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March 2016 Educators' Calendar

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Mar 2015
1

Self-Injury Awareness Day

Labrador Boundary Dispute Settled (1927)

2

Dr. Seuss's Birthday (1904)

First Commissioner of Official Languages Appointed (1970)

3

Alexander Graham Bell's Birthday (1847)

First Organized Indoor Hockey Game (1875)

Dr. Norman Bethune's Birthday (1890)

4

World Read Aloud Day

Composer Antonio Vivaldi's Birthday (1678)

Constitutional Act Presented to Divide Canada (1791)

First Woman on Supreme Court of Canada (1982)

5

Stop the Clocks Day

Stapler Invented (1868)

Anthropologist Marius Barbeau's Birthday (1883)

6

Artist Michelangelo's Birthday (1475)

Toronto's Birthday (1834)

"Cyclops" Disappeared in Bermuda Triangle (1918)

7

Architect Douglas Cardinal's Birthday (1934)

Hitler Broke Treaty of Versailles (1936)

8

Daylight Saving Time Begins

International Women's Day

Hubble Photo Proves Millions of Galaxies (1934)

9

Commonwealth Day

First Arctic Winter Games in Northwest Territories (1970)

Saccharin Banned from Foods (1977)

10

Harriet Tubman Day

Writer Emily Pauline Johnson's Birthday (1861)

First Phone Call (1876)

11

First Prime Ministers of Canada's Provinces Elected (1848)

Actor Claude Jutra's Birthday (1930)

Terrorist Bombing in Madrid Killed 200 (2004)

12

Politician William Lyon Mackenzie's Birthday (1795)

Ballet Tutu First Used (1832)

Writer Jack Kerouac's Birthday (1922)

Gandhi Began Dandi March (1930)

13

Uranus Discovered (1781)

Writer W.O. Mitchell's Birthday (1914)

Eileen Vollick First Woman Pilot (1928)

14

National Pi Day

Physicist Albert Einstein's Birthday (1879)

Famous Five Argue Persons' Case (1928)

15

Julius Caesar Murdered - "Ides of March" (44 BC)

RCMP Sikhs Permitted to Wear Turbans (1990)

16

Barnum & Bailey Circus Debuted (1881)

17

St. Patrick's Day

First Public Celebration of St. Pat's Day in Canada (1765)

18

Britain Repealed the Stamp Act (1766)

Lord Stanley Pledged to Donate a Cup as a Hockey Trophy (1892)

First Space Walk (1965)

19

Academy Awards First Televised (1953)

First World Ice Hockey Tournament for Women (1990)

Iraq War Began (2003)

20

Spring Begins

Uncle Tom's Cabin Published (1852)

Hockey Player Bobby Orr's Birthday (1948)

21

International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

World Poetry Day

Rick Hansen Began Man in Motion Tour (1985)

22

World Water Day

Author Gabrielle Roy's Birthday (1909)

Hale-Bopp Comet Approached Earth (1997)

23

Near Miss Day

World Meteorological Day

Canada's First Newspaper Published (1752)

24

Black Men Given Right to Vote (1837)

Politician Agnes Macphail's Birthday (1890)

Environmental Activist David Suzuki's Birthday (1936)

Beaver Became Canada's Official Animal (1975)

25

Maiden Flight of Avro Arrow CF-105 (1958)

Musician Jeff Healey's Birthday (1966)

North America's First Test Tube Twins Born (1982)

26

Make Your Own Holiday Day

Poet Robert Frost's Birthday (1874)

Playwright Tennessee Williams's Birthday (1911)

27

World Theatre Day

First Female Aircraft Designer Elsie MacGill's Birthday (1905)

Alpine Club of Canada Founded (1906)

Tsunami Hit British Columbia Coast (1964)

28

First Washing Machine Patented (1930)

Spanish Civil War Ended (1939)

Dancer Karen Kain's Birthday (1951)

29

Ice Jam Stopped Niagara Falls (1848)

Coca-Cola® Invented (1886)

First Woman Elected Premier (1993)

30

Artist Vincent Van Gogh's Birthday (1853)

Yonge St. Subway Line Opened (1954)

31

Bunsen Burner Day

Eiffel Tower Officially Opened (1889)

Newfoundland Joined Confederation (1949)

 

 

 

 


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