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MARCH


March” is named for the Roman god of war, Mars. This was the time of year to resume military campaigns that had been interrupted by winter. Read more about how the months got their names.

In the early Roman calendar, March (or Martius) was the first month of the calendar year. As March brought the first day of spring with the vernal equinox, it was the start of new beginnings.

March became the third month when January and February, which were added to the end of the Roman calendar around 700 BCE, instead became the first and second months around 450 BCE.


Did you know that March is National Umbrella Month?

Here are some more wacky things to celebrate this month:

March 16: National Panda Day

March 21: Absolutely Incredible Kid Day

March 23: World Meteorological Day

March 31: World Backup Day


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