, 2018
National Days of Action (Peace Corps) - March 3-15, 2018
National Dental Assistants Recognition Week - March 4-10, 2018
National Ghostwriters Week - March 1-7
National Pet Sitters Week - March 1-7
National Procrastination Week - March 4-10, 2018 (Second Week of March)
National School Breakfast Week - March 5-9, 2018 (Mon-Fri of the First Full Week in March)
National Schools Social Work Week - March 4-10, 2018 (First Full Week of March)
National Words Matter Week - March 4-10, 2018 (First Full Week of March)
National Write a Letter of Appreciation Week - March 1-7
Newspaper in Education Week - March 5-9, 2018 (First Full School Week in March)
Orthodox Lent - February 19 - April 7, 2018
Professional Pet Sitters Week - March 4-10, 2018
Read an E-Book Week - March 4-10, 2018
Return Borrowed Books Week - March 4-10, 2018 (First Week of March)
Save Your Vision Week - March 4-10, 2018
Universal Human Beings Week - March 1-7
Teen Tech Week - March 4-10, 2018 (Second Week in March)
Will Eisner Week - March 1-7
Women in Construction Week - March 4-10, 2018
Women of Aviation Worldwide Week - March 5-11, 2018
World Orphan Week - March 4-11
2018 Monthly Holidays that include March 7, 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.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - February 27 - March 18, 2018 (Houston, TX)
North Dakota Winter Show - March 3-10, 2018 (Valley City, ND)
Iditarod Race - Starts March 3, 2018 - A Dogsled Race on the Iditarod Trail in Alaska running 1,000 miles from Anchorage to Nome. Awards Banquet is Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 4pm.
The Astrological Sign for March 7 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.
1671 – Robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (d. 1734)
1707 - Stephen Hopkins, Governor of Rhode Island, and signer of the Declaration of Independence
1970 – Rachel Weisz, British actress (The Constant Gardener, The Mummy)
1971 – Peter Sarsgaard, American actor
1974 – Jenna Fischer, American actress (The Office)
322 BC - Aristotle, Greek philosopher (b. 384 BC)
1999 – Stanley Kubrick, American film director (b. 1928)
Quote of the Day
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Habit Tip for March 7, is some information about Healthy Breakfast Cereals from Kerry at Healthy Diet Habits. March 7 is National Cereal Day. There are so many choices out there, that it helps to know some of the healthier Cereals to choose.
This Day in History
1778 - Captain James Cook 1st sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay
1801 - Massachusetts enacts 1st state voter registration law
1854 - Charles Miller patents 1st US sewing machine to stitch buttonholes
1876 – Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for the telephone
1918 - President Wilson authorizes the US Army's Distinguished Service Medal
1926 - 1st transatlantic telephone call from London to New York
1986 – The crew cabin of the Challenger is located on the ocean floor, by the Divers from the USS Preserver
1991 - Iraq continues to explode oil fields in Kuwait
1994 - US Navy issues 1st permanent order assigning women on combat ship
1996 - 1st surface photos of Pluto (photographed by Hubble Space Telescope)
This Day in Music
1967 - The Supremes' Love Is Here And Now You're Gone hits #1
1969 - Tommy Roe's Dizzy is certified gold
1973 - Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandel's Dueling Banjos is certified gold
1977 - Eagles' Hotel California hits #1
1981 -Eddie Rabbit's I Love A Rainy Night hits #1
1983 - The Songwriter's Hall of Fame inducts Neil Sedaka and Stevie Wonder
1985 – The song We Are the World receives its international release.
1987 - The Beastie Boys album, Licensed to Ill, becomes the first rap album to top the US chart. It stays at #1 for 7 weeks.
Above is the Hotel California from the Eagles. This song went #1 on this day in 1977.
This Day in Sports
1857 - Baseball decides 9 innings constitutes an official game
1950 - Men Figure Skating Championship in London won by Richard Button from the USA
1986 - Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 136th assist
1987 - Mike Tyson beats Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1996 - Magic Johnson is the 2nd NBA player to reach 10,000 career assists
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. A person who collects match-related items, like matchbox labels, matchboxes, matchbooks, or matchbook covers
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