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March Observances: poster links Links for Learning
Read Across America- March 2 (Dr. Seuss's Birthday -1904) Historic Reading posters (vintage) National Educational Association
Women's History Month women's posters U.S. Census Bureau Facts & Figures
Irish American Heritage Month Ireland posters About Ireland
Youth Art Month art posters Council for Art Education
CP Links for Learning - art
Music in Our Schools Month music posters National Assoc for Music Education
Red Cross Month Clara Barton print American Red Cross
National Nutrition Month nutrition posters American Dietetic Association
First Week of March
Second Week of March
Daylight savings time begins the second Sunday in March, set clocks ahead one hour at 2:00 a.m. local standard time, which becomes 3:00 a.m. local daylight time. (The first Sunday in November - Daylight time ends and clocks are set back one hour at 2:00 a.m. local daylight time, which becomes 1:00 a.m. local standard time.)

Daylight Saving Time/Date Calculator

Persistence of Time, Salvador Dali

U.S. Naval Observatory

World Time Zones

Third Week of March
National Poison Prevention Week safety posters Poison Prevention.org
National Wildlife Week zoology posters National Wildlife Federation
March 24, World Tuberculosis Day tuberculosis health posters Stop Tuberculosis
Fourth Week of March
March Holidays
March 27, 2013 - Holi Festival Hindu posters Hinduism.org
World Day of Prayer (1st Friday in March) peace posters World Day of Prayer
March 8 - International Women's Day notable women posters Interantional Women's Day site
3-8-12 - Purim/Holiday of Joy;
(2-23-13 | 3-15-14 | 3-4-15)
Judaism posters Judaism 101
March 15 - Ides of March (BEWARE!) Shakespeare posters Every month has its Ides: the 13th or 15th; also its Kalends: the 1st (root word calendar); and Nones: 5th or 7th. more info
March 17 - St. Patrick's Day

Ireland posters
Irish Blessings, pdf download

St. Patrick's History
March 20 - Spring Equinox Spring posters
Stonehenge posters
Solar Folklore
March 20 - International Earth Day (see April celebrations also) *Margaret Mead's 1977 UN Speech Ecology posters Earthday Network
Easter Sunday 3-31-2013 (4-24-2011; 4-8-2012) Christianity posters
March Notable Dates
d. 3-1-1510 - Francisco de Almeida, explorer Francisco de Almeida Resource File
3-1-1803 - Ohio Admission Day, 17th State Ohio Historical Society
b. 3-1-1810 - Frederic Chopin, composer Chopin Resource File
b. 3-1-1812 - Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, architect Augustus W. N. Pugin Resource File
b. 3-1-1837 - William Dean Howells, author William Dean Howells Resource File
3-1-1867 - Nebraska Admission Day, 37th Nebraska State Historical Society
3-1-1872 - 1st US National Park Yellowstone established. N P S History - Yellowstone Park
b. 3-1-1880 - Lytton Strachey, author Lytton Strachey Resource File
b. 3-1-1886 - Oskar Kokoschka, artist Oskar Kokoschka Resource File
b. 3-1-1917 - Robert Lowell, poet Robert Lowell Resource File
b. 3-1-1922 - Yitzhak Rabin, politician & 1994 Nobel Peace Laureate Yitzhak Rabin Resource File
b. 3-1-1924 - Deke Slayton, astronaut Deke Slayton Resource File
b. 3-1-1927 - Harry Belafonte, musician & activist Harry Belafonte Resource File

b. 3-2-1793 - Sam Houston, statesman Sam Houston Resource File
b. 3-2-1824 - Bedrich Smetana, composer Bedrich Smetana Resource File
b. 3-2-1900 - Kurt Weill, composer Kurt Weill Resource File
b. 3-2-1904 - Theodore “Dr. Seuss” Geisel, author Dr. Seuss Resource File
b. 3-2-1919 - Tamara Toumanova, ballerina Tamara Toumanova Resource File
b. 3-2-1931 - Mikhail Gorbachev, politician Mikhail Gorbachev Resource File
b. 3-2-1931 - Tom Wolfe, author Tom Wolfe Resource File
d. 3-2-1971 - Rita Jolivet, actress Rita Jolivet Resource File

