The Chief's Big Monthly Lists

March Days of Interest
01Peace Corps Day - On this day in 1961, U.S. President John F. Kennedy issued Executive Order 10924 establishing the Peace Corps
03National Anthem Day - On March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover signed a congressional resolution officially making “The Star Spangled Banner” the national anthem of the United States of America
06World Day of Prayer - First Friday of the month - The origin of World Day of Prayer dates back to 1887, when Mary Ellen Fairchild James, a Methodist from Brooklyn, NY called for a day of prayer for home missions. Fairly quickly most Christian religions began their own Day of Prayer. In 1927 it became World Day of Prayer and the date was formally established as the first Friday in March. Oddly, it wasn't until 1967, as a result of the Second Vatican Council, that Catholics were allowed to participate
07National Cereal Day -
Cheerios were originally called "CheeriOats" useless knowledge
08Daylight Savings begins at 2:a.m. - date varies -
International (Working) Women's Day - The first International Women's Day was held March 19, 1911. Women socialists and trade unions held an earlier Women's Day on the last Sunday in February, 1908. The event grew from there, and has been celebrated annually since. The focus is upon women workers, and advancing women's rights in the workforce, politics and society.
11Johnny Appleseed Day - John Chapman was among the American settlers who were captivated by the movement west across the continent. As Johnny Appleseed travelled west, he planted apple trees along the way, and sold trees to settlers. With every apple tree that was planted, the legend grew It is believed that he died on March 11, 1845, from what was referred to as the "winter plague".
12Girl Scouts Day - On March 12, 1912 Juliette Gordon Low started the first Girl Scout group in Savannah Georgia with 18 girls. The Girls Scouts became a national organization, and was chartered by the U.S. Congress on March 16, 1950
13Blame Someone Else Day - first Friday the 13th of the year.
On the first Friday the 13th of 1982, Anne Moeller of Clio, Michigan alarm clock did not go off, and she over slept.
As a result, she was late for appointments all day long. According to the story, she spent the day spreading the blame, and making excuses for being late
14National Pi Day 3.14
15Ides of March -
https://www.history.com/news/beware-the-ides-of-march-but-why
https://www.dictionary.com/e/ides-of-march/
17Saint Patrick's Day
what people believe - https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/common/st-patrick-day
the most likely truth - https://www.rd.com/culture/st-patricks-day-facts/
20International Earth Day - In 1970, McConnell wrote an Earth Day Proclamation which was ultimately signed by UN Secretary General U Thant on March 21, 1971.
21International Sports Car Racing Day - third Saturday of month. This day coincides with the 12 Hours of Sebring sports car endurance race held in Sebring, Florida at the Sebring International Raceway. It is America's oldest sports car endurance race. The race was started in 1952 on the grounds of what is now the Sebring Regional Airport.
23National Puppy Day - National Puppy Day was created in 2006 by celebrity Pet & Home Lifestyle expert, Colleen Paige.
24National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
25Waffle Day
26National Spinach Day
29National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day
30National Doctor's Day
31National Crayon Day