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March Quotes, Fun Facts, and Trivia

Raksha Kulkarni Aug 18, 2020
Sometimes, the days and months just pass by without us realizing it because of our hectic daily routines. If you pay closer attention, each day and month is special; it has certain importance associated with it. We, at in this story, have tried to give the month of March its due by listing out some interesting quotes, fun facts, and trivia about this month.

Did You Know?

The National Bed Month is celebrated in March, in UK. It is an awareness campaign run by the Sleep Council to stress on the importance of a good bed and good sleep. Also, it is their longest campaign as it started in 1990.
March is the third month in the Julia and Gregorian calendars. Also, it is one of the 7 months of a year, that have 31 days. There is a history of how the month gets its name. In the Roman calendar, Martius was the first month and it later became "March". It was named after the God of War, Mars. There are some other names like:
  • In Saxon, there are different names like Lentmonat (March equinox), Rhed-monat, or Hreth-monath (from goddess "Rhedam/Hreth").
  • Maaliskuu in Finnish. It signifies the theory that you can see the earth after several months of it covered in snow.
  • In Turkish, Mart because of the God "Mars".
This was all about the history part. As the times changed, there were different festivals celebrated in this particular month, which gave it different meanings in different cultures. Here are some fun information about this month.

Quotes and Sayings

With rushing winds and gloomy skies The dark and stubborn Winter dies: Far-off, unseen, Spring faintly cries, Bidding her earliest child arise; March!
― Bayard Taylor
March comes in with an adder's head, and goes out with a peacock's tail.
― Richard Lawson Gales
Up from the sea, the wild north wind is blowing Under the sky's gray arch; Smiling I watch the shaken elm boughs, knowing It is the wind of March.
― William Wordsworth
March is the month that God designed to show those who don't drink what a hangover is like.
― Garrison Keillor
In fierce March weather White waves break tether, And whirled together At either hand, Like weeds uplifted, The tree-trunks rifted In spars are drifted, Like foam or sand.
― Algernon Charles Swinburne
Ah, March! we know thou art Kind-hearted, spite of ugly looks and threats, And, out of sight, art nursing April's violets!
― Helen Hunt Jackson
With rushing winds and gloomy skies The dark and stubborn Winter dies: Far-off, unseen, Spring faintly cries, Bidding her earliest child arise; March!
― Bayard Taylor
All in the wild March-morning I heard the angels call; It was when the moon was setting, and the dark was over all; The trees began to whisper, and the wind began to roll, And in the wild March-morning I heard them call my soul.
― Lord Alfred Tennyson

Fun Date Facts

March 1

  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • National Horse Protection Day
  • National Pig Day

March 2

  • National Banana Cream Pie Day
  • Texas Independence Day
  • National Old Stuff Day

March 3

  • National Anthem Day
  • World Wldlife Day
  • National Mulled Wine Day
  • I Want You To Be Happy Day

March 4

  • National Pound Cake Day
  • Hug a GI Day
  • World Orphan Week(4 - 11)

March 5

  • National Multiple Personality Day
  • National Cheese Doodle Day
  • World Spelling Day

March 6

  • National Frozen Food Day
  • National Dentist Day
  • Middle Name Pride Day

March 7

  •  National Cereal Day

March 8

  • International Womens Day
  • Daylight Savings Time

March 9

  • Panic Day
  • National Crabmeat Day

March 10

  •  National Blueberry Popover Day

March 11

  • National Worship of Tools Day
  • World Plumbing Day

March 12

  • Plant a Flower Day
  • National Alfred Hitchcock Day
  • World Kidney Day
  • Girl Scouts Day

March 13

  • Earmuff Day
  • National Jewel Day

March 14

  • National Potato Chips Day
  • Pi Day
  • Learn About Butterfly Day

March 15

  • National Pears Helene Day
  • World Consumer Rights Day

March 16

  • Freedom of Information Day

March 17

  • St Patricks Day
  • Evacuation Day

March 18

  • Kick Butts Day
  • Supreme Sacrifice Day

March 19

  • National Poultry Day

March 20

  • World Storytelling Day
  • Extraterrestrial Abductions Day
  • World Sparrow Day
  • National Chocolate Caramel Day
  • National Ravioli Day
  • International Day of Happiness

March 21

  • National French Bread Day
  • World Poetry Day

March 22

  • World Water Day

March 23

  • Near Miss Day
  • World Meteorological Day
  • National Puppy Day
  • National Chip and Dip Day

March 24

  • American Diabetes Alert Day
  • World Tuberculosis Day
  • National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day

March 25

  • International Waffle Day

March 26

  • National Nougat Day
  • Spinach Festival Day

March 27

  • National Joe Day
  • National Spanish Paella Day

March 28

  • Earth Hour Day
  • National Black Forest Cake Day

March 29

  • National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day
  • Smoke and Mirrors Day

March 30

  • National Doctor's Day
  • I Am In Control Day

March 31

  • Eiffel Tower Day
  • National Bunsen Burner Day


1. Which is the birth flower of the month of March?
- Daffodil (also called Lent Lily)

2. A famous person was killed on the Ides of March. Who was it?
- Julius Caesar

3. Which month starts on the same day of the week as March, every year?
- November

4. The month of March was which month in the Roman calendar?
- First
5. 8 countries gained independence in March. Which are they?
- Bangladesh

6. March's two birthstones are:
- Aquamarine and Bloodstone

7. March Madness is related to which game?
- Basketball

8. How many Saint Days come in March? Who are the Saints?
- Saint David's Day (1), Saint Patrick's Day (17), Saint Joseph's Day
9. The Anglo-Saxons called March, the Hlyd monath. What did it mean?
- Stormy/Loud month, because of the strong winds

10. Name the four U.S. Presidents born in March?
- John Tyler, Andrew Jackson, Grover Cleveland, and James Madison
People born in March come under two zodiac signs Pisces and Aries. There are so many famous Pisceans and popular people of Aries. Now, we know from where all the talent comes!