3-3-1845 - Florida Admission Day, 27th Florida Office of Cultural & Historical Programs
b. 3-3-1845 - Georg Cantor, mathematician Georg Cantor Resource File
b. 3-3-1847 - Alexander Graham Bell, inventor & teacher Alexander Graham Bell Resource File
d. 3-3-1854 - Harriet Smithson, actress Harriet Smithson Resource File
d. 3-3-1874 - Ada Reeve, actress Ada Reeve Resource File
d. 3-3-1893 - Hanya Holm, dancer & teacher Hanya Holm Resource File
b. 3-3-1911 - Jean Harlow, actress Jean Harlow Resource File
b. 3-3-1914 - Ralph Waldo Ellison, author CP Links for Learning - Ellison
b. 3-3-1923 - “Doc” Watson, musician Doc Watson Resource File
b. 3-3-1962 - Jackie Joyner-Kersee, athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee Resource File

b. 3-4-1394 - Prince Henry the Navigator Prince Henry the Navigator Resource File
d. 3-4-1815 - Frances Abington, actress Frances Abington Resource File
b. 3-4-1678 - Antonio Vivaldi, composer Antonio Vivaldi Resource File
b. 3-4-1745 - Kazimierz Pulaski, Revolutionary War Kazimierz Pulaski Resource File
3-4-1788 - Vermont Admission Day, 14th Vermont State Historic Sites
b. 3-4-1877 - Garrett Morgan, inventor Garrett Morgan Resource File
b. 3-4-1889 - Pearl White, actress Pearl White Resource File
b. 3-4-1950 - Sir Ken Robinson, educator Sir Ken Robinson Resource File

b. 3-5-1658 - Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, explorer Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, Resource File
3-5-1770 - Boston Massacre, American Revolution Boston Massacre Historical Society
b. 3-5-1853 - Howard Pyle, artist Howard Pyle Resource File
b. 3-5-1862 - Peter Newell, artist Peter Newell Resource File
b. 3-5-1870 - Frank Norris, author Frank Norris Resource File
3-5-1933 - Nazi party won the majority of seats in the Reichstag, taking over Germany; the last free election in Germany until after defeat in WWII.
b. 3-5-1948 - Elaine Paige, singer & dancer Elaine Paige Resource File
b. 3-5-1957 - Ray Suarez, journalist Ray Suarez Resource File

b. 3-6-1475 - Michelangelo, artist CP Links for Learning - Michelangelo
b. 3-6-1619 - Cyrano de Bergerac, dramatist & soldier Cyrano de Bergerac Resource File
b. 3-6-1806 - Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet Elizabeth Barret Browning Resource File
• 3-6-1819, McCulloch v Maryland - U.S. Supreme Court Landmark decision, “that a government, entrusted with such ample powers . . . must also be entrusted with ample means for their execution.” Background on McCulloch v Maryland
b. 3-6-1841 - Marie Alfred Cornu, scientist Marie Alfred Cornu Resource File
b. 3-6/18-1844 - Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, composer Rimsky-Korsakov Resource File
b. 3-6-1879 - Benton MacKay, environmentalist Benton MacKay Resource File
b. 3-6-1885 - Ring Lardner, author Ring Lardner Resource File
b. 3-6-1918 - Howard McGhee, jazz musician Howard McGhee Resource File
b. 3-6-1923 - Wes Montgomery, jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery Resource File
b. 3-6-1924 - Sarah Caldwell, conductor Sarah Caldwell Resource File
b. 3-6-1927 - Gordon “Gordo” Cooper, astronaut Gordon Cooper Resource File
b. 3-6-1928 - Gabriel Garcia Mårquez, author Gabriel Garcia Mårquez Resource File

b. 3-7-1274 - Saint Thomas Aquinas, theologian Saint Thomas Aquinas Resource File
b. 3-7-1482 - Baldassare Peruzzi, architect Baldassare Peruzzi Resource File
b. 3-7-1671 - Rob Roy, Scotland national hero Rob Roy Resources File
b. 3-7-1765 - Nicéphore Niépce, physicist & inventor Nicéphore Niépce Resources File
b. 3-7-1785 - Alessandro Manzoni, poet & author Alessandro Manzoni Resources File
b. 3-7-1849 - Luther Burbank, botanist Luther Burbank Resource File
b. 3-7-1875 - Maurice Ravel, composer Maurice Ravel Resources File
d. 3-7-1897 - Harriet Jacobs, author of 1st female slave narrative. Harriet Jacobs Resources File
d. 3-7-1918 - Susan McKinney Steward, physician Susan McKinney Steward Resources File
d. 3-7-1942 - Lucy Parson, civil rights activist Lucy Parsons Bio

