March 7

March 7 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances

2017 Daily Holidays that fall on March 7, include:

  • Alexander Graham Bell Day 
  • National Be Heard Day 
  • National Cereal Day 
  • National Crown Roast of Pork Day 
  • Peace Corps Day - March 7, 2017
  • Unique Names Day - March 7, 2017 (Tuesday of First Full Week in March which is Celebrate Your Name Week)

2017 Weekly Holidays that include March 7, are:

  • Celebrate Your Name Week - March 5-11, 2017 (First Full Week in March)
  • Endometriosis Awareness Week - March 3-9, 2017
  • Lent - Begins on Ash Wednesday - March 1 - April 13, 2017
  • Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is April 16, 2017)
  • National Cheerleading Week - March 1-7
  • National Consumer Protection Week - March 5-11, 2017
  • National Dental Assistants Recognition Week - March 5-11, 2017
  • National Ghostwriters Week - March 1-7
  • National Groundwater Awareness Week - March 5-11, 2017
  • National Pet Sitters Week - March 1-7
  • National Procrastination Week - March 5-11, 2017 (Second Week of March)
  • National PTA Drug & Alcohol Awareness Week - March 5-11, 2017 March
  • National School Breakfast Week - March 6-10, 2017 (Mon-Fri of the First Full Week in March)
  • National Schools Social Work Week - March 5-11, 2017 (First Full Week of March)
  • National Sleep Awareness Week - March 5-11, 2017 (Week before Daylight Savings Time)
  • National Words Matter Week - March 5-11, 2017
  • National Write a Letter of Appreciation Week - March 1-7
  • Newspaper in Education Week - March 6-10, 2017 (First Full School Week in March)
  • No More Week - March 7-13, 2017
  • Orthodox Lent - February 27 - April 7, 2017
  • Professional Pet Sitters Week - March 5-11, 2017
  • Read an E-Book Week - March 5-11, 2017
  • Return Borrowed Books Week - March 5-11, 2017 (First Week of March
  • Save Your Vision Week - March 5-11, 2017
  • Teen Tech Week - March 5-11, 2017 (Second Week in March)
  • Universal Human Beings Week - March 1-7
  • Will Eisner Week - March 1-7
  • Women in Construction Week - March 6-12, 2017
  • Women of Aviation Worldwide Week - March 6-12, 2017
  • World Orphan Week - March 4-11

2017 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.

NOTE:

  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

  • Hong Kong Arts Festival - February 16, 2017 - March 18, 2017 features Art, Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Music events.
  • North Dakota Winter Show - March 4-11, 2017 (Valley City, ND)
  • Iditarod Race - Starts March 4, 2017 - Awards Banquet on March 19, 2017 - A Dogsled Race on the Iditarod Trail in Alaska running 1,000 miles from Anchorage to Nome.
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - March 7-26, 2017 (Houston, TX)


Astrological Sign

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


Birthstone

The Birthstone(s) for March is the aquamarine and the bloodstone.


Famous Birthdays

  • 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)


Famous Deaths

  • 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.

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 was live in 1988 when they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.


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

phillumenist (noun)

1. A person who collects match-related items, like matchbox labels, matchboxes, matchbooks, or matchbook covers

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