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March 2016 Educators' Calendar

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Mar 2016

 

 
1

Self-Injury Awareness Day

First Census Authorized (1790)

Nebraska Admission Day (1867)

Peace Corps Established (1961)

2

Read Across America Day

Texas Declared Independence from Mexico (1836)

Dr. Seuss's Birthday (1904)

3

Florida Admission Day (1845)

Inventor Alexander Graham Bell's Birthday (1847)

"Star-Spangled Banner" Became National Anthem (1931)

4

U.S. Constitution Went into Effect (1789)

Vermont Admission Day (1791)

5

Boston Massacre (1770)

Stapler Invented (1868)

6

Artist Michelangelo's Birthday (1475)

"Cyclops" Disappeared in Bermuda Triangle (1918)

7

Hitler Broke Treaty of Versailles (1936)

Civil Rights Protest Dubbed "Bloody Sunday" (1965)

8

International Women's Day

Hubble Photo Shows Millions of Galaxies (1934)

U.S. Combat Troops Arrived in Vietnam (1965)

9

Amistad Slaves Freed (1841)

Jumbo Arrived in U.S. (1882)

Barbie Debuted (1959)

10

Harriet Tubman Day

World Kidney Day

First Phone Call (1876)

11

Johnny Appleseed Day

Terrorist Bombing in Madrid Killed 200 (2004)

Great East Japan Earthquake (2011)

12

Writer Jack Kerouac's Birthday (1922)

Truman Doctrine Enacted (1947)

Janet Reno Made U.S. Attorney General (1993)

13

Daylight Saving Time Begins

Uranus Discovered (1781)

Pres. Andrew Johnson's Impeachment Trial Began (1868)

Teaching Evolution Prohibited in Tenn. Schools (1925)

14

Pi Day

Eli Whitney Patented Cotton Gin (1793)

Physicist Albert Einstein's Birthday (1879)

15

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

Maine Admission Day (1820)

First Blood Bank Opened (1937)

16

Pres. James Madison's Birthday (1751)

Barnum & Bailey Circus Debuted (1919)

17

St. Patrick's Day

18

Britain Repealed the Stamp Act (1766)

First Space Walk (1965)

19

Academy Awards First Televised (1953)

Iraq War Began (2003)

20

Spring Begins

Agriculture Day

Uncle Tom's Cabin Published (1852)

21

International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

World Poetry Day

Composer Johann Bach's Birthday (1685)

22

World Water Day

Hale-Bopp Comet Approached Earth (1997)

23

World Meteorological Day

Ponce de Leon Discovered & Named Florida (1513)

Lewis & Clark Began Expedition (1806)

Near Miss Day (1989)

24

Magician Harry Houdini's Birthday (1874)

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (1989)

25

Meteorite Exploded in Wisconsin (1865)

Fire at Triangle Shirtwaist Co. Killed 145 (1911)

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

26

Make Your Own Holiday Day

Playwright Tennessee Williams's Birthday (1911)

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's Birthday (1930)

27

Easter

World Theatre Day

28

First Washing Machine Patented (1930)

Spanish Civil War Ended (1939)

29

Coca-Cola Invented (1886)

Rosenbergs Found Guilty of Treason (1951)

Last U.S. Troops Left South Vietnam (1973)

30

Artist Vincent Van Gogh's Birthday (1853)

Treaty to Purchase Alaska Submitted (1867)

31

Eiffel Tower Officially Opened (1889)

Major League Baseball Strike Ended (1995)

 

 


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