b. 3-8-1841 - Oliver Wendel Holmes, Jr., jurist Oliver Wendel Holmes Resource File
b. 3-8-1859 - Kenneth Grahame, author Kenneth Grahame Resource File
b. 3-8-1873 - Anna Held, actress Anna Held Resource File
b. 3-8-1879 - Otto Hahn, physicist Otto Hahn Resource File
b. 3-8-1920 - Eileen Herlie, actress Eileen Herlie Resource File
b. 3-8-1922 - Cyd Charisse, dancer Cyd Charisse Resource File
b. 3-8-1931 - Neil Postman, educator Neil Postman Resource File

d. 3-9-886 - Albumasar, astronomer Albumascar Resource File
b. 3-9-1454 - Amerigo Vespucci, explorer Amerigo Vespucci Resource File
b. 3-9-1838 - Modest Mussorgsky, composer Modest Mussorgsky Resource File
b. 3-9-1858 - Gustav Stickley, architect Gustav Stickley Resource File
b. 3-9-1873 - Lilian Braithwaite, actress Lilian Braithwaite Resource File
b. 3-9-1875 - Leonetto Cappiello, artist Leonetto Cappiello Resource File
b. 3-9-1892 - Vita Sackville-West, poet Vita Sackville-West Resource File
b. 3-9-1902 - Luis Barragan, architect Luis Barragan Resource File
b. 3-9-1902 - Will Geer, actor & activist Will Geer Resource File
b. 3-9-1902 - Edward D. Stone, architect Edward D. Stone Resource File
b. 3-9-1934 - Yuri Gagarin, cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin Resource File

b. 3-10-1628 - Marcello Malpighi, physician Marcello Malpighi Resource File
b. 3-10-1837 - Joaquin Miller, poet Joaquin Miller Resource File
b. 3-10-1841 - Ina Coolbrith, poet Ina Coolbrith Resource File
b. 3-10-1844 - Pablo de Sarasate, composer & violinist Pablo de Sarasate Resource File
b. 3-10-1844 - Marie Spartali Stillman, artist Marie Spartali Stillman Resource File
3-10-1862 - First paper currency issued in United States Thinkquest: History of Money
3-10-1876 - First Telephone Conversation: “Mr. Watson, come here!” Alexander Graham Bell Telephone History
d. 3-10-1876 - Harriet Tubman, abolitionist Harriet Tubman Resource File
b. 3-10-1885 - Tamara Karsavina, ballerina Tamara Karsavina Resource File
b. 3-10-1977 - Shannon Miller, gynmast Shannon Miller Resource File

d. 3-11-1514 - Donato Bramante, architect Donato Bramante Resource File
b. 3-11-1811 - Urbain le Verrier, astronomer Urbain le Verrier Resource File
b. 3-11-1818 - Marius Petipa, ballet dancer Marius Petipa Resource File
b. 3-11-1890 - Vannervar Bush, engineer & educator Vannevar Bush Resource File
b. 3-11-1952 - Douglas Adams, author Douglas Adams Resource File
• 3-11-2011 - Sendai Earthquake, tsunami, nuclear diasaster 2011 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Resource File

b. 3-12-1613 - Andre Le Notre, landscape architect Andre Le Notre Resource File
d. 3-12-1648 - Tirso de Molina, dramatist & poet Tirso de Molina Resource File
b. 3-12-1710 - Thomas Arne, composer Thomas Arne Resource File
b. 3-12-1776 - Lady Hester Stanhope, traveler Lady Hester Stanhope Resource File
d. 3-12-1820 - Alexander Mackenzie, explorer Alexander Mackenzie Resource File
b. 3-12-1837 - Felix-Alexandre Guilmant, composer Felix-Alexandre Guilmant Resource File
b. 3-12-1864 - Charles Young, 3rd African-American graduate of West Point Charles Young Resource File
b. 3-12-1869 - May Lillie, entertainer May Lillie Resource File
b. 3-12-1886 - Kay Nielsen, illustrator Kay Nielsen Resource File
b. 3-12-1890 - Vaslav Nijinsky, ballet dancer & choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky Resource File
March 12, 1912 - Girl Scouts began by Juliet Gordon Low in Savannah, GA. Girl Scouts
b. 3-12-1922 - Jack Kerouac, author Jack Kerouac Resource File
b. 3-12-1923 - Wally Schirra, astronaut Wally Schirra Resource File
b. 3-12-1928 - Edward Albee, playwright; “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” poster Edward Albee Resource File
b. 3-12-1932 - Andrew Young, politican & diplomat Andrew Young Resource File
b. 3-12-1946 - Liza Minnelli, actress & singer Liza Minnelli Resource File

