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1st Day of Women’s History Month

March 1

This is not a public holiday. Government and public offices, businesses, and schools are not closed for this observation but may hold special events and outreach programs to commemorate the beginning of the month-long annual observation.

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Deep-Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month (Day 1 of 31)

March 1

March is national Deep-Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month, a public health initiative aimed at raising awareness of this commonly occurring medical condition and its potentially fatal complication; pulmonary embolism. According to the American Heart Association up to 2 million Americans are affected annually by DVT, more commonly known as blood clots. Yet most Americans (74 percent)…

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National Irish-American Heritage Month (1st day of 31)

March 1

Irish- American Heritage Month is recognised in March every year as a way of honoring the achievements and contributions of Irish immigrants and their descendants living in the United States. The US Congress designated March as Irish Ameican Heritage Month in 1991 with the President of the United States issuing a proclamation each year since…

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National Nutrition Month (Day 1 of 31)

March 1

National Nutrition Month in the USA is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. The campaign has actually been around for a long time, first…

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National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

March 1

TABLE OF CONTENTS Holiday TimelineWhy We Love This HolidayWays You Can Celebrate Peanut butter is a perfect food, and on March 1, we honor that perfection with National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. Peanut butter’s superb performance as a food comes from its versatility: it can be crunchy and it can be smooth; it’s healthy, but…

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National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (Day 1 of 31)

March 1

We recognize National Colorectal Cancer Month to raise awareness for the fourth most common type of cancer in the United States. With well over 100,000 new cases each year and over one million cases total ‘Colon Cancer’ is a huge problem. But with early detection of this disease, it is estimated that well over half…

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1st Day of Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 1

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month in America.  This awareness raising campaign has been recognised for over 30 years.

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National Pig Day

March 1

National Pig Day, celebrated annually on March 1, is the perfect time to celebrate how much pigs have become part of American culture. We see pigs in art, costumes, stuffed animals, collectables, piggy banks, movies, books and, of course, on the dinner table. Pigs have lived throughout the country on farms and in zoos for…

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St. David’s Day

March 1

There’s nothing more Welsh than St. David’s Day, the feast and celebration that falls on March 1 and commemorates the patron saint of Wales, Saint David — the greatest figure in the 6th century, Welsh Age of Saints, founder of scores of religious communities, and the only native-born patron saint of the countries of Britain…

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World Compliment Day

March 1

In the global initiative to create the most positive day in the world, World Compliment Day is celebrated every March 1 to spread joy through simple verbal affirmations of appreciation. With less focus on providing material representations of appreciation, this day is meant to cost absolutely nothing at all, so everyone can participate! Giving a…

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1st Day of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March 1

The campaign seeks to raise awareness about the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all areas of community life, as well as awareness to the barriers that people with disabilities still sometimes face in connecting to the communities in which they live.

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1st Day of National Save Your Vision Month

March 1

Every year in March, we recognise National Save Your Vision Month, a campaign designed to promote good eye health. 

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