Tuesday, March 2, 2010

The Merry Month of March

It is that time again monthly trivia!
**March Birthstone--Aquamarine-means
faithfulness, courage and friendship.
**Flower--Jonquil--means Love me, Affection
returned, Desire, Sympathy, Desire for
affection returned.
**Zodizc Sign--Pisces--Water sign
They are intuitive, humerous and
compassionate.
**This month in History--
1--Congress authorized the first US census
2--"King Kong," the motion picture, premiered
in New York.
3--Star Spangled Banner adopted as the
National Anthem of the US.
4--Jesse James died at 34
5--American Hall of Fame Founded.
6--Dorothy Hamill became World
Ladies Figure Skating champ.
7--The Beatles US album PAST MASTERS
VOL 1&2 released.
8--Groucho, Chico, and Harpo's last TV
appearance together.
9--1st Ford Mustang produced.
10--Alexander Graham Bell's first phone
call.
11--Kurt Browning became Men's Figure
Skating champ.
12--Girl Scouts of America were founded.
13--Uranus was discovered by Sir
William Herscel.
14--Eli Whitney received a patent for
his cotton gin.
15--"My Fair Lady," opened on Broadway.
16--"The Scarlet Letter," was published.
17--The Camp Fire Girls were created.
18--Schick, Inc. marketed the first
electric razor.
19--Congress approved Daylight Saving Time.
20--John Lennon married Yoko Ono.
21--Movie "Annie" premiers.
22--The first movie shown to an audience
occured in Paris.
23--The US Mint produced it's first coins
made by a press.
24--Kennedy Half Dollar issued.
25--RCA first produced color TV.
26--" Tommy" premiers in London.
27--Mt. St. Helenes becomes active after
123 years.
28--1st National Curling Championship
was held.
29--Meat, butter, and cheese rationing
began as a result of WWII.
30--Attempted assassination of Ronald
Regan.
31--"Oklahoma!" opened on Broadway.
**Fun Days--
1--Old Stuff Day--Change up your routine.
2--Happy "Read Across America" Day!
3--National Anthem Day
4--National Poundcake Day
5--Mother-in-Law's Day 1st celebrated
6--First sale of Oreos
7--Middle Name Pride Day
8--Iditarod begins
9--
10--First paper money issued
11--
12--Girls Scouts Day
13--Jewel Day
14--National Potato Chip Day
**Daylight Savings begins (this year)
15--Incredible Kid Day
16--
17--ST. PATRICK'S DAY
18--Goddess of Fertility Day
19--National Chocolate Carmel Day
20--SPRING begins!!!!!!
21--1st US Zoo opened
22--National Goof Off Day
23--Toast Day
24--
25--Waffle Day
26--Make up your own Holiday Day
27--
28--Palm Sunday (this year)
29--Coca Cola invented
30--Passover
31--Tator Day
**Red Cross Month, National Craft Month
and National Woman's History Month
**Birthdays
2--Dr Seuss
7--Willard Scott
9--Barbie
13--Uncle Sam
16--Patricia Nixon
17--Nat King Cole
18--Pillsbury Dough Boy
20--Big Bird
21--Bach
22--Andrew Lloyd Webber
25--Danica Patrick
26--Martin Short
30--Norah Jones
~Keep on Dreaming~
PS--Apron update--They were a hit!!!!!!!!

10 comments:

  1. The aprons turned out well. They are very colorful.

    That is a lot of information that you had to share. Thanks!

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  2. I always take note of your 'fun' days so the Grandkiddos can celebrate 'em. We have a blast with some of these. Thanks so much for the info. Of course those aprons were a big hit...they were cute as a button!

    Have the greatest day filled with wonderful blessings. (and IEP's it's that time of year again!...That part I really don't miss!!!)

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  3. You had all that in March!My children are two Pisces. nice aprons! Catherine

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  4. Oh what fun triva!!!My mom's birthday is in March--she shares it with Norah Jones. My father-in-law's birthday is actually on St. Patricks Day--how fun is that :)
    Thanks for the fun!!
    Mimi~

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  5. Glad the aprons were a hit, well done! Thanks for all the trivia. Looking forward to catching up on your blog.

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  6. Lots of march facts to remember!! : ) I am liking the middle name pride day.. Say it loud and proud ~ JEAN!! March is chock full of aniversaries and birthdays for us too.

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  7. Since I am a March baby I found this so interesting. So much happened in this special month, including the birth of the Ford Mustang. Must tell my husband that one.

    Your new blog look is so attractively done.

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  8. Looking forward to the March 20th date! SPRING! My daffodils are poking out of the ground and I saw a red robin last week. YEAH!

    Plus it's #1 son's Birthday. What an awesome day he was born!

    Hugs,
    Nancy

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  9. Fun trivia, and love the tea towel aprons. Jackie

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  10. I love your monthly trivia posts. I'm so bummed I missed Pound Cake Day:(, but will happily celebrate Oreos today!

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