b. 3-13-1683 - Johann Wilhelm Weinmann, botanist Johann Wilhelm Weinmann Resource File
b. 3-13-1733 - Joseph Priestley, scientist Joseph Priestley Resource File
b. 3-13-1781 - Karl Friedrich Schinkel, architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel Resource File
b. 3-13-1834 - Charles Hallock, conservationist Charles Hallock Resource File
b. 3-13-1855 - Percival Lowell, astronomer Percival Lowell Resource File
b. 3-13-1864 - Alexij von Jawlensky, artist Alexij von Jawlensky Resource File
b. 3-13-1883 - Enrico Toselli, composer Enrico Toselli Resource File
b. 3-13-1900 - Giorgos Seferis, poet Giorgos Seferis Resource File
b. 3-13-1907 - Mircea Eliade, author, historian, theologian Mircea Eliade Resource File
b. 3-13-1914 - Edward O'Hare, aviator Edward O'Hare Resource File
b. 3-13-1919 - Irina Baronova, ballerina Irina Baronova Resource File
b. 3-13-1939 - Seamus Heaney, poet Seamus Heaney Resource File
b. 3-13-1941 - Donella Meadows, environmentalist Donella Meadows Resource File
b. 3-13-1957 - Denise Austin, fitness advocate Denise Austin Resource File

d. 3-14-1471 - Sir Thomas Malory, poet Sir Thomas Malory Resource File
b. 3-14-1743 - Hannah Cowley, author Hannah Cowley Resource File
b. 3-14-1782 - Thomas Hart Benton, politician Thomas Hart Benton Resource File
b. 3-14-1804 - Johann Strauss the Elder, composer Johann Strauss Resource File
b. 3-14-1835 - Giovanni Schiaparelli, astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli Resource File
b. 3-14-1854 - Paul Ehrlich, scientist Paul Ehrlich Resource File
b. 3-14-1871 - Olive Fremstad, opera soprano Olive Fremstad Resource File
b. 3-14-1879 - Albert Einstein, scientist CP Links for Learning - Einstein
b. 3-14-1903 - Aldolph Gottlieb, artist Aldolph Gottlieb Resource File
b. 3-14-1914 - Lee Hays, singer-songwriter, peace activist Lee Hays Resource File
b. 3-14-1921 - Ada Louise Huxtable, art historian & designer Ada Louise Huxtable Resource File
b. 3-14-1928 - Frank Borman, astronaut Frank Borman Resource File
b. 3-14-1934 - Eugene Cernan, astronaut Eugene Cernan Resource File

b. 3-15-1512 - Gerardus Mercator, cartographer Gerardus Mercator Resource File
b. 3-15-1767 - Andrew Jackson, 7th US President White House Bio - Jackson
• 1781 - Battle of Guiflor Court House, Greensboro, NC
b. 3-15-1801 - George Perkins Marsh, environmentalist George Perkins Marsh Resource File
b. 3-15-1813 - John Snow, physician John Snow Resource File
3-15-1820 - Maine Admission Day, 23th State Maine Facts & History
b. 3-15-1825 - Harriet E. Wilson, author Harriet E. Wilson Resource File
b. 3-15-1830 - Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse, 1910 Nobel Prize Lit Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse Resource File
b. 3-15-1852 - Augusta, Lady Gregory, dramatist & patron Lady Augusta Gregory Resource File
b. 3-15-1854 - Emil Adoph von Behring, 1901 Nobel Prize Medicine Emil Adolf von Behring Resource File
b. 3-15-1854 - Charles Nungesser, aviator Charles Nungesser Resource File
b. 3-15-1912 - Sam “Lighnin'” Hopkins, musician Sam Hopkins Resource File
b. 3-15-1932 - Alan Bean, astronaut Alan Bean Resource File
• March 15 - Buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio Hinckley Buzzard Day

