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March National Days Calendar

Our March Calendar features the most popular March Holidays and National Food Days in the month of March.

National Celery Month
National Flour Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Nutrition Month
National Noodle Month
National Peanut Month
National Sauce Month
National Caffeine Awareness Month
National Veggie Month (United Kingdom)
Chocolate Chip Cookie Week Second Week
National School Breakfast Week Second Week
American Chocolate Week Third Week
International Pancake Day Shrove Tuesday (February or March)
Maple Syrup Saturday 3rd Saturday
National Hot Cross Bun Day Good Friday (March or April)
National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day Easter (March or April)
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day March 1
National Fruit Compote Day March 1
National Banana Creme Pie Day March 2
National Cold Cuts Day March 3
National Mulled Wine Day March 3
National Pound Cake Day March 4
National Cheese Doodle Day March 5
National Frozen Food Day March 6
National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day March 6
National Crown Roast of Pork Day March 7
National Peanut Cluster Day March 8
National Crabmeat Day March 9
National Blueberry Popover Day March 10
Oatmeal-Nut Waffles Day March 11
National Baked Scallops Day March 12
Coconut Torte Day March 13
National Potato Chip Day March 14
National Pears Helene Day March 15
National Artichoke Hearts Day March 16
Corned Beef and Cabbage Day March 17
Oatmeal Cookie Day March 18
Poultry Day March 19
National Chocolate Caramel Day March 19
Bock Beer Day March 20
National Ravioli Day March 20
California Strawberry Day March 21
Coq Au Vin Day March 22
National Chip and Dip Day March 23
National Melba Toast Day March 23
National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day March 24
Pecan Day March 25
Waffle Day March 25
National Lobster Newburg Day March 25
Spinach Day March 26
National Spanish Paella Day March 27
Something on a Stick Day March 28
National Black Forest Cake Day March 28
National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day March 29
Turkey Neck Soup Day March 30
Tater Day March 31
National Clams on the Halfshell Day March 31
Oranges and Lemons Day March 31

Top 20 Historical Events March

  1. 44 BC – Julius Caesar is assassinated in Rome.
  2. 1493 – Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first voyage to the Americas.
  3. 1820 – Maine becomes the 23rd U.S. state.
  4. 1822 – The Florida Territory is created by the U.S. government.
  5. 1857 – Elisha Otis installs the first modern elevator at 488 Broadway in New York City.
  6. 1865 – The Congress of Vienna, which reorganized the political boundaries of Europe after the Napoleonic Wars, ends.
  7. 1872 – The Paris Commune is established.
  8. 1917 – The Russian Revolution begins with the overthrow of Tsar Nicholas II.
  9. 1933 – The Reichstag building in Berlin is set on fire, an event used as a pretext for the Enabling Act of 1933.
  10. 1945 – U.S. forces cross the Rhine River, marking the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe.
  11. 1965 – The first spacewalk takes place as Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov exits the Voskhod 2 spacecraft.
  12. 1971 – The Paris Peace Accords are signed, ending U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War.
  13. 1979 – The Camp David Accords are signed between Israel and Egypt.
  14. 1989 – The Exxon Valdez spills millions of gallons of oil in Alaska’s Prince William Sound.
  15. 1990 – East Germany holds its first and only free elections.
  16. 1991 – The United States launches Operation Desert Storm to liberate Kuwait from Iraq.
  17. 1995 – The Tokyo subway sarin attack kills 13 people and injures over 50.
  18. 2003 – The United States invades Iraq.
  19. 2011 – Japan’s 9.0 magnitude Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami kills nearly 16,000 people.
  20. 2020 – The World Health Organization declares COVID-19 a pandemic.