March

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019
BABY SLEEP DAY
DRESS IN BLUE DAY (COLON CANCER)
NATIONAL PIG DAY 
PLAN A SOLO VACATION DAY
REFIRED NOT RETIRED DAY
ST. DAVID'S DAY (PATRON SAINT OF WALES, DIED 589)
UN ZERO DISCRIMINATION DAY
WORLD COMPLIMENT DAY
AMERICAN RED CROSS MONTH
ETHICS AWARENESS MONTH
FOOT HEALTH MONTH
HONOR SOCIETY AWARENESS MONTH
INTERNATIONAL BLACK WOMEN IN JAZZ MONTH
INTERNATIONAL MIRTH MONTH
IRISH-AMERICAN MONTH
LEARN RUSSIAN MONTH
MAD FOR PLAID MONTH
MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH
NATIONAL CAFFEINE AWARENESS MONTH
NATIONAL CHEERLEADING SAFETY MONTH
NATIONAL CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME AWARENESS MONTH
NATIONAL CRAFT MONTH
NATIONAL FROZEN FOOD MONTH
NATIONAL MS EDUCATION & AWARENESS MONTH
NATIONAL NOODLE MONTH
NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH
NATIONAL ON-HOLD MONTH
NATIONAL PEANUT MONTH
NATIONAL POETRY MONTH
NATIONAL SAUCE MONTH
NATIONAL UMBRELLA MONTH
NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH
OPTIMISM MONTH
PLAY THE RECORDER MONTH
SING WITH YOUR CHILD MONTH
MARTIN PINZON RETURNED TO SPAIN (SEPARATED FROM COLUMBUS' FLEET–ARRIVED 1ST), 1493
TITUBA CONFESSED UNDER TORTURE TO BEING A WITCH , SALEM, MA, 1692
PENNSYLVANIA BECAME 1ST STATE TO ABOLISH SLAVERY, 1780
ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION RATIFIED, 1781
1ST US CENSUS AUTHORIZED, 1790
OHIO (17), 1803
FREDERIC FRANÇOIS CHOPIN (FRYDERYK FRANCISZEK SZOPAN), 1810
REBECCA LEE BECAME 1ST BLACK WOMAN M.D. IN U.S., 1864
UNION RAID ON RICHMOND, VA, 1864
NEBRASKA (37), 1867
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, 1872
E REMINGTON & SONS BEGAN MAKING 1ST PRACTICAL TYPEWRITER, 1873
CIVIL RIGHTS ACT GUARANTEED AFRICAN-AMERICANS EQUAL ACCESS TO PUBLIC FACILITIES, 1875
GOLDEN DAWN OFFICIALLY ESTABLISHED, 1888
ALTON GLENN MILLER, 1904
JAMES DAVID GRAHAM NIVEN, 1909
RALPH WALDO ELLISON (INVISIBLE MAN), 1914
DINAH SHORE  (FRANCES ROSE SHORE), 1917
ZIMMERMANN TELEGRAM PUBLISHED IN US, 1917
RICHARD PURDY WILBUR (FORMER US POET LAUREATE), 1921
WILLIAM MAXWELL GAINES ("MAD" MAGAZINE), 1922
YITZHAK RABIN, 1922
DONALD KENT "DEKE" SLAYTON (PROJECT MERCURY), 1924
HAROLD GEORGE BELAFONTE, JR, 1927
CHARLES A. LINDBERGH, JR., KIDNAPPED, 1932
ROBERT CONRAD, 1935
W47NV, NASHVILLE, TN, BECAME 1ST FM RADIO STATION IN US, 1941
ROGER DALTREY (THE WHO), 1944
"RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT" TV PREMIERE, 1949
KLAUS FUCHS CONVICTED OF STEALING US ATOMIC SECRETS, 1950
CATHERINE BACH (DAISY, "DUKES OF HAZZARD"), 1954
PUERTO RICAN SEPARATISTS OPENED FIRE IN US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 1954
RON WILLIAM HOWARD, 1954
"FAMILY CIRCUS", 1960
PRES JFK SIGNED EXECUTIVE ORDER AUTHORIZING CREATION OF PEACE CORPS, 1961
VENERA 3 BECAME 1ST MAN-MADE OBJECT ON ANOTHER PLANET, 1966
SEAT BELTS MANDATORY ON ALL US-MADE CARS, 1968
TERRORIST BOMBINGS, CAPITOL BUILDINGS, WASHINGTON, DC, 1971
"SWEENEY TODD" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1979
"GHOSTBUSTERS" RELEASED IN US, 1985
"PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO" RELEASED IN US, 1985
75 YEAR PROHIBITION ON SALE OF BEER LIFTED, ICELAND, 1989
JUSTIN BIEBER, 1994
BERTRAND PICCARD & BRIAN JONES LEFT ON 1ST SUCCESSFUL AROUND THE WORLD BALLOON FLIGHT (SEE 3/21), 1999
UN TREATY BANNING LAND MINES, 1999
"WE WERE SOLDIERS" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"PACIFIER" RELEASED IN US, 2005
ACTION & SKILL TOYS CONVENTION, BURLINGTON, WI, 2019
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF OWLS, HOUSTON, MN, 2019
NATIONAL DAY OF UNPLUGGING, SUNSET, 2019
NATIONAL HORSE PROTECTION DAY, 2019
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER, 2019


SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2019
PEANUT BUTTER LOVERS DAY
READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY
JOEL ROBERTS POINSETT, 1779
JOHN WESLEY DIED, 1791
SAM HOUSTON, 1793
US CONGRESS ABOLISHED AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE, 1807
BEDRICH SMETANA (BOHEMIAN COMPOSER), 1824
MELISSA BURTON CORAY (ONLY WOMAN TO MAKE FULL MORMON TREK FROM IOWA TO UTAH), 1828
NEW ENGLAND ASYLUM FOR THE BLIND, 1829
TEXAS CLAIMED INDEPENDENCE FROM MEXICO, 1836
POPE PIUS XII (EUGENIO MARIA GIOVANNI PACELLI), 1876
US CONGRESS ACCEPTED ELECTORAL COMMISSION DECISION RUTHERFORD B HAYES HAD WON 
	1876 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 1877
JUBAL EARLY DIED, 1894
MT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, 1899
KURT WEILL, 1900
THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL, 1904
DESI ARNAZ (DESIDERO ALBERTO ARNAZ Y ACHA III), 1917
PUERTO RICO BECAME US TERRITORY, 1917
DOC WATSON, 1923
HIGHWAYS IN US BECAME NUMBERED, 1925
D E LAWRENCE DIED, 1930
MIKHAIL SERGEYVICH GORBACHEV, 1931
TOM WOLFE, 1931
"KING KONG", 1933
HOWARD CARTER DIED, 1939
JOHN IRVING, 1942
BATTLE OF BISMARCK SEA, 1943
ACADEMY AWARDS 1ST TELEVISED, 1944
1ST AUTOMATIC STREETLIGHTS, NEW MILFORD, CT, 1949
JAMES GALLAGHER COMPLETED 1ST NON-STOP AROUND THE WORLD FLIGHT IN 94 HOURS, 1949
KAREN CARPENTER, 1950
LARAINE NEWMAN, 1952
GATES McFADDEN, 1953
JON BON JOVI, 1962
"SOUND OF MUSIC" PREMIERE, 1965
DANIEL CRAIG, 1968
PIONEER 10 LAUNCHED/1ST MISSION TO OUTER PLANETS, 1972
CHARLIE CHAPLIN'S BODY STOLEN (RECOVERED 5/17), CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, SWITZERLAND, 1978
PHILIP K DICK DIED, 1982
"HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER" RELEASED, 1990
"THE MEXICAN" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"ARIODANTE" OPENS, LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO, 2019
CARNIVAL BEGINS, BRAZIL & FRENCH WEST INDIES, 2019
FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL–WENCHES/BODICES WEEKEND, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, 2019
IDITAROD TRAIL SLED DOG RACE BEGINS, ANCHORAGE, AK, 2019
NEW ENGLAND MID-WINTER SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS, NARRAGANSETT, RI, 2019


SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2019
JAPAN:  HINAMATSURI (DOLL FESTIVAL)
SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE DAY
UN WORLD WILDLIFE DAY
WHAT IF CATS & DOGS HAD OPPOSABLE THUMBS? DAY
WORLD BIRTH DEFECTS DAY
ROBERT HOOKE DIED, 1703
JOHANN PACHELBEL DIED, 1706
US CONGRESS PASSED 1ST TAX LAW, 1791
MISSOURI COMPROMISE, 1820
GEORGE MORTIMER PULLMAN, 1831
CHIEF JOSEPH (HIN-MAH-TOO-YAH-LA-KEKT, "THUNDER ROLLING DOWN THE MOUNTAIN"), 1840
FLORIDA ADMITTED (27), 1845
US CONGRESS OVERTURNED PRESIDENTIAL VETO FOR 1ST TIME, 1845
ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL, 1847
US HOME DEPT (FORERUNNER OF DEPT OF INTERIOR), 1849
$30,000 APPROPRIATED FOR PURCHASE OF CAMELS BY US ARMY, 1855
US CONGRESS PASSED CIVIL WAR CONSCRIPTION, 1863
"FREEDMEN'S BUREAU" ESTABLISHED, 1865
INDIAN APPROPRIATION ACT PASSED, 1871
COMSTOCK ACT PASSED/PROHIBITED TRADE & CIRCULATION OF OBSCENE LITERATURE, 1873
1ST INDOOR ICE HOCKEY GAME, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, 1875
PREMIERE "CARMEN", PARIS, 1875
BULGARIA LIBERATED FROM OTTOMAN EMPIRE, 1878
US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, 1879
CHARLES PONZI (CARLO PIETRO GIOVANNI GUGLIELMO TEBALDO PONZI), 1882
ANNE SULLIVAN BEGAN TEACHING HELEN KELLER, 1887
NORMAN BETHUNE (FIELD SURGEON & MEDICAL EDUCATOR IN CHINA), 1890
MATTHEW BUNKER RIDGEWAY (PLOTTED & EXECUTED 1ST MAJOR US AIRBORNE ASSAULT, SICILY, WW II), 1895
JEAN HARLOW, 1911
WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE PARADE ATTACKED, WASHINGTON, DC, 1913
"PERILS OF PAULINE" RELEASED, 1914
"BIRTH OF A NATION" RELEASED, 1915
RUSSIA & CENTRAL POWERS SIGNED TREATY ENDING THEIR PART OF WWI, 1918
JAMES DOOHAN, 1920
1ST ISSUE, "TIME", 1923
ARTHEL LANE "DOC" WATSON, 1923
"STAR SPANGLED BANNER" ADOPTED AS NATIONAL ANTHEM, 1931
FINLAND DECLARED WAR ON GERMANY, 1945
TIM KAZURINSKY, 1950
"MR WIZARD" TV PREMIERE, 1951
IRA GLASS, 1959
LOU COSTELLO DIED, 1959
JACQUELINE JOYNER-KERSEE, 1962
"SOUND OF MUSIC" RELEASED IN US, 1965
JESSICA CLAIRE BIEL, 1982
"MOONLIGHTING", 1985
DANNY KAYE DIED, 1987
ARTHUR MURRAY DIED, 1991
RODNEY KING BEATEN BY L A POLICE, 1991
"ULTRAVIOLET" RELEASED IN US, 2006
CELEBRATE YOUR NAME WEEK, 2019
FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL–WENCHES/BODICES WEEKEND, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, 2019
INTERNATIONAL EAR CARE DAY, 2019
NAMESAKE DAY, 2019
RETURN THE BORROWED BOOKS WEEK, 2019
SHROVETIDE, 2019
TEEN TECH WEEK, 2019


MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019
COURAGEOUS FOLLOWER DAY
NATIONAL BACK COUNTRY SKI DAY
NATIONAL GRAMMAR DAY
HENRY THE NAVIGATOR, 1394
CORTEZ LANDED IN MEXICO, 1519
ANTONIO LUCIO VIVALDI, 1678
PENNSYLVANIA DEEDED TO WILLIAM PENN BY CHARLES II, 1681
CASIMIR PULASKI (POLISH AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR HERO), 1747
SIR HENRY RAEBURN (SCOTTISH PORTRAIT PAINTER), 1756
WILLIAM HERSCHEL RECORDED SIGHTING GREAT NEBULAE IN ORION, 1774
INAUGURATION DAY, 1789-1933/CONGRESS 1ST MET UNDER CONSTITUTION, 1789
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS RETURNED TO CONGRESS, 1789
VERMONT ADMITTED (14), 1791
CHICAGO, IL, GRANTED CITY CHARTER, 1837
LINCOLN INAUGURATED, 1861, 1865
JAMES GARFIELD BECAME 1ST PRESIDENT TO USE TELEPHONE, 1881
GROVER CLEVELAND INAUGURATED FOR 2ND (NON-CONSECUTIVE) TERM AS US PRESIDENT, 1893
CHARLES HENRY GOREN (CONTRACT BRIDGE AUTHORITY), 1901
AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION, 1902
GEORG ANTONOVICH GAMOW (BIG BANG & DNA), 1904
JEANNETTE RANKIN (MT) BECAME 1ST WOMAN MEMBER OF CONGRESS, 1917
HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, AK, 1921
MARLON BRANDO, 1924
ZENSI MIRIAM MAKEBA, 1932
FDR INAUGURATED AS 32ND PRESIDENT, 1933
FRANCES PERKINS BECAME 1ST WOMAN APPOINTED TO US CABINET (LABOR), 1933
BARONESS JANE VanLAWICK-GOODALL, 1934
BOBBY FISCHER (YOUNGEST EVER CHESS GRAND MASTER), 1943
MARY WILSON (ORIGINAL MEMBER, "SUPREMES"), 1944
DISNEY'S "CINDERELLA" RELEASED IN US, 1950
RON & NANCY DAVIS REAGAN, 1952
EMILIO ESTEFAN, 1953
"NAUTILUS" BECAME 1ST SUBMARINE TO REACH NORTH POLE, 1958
BLIZZARD AT CAPE COD, 1960
WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS DIED, 1963
KHALED HOSSEINI (KITE RUNNER), 1965
CHAZ/CHASTITY BONO, 1969
"PEOPLE" MAGAZINE, 1974
VOYAGER I DISCOVERED JUPITER'S RINGS, 1979
JOHN CANDY DIED, 1994
MARTHA STEWART RELEASED FROM PRISON AFTER SERVING 5 MONTHS, 2005
CARNIVAL, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, 2019
FUN FACTS ABOUT NAMES DAY, 2019


TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019
NATIONAL POUTINE DAY
ST PIRAN'S DAY (CORNWALL)
GERHARDUS MERCATOR, 1512
WILLIAM OUGHTRED (INVENTED 1ST SLIDE RULE), 1574
WILLIAM BLACKSTONE (1st SETTLER IN BOSTON, MA, & RHODE ISLAND), 1595
JAN VAN DER HOYDEN (DUTCH CITYSCAPE PAINTER), 1637
ANTOINE LAUMET de la MOTHE CADILLAC, 1658
"RICHARD III" BECAME 1ST SHAKESPEARE PLAY PRESENTED IN AMERICA, NEW YORK, NY, 1750
BOSTON "MASSACRE"/CRISPUS ATTUCKS KILLED, 1770
FRIEDRICH ANTON MESMER DIED, 1815
JAMES IVES (CURRIER & ), 1824
SAMUEL COLT MADE 1ST PISTOL, 1836
LADY ISABELLA AUGUSTA GREGORY (PLAYWRIGHT & LEADER OF IRISH LITERARY REVIVAL), 1852
HOWARD PYLE (BEST KNOWN FOR CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS), 1853
SENATE BEGAN IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST PRES. ANDREW JOHNSON, 1868
HEITOR VILLA-LOBOS, 1887
EMMETT J. CULLIGAN (THE ORIGINAL CULLIGAN MAN), 1893
REGINALD CAREY "REX" HARRISON, 1908
WILL EISNER (COMIC BOOK & GRAPHIC ARTIST), 1917
"METROPOLIS" RELEASED, 1927
BANK HOLIDAY, 1933
CHURCHILL'S "IRON CURTAIN" SPEECH, WESTMINSTER COLLEGE, FULTON, MO, 1946
JOHN KITZHABER, 1947
EDGAR LEE MASTERS DIED, 1953
SERGEI RACHMANINOFF DIED, 1953
STALIN DIED, 1953
PENN JILLETTE, 1955
ANDY GIBB (BEE GEES, DIED 1988), 1958
ELVIS RECEIVED DISCHARGE FROM ARMY (SEE 3/24), 1960
JOEL OSTEEN, 1963
PATSY CLINE DIED, 1963
WHAM-O PATENTED HULA-HOOP, 1963
VOYAGER I MADE CLOSEST APPROACH TO SATURN, 1979
JAY SILVERHEELS DIED, 1980
JOHN BELUSHI FOUND DEAD, 1982
WILLIAM POWELL DIED, 1984
"ANALYZE THIS" RELEASED IN US, 1999
"LOCK, STOCK & 2 SMOKING BARRELS" (GUY RITCHIE MOVIE) RELEASED IN US, 1999
SHROVE/FAT TUESDAY/MARDI GRAS, 2019
UNIQUE NAMES DAY, 2019


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019
MICHELANGELO di LODOVICIO BUONARROTI-SIMONI, 1475
MAGELLAN DISCOVERED GUAM, 1521
SAVINIEN CYRANO de BERGERAC, 1619
ANNA CLAYPOOLE PEALE (MINIATURE PAINTER), 1791
ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, 1806
1ST COLLEGE ORCHESTRA IN US, HARVARD, 1808
PRES MONROE SIGNED MISSOURI COMPROMISE, 1820
TORONTO INCORPORATED, 1834
ALAMO FELL, 1836
1ST PERFORMANCE OF "LA TRAVIATA", VENICE, 1853
DREDD SCOTT DECISION/MISSOURI COMPROMISE UNCONSTITUTIONAL, 1857
RINGGOLD WILMER "RING" LARDNER (SPORTSWRITER), 1885
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT DIED, 1888
BAYER PATENTED ASPIRIN, 1899
BOB WILLS, 1905
LOU COSTELLO, 1908
OREOS 1ST MARKETED, 1912
WILLIAM ERWIN EISNER, 1917
ED McMAHON, 1923
ROBERT FROST'S "STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING" 1ST PUBLISHED, 1923
ALAN GREENSPAN, 1926
LEROY GORDON COOPER (PROJECT MERCURY), 1927
GABRIEL GARCIA-MARQUEZ, 1928
LOREN MAAZEL (CONDUCTOR), 1930
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA DIED, 1932
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR, DIED (SEE 3/8), 1933
MARION SHEPILOV BARRY, JR, 1936
VALENTINA VLADIMIROVNA TERESHKOVA-NIKOLAEVA (1ST WOMAN IN SPACE), 1937
KIRI JANNETTE TE KANAWA, 1944
ROB REINER, 1945
RICHARD DOUGLAS "DICK" FOSBURY (HIGHJUMPER–FOSBURY FLOP), 1947
ROSENBERGS TRIAL BEGAN, 1951
GHANA INDEPENDENT FROM GREAT BRITAIN, 1957
SHAQUILLE RASHAN O'NEAL, 1972
PEARL S BUCK DIED, 1973
WALTER CRONKITE'S LAST NEWSCAST, 1981
AYN RAND DIED, 1982
GEORGIA O'KEEFE DIED, 1986
"MISSION TO MARS" RELEASED IN US, 2001
ASH WEDNESDAY, 2019
DISCOVER WHAT YOUR NAME MEANS DAY, 2019
STANZA POETRY FESTIVAL BEGINS, ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND, 2019


THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2019
NATIONAL BE HEARD DAY
FEAST OF ST. THOMAS AQUINAS--DIED 1274
ROB ROY, 1671
JAMES COOK SIGHTED OREGON COAST NEAR NEWPORT, 1778
JOHN FREDERICK WILLIAM HERSCHEL (ENGLISH ASTRONOMER), 1792
EDWIN HENRY LANDSEER (ENGLISH PAINTER), 1802
AVIATION PIONEER JEAN-PIERRE BLANCHARD DIED AS A RESULT OF BALLOONING ACCIDENT, 1809
ANTHONY COMSTOCK (CENSOR), 1844
LUTHER BURBANK, 1849
SUEZ CANAL OPENED, 1869
PIET MONDRIAN, 1872
JOSEPH-MAURICE RAVEL, 1875
ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL GRANTED TELEPHONE PATENT, 1876
LAST GILBERT & SULLIVAN COLLABORATION, 1896
PRES. WOODROW WILSON AUTHORIZED DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, 1918
ANTHONY ARMSTRONG JONES, LORD SNOWDON (PHOTOGRAPHER), 1930
ROBERT FROST'S "STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING" 1ST PUBLISHED, 1923
CHARLES DARROW INVENTED MONOPOLY, 1933
WILLARD HERMAN SCOTT, 1934
GERMAN TROOPS REOCCUPIED THE RHINELAND, 1936
JANET GUTHRIE (1ST WOMAN IN INDIANAPOLIS 500), 1938
DANIEL J. TRAVANTI, 1940
MICHAEL EISNER (CEO, DISNEY), 1942
MICHAEL YORK, 1942
TAMMY FAYE BAKKER MESSNER, 1942
US ARMY DISCOVERED RHINE BRIDGE @ REMAGEN WAS STILL STANDING DESPITE ALLIED & GERMAN
	 ATTEMPTS TO DESTROY IT, 1945
RACHEL WEISZ, 1970
SHEIKH MUJIB RAHMAN BECAME 1ST DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED LEADER OF BANGLADESH, 1973
SALVADOR DALI MUSEUM OPENED, ST. PETERSBURG, FL, 1982
WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA STRIKE BEGAN (ENDED 8/7), 1988
US SUPREME COURT RULED PARODY IS "FAIR USE", 1994
STANLEY KUBRICK DIED, 1999
"BUBBA HO-TEP" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"TEARS OF THE SUN" RELEASED IN THE US, 2003
KATHRYN BIGELOW BECAME 1ST FEMALE DIRECTOR TO WIN OSCAR ("HURT LOCKER"), 2010
CRUFTS DOG SHOW, BIRMINGHAM, W MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 2019
NAME TAG DAY, 2019
UK & IRELAND WORLD BOOK DAY, 2019


FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019
INTERNATIONAL (WORKING) WOMEN'S DAY
1ST ILLUSTRATED BOOK IN ENGLISH  (MIRROR OF THE WORLD, WILLIAM CAXTON, PUB.), 1484
MT ETNA ERUPTED, 1669
CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH, 1714
TECUMSEH, 1760
SPANISH BEGAN SIEGE OF BRITISH PENSACOLA, FL (BRITISH SURRENDERED 5/8), 1781
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR (SEE 3/6), 1841
RUGGERO LEONCAVALLO (COMPOSER, "PAGLIACCI"), 1857
KENNETH GRAHAME, 1859
FREDERIC WILLIAM GOUDY (TYPEFACE DESIGNER), 1865
MILLARD FILLMORE DIED, 1874
NEW YORK ENACTED 1ST DOG LICENSE LAW IN US, 1894
LOUISE BEAVERS (AFRICAN-AMERICAN ACTRESS), 1902
ALAN HOVHANESS, 1911
US IRS BEGAN LEVYING & COLLECTING INCOME TAX, 1913
RUSSIAN REVOLUTION BEGAN, 1917
CYD CHARISSE  (TULA FINKLEA), 1923
WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT DIED, 1930
"42ND STREET" RELEASED, 1933
RAYNOMA MAYBERRY LYLES GORDON SINGLETON (BERRY GORDY–MOTOWN), 1937
DUTCH SURRENDERED JAVA TO JAPANESE, 1942
LYNN RACHEL REDGRAVE, 1943
MICKEY DOLENZ ("MONKEES"), 1945
US SUPREME COURT RULED RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS WAS UNCONSTITUTIONAL, 1948
PRODUCTION BEGAN ON VW BUS, 1950
CYNTHIA ROTHROCK (BLACK BELT, ACTRESS), 1957
EGYPT OPENED SUEZ CANAL, 1957
KATHY IRELAND, 1963
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC, 1963
1ST US COMBAT TROOPS IN VIETNAM, 1965
HAROLD LLOYD DIED, 1971
FREDDIE PRINZE, JR, 1976
WINTER OF 1991-1992 DECLARED WARMEST ON RECORD, 1992
JOE DiMAGGIO DIED, 1999
"KNIGHT'S TALE" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"TIME MACHINE" RELEASED IN US, 2002
MALAYSIAN AIR FLIGHT 370 VANISHED, 2014
MIDDLE NAME PRIDE DAY, 2019
NATIONAL PROOFREADING DAY, 2019
SXSW/SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST BEGINS, AUSTIN, TX, 2019
WHISKY FESTIVAL BEGINS, CUPAR, FIFE, SCOTLAND, 2019
WORDS BY THE WATER FESTIVAL OF WORDS & IDEAS BEGINS, KESWICK, TOTNES, DEVON, ENGLAND, 2019


SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2019
FEAST OF ST FRANCES OF ROME (MOTORISTS, HOUSEWIVES, AND WIDOWS)
PANIC DAY
AMERIGO VESPUCCI, 1451
ST ALOYSIUS GONZAGA (PATRON SAINT OF CATHOLIC YOUTH), 1568
1ST CARILLON ARRIVED IN US, BOSTON, MA, 1745
SPANISH BEGAN SIEGE OF BRITISH PENSACOLA, 1781
NAPOLEON MARRIED JOSEPHINE, 1796
AMASA LELAND STANFORD (CALIFORNIA SENATOR, RAILROAD MAGNATE & COLLEGE FOUNDER), 1824
MODEST PETROVICH MUSSORGSKY, 1839
US SUPREME COURT MADE "AMISTAD" DECISION, 1841
US FORCES LANDED AT VERA CRUZ, MEXICO, IN LARGEST AMPHIBIOUS ACTION UNTIL WW II, 1847
GUSTAV STICKLEY, 1858
MONITOR VS. MERRIMAC/BATTLE OF HAMPTON ROADS, 1862
GRANT COMMISSIONED COMMANDER OF ALL UNION ARMIES, 1863
US AGREED TO PURCHASE ALASKA FROM RUSSIA, 1867
VITA SACKVILLE-WEST, 1892
MIRCEA ELIADE (COMPARATIVE/HISTORY OF RELIGION), 1907
SAMUEL BARBER, 1910
GEN. FRANSISCO "PANCHO" VILLA INVADED U.S. (COLUMBUS, NM), 1916
MICKEY SPILLANE, 1918
HENRY PU YI, LAST CHINESE EMPEROR (1908-1912), BECAME JAPANESE REGENT, 1932
YURI ALEXSEYEVICH GAGARIN, 1934
MICKEY GILLEY, 1936
RAUL JULIA, 1940
ROBERT JAMES "BOBBY" FISCHER, 1943
DENNIS RADER (BTK KILLER), 1945
US FIREBOMBED TOKYO, 1945
AVRIL PHAEDRA CAMPBELL (1ST FEMALE CANADIAN PM, 4 MONTHS IN OFFICE), 1947
MATTHEW HENSON DIED, 1955
"BARBIE" 1ST WENT ON SALE, 1959
LINDA FIORENTINO ("MEN IN BLACK"), 1960
1ST FORD MUSTANG OFF ASSEMBLY LINE, 1964
SVETLANA ALLILUYEVA DEFECTED TO U.S., 1967
WORK BEGAN ON ALASKA PIPELINE, 1975
"SPLASH" RELEASED IN US, 1984
RICHARD C. ADAMS DIED (INVENTED PAINT ROLLER), 1988
"HANDMAID'S TALE" RELEASED IN US, 1990
"JOE VS THE VOLCANO" RELEASED IN US, 1990
UN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION CONDEMNED ANTI-SEMITISM, 1992
"4 WEDDINGS & A FUNERAL" RELEASED IN US, 1994
GEORGE BURNS DIED (SEE 1/20), 1996
AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 2019
FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL–SWASHBUCKLERS WEEKEND, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, 2019
GENEALOGY DAY, 2019
INTERNATIONAL FANNY PACK DAY, 2019
SCOTTISH FLY FAIR, STIRLING COURT HOTEL, STIRLING, SCOTLAND, 2019


SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2019
INTERNATIONAL BAGPIPE DAY
MARIO DAY
FERDINAND, 1452
MARCELLO MALPHIGI (MICROSCOPIC ANATOMY), 1628
ADMIRAL JOHN BENBOW (BRITISH NAVAL HERO, FOUGHT AGAINST FRENCH), 1653
US SENATE RATIFIED TREATY OF GUADALUPE-HIDALGO (ENDED MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR), 1848
PRES ABRAHAM LINCOLN FILED PATENT APPLICATION, 1849
1ST U.S. PAPER MONEY ISSUED, 1862
PRES LINCOLN PROMOTED GEN GRANT TO COMMAND OF ALL UNION FORCES, 1864
1ST TELEPHONE CALL, 1876
SALVATION ARMY IN U.S. FOUNDED, 1880
CLARE BOOTH LUCE, 1903
LEON "BIX" BIEDERBECKE (BAND LEADER), 1903
HARRIET TUBMAN DIED, 1913
JAMES HERRIOT, 1916
"FOUR YEARS IN GERMANY" BECAME 1ST WARNER BROS MOVIE, 1918
"LOLLY WILLIAMS, OR, THE LOVING HUNTSMAN" BECAME 1ST "BOOK OF THE MONTH" SELECTION, 1926
JAMES EARL RAY, 1928
CHUCK NORRIS (CARLOS RAY), 1940
ROMMEL LEFT N AFRICA, 1943
KIM CAMPBELL (1ST FEMALE CANADIAN PM, 1993), 1947
JULIE ANDREWS MADE TV DEBUT, 1956
SHANNON TWEED (ACTRESS & PLAYMATE OF THE YEAR), 1957
SHARON STONE, 1958
LORRAINE HANSBERRY'S "RAISIN IN THE SUN", STARRING SIDNEY POITIER, OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1959
TIBETANS REBELLED AGAINST CHINESE OCCUPATION, 1959
1ST FORD MUSTANG OFF THE ASSEMBLY LINE, 1964
PRINCE EDWARD, 1964
EDIE BRICKELL, 1966
JUPITER EFFECT, 1982
CARRIE UNDERWOOD, 1983
ANDY GIBB DIED, 1988
"BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER" TV PREMIERE, 1997
LLOYD BRIDGES DIED, 1998
"9TH GATE" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"MISSION TO MARS" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"BATTLE IN SEATTLE" LIMITED US RELEASE, 2008
2:00 AM DST BEGINS, 2019
FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL–SWASHBUCKLERS WEEKEND, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, 2019
TERMITE AWARENESS WEEK, 2019


MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2019
TORQUATO TASSO (ITALIAN RENAISSANCE POET), 1544
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, 1779
FRANKENSTEIN, MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, 1818
BENJAMIN WEST DIED, 1820
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS ESTABLISHED BY US WAR DEPT, 1824
JOHN CHAPMAN DIED, 1847
"PERMANENT CONSTITUTION OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA" ADOPTED, MONTGOMERY, AL, 1861
MALCOLM CAMPBELL, 1885
GREAT BLIZZARD HIT US EAST COAST, 1888
VANNEVAR BUSH (ELECTRICAL ENGINEER & COMPUTER THEORIST), 1890
DOROTHY GISH, 1898
LAWRENCE WELK, 1903
INFLUENZA PANDEMIC HIT U.S., 1918
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA, 1921
RALPH DAVID ABERNATHY, 1926
KEITH RUPERT MURDOCH, 1931
SAM DONALDSON, 1934
ANTONIN SCALIA, 1936
MacARTHUR LEFT PHILIPPINES, 1942
BOBBY McFERRIN, 1950
DOUGLAS NOEL ADAMS, 1952
ALEXANDER FLEMING DIED, 1955
RICHARD BYRD DIED, 1957
HAWAII ADMITTED, 1959
JESSE JACKSON, JR, 1965
"THX 1138" RELEASED, 1970
ERLE STANLEY GARDNER DIED, 1970
PHILO T FARNSWORTH DIED, 1971
LITHUANIA DECLARED INDEPENDENCE, 1990
PAUL McCARTNEY KNIGHTED, 1997
TERRORIST TRAIN BOMBINGS, MADRID, SPAIN (191 KILLED, 1800 INJURED), 2004
"PASSION OF THE CHRIST" RELEASED IN US, 2005
"ROBOTS" RELEASED IN US, 2005
BOOK & SCREEN WEEK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2019
BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK, 2019
FILL OUR STAPLERS DAY, 2019
NATIONAL NAPPING DAY, 2019
ORTHODOX LENT BEGINS, 2019
UK COMMONWEALTH DAY, 2019


TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2019
FEAST OF ST GREGORY THE GREAT
ST. GEORGE'S DAY
ENGLISH COLONIZED BERMUDA, 1609
GEORGE BERKELEY (EMPIRICIST PHILOSOPHER), 1685
CLEMENT STUDEBAKER, 1831
CHARLES CUNNINGHAM BOYCOTT, 1832
SIMON NEWCOMB (US ASTRONOMER), 1835
JANE A DELANO (US NURSE, WW I), 1862
WANAMAKER'S, PHILADELPHIA, PA, BECAME 1ST DEPARTMENT STORE IN US, 1877
MOSTAFA KEMAL ATATURK, 1881
CHINA APPROVED TREATY W/US EXCLUDING LABORERS FOR 20 YEARS, 1888
GREAT BLIZZARD, N.E. U.S (GALE-FORCE WINDS; 40-50" OF SNOW W/DRIFTS OF 30-40'; 400 DIED), 1888
VASLAV NIJINSKY, 1890
COCA-COLA 1ST SOLD IN BOTTLES, 1894
GIRL SCOUTS OF U.S., SAVANNAH, GA, 1912
GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE DIED, 1914
JACK KEROUAC (JEAN-LOUIS LEBRIS de KEROUAC), 1922
LEE DE FOREST DEMONSTRATED PHONOFILM, 1ST MOVIE FILM CAPABLE OF ALSO RECORDING SOUND, 1923
WALTER MARTY "WALLY" SCHIRRA, JR (MERCURY & GEMINI), 1923
SUN YAT-SEN DIED, 1925
EDWARD FRANKLIN ALBEE, 1928
GANDHI BEGAN MARCH TO THE SEA, 1930
ANDREW JACKSON YOUNG, 1932
PRES FDR MADE 1ST "FIRESIDE CHAT", 1933
GERMANY ANNEXED AUSTRIA, 1938
ALWIN JARREAU, 1940
BARBARA FELDON, 1941
ANNE FRANK DIED, 1945
LIZA MAY MINNELLI, 1946
MITT ROMNEY, 1947
TRUMAN DOCTRINE/PRES TRUMAN ASKED CONGRESS FOR HELP TO KEEP GREECE & TURKEY NON-COMMUNIST, 1947
VERNON JAMES TAYLOR, 1948
CHARLIE PARKER DIED, 1955
LEVI'S BEGAN SELLING BELL BOTTOMS, 1969
PAUL McCARTNEY & LINDA EASTMAN, 1969
JANET RENO BECAME 1ST FEMALE US ATTORNEY GENERAL, 1993
CHURCH OF ENGLAND ORDAINED 1ST WOMEN PRIESTS, 1994
YEHUDI MENUHIN DIED, 1999
ROBERT LUDLUM DIED, 2001
"A MIGHTY WIND" RELEASED IN US, 2003
ELIZABETH SMART RESCUED & HER CAPTORS ARRESTED AFTER 9 MONTHS, 2003
PRO-BUSH ANTI-DIXIE CHICKS BACKLASH BEGAN, 2003
BOOK FAIR, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2019
FIESTA DE LAS FALLAS, VALENCIA, SPAIN, 2019
HORSE RACING FESTIVAL, CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, 2019


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2019
NATIONAL OPEN AN UMBRELLA INDOORS DAY
SMART & SEXY DAY
JOSEPH PRIESTLY, 1733
URANUS DISCOVERED BY WILLIAM HERSCHEL, 1781
LORENZO DELMONICO (RESTAURATEUR & GASTRONOMER), 1813
PERCIVAL LOWELL (PREDICTED EXISTENCE OF PLUTO), 1855
CONFEDERACY APPROVED BLACK SOLDIERS, 1865
US SENATE BEGAN IMPEACHMENT TRIAL OF PRES ANDREW JOHNSON, 1868
CZAR ALEXANDER II ASSASSINATED, 1881
CHESTER GREENWOOD PATENTED EARMUFFS, 1887
STRIP TEASE 1ST PERFORMED, PARIS, 1894
SUSAN B. ANTHONY DIED, 1906
WALTER ANNENBERG, 1908
LAFAYETTE RON HUBBARD, 1911
SAMMY KAYE, 1913
WILLIAM CASEY, 1913
EDWARD "BUTCH" O'HARE, 1914
NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION, 1919
HELEN CALLAGHAN (HELEN CANDAELE ST AUBIN) (FEMALE PRO BASEBALL PLAYER), 1929
DISCOVERY OF PLUTO BY CLYDE TOMBAUGH OF LOWELL OBSERVATORY ANNOUNCED, 1930
CLARENCE DARROW DIED, 1938
US ARMY BEGAN K-9 CORPS, 1942
OPERATION FLASH (HITLER ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT), 1943
TRAVEL BETWEEN IRELAND & BRITAIN SUSPENDED, 1944
"BRIGADOON" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1947
WILLIAM MACY, 1950
CHARO (MARIA MARTINEZ), 1951
OIL DISCOVERED, PRUDHOE BAY, AK, 1968
ARABIC OIL EMBARGO LIFTED, 1974
"LARRY KING SHOW", 1983
SHOOTINGS IN DUNBLANE, SCOTLAND (17 KILLED), 1996
"MAN IN THE IRON MASK" RELEASED IN US, 1998
"RACE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN" RELEASED IN US, 2009
ARCHBISHOP JORGE MARIO BERGOGLIO BECAME POPE FRANCIS (SEE 2/28), 2013
FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW, CHICAGO, IL, 2019
SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BEGINS, GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE, SCOTLAND, 2019


THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019
PI DAY
JACQUES de MOLAY BURNED AT STAKE, 1314
SIR THOMAS MALORY DIED, 1471
GEORG PHILIP TELEMANN, 1681
PENNSYLVANIA GRANTED TO WILLIAM PENN, 1681
1ST TOWN HALL MEETING RECORDED IN AMERICA, FANEUIL HALL, BOSTON, MA, 1743
JEAN BAPTISTE JOSEPH FOURIER, 1768
LUCY BEAMAN HOBBS TAYLOR (1ST WOMAN DENTIST IN US), 1833
GIOVANNI VIRGINIO SCHIAPARELLI (THOUGHT HE DISCOVERED CANALS ON MARS), 1835
PAUL EHRLICH (VIROLOGIST), 1854
JOHN LUTHER "CASEY" JONES, 1864
ALBERT EINSTEIN, 1879
KARL MARX DIED, 1883
SYLVIA BEACH (BOOKSELLER, PARIS, FRANCE), 1887
US CONGRESS PUT ALL US CURRENCY ON GOLD STANDARD, 1900
LES BROWN (AND HIS BAND OF RENOWN), 1912
HARRY CARAY (HARRY CHRISTOPHER CARABINI) (BASEBALL ANNOUNCER, CHICAGO CUBS), 1914
1ST MAX BRAND WESTERN PUBLISHED, 1919
HANK KETCHAM, 1920
FRANK BORMAN (GEMINI & APOLLO ASTRONAUT), 1928
MICHAEL CAINE  (MAURICE JOSEPH MICKLEWHITE), 1933
QUINCY DELIGHT JONES, JR, 1933
EUGENE ANDREW CERNAN (EVA, GEMINI 9), 1934
NAZI TROOPS OCCUPIED CZECHOSLOVAKIA, 1939
BILLY CRYSTAL, 1947
1ST FBI "10 MOST WANTED LIST", 1950
PERRY COMO'S "CATCH A FALLING STAR" BECAME 1ST CERTIFIED GOLD RECORD, 1958
JACK RUBY SENTENCED TO DEATH AFTER 1ST TRIAL, 1964
JFK'S BODY MOVED TO PERMANENT GRAVESITE, 1967
LAST EPISODE "BATMAN", 1968
BUSBY BERKELEY DIED, 1976
"RETURN OF THE JEDI" RERELEASED, 1997
"ERIN BROKOVICH" RELEASED IN US, 2000
"AGENT CODY BANKS" RELEASED IN US, 2003
"HORTON HEARS A WHO" RELEASED IN US, 2008
EMERALD CITY COMIC CON, SEATTLE, WA, 2019
INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL BEGINS, GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE, SCOTLAND, 2019
MOISTURE FESTIVAL BEGINS, SEATTLE, WA, 2019
WORLD KIDNEY DAY, 2019


FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019
TRUE CONFESSIONS DAY
CAESAR KILLED, 44 BCE
REMAINDER OF COLUMBUS' FLEET RETURNED TO SPAIN (SEE 3/1), 1493
ANDREW JACKSON, 1767
GEORGE WASHINGTON ADDRESSED TROOPS, NEWBURGH, NY, 1783
MAINE ADMITTED (23), 1820
HARRIET E ADAMS WILSON (1ST AFRICAN-AMERICAN NOVELIST), 1825
MARY CHASE PERRY STRATTON (CERAMACIST & POTTER), 1867
ROLLS-ROYCE, LTD, FOUNDED, 1906
HARRY HAAG JAMES (BANDLEADER), 1916
US TROOPS STARTED SEARCHING FOR PANCHO VILLA AFTER HIS RAID INTO US TERRITORY, 1916
CZAR NICHOLAS II ABDICATED, 1917
AMERICAN LEGION FOUNDED, 1919
ALAN LAVERN BEAN (APOLLO 12), 1932
RUTH BADER GINSBURG (US SUPREME COURT JUSTICE), 1933
1ST BLOOD BANK IN WORLD OPENED, COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL, CHICAGO, IL, 1937
H.P. LOVECRAFT DIED, 1937
OIL DISCOVERED IN SAUDI ARABIA, 1938
NAZIS OCCUPIED CZECHOSLOVAKIA, 1939
RY COODER, 1947
CHORDS RELEASED "SH-BOOM" (1ST DOO-WOP SONG), 1954
"MY FAIR LADY" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1956
FABIO LANZONI, 1961
PRES LBJ ADDRESSED JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS IN SUPPORT OF VOTING RIGHTS, 1965
"GODFATHER" PREMIERE, 1972
ARISTOTLE ONASSIS DIED, 1975
EVA JACQUELINE LONGORIA ("DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES"), 1975
CIVILIAN GOVERNMENT IN BRAZIL, 1985
BELARUS CONSTITUTION, 1994
"MUPPET TREASURE ISLAND" RELEASED, 1996
DR SPOCK DIED, 1998
"ICE AGE" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"RESIDENT EVIL" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"SHOWTIME" RELEASED IN US, 2002
"AN AMERICAN DREAM" OPENS, LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO, 2019
LONDON BRIDGE RENAISSANCE FAIRE, LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ, 2019
NIEL GOW SCOTTISH FIDDLE FESTIVAL, DUNKELD & BIRNAM, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2019


SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2019
LIPS APPRECIATION DAY
NATIONAL PANDA DAY
NO SELFIES DAY
CAROLINE LUCRETIA HERSCHEL (ASTRONOMER), 1750
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION DAY/JAMES MADISON, 1751
MATTHEW FLINDERS (CHARTED AUSTRALIA), 1774
GEORG SIMON OHM, 1787
US MILITARY ACADEMY @ WEST POINT, 1802
MARIE-ROSALIE "ROSA" BONHEUR (PAINTER & SCULPTOR), 1822
"FREEDOM'S JOURNAL", N.Y., N.Y., 1ST U.S. BLACK NEWSPAPER, 1827
NATHANIEL BOWDITCH DIED (NAVAL NAVIGATION PIONEER), 1838
JOHN BUTLER YEATS (IRISH PAINTER), 1839
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE'S SCARLET LETTER 1ST PUBLISHED, 1850
SUSAN HAYHURST BECAME 1ST FEMALE PHARMACIST TO GRADUATE IN US, 1883
AUBREY BEARDSLEY DIED, 1898
JUDGE ROY BEAN DIED, LANGLEY, TX, 1903
JOSEF MENGELE, 1911
PAT NIXON (THELMA CATHERINE RYAN NIXON), 1912
WILLIAM WESTMORELAND, 1914
US FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, 1915
LEO McKERN, 1920
JERRY LEWIS (JOSEPH LEVITCH), 1925
ROBERT GODDARD LAUNCHED 1ST LIQUID-FUELED ROCKET, 1926
BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI, 1940
FIGHTING ON IWO JIMA ENDED (SEE 2/19, 2/23), 1945
PHILIPPE KAHN (INVENTED CELLPHONE CAMERA), 1952
NANCY WILSON ("HEART"), 1954
"GUMBY SHOW", 1957
MY LAI MASSACRE, 1968
TERRY ANDERSON KIDNAPPED IN BEIRUT, LEBANON (LAST & LONGEST HELD AMERICAN CAPTIVE), 1985
PRES REAGAN ORDERED US TROOPS TO HONDURAS, 1988
"FINAL DESTINATION" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"E.T. THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL" RERELEASED IN US, 2002
"FRIDA" OPENS, FLORIDA GRAND OPERA, 2019
FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL–CELTIC WEEKEND, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, 2019
NATIONAL QUILTING DAY, 2019
PLAY THE RECORDER DAY, 2019
SAVE THE FLORIDA PANTHER DAY, 2019


SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2019
ST. PATRICK'S DAY/DIED 493
JAMES IV OF SCOTLAND, 1473
THOINOT ARBEAU ("ORCHESOGRAPHIE"), 1519
CHARITABLE IRISH SOCIETY HELD 1ST NON-RELIGIOUS ST PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION, BOSTON, MA, 1737
1ST NEW YORK, NY, ST PATRICK'S DAY PARADE, 1762
BOSTON EVACUATED BY BRITISH TROOPS, 1776
JIM BRIDGER (EXPLORER & MOUNTAIN MAN), 1804
GOTTLIEB WILHELM DAIMLER, 1834
RUBBER BAND PATENTED, 1845
CATHERINE "KATE" GREENAWAY (ENGLISH ARTIST & CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATOR), 1846
2ND MAORI WAR BEGAN, NEW ZEALAND, 1860
KINGDOM OF ITALY PROCLAIMED, 1861
PAPER MONEY BECAME LEGAL TENDER, 1862
FRANK BUCK (BIG-GAME HUNTER, ANIMAL COLLECTOR, EXPLORER, ACTOR), 1884
SHEMP HOWARD ("3 STOOGES"), 1895
CHARLES A LEVINE (TRIED TO BEAT LINDBERGH ACROSS ATLANTIC, 1ST AIR PASSENGER ACROSS ATLANTIC), 1897
1ST PUBLIC EXHIBIT OF VAN GOGH PAINTINGS, PARIS, 1901
ROBERT TYNE JONES, JR. (1ST GOLFER TO WIN GRAND SLAM), 1902
ELEANOR & FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT MARRIED, 1905
BAYARD RUSTIN (PACIFIST & CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER), 1910
CAMP FIRE GIRLS, 1910
NATHANIEL ADAMS "KING" COLE, 1919
PAUL HORN, 1930
RUDOLPH HAMETOVICH NUREYEV, 1938
WILLIAM GIBSON, 1948
1ST PORSCHE EXHIBITED, INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, 1949
KURT RUSSELL, 1951
VANGUARD I, 1ST SOLAR-POWERED SATELLITE, LAUNCHED, 1958
MOTHER ELIZABETH ANN BAYLEY SETON BEATIFIED, 1963
MIA HAMM (US OLYMPICS SOCCER), 1972
SOUTH AFRICAN WHITES VOTED TO END MINORITY RULE, 1992
HELEN HAYES DIED, 1993
"EXORCIST" RERELASED IN US, 2000
"V FOR VENDETTA" RELEASED IN US, 2006
FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL–CELTIC WEEKEND, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, 2019
NATIONAL ANIMAL POISON PREVENTION WEEK, 2019
WORLD FOLK TALES & FABLES WEEK, 2019


MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2019
FORGIVE MOM & DAD DAY
NATIONAL BIODIESEL DAY
AMERIGO VESPUCCI, 1452
ELIZABETH IMPRISONED BY HER SISTER, QUEEN MARY I, 1554
RENE-ROBERT CAVELEUR, SIEUR DE LA SALLE, MURDERED BY HIS MEN ON THE BANKS OF THE RIO 
	BRAZOS, 1687
PARLIAMENT REPEALED STAMP ACT, 1766
JOHN CALDWELL CALHOUN, 1782
STEPHEN GROVER CLEVELAND (22ND & 24TH PRESIDENT–SEE 3/4), 1837
NIKOLAY ANDREYEVICH RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, 1844
JOHNNY APPLESEED DIED, 1845
AMERICAN EXPRESS FOUNDED, 1850
HENRY WELLS & WILLIAM FARGO LAUNCHED SHIPPING COMPANY, 1852
RUDOLPH CHRISTIAN KARL DIESEL, 1858
CONFEDERATE CONGRESS ADJOURNED FOR LAST TIME, 1865
ARTHUR NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN, 1869
LAURENTY BERIA (STALIN'S CHIEF OF SECRET POLICE), 1899
WORST TORNADO IN US HISTORY HIT EASTERN MO, SOUTHERN IL & SOUTH IN, 1925
WORST TORNADO IN US HISTORY, MI, IL & IN, 1925
PETER GRAVES (PETER AURNESS), 1926
GEORGE ARTHUR PLIMPTON, 1927
SCHICK MARKETED 1ST ELECTRIC RAZOR, 1931
JOHN HOYER UPDIKE, 1932
1ST USE OF JAPANESE SUICIDE BOMBERS, 1945
NATIONAL CHINESE FORCES INVADED MAINLAND & CAPTURED SUNGMAN, 1950
WELLS FARGO & CO WENT INTO BUSINESS, 1952
DEBORAH JEANE PALFREY ("DC MADAM"), 1956
INGEMAR STENMARK (SWEDISH ALPINE SKIER), 1956
IRENE CARA, 1959
POPPIN' FRESH, 1961
ALGERIA INDEPENDENT FROM FRANCE, 1962
VANESSA LYNN WILLIAMS, 1963
BONNIE KATHLEEN BLAIR (OLYMPIC SPEED SKATER), 1964
"PRODUCERS" RELEASED IN US, 1968
US BEGAN BOMBING CAMBODIA, 1969
QUEEN LATIFAH (DANA OWENS), 1970
ERICH FROMM DIED, 1980
MICHAEL JORDAN ANNOUNCED HIS UNRETIREMENT FROM BASKETBALL, 1995
"SPY KIDS" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"ICE PRINCESS" RELEASED IN US, 2005
ACT HAPPY WEEK, 2019
INTERNATIONAL TEACH MUSIC WEEK, 2019
UK SHAKESPEARE WEEK, 2019
WELLDERLY WEEK, 2019


TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019
ST. JOSEPH'S DAY/SWALLOWS RETURN TO CAPISTRANO
WILLIAM BRADFORD (GOVERNOR OF PLYMOUTH COLONY), 1589
DAVID LIVINGSTONE, 1813
RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON, 1821
1ST RECORDED BANK ROBBERY IN US, CITY BANK, NEW YORK, NY, 1831
WYATT EARP, 1848
WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN, 1860
CHARLES MARION RUSSEL (COWBOY, WESTERN ARTIST, ESP. PLAINS INDIANS), 1864
EDITH NOURSE ROGERS (US REP, 1ST WOMAN TO HAVE HER NAME ATTACHED TO MAJOR LEGISLATION), 1881
JOHN JOSEPH SIRICA (WATERGATE JUDGE), 1904
KARL ADOLF EICHMAN, 1906
1st US AIR COMBAT MISSION, MEXICO, 1916
U.S. STANDARD TIME ACT, 1918
US SENATE REJECTED TREATY OF VERSAILLES, 1920
HANS KUNG (RADICAL CATHOLIC THEOLOGIAN), 1928
PATRICK McGOOHAN, 1928
ORNETTE COLEMAN (JAZZ SAXAPHONIST, COMPOSER, BANDLEADER), 1930
NEVADA LEGALIZED GAMBLING, 1931
PHILIP MILTON ROTH, 1933
URSULA ANDRESS (HONEY RYDER, "DR NO"), 1936
RUTH POINTER, 1946
GLENN CLOSE (CRUELLA DE VIL), 1947
EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS DIED, 1950
1ST ACADEMY AWARDS TV BROADCAST, 1953
CECIL B DeMILLE WON ONLY OSCAR FOR "GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH", 1953
BRUCE WILLIS, 1955
LAST EPISODE OF "MARY TYLER MOORE" SHOW, 1977
JIM BAKKER RESIGNED FROM HIS MINISTRY, 1987
OPERATION IRAQUI FREEDOM BEGAN, 2003
PRES GEORGE W BUSH ANNOUNCED OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, 2003
JOHN DeLOREAN DIED, 2005
ARTHUR C CLARKE DIED, 2008
NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY, 2019


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019
UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS
PUBLIUS OVIDIUS NASO (OVID), 43 BCE
CATHEDRAL, DURHAM, ENGLAND, 1093
HENRY V BECAME KING OF ENGLAND, 1413
DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY CHARTERED, 1602
ISAAC NEWTON DIED, 1727
LOUIS XVI OF FRANCE RECEIVED US REPRESENTATIVES, 1778
NED BUNTLINE, 1823
HENRIK JOHANN IBSEN, 1828
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN PUBLISHED, 1852
FORMER WHIGS FORMED REPUBLICAN PARTY, RIPON, WI, 1854
ERNEST BRAMAH, 1868
U.S. MARINES LANDED IN NICARAGUA, 1896
BURRHUS FREDERIC SKINNER, 1904
MARIAN McPARTLAND ("PIANO JAZZ" ON NPR), 1920
CARL REINER, 1922
WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? DAY/FRED McFEELY ROGERS, 1928
HAL LINDEN  (HAROLD LIPSCHITZ), 1931
JERRY REED  (JERRY HUBBARD), 1937
PRES FDR BEGAN ECONOMIC MEASURES, 1937
BRIAN MULRONEY, 1939
BRITISH TROOPS LIBERATED MANDALAY, BURMA, 1945
WILLIAM HURT, 1950
TUNISIA INDEPENDENT FROM FRANCE, 1956
SHELTON JACKSON "SPIKE" LEE, 1957
MARY ROACH, 1959
BRENDAN BEHAN DIED, 1964
LBJ INFORMED GOV WALLACE NTL GUARD TROOPS WOULD BE SENT TO MAINTAIN PEACE ALONG SELMA-
	MONTGOMERY CIVIL RIGHTS MARCH, 1965
JOHN LENNON & YOKO ONO, 1969
CHET HUNTLEY DIED, 1974
EARTH DAY, 1979
"RADIO CAROLINE" SANK, 1980
US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REJECTED AID FOR NICARAGUAN CONTRAS, 1986
NERVE-GAS ATTACK ON TOKYO SUBWAY, 1995
"SCOOBY-DOO 2–MONSTERS UNLEASHED" RELEASED IN US, 2004
FULL WORM MOON, 2019
GREAT AMERICAN MEATOUT, 2019
OSTARA/5:58 PM VERNAL/SPRING EQUINOX, 2019
UN FRENCH LANGUAGE DAY, 2019


THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019
MEMORY DAY
UN INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FORESTS
UN WORLD POETRY DAY
WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY
COPERNICUS' "DE REVOLUTIONIBUS ORBIUM COELSTIUM" PUBLISHED, 1543
THOMAS CRANMER BURNED AT STAKE, 1556
POCAHONTAS DIED, 1617
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH, 1685
NAPOLEONIC CODE BECAME LAW IN FRANCE, 1804
BENITO PABLO JUAREZ (NATIVE INDIAN DESCENT, PRES OF MEXICO), 1806
JAMES JESSE STRANG (DISSIDENT MORMON LEADER), 1813
RENNSELAER SCHOOL, TROY, NY, BECAME 1ST ENGINEERING COLLEGE IN US, 1826
MODEST PETROVICH MUSSORGSKY, 1839
FLORENZ ZIEGFELD (FOLLIES), 1869
HENRY MORTON STANLEY BEGAN SEARCH FOR DR DAVID LIVINGSTONE (MET 10/27), 1871
BASCOM LAMAR LUNSFORD (STARTED FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL AT ASHEVILLE NC, 1928), 1882
JULIO ROBERT GALLO, 1910
2ND BATTLE OF THE SOMME (LAST GERMAN OFFENSIVE OF WW I), 1918
FLYING TIGERS BECAME PART OF US AIR FORCE, 1942
GERSDORFF HITLER ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT, 1943
TIMOTHY DALTON, 1946
MATTHEW BRODERICK, 1962
ROSIE O'DONNELL, 1962
ALCATRAZ CLOSED AS FEDERAL PRISON, 1963
SELMA TO MONTGOMERY MARCH BEGAN, 1965
"ANDROMEDA STRAIN" RELEASED IN US (1ST USE OF CGI), 1971
"WHO SHOT J R?" "DALLAS" EPISODE, 1980
PRES CARTER INFORMED US ATHLETES US WOULD BOYCOTT MOSCOW OLYMPICS, 1980
LAST EPISODE "LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE", 1983
ROBERT PRESTON DIED, 1987
BERNHARD PICCARD & BRIAN JONES COMPLETED 1ST AROUND THE WORLD BALLOON FLIGHT (SEE 3/1), 1999
"BLADE 2" RELEASED IN US, 2002
JACK DORSEY SENT 1ST PUBLIC TWEET, 2006
ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE KID DAY, 2019
INDIA–HOLI, 2019
JAZZ FESTIVAL BEGINS, ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND, 2019
NATIONAL HEALTHY FATS DAY, 2019


FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019
AS YOUNG AS YOU FEEL DAY
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE SEAL
NATIONAL GOOF-OFF DAY
UN WORLD DAY FOR WATER
CONSTANTINE DIED, 337
IBN AL-FARID (SUFI POET), 1181
NATIVE AMERICANS MASSACRED INHABITANTS OF JAMESTOWN, 1622
ANNE HUTCHINSON BANISHED FROM MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONY, 1638
JONATHAN EDWARDS DIED, 1758
STAMP ACT PASSED BY BRITISH PARLIAMENT, 1765
SLAVE TRADING WITH OTHER NATIONS PROHIBITED BY US CONGRESS, 1791
STEPHEN DECATUR KILLED IN DUEL, 1820
GOETHE DIED, 1832
RANDOLH CALDECOTT, 1846
ROBERT ANDREWS MILLIKAN, 1868
SLAVERY ENDED IN PUERTO RICO, 1873
LEONARD "CHICO" MARX, 1891
1ST WOMEN'S COLLEGIATE BASKETBALL GAME, SMITH COLLEGE, NORTHAMPTON, MA, 1892
1ST STANLEY CUP MATCH, 1894
LUMIERE BROS DEMONSTRATED CINEMATOGRAPH, 1895
LOUIS DEARBORN L'AMOUR, 1908
KARL MALDEN, 1914
WERNER KLEMPERER, 1920
MARCEL MARCEAU, 1923
ALLEN NEUHARTH (FOUNDED "USA TODAY"), 1924
MARION GORDON "PAT" ROBERTSON, 1930
STEPHEN JOSHUA SONDHEIM, 1930
WILLIAM SHATNER, 1931
ORRIN GRANT HATCH (SEN, R UT), 1934
TUSKEGEE AIRMEN ACTIVATED, 1941
GEORGE BENSON, 1943
ARAB LEAGUE FOUNDED, 1945
JAMES PATTERSON, 1947
PRES TRUMAN ORDERED LOYALTY CHECKS ON ALL US FEDERAL EMPLOYEES, 1947
ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER, 1948
ROBERT QUINLAN "BOB" COSTAS, 1952
ARTHUR L SCHAWLOW & CHARLES H TOWNES PATENTED LASER, 1960
"PLEASE PLEASE ME" BECAME 1ST BEATLES ALBUM RELEASED, 1963
E.R.A. SENT TO STATES FOR RATIFICATION, 1972
LAURA JEAN REESE WITHERSPOON, 1976
WALTER LANZ DIED, 1994
COSMONAUT VALERY POLYAKOV RETURNED TO EARTH AFTER 438 DAY RECORD STAY IN SPACE, 1995
WILLIAM HANNA DIED, 2001
MUDSLIDE IN OSO, WA, KILLED 43, 2014
TERRORIST ATTACKS, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2016
"AS ONE" OPENS, PORTLAND OPERA, 2019
"DIE FLEDERMAUS" OPENS, PALM BEACH OPERA, 2019
AMERICAN CROSSWORD PUZZLE TOURNAMENT, STAMFORD, CT, 2019
INDIAN NEW YEAR 1941, 2019
JAMES T. KIRK, 2228


SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019
NATIONAL PUPPY DAY
NATIONAL TAMALE DAY
U.N. WORLD METEOROLOGICAL DAY
MARGARET OF ANJOU (QUEEN CONSORT OF HENRY VI OF ENGLAND), 1430
"MESSIAH" 1ST PERFORMED, 1743
PIERRE-SIMON, MARQUIS DE LAPLACE (FRENCH PHYSICIST & ASTRONOMER), 1749
PATRICK HENRY'S "LIBERTY OR DEATH" SPEECH, 1775
1ST PERFORMANCE HAYDN'S "SURPRISE" SYMPHONY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1792
LEWIS & CLARK EXPEDITION LEFT FT CLATSOP TO BEGIN RETURN EAST, 1806
1ST KNOWN PRINT OCCURRENCE OF "OK", BOSTON MORNING POST, 1839
FANNIE MERRITT FARMER, 1857
ERICH FROMM, 1900
JOAN CRAWFORD (LUCILLE FAY LE SUEUR), 1904
AKIRA KUROSAWA, 1910
WERNHER von BRAUN, 1912
GERMANY 1ST USED "PARIS" GUN (25 MILE RANGE, 1ST USED AGAINST PARIS), 1918
MUSSOLINI FOUNDED FASCIST PARTY, 1919
TENNESSEE BANNED TEACHING OF EVOLUTION, 1925
ROGER GILBERT BANNISTER (1ST TO BREAK 4-MINUTE MILE), 1929
REICHSTAG GRANTED HITLER DICTATORIAL POWERS, 1933
ALL-INDIA-MUSLIM LEAGUE CALLED FOR PAKISTANI REPUBLIC, 1940
JAPANESE-AMERICANS MOVED TO CONCENTRATION CAMPS, 1942
ERIC IDLE, 1943
CHAKA KHAN  (YVETTE MARIE STEVENS), 1953
PAKISTANI REPUBLIC FOUNDED, 1956
REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN, 1956
PETER LORRE DIED, 1964
"RALLY FOR DECENCY", 1969
BARNEY CLARK DIED (1ST ARTIFICAL HEART RECIPIENT, LASTED 112 DAYS)), 1983
PRES REAGAN ANNOUNCED STAR WARS SPACE DEFENSE PLAN, 1983
LEE TENG-HUI BECAME 1ST DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF TAIWAN, 1986
COLD FUSION, 1989
DICK CLARK LEFT "AMERICAN BANDSTAND" AFTER 33 YEARS, 1989
NEAR MISS DAY (ASTEROID CAME WITHIN 500,000 MILES OF EARTH), 1989
MIR LANDED IN SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN, 2001
ELIZABETH TAYLOR DIED, 2011
ALABAMA MEDIEVAL FANTASY FAIR, GREENVILLE, AL, 2019
FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL–MAGICAL FINALE WEEKEND, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, 2019
JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL BEGINS, SEATTLE, WA, 2019


SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2019
FEAST OF ST. GABRIEL THE ARCHANGEL (COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS)
GEORGIUS AGRICOLA (FATHER OF MINERALOGY), 1494
ELIZABETH I DIED/JAMES VI OF SCOTLAND BECAME JAMES I OF ENGLAND, 1603
ROGER WILLIAMS GRANTED CHARTER FOR RHODE ISLAND, 1644
WILLIAM LEDDNA BECAME LAST QUAKER EXECUTED IN BOSTON, 1661
PARLIAMENT PASSED "QUARTERING ACT", 1765
IGNACIO SAGUAN ZARAGOZA (MEXICAN GENERAL AT BATTLE OF PUEBLA), 1829
JOHN WESLEY POWELL, 1834
WILLIAM MORRIS (ENGLISH POET & REFORMER, FOUNDER ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT), 1834
LAST CHEROKEES COMPLETED "TRAIL OF TEARS", 1839
ANDREW WILLIAM MELLON (FINANCIER, PHILANTHROPIST, US SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY), 1855
HOUDINI (ERIC WEISZ), 1874
SIDNEY GEORGE REILLY (SIGMUND ROSENBLUM), 1874
LONGFELLOW DIED, 1882
WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY/DR ROBERT KOCH ANNOUNCED HE'D ISOLATED CAUSE OF TB, 1882
US SUPREME COURT RULED COMPANIES ARE PERSONS ("CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST PAUL RAILROADS V
	MINNESOTA), 1890
DOROTHY CONSTANCE STRATTON (US COAST GUARD WOMEN'S RESERVE), 1899
CONSTRUCTION OF NY SUBWAY BEGAN, 1900
UB IWERKS (1ST ANIMATOR OF MICKEY MOUSE), 1901
JULES VERNE DIED, 1905
CLYDE BARROW (BONNIE & ), 1909
JOHN MILLINGTON SYNGE DIED, 1909
JOSEPH ROLAND BARBERA, 1911
LAWRENCE MONSANTO FERLINGHETTI (BEAT POET), 1919
TERENCE STEVE McQUEEN, 1930
FDR SIGNED BILL GRANTING PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE (EFFECTIVE 7/4/1946), 1934
PRES FDR SIGNED BILL GRANTING PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE IN 1946, 1934
"HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES" BECAME 1ST BASIL RATHBONE SHERLOCK HOLMES MOVIE, 1939
1ST "BILLBOARD" TOP ALBUM CHARTS, 1945
ALISTAIR COOKE'S "LETTER FROM AMERICA" RADIO PREMIERE, 1946
CHRISTINE GREGOIRE (GOV, WA), 1947
PRES TRUMAN OK'D US AID FOR PALESTINIAN REFUGEES, 1949
TOMMY HILFIGER, 1951
ELVIS JOINED THE ARMY (DISCHARGED 3/5/1960), 1958
KELLY LeBROCK ("WEIRD SCIENCE"), 1960
AUGUSTE PICCARD DIED, 1962
EXXON "VALDEZ" OIL SPILL, 1989
SHANNON LUCID BECAME 1ST US FEMALE ASTRONAUT TO LIVE ON SPACE STATION (158 DAYS, MIR), 1996
SCHOOL SHOOTINGS, JONESBORO, AR, 1998
NATO BEGAN BOMBING SERBIAN MILITARY IN KOSOVO, 1999
"MISS CONGENIALITY 2–ARMED & FABULOUS" RELEASED IN US, 2005
PILOT ANDREAS LUBITZ DELIBERATELY CRASHED GERMANWINGS FLIGHT 925, 2015
FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL–MAGICAL FINALE WEEKEND, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, 2019
NATIONAL PROTOCOL OFFICERS WEEK, 2019
WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY, 2019


MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2019
FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION
QUIRKY COUNTRY MUSIC SONG TITLES DAY
ST CATHERINE OF SIENNA (PATRON OF ITALY), 1347
SHAKESPEARE DRAFTED HIS WILL, 1616
LORD BALTIMORE'S 1ST SETTLERS ARRIVED IN MARYLAND, 1634
TITAN DISCOVERED 1655
1ST RECORDED HORSE RACE IN AMERICA, 1668
TURLOUGH O'CAROLAN DIED, 1738
NEW YEAR'S DAY IN GREAT BRITAIN & THE US UNTIL 1751
PARLIAMENT PASSED "PORT OF BOSTON" ACT, 1774
PECAN DAY/GEORGE WASHINGTON PLANTED PECANS AT MT. VERNON, 1775
ENGLAND ABOLISHED THE SLAVE TRADE, 1807
GREEK INDEPENDENCE FROM TURKEY, 1821
MICHAEL DAVITT (FOUNDED IRISH LAND LEAGUE), 1846
ISHI (LAST KNOWN SURVIVOR OF YAHI YANA INDIANS), 1862
ARTURO TOSCANINI, 1867
JOHN GUTZON de la MOTHE BORGLUM (DESIGNER OF MT RUSHMORE), 1867
BELA BARTOK, 1881
COXEY'S ARMY MARCHED ON WASHINGTON, D.C., 1894
1ST MERECEDES SHOWN, NICE, FRANCE, 1901
DAVID LEAN (FILM DIRECTOR), 1908
TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST CO. FIRE, N.Y.C. (145 KILLED), 1911
ISHI DIED, 1916
CLAUDE DEBUSSY DIED, 1918
HOWARD COSELL  (HOWARD WILLIAM COHEN), 1920
EILEEN FORD (MODELING AGENCY), 1922
MARY FLANNERY O'CONNOR, 1925
JAMES ARTHUR LOVELL, JR (COMMANDER, APOLLO 13), 1928
GLORIA STEINEM, 1934
TOM MONAGHAN (FOUNDER & CEO, "DOMINO'S PIZZA"), 1937
ANITA BRYANT, 1940
ARETHA FRANKLIN, 1942
NAZIS IN ROME EXECUTED 302 ITALIANS, 1944
ELTON JOHN (REGINALD KENNETH DWIGHT), 1947
MARY GROSS, 1953
TREATY OF PARIS CREATED COMMON MARKET/EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, 1957
SARAH JESSICA PARKER, 1965
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR, LED ANTI-VIETNAM WAR MARCH, CHICAGO, IL, 1967
JOHN LENNON & YOKO ONO'S PEACE BED-IN BEGAN, AMSTERDAM, 1969
KING FAISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA ASSASSINATED, 1975
DANICA PATRICK, 1982
ROBERT JOFFREY DIED, 1988
LAST US TROOPS OUT OF SOMALIA, 1994
TOLKIEN READING DAY, 2019


TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019
LEGAL ASSISTANT DAY
MAKE UP YOUR OWN HOLIDAY DAY
BENJAMIN THOMPSON, COUNT RUMFORD (BRITISH PHYSICIST), 1753
NATHANIEL BOWDITCH (AMERICAN MATHEMATICIAN, ASTRONOMER & NAVIGATOR), 1773
BEETHOVEN DIED, 1827
EDWARD BELLAMY ("LOOKING BACKWARD"), 1850
JANE ARMINDA DELANO (AMERICAN NURSE, EDUCATOR, SUPERINTENDENT OF US ARMY NURSING 
	CORPS DURING WW I), 1858
ROBERT LEE FROST, 1874
DUNCAN HINES, 1880
WALT WHITMAN DIED, 1892
CECIL RHODES DIED, 1902
JOSEPH CAMPBELL, 1904
VIKTOR FRANKL (MAN'S SEARCH FOR MEANING), 1905
THOMAS LANIER "TENNESSEE" WILLIAMS, 1911
WILLIAM CHILDS WESTMORELAND, 1914
SARAH BERNHARDT DIED, 1923
PIERRE BOULEZ (COMPOSER & CONDUCTOR), 1925
19" OF SNOW IN CHICAGO, 1930
SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR, 1930
LEONARD NIMOY, 1931
NANCY PELOSI, 1940
1ST USE OF MANNED TORPEDOES (ITALY ATTACKED BRITISH @ CRETE), 1941
1ST JEWS SENT TO AUSCHWITZ, 1942
ERICA JONG, 1942
BOB WOODWARD, 1943
DIANA ROSS, 1944
VICKI LAWRENCE, 1949
MARTIN SHORT, 1950
DR. JONAS SALK ANNOUNCED DEVELOPMENT OF POLIO VACCINE, 1953
CURTIS SILWA (FOUNDER, "GUARDIAN ANGELS"), 1954
RAYMOND CHANDLER DIED, 1959
KENNY CHESNEY, 1968
NOEL COWARD DIED, 1973
SADAT & BEGIN SIGNED ISRAEL-EGYPT PEACE AGREEMENT, 1979
KEIRA CHRISTINA KNIGHTLEY, 1985
COSMONAUT SERGE KRIKALEV RETURNED TO EARTH AFTER 313 DAYS ABOARD MIR, 1992
DAVID PACKARD DIED, 1996
HEAVEN'S GATE MEMBERS FOUND DEAD, SAN DIEGO, CA, 1997
DR KEVORKIAN CONVICTED OF 2ND DEGREE MURDER, 1999
"THE SECRET" RELEASED IN US, 2006
FORD SOLD JAGUAR & LAND ROVER TO INDIA'S TATA, 2008
GERALDINE FERRARO DIED, 2011


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2019
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION ALERT DAY
QUIRKY COUNTRY MUSIC SONG TITLES DAY
PONCE de LEON SIGHTED FLORIDA, 1513
JAMES VI/I DIED/CHARLES I BECAME KING OF ENGLAND, 1625
NATHANIEL CURRIER, 1813
1ST MORMON TEMPLE DEDICATED, KIRTLAND, OH, 1836
SIR HENRY ROYCE, 1836
WILHELM KONRAD ROENTGEN, 1845
M L BYRN PATENTED CORKSCREW, 1860
SIR HENRY ROYCE, 1863
PATTY SMITH HILL (WROTE "HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU"), 1868
LUDWIG MIES VAN DER ROHE (MARIA LUDWIG MICHAEL MIES) (ARCHITECT), 1886
JAMES THORNE SMITH, JR. (TOPPER), 1892
GLORIA SWANSON  (GLORIA MAY JOSEPHINE SVENSSON), 1899
FINGERPRINT EVIDENCE 1ST USED IN BRITAIN TO SOLVE MURDER, 1905
JAPANESE CHERRY TREES PLANTED ALONG THE POTOMAC RIVER, WASHINGTON, DC, 1912
SARAH LOIS VAUGHAN (JAZZ VOCALIST), 1924
MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH (RUSSIAN CELLIST, COMPOSER & CONDUCTOR), 1927
1ST TELEPHONE INSTALLED IN WHITE HOUSE, 1929
ARTHUR MITCHELL (DANCE THEATER OF HARLEM), 1934
1ST NCAA MEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT, 1939
MICHAEL YORK, 1942
GERMANS LAUNCHED LAST V-2 ATTACK, 1945
"SINGING IN THE RAIN', 1952
KRUSCHEV BECAME SOVIET PREMIER, 1958
QUENTIN JEROME TARANTINO, 1963
ALASAKA EARTHQUAKE/STRONGEST IN AMERICAN HISTORY, 1964
YURI GAGARIN DIED, 1968
MARIAH CAREY, 1969
NATHAN FILLIAN, 1971
M C ESCHER DIED, 1972
VENERA 8 (USSR) SOFT-LANDED ON VENUS, 1972
FERGIE (STACY FERGUSON:  BLACK-EYED PEAS), 1975
ALEXANDER L. KEILLAND OIL RIG COLLAPSED IN N. SEA, 1980
TV MARTI BEGAN BROADCASTING TO CUBA, 1990
FERDINAND PORSCHE DIED, 1998
VIAGRA APPROVED FOR USE BY FDA, 1998
DUDLEY MOORE DIED, 2002
MILTON BERLE DIED, 2002
"MONSTERS VS ALIENS" RELEASED IN US, 2009
MANATEE APPRECIATION DAY, 2019
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS NEW ORLEANS LITERARY FESTIVAL, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 2019
WORLD GRAIN SAMPLING DAY, 2019


THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019
FRA BARTOLOMEO (RENAISSANCE PAINTER), 1472
TERESA OF AVILA, 1515
PIERRE SIMON, MARQUISE de LAPLACE, 1749
PARLIAMENT ADOPTED "COERCIVE ACTS", 1774
JUAN BAUTISTA DE ANZA ESTABLISHED PRESIDIO @ FUTURE SITE OF SAN FRANCISCO, 1776
NATHANIEL BRIGGS AWARDED 1ST PATENT FOR WASHING MACHINE, 1797
ST JOHN NEPOMUCENE NEUMANN (1ST US BISHOP CANONIZED), 1811
JOSEPH-IGNACE GUILLOTIN DIED, 1814
FREDERICK PABST, 1836
LOUIS BRAILLE DIED, 1852
CRIMEAN WAR BEGAN/BRITAIN & FRANCE DECLARED WAR ON RUSSIA, 1854
MODEST MOUSSORGSKY DIED, 1881
P T BARNUM & JAMES BAILEY BECAME PARTNERS, 1881
AUGUST ANHEUSER BUSCH, JR, 1899
LEON THRASHER BECAME 1ST US CITIZEN KILLED IN WW I (ABOARD SHIP TORPEDOED OFF ENGLISH COAST), 1915
FREDDIE BARTHOLOMEW (FREDERICK LLEWELLYN) (1930S CHILD STAR), 1924
ZBIGNEW BRZEZINSKI (PRES CARTER'S NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER), 1928
CONSTANTINOPLE CHANGED ITS NAME TO ISTANBUL, 1930
SPANISH CIVIL WAR ENDED, 1939
VIRGINIA WOOLF DROWNED HERSELF, 1941
RACHMANINOFF DIED, 1943
FRED HOYLE 1ST USED TERM "BIG BANG", 1949
JIM THORPE DIED, 1953
REBA McENTIRE, 1955
W C HANDY DIED, 1958
"AVENGERS" DEBUTED ON US PRIME TIME TV, 1966
"HAIR" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1968
EISENHOWER DIED, 1969
VIETNAM MORATORIUM CONCERT, MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK, NY, 1970
VINCE VAUGHN, 1970
3-MILE ISLAND, 1979
JULIA STILES, 1981
MT. KILAUEA ERUPTED, 1983
LADY GAGA (STEFANI JOANNE ANGELINA GERMANOTTA), 1986
MARIA von TRAPP DIED, 1987
NATIONAL MONEY SHOW, PITTSBURGH, PA, 2019


FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2019
NATIONAL MOM & POP BUSINESS OWNERS DAY
CARLO MARIA BUONAPARTE (NAPOLEON'S FATHER), 1746
EMANUEL SWEDENBORG DIED (SWEDISH SCIENTIST, MYSTIC, THEOLOGIAN), 1772
JOHN TYLER (10TH PRESIDENT), 1790
ICE DAM CAUSED NIAGRA FALLS TO STOP FLOWING, 1848
JOHN JACOB ASTOR DIED, 1848
OSCAR MAYER, 1859
APPOMATOX, 1ST ENGAGEMENT OF CIVIL WAR, 1865
BRITISH NORTH AMERICA ACT ESTABLISHED DOMINION OF CANADA, 1867
DENTON TRUE "CY" YOUNG (BASEBALL GREAT, PITCHER WITH MOST WINS), 1867
BRITISH BEAT ZULUS UNDER CETAWAYO @ KAMBULA, 1879
1ST KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CHARTERED, CT, 1882
COCA-COLA INTRODUCED, 1886
GEORGES SEURAT DIED, 1894
WILLIAM TURNER WALTON (ENGLISH COMPOSER), 1902
EDWARD GEORGE POWER BIGGS (ORGANIST), 1906
EUGENE McCARTHY, 1916
MAN O'WAR, 1917
PEARL MAE BAILEY, 1918
SAM MOORE WALTON (WAL-MART), 1918
PRES HOOVER HAD 1ST PHONE INSTALLED IN OVAL OFFICE, 1929
JACK BENNY'S RADIO DEBUT, 1932
ERIC IDLE, 1943
JOHN MAJOR (FORMER BRITISH PM), 1943
VANGELIS, 1943
BUD CORT, 1950
ROSENBERGS CONVICTED OF ESPIONAGE (SEE 4/5), 1951
KAREN ANN QUINLAN (COMA PATIENT, RIGHT TO DIE), 1954
CHRISTOPHER LAMBERT, 1957
MARTINA SERTIS, 1960
23RD AMENDMENT (DC RESIDENTS VOTE IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS) RATIFIED, 1961
AMY SEDARIS, 1961
ELLE MacPHERSON, 1964
MARINA SIRTIS, 1964
LUCY LAWLESS, 1968
LT CALLEY CONVICTED OF MY LAI MURDERS, 1971
LAST US TROOPS OUT OF SOUTH VIETNAM, 1973
MARINER 10 ARRIVED AT MERCURY, 1974
JENNIFER MARIA CAPRIATI (US WOMEN'S TENNIS CHAMP), 1976
HOUSE SELECT COMMITTEE ON ASSASSINATIONS RELEASED REPORT, 1979
EARTHQUAKE & VOLCANIC ERUPTION @ EL CHICHON, MEXICO, 1982
1ST WARNING LABELS ON US AUDIO RECORDINGS, 1990
"SGT BILKO" RELEASED IN US, 1999
JOHNNIE COCHRANE DIED, 2005
C2E2 CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO, CHICAGO, IL, 2019
COMMANDER DEANNA TROI, 2336


SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2019
DOCTORS DAY
WORLD BIPOLAR DAY
MOSES MAIMONIDES (FOREMOST INTELLECTUAL FIGURE OF MEDIEVAL JUDAISM), 1135
NICHIREN (BUDDHIST PATRIARCH), 1222
FRANSISCO JOSE de GOYA y LUCIENTES, 1746
ANTI-NAPOLEONIC ALLIES ENTERED PARIS, 1814
ANNA SEWELL (WROTE "BLACK BEAUTY"), 1820
"BEAU" BRUMMEL DIED, 1840
DR CRAWFORD W. LONG BECAME 1ST ACCLAIMED PHYSICIAN TO USE ETHER AS ANESTHETIC, 1842
JAMES THEODORE BENT (EXCAVATED ZIMBABWE), 1852
VINCENT WILLEM VAN GOGH, 1853
HYMAN L LIPMAN PATENTED PENCIL W/ERASER, 1858
ALASKA PURCHASE TREATY SIGNED, 1867
15th AMENDMENT (AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN VOTE) BECAME PART OF US CONSTITUTION, 1870
SEAN O'CATHASAIGH (O'CASEY) (IRISH PLAYWRIGHT), 1880
CAMILLE NICKERSON, "THE LOUISIANA LADY" (CREOLE MUSIC COLLECTOR & PERFORMER), 1888
JOHN ASTIN (GOMEZ ADDAMS), 1930
WARREN BEATTY, 1938
JAPANESE SET UP PUPPET REGIME @ NANKING, CHINA, 1940
ERIC CLAPTON, 1945
PRESTON TUCKER ANNOUNCED CONCEPT CAR, 1947
ROBBIE COLTRANE (HAGRID, "HARRY POTTER" MOVIES), 1950
M C HAMMER (STANLEY KIRK BURRELL), 1963
"JEOPARDY", 1964
TRACY CHAPMAN, 1964
CELINE DION, 1968
SECRETARIAT, 1970
NORAH JONES (GEETALI NORAH JONES SHANKAR–ONE OF RAVI'S DAUGHTERS), 1979
ALEXANDER KIELLAND OIL RIG COLLAPSED IN N SEA (123 KILLED), 1980
"I AM IN CONTROL" DAY/REAGAN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT (JOHN HINCKLEY, JR), 1981
JAMES CAGNEY DIED, 1986
JOHN CIARDI DIED, 1986
"TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES" RELEASED, 1990
JURY IN PORTLAND, OR, AWARDED $81 MILLION JUDGMENT AGAINST PHILLIP MORRIS, 1999
"TAILOR OF PANAMA" RELEASED IN US, 2001
ELIZABETH, THE QUEEN MOTHER, DIED, 2002
ALISTAIR COOKE DIED, 2004
"MEET THE ROBINSONS" RELEASED IN US, 2007
"NIM'S ISLAND" RELEASED IN US, 2008
GRAND LAKE RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, VINITA, OK, 2019
HEAD OF THE RIVER RACE, MOUNTLAKE TO PUTNEY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2019
INTERNATIONAL LAUNDRY FOLDING DAY, 2019


SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 2019
NATIONAL SHE'S FUNNY THAT WAY DAY
WORLD BACKUP DAY
SPAIN DECLARED ALL JEWS WHO DID NOT CONVERT TO CATHOLICISM WOULD BE EXPELLED, 1492
HERNANDO DeSOTO LANDED IN FLORIDA, 1589
RENE DESCARTES, 1596
ANDREW MARVELL (ENGLISH METAPHYSICAL POET), 1621
JOHN DONNE DIED, 1631
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN, 1732
ABIGAIL ADAMS WROTE HUSBAND JOHN TO "REMEMBER THE LADIES", 1776
EDWARD FITZGERALD (RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM), 1809
NIKOLAI VASILEVICH GOGOL, 1809
ROBERT WILHELM EBERHARD von BUNSEN, 1811
MARY BOYKIN MILLER CHESNUT (CONFEDERATE CIVIL WAR CHRONICLER), 1823
1ST INSTALLMENT OF PICKWICK PAPERS (1ST DICKENS NOVEL) PRINTED, 1836
JOHN CONSTABLE DIED, 1837
ANDREW LANG (SCOTTISH COLLECTOR OF FAIRY TALES), 1844
JAPAN & US SIGNED TREATY OF KANAGAWA, 1854
CHARLOTTE BRONTE DIED, 1855
JOHN ARTHUR "JACK" JOHNSON (1ST AFRICAN-AMERICAN HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMP), 1878
1ST ELECTRIC STREETLIGHTS IN US, WABASH, IN, 1880
EIFFEL TOWER OPENED, 1889
"SATURDAY EVENING POST" RAN 1ST CAR AD IN NATIONAL MAGAZINE (W E ROACH CO, PHILADELPHIA), 1900
RICHARD PEARSE MADE 1ST FLIGHT, TEMUKA, N.Z., 1903
J P MORGAN DIED, 1913
U.S. PURCHASED VIRGIN ISLANDS, 1917
JOHN FOWLES, 1926
CESAR ESTRADA CHAVEZ, 1927
LIZ CLAIBORNE, 1929
JOHN JAKES, 1932
SHIRLEY JONES, 1934
HERB ALPERT, 1935
RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN, 1935
"OKLAHOMAH!" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1943
CHRISTOPHER WALKEN, 1943
ALBERT ARNOLD GORE, JR., 1948
THE DALAI LAMA LEFT TIBET FOR EXILE, 1959
EWAN MacGREGOR, 1971
MISSISSIPPI RIVER HIT PEAK FLOOD LEVELS, 1973
NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT RULED KAREN ANN QUINLAN COULD BE TAKEN OFF LIFE SUPPORT, 1976
JESSE OWENS DIED, 1980
REPUBLIC OF SOVIET GEORGIA VOTED FOR INDEPENDENCE, 1991
CHRYSLER OPENED NEW FACTORY IN DETROIT, MI, 1992
BRANDON LEE KILLED, 1993
"TANK GIRL" RELEASED, 1995
SELENA PEREZ KILLED, 1995
"MATRIX" RELEASED IN US, 1999
FRANK PERDUE DIED, 2005
"ICE AGE 2–THE MELTDOWN" RELEASED IN US, 2006
ENGLAND–MOTHERING SUNDAY, 2019
INTERNATIONAL HUG A MEDIEVALIST DAY, 2019
UK & IRELAND SUMMER TIME BEGINS, 2019