3-16-1521 - Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Philippines Ferdinand Magellan Article
b. 3-16-1750 - Caroline Herschel, astronomer Caroline Herschel Resource File
b. 3-16-1751 - James Madison, 4th US President White House Bio - Madison
b. 3-16-1774 - Matthew Flinders, explorer Matthew Flinders Resource File
b. 3-16-1789 - Georg Simon Ohm, physicist Georg Simon Ohm Resource File
b. 3-16-1799 - Anna Atkins, botantist & photographer Anna Atkins Resource File
b. 3-16-1822 - Rosa Bonheur, artist Rosa Bonheur Resource File
b. 3-16-1839 - “Sully” Prudhomme, author Rene-Francois-Armand "Sully" Prudhomme Resource File
b. 3-16-1846 - Rebecca Cole, physician Rebecca Cole Resource File
b. 3-16-1926 - 1st Liquid-Fuel Rocket Fight Liquid Fuel Rocket Resource File
b. 3-16-1928 - Christa Ludwig, mezzo-soprano opera singer Christa Ludwig Resource File

d. 3-17-493 - St. Patrick's death St. Patrick Resource File
b. 3-17-1777 - Roger B. Taney, Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney Resource File
b. 3-17-1804 - Jim Bridger, explorer Jim Bridger Resource File
b. 3-17-1846 - Kate Greenaway, artist Kate Greenaway Resource File
b. 3-17-1919 - Nat “King” Cole, singer Nat “King” Cole Resource File
b. 3-17-1930 - James Irwin, astronaut James B. Irwin Resource File
b. 3-17-1936 - Ken Mattingly, astronaut Ken Mattingly Resource File
b. 3-17-1938 - Rudolph Nureyev, ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev Resource File
b. 3-17-1972 - Mia Hamm, soccer player Mia Hamm Resource File

b. 3-18-1634 - Marie-Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne, Comtesse de la Fayette, author Comtesse de la Fayette Resource Flle
b. 3-18-1782 - John C. Calhoun, statesman John C. Calhoun Resource File
b. 3-18-1837 - Richard Maurice Bucke, psychaitrist & author Richard Maurice Bucke Resource File
b. 3-18-1837 - Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th US President White House Bio - Cleveland
b. 3-18-1842 - Stephane Mallarme, author Stephane Mallarme Resource File
b. 3-18-1874 - Nikolai Berdyaev, philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev Resource File
b. 3-18-1893 - Wilfred Owen, poet Wilfred Owen Resource File
b. 3-18-1901 - William H. Johnson, artist William H. Johnson Resource File
b. 3-18-1932 - John Updike, author John Updike Resource File
b. 3-18-1937 - Frederik Willem de Klerk, politician & 1993 Nobel Peace F. W. de Klerk Resource File
b. 3-18-1947 - Deborah Lipstadt, historian & author Deborah Lipstadt Resource File
b. 3-18-1963 - Vanessa L. Williams, actress, singer, 1984 Miss America Vanessa L. Williams Resource File

• March 19 - Swallows return to Capistrano Mission San Juan Capistrano
b. 3-19-1721 - Tobias Smollett, author & surgeon

Tobias Smollett Resource File

b. 3-19-1813 - David Livingstone, explorer Dr. David Livingstone Resource File
b. 3-19-1821 - Richard Burton, explorer Richard F. Burton Resource File
b. 3-19-1832 - Armin Vambery, explorer Armin Vambery Resource File
b. 3-19-1849 - Hallie Quinn Brown, activist & educator Hallie Quinn Brown Resource File
b. 3-19-1860 - William Jennings Bryan, politician & orator William Jennings Bryan Res File
b. 3-19-1891 - Earl Warren, Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren Resource File
b. 3-19-1897 - Virginia Henderson, nurse & educator Virginia Henderson Resource File
b. 3-19-1928 - Hans Kung, theologian & activist Hans Kung Resource File
b. 3-19-1933 - Philip Roth, author Philip Roth Resource File

d. 3-20-687 - St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne, theologian & environmentalist St Cuthbert Resource File
b. 3-20-1811 - George Caleb Bingham, artist George Caleb Bingham Resource File
b. 3-20-1828 - Henrik Ibsen, playwright Henrik Ibsen Resource File
b. 3-20-1890 - Beniamino Gigli, opera tenor Beniamino Gigli Resource File
b. 3-20-1890 - Lauritz Melchior, opera singer Lauritz Melchior Resource File
b. 3-20-1904 - B. F. Skinner, psychologist B. F. Skinner Resource File
b. 3-20-1910 - Allan Rohan Crite, painter Allan Rohan Crite Resource File
b. 3-20-1917 - Vera Lynn, singer Vera Lynn Resource File
b. 3-20-1928 - Fred Rogers, educator Fred Rogers Resource File

b. 3-21-1685 - Johann Sebastian Bach, composer Happy Birthday, Johann Sebastian Bach
b. 3-21-1736 - Claude Nicolas Ledoux, architect Claude Nicolas Ledoux Resource File
b. 3-21-1799 - Mary Anning, palentologist Mary Anning Resource File
b. 3-21-1806 - Benito Juarez, 1st President of Mexico Benito Juarez Resource File
b. 3-21-1831 - Dorothea Beale, educator & suffragette Dorothea Beale Resource File
b. 3-21-1838 - Wilma Neruda, Lady Halle, violinist Wilma Neruda Resource File
b. 3-21-1869 - Albert Kahn, architect Albert Kahn Resource File
b. 3-21-1880 - Hans Hofmann, artist Hans Hofmann Resource File
b. 3-21-1882 - Ruth Bancroft Law, aviator Ruth Bancroft Law Resource File
b. 3-21-1905 - Phyllis McGinley, author Phyllis McGinley Resource File

b. 3-22-1808 - Caroline Norton, author Caroline Norton Resource File
b. 3-22-1846 - Randolph Caldecott, artist Randolph Caldecott Resource File

b. 3-23-1501 - Petrus Andreas Mattioli, botanist & physician Petrus Andreas Mattioli Resource File
b. 3-23-1638 - Frederik Ruysch, anatomist Frederik Ruysch Resource File
b. 3-23-1749 - Pierre-Simon Laplace, astronomer Pierre-Simon Laplace Resource File
b. 3-23-1826 - Ludwig Minkus, composer Ludwig Minkus Resource File
b. 3-23-1882 - Emmy Noether, mathematician Emmy Noether Resource File
b. 3-23-1893 - Franz von Vecsey, violinist Franz von Vecsey Resource File
b. 3-23-1900 - Erich Fromm, psychologist Erich Fromm Resource File
b. 3-23-1905 - Joan Crawford, actress Joan Crawford Resource File
b. 3-23-1912 - Wernher von Braun, rocket scientist Wernher von Braun Resource File
b. 3-23-1929 - Roger Bannister, physician & 4 minute mile breaker Roger Bannister Resource File

b. 3-24-1754 - Joel Barlow, poet, diplomat & politician Joel Barlow Resource File
b. 3-24-1808 - Maria Malibran, actress Maria Malibran Resource File
b. 3-24-1826 - Matilda Joslyn Gage, activist Matilda Joslyn Gage Resource File
b. 3-24-1833 - William Morris, author & artist William Morris Resource File
b. 3-24-1834 - John Wesley Powell, conservationist & explorer John Wesley Powell Resource File
b. 3-24-1842 - Gabrielle Krauss, opera singer Gabrielle Krauss Resource File
b. 3-24-1855 - Olive Schreiner, author Olive Schreiner Resource File
b. 3-24-1874 - Harry Houdini, magician Houdini: A Biographical Chronology, Library of Congress
b. 3-24-1893 - Walter Baade, astronomer Walter Baade Resource File
b. 3-24-1912 - Dorothy Height, activist Dorothy Height Resource File
b. 3-24-1919 - Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti Resource File
b. 3-24-1937 - Benjamin Luxon, baritone opera singer Benjamin Luxon Resource File
b. 3-24-1938 - Colman McCarthy, peace activist & teacher Colman McCarthy Resource File

b. 3-25-1347 - St. Catherine of Siena Catherine of Siena Resource File
b. 3-25-1538 - Christoph Clavius, astronomer Christoph Clavius Resource File
b. 3-25-1775 - Sophie Blanchard, balloonist Sophie Blanchard Resource File
b. 3-25-1867 - Arturo Toscanini, composer Arturo Toscanini Resource File
b. 3-25-1881 - Bela Bartok, composer Bela Bartok Resource File
b. 3-25-1914 - Norman E. Borlaug, botanist Norman E. Borlaug Resource File
d. 3-25-1916 - Ishi, last of his Yani tribe Ishi Resource File
b. 3-25-1925 - Flannery O'Connor, author Flannery O'Connor: A Brief Biography
b. 3-25-1925 - Gloria Steinem, feminist Gloria Steinem Resource File
b. 3-25-1928 - James Lovell, astronaut James Lovell Resource File
b. 3-25-1942 - Aretha Franklin, singer Aretha Franklin Resource File
b. 3-25-1967 - Debi Thomas, athlete & physician Debi Thomas Resource File
b. 3-25-1982 - Danica Patrick, race car driver Danica Patrick Resource File

b. 3-26-1656 - Nicolaas Harsoeker, physicist & mathematician Nicolaas Hartsoeker Resource File
d. 3-26-1753 - Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, physicist Benjamin Thompson Resource File
d. 3-26-1760 - Margaret “Peg” Woffington, actress Peg Woffington Resource File
b. 3-26-1850 - Edward Bellamy, author & early American socialist Edward Bellamy Resource File
b. 3-26-1859 - A. E. Housman, poet & scholar A. E. Housman Resource File
b. 3-26-1874 - Robert Frost, poet CP Links for Learning - Frost
b. 3-26-1893 - James Bryant Conant, chemist & educator James Bryant Conant Resource File
b. 3-26-1899 - Edith Cummings, golfer Edith Cummings Resource File
b. 3-26-1904 - Joseph Campbell, anthropologist & historian Joseph Campbell Resource File
b. 3-26-1905 - Viktor Frankl, psychologist Viktor Frankl Resource File
b. 3-26-1911 - Tennessee Williams, author Tennessee Williams Bio
b. 3-26-1933 - Vine Deloria, activist & author Vine Deloria Resource File
b. 3-26-1941 - Richard Dawkins, author & evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins Resource File
b. 3-26-1944 - Diana Ross, entertainer Diana Ross Resource File
b. 3-26-1973 - Larry Page, Google co-founder Larry Page Resource File

b. 3-27-1809 - Baron Haussman, city planner Baron Haussman Resource File
b. 3-27-1844 - Adolphus Greely, explorer Adolphus Greely Resource File
b. 3-27-1845 - Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen, scientist Roentgen Resource File
b. 3-27-1886 - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, architect Mies van der Rohe Resource File
b. 3-27-1899 - Gloria Swanson, actress Gloria Swanson Resource File
b. 3-27-1901 - Eisaku Sato, Nobel Peace Prize Eisaku Sato Resource File
b. 3-27-1924 - Sarah Vaughan, singer Sarah Vaughan Resource File
b. 3-27-1950 - Julia Alverez, author CP Links for Learning - Alverez

b. 3-28-1138 - Maimonides, philosopher, physician & rabbi Maimonides Resource File
b. 3-28-1483 - Raphael, Renaissance artist Raphael Resource File
b. 3-28-1509 - Saint Teresa of Avila Teresa of Avila Resource File
b. 3-28-1592 - John Amos Comenius, educator John Amos Comenius Resource File
b. 3-28-1652 - Samuel Sewall, author & jurist Samuel Sewall Resource File
b. 3-28-1862 - Aristide Briand, Nobel Peace Prize Aristide Briand Resource File
b. 3-28-1868 - Maxim Gorky, author Maxim Gorky Resource File
b. 3-28-1871 - Josef Willem Mengelberg, pianist Josef Willem Mengelberg Resource File
b. 3-28-1934 - Lester R. Brown, environmentalist Lester R. Brown Resource File
b. 3-28-1936 - Mario Vargas Llosa, author Mario Vargas Llosa Resource File

b. 3-29-1790 - John Tyler, 10th US President White House Bio - Tyler
b. 3-29-1854 - Henri Poincaire, physicist & mathematician Henri Poincaire Resource File
b. 3-29-1918 - Pearl Bailey, singer Pearl Bailey Resource File
b. 3-29-1976 - Jennifer Capriati, tennis player Jennifer Capriati Resource File

b. 3-30-1674 - Jethro Tull, inventor Jethro Tull Resource File
b. 3-30-1697 - Faustina Bordoni, opera singer Faustina Bordoni Resource File

b. 3-30-1754 - Jean-Francois Pilatre de Rozier, physicist

Jean-Francois Pilatre de Rozier Resource File
b. 3-30-1770 - Friedrich Hölderlin, lyric poet Friedrich Hölderlin Resource File
b. 3-30-1820 - Anna Sewell, author Anna Sewell Resource File
b. 3-30-1844 - Paul Verlaine, poet Paul Verlaine Resource File
b. 3-30-1853 - Vincent van Gogh, artist CP Links for Learning Van Gogh
b. 3-30-1880 - Sean O'Casey, dramatist Sean O'Casey Resource File
b. 3-30-1903 - Countee Cullen, poet Countee Cullen Article
b. 3-30-1945 - Eric Clapton, musician/guitarist Eric Clapton Resource File
b. 3-30-1968 - Celine Dion, singer Celine Dion Resource File

b. 3-31-1596 - Rene Descartes, philosopher Rene Descartes Resource File
d. 3-31-1596 - John Donne, poet John Donne Resource File
b. 3-31 or 4-1-1732 - Joseph Haydn, composer Joseph Haydn Resource File
d. 3-31-1797 - Olaudah Equiano, author & abolitionist Olaudah Equiano Resource File
b. 3-31-1823 - Mary Chestnut, diarist Mary Chestnut Resource File
b. 3-31-1844 - Andrew Lang, author, folklorist, anthropologist, historian Andrew Lang Resource File
b. 3-31-1872 - Sergei Diaghilev, ballet impresario Sergei Diaghilev Resource File
b. 3-31-1872 - Alexandra Kollantai, activist Alexandra Kollontai Resource File
b. 3-31-1878 - Jack Johnson, Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson Resource File
b. 3-31-1914 - Octavio Paz, author Octavio Paz Resource File
b. 3-31-1927 - César Chávez, labor leader CP Links for Learning - Chávez
b. 3-31-1948 - Albert Gore, Jr., US Vice President, Nobel Peace Prize Al Gore Resource File
March 1965 - Vietnam War Era: Rolling Thunder Launches, First Campus Sit-in Chronology of U.S. Involvement in the Vietnam War
March Facts Facts & Tidbits

March: Pruning Trees, Master Ermengaut, Giclee PrintMarch, the third month of the year, is named for the Roman god of war, Mars. (ummm-marching??) Other names of March are Lenctmonat (root of Lent) and Rhed-monat, for the goddess Rhedam (Saxon), Anthesterion in ancient Hellenic civilzation, and hyld-monath meaning loud or stormy for the ancient Britons.

A famous saying with March is “if March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb, but if it comes in like a lamb, it will go out like a lion.”- Optimize on a teachable moment with weather posters, make a simple chart with your students to track the weather.


March Astrological Signs

Pisces: Feb 19 - March 20

Pisces poster
Pisces, the Fish Ecard

mutable, water, universal; I believe," feeling, duality, spirituality, soul growth, suffering, artistic, overly emotional, feet
Aries: March 21 - April 19 Aries poster
Aries, the Ram Ecard
cardinal, fire, personal; "I want," action oriented, pioneering, assertive, "me" first, enthusiasm, leader, competitive, selfish, head/brain; assertive, impulsive, head down; imaginative, sensitive, distracted.
March Birthstones

Aquamarine has a delicate blue or turquoise color suggestive of the tint of seawater (aqua + marine). Aquamarine is a transparent variety of beryl and is attributed with foresight, courage, and happiness.

Bloodstone, signifying vitality, stamina, and endurance, is green jasper with flecks of red jasper or iron oxide. In the Middle Ages the red spots were attibuted to the Blood of Christ.

Minerals Chart Art Print Birthstones (U of Washington)
Aquamarine Resource File
Bloodstone Resource File
Intern'l Colored Gemstone Assoc.
March Flowers
Narcissus - respect, regard, unrequited love. flower posters Naricissus Resource File

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