plus Daily Celebration Ideas*
SELECT your topic.
THINK "What do I know?"
FOLLOW text links to learn more.
CONSIDER related personal experiences.
CONNECT your ideas with other items of interest.
START WRITING, additional thoughts will naturally flow.
It happened in March...
March 1 / 1872 - Yellowstone Park established / 1910 - Trains buried by avalanche / 1932 - Lindbergh baby kidnapped / Peanut Butter Day / Pig Day
March 2 / 1807 - Congress abolishes the African slave trade / 1904 - Dr. Seuss born / 1962 - Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points / Banana Creme Day / Old Stuff Day
March 3 / 1887 - Hellen Keller meets her miracle worker / 1974 - Faulty door dooms plane / 1863 - Congress passes Civil War conscription act / I Want You to Be Happy Day
March 4 / 1789 - Government under the U.S. constitution begins / 1933 - FDR inaugurated / 2005 - Martha Stewart is released from prison / Hug a G.I. Day / Pound Cake Day
March 5 / 1770 - Boston Massacre / 1946 - Churchill delivers Iron Curtain speech / 1963 - Hula Hoop patented / Cheese Doodle Day / Multiple Personality Day
March 6 / 1475 - Michelangelo born / 1899 - Bayer patents aspirin / 1857 - Supreme Court rules in Dred Scott case / Dentist Day / Frozen Food Day
March 7 / 1876 - Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone / 1938 - Janet Guthrie, first female Indy 500 driver, born / 1972 - Jets engage in aerial combat / Alexander Graham Bell Day / National Cereal Day
March 8 / 1669 - Mt. Etna erupts / 1957 - Egypt opens Suez Canal / 1917 - February Revolution begins in Russia / Be a Jerk Day
March 9 / 1916 - Pancho Villa raids U.S. / 1945 - Firebombing of Tokyo / 1959- Barbie makes her debut / Panic Day
March 10 / 1876 - Speech transmitted by telephone / 1906 - Mine explosion kills 1,060 in France / 1959 - Rebellion in Tibet / Blueberry Muffin Day
March 11 / 1818 - Frankenstein published / 1989 - COPS makes TV debut / 1918 - First cases of deadly flu epidemic are reported 1820 / Middle Name Pride Day / Worship of Tools Day
March 12 / 1888 - Blizzard of 1888 / 1930 - Ghandi leads civil disobedience / 1947 - Truman Doctrine is announced / Girl Scouts Day / Alfred Hitchcock Day / Plant a Flower Day
March 13 / 1781 - Hershel discovers Uranus / 1942 - U.S. Army launches K-9 corps / 1969 - "The Love Bug" opens in theaters / Earmuff Day / Jewel Day
March 14 / 1879 - Albert Einstein is born / 1950 - The FBI debuts "Ten Most Wanted" / Pi Day / Potato Chip Day
March 15 / 44 B.C. - The Ides of March / 1820 - Maine enters the Union / 1965 - Johnson calls for equal voting rights / Everything you Think is Wrong Day
March 16 / 1751 - Father of the Constitution is born / 1802 - U.S. Military Academy is established / 1926 - First liquid-fueled rocket / Freedom of Information Day
March 17 / 1762 - First St. Patrick's Day parade / 1776 - British evacuate Boston / 1804 - Jim Bridger is born / St. Patricks Day
March 18 / 1766 - Parliament repeals the Stamp Act / 1999 - Three women are murdered in Yosemite / Supreme Sacrifice Day
March 19 / 1916 - First U.S. air combat mission begins / 1931 - Nevada legalizes gambling / 2003 - War in Iraq begins / Poultry Day
March 20 / 1345 - Black Death is created, allegedly / 1854 - Republican Party founded / 1995 - Tokyo subways attacked with Sarin gas / Extraterrestrial Abduction Day / Ravioli Day
BE CREATIVE, make your response interesting and fun to read.
TAKE PRIDE in your work.
EDIT AND SHARE the final product with others.
May we prompt you?
Extra Extra - Read all about it... then write a newsworthy article answering the expository questions of "Who, What, When, Where and Why".
Persuasive Essay - Research a controversial event. Identify a difference of opinions from your study, take a position, then present and defend your argument.
Historical Fiction - Using the framework of a "day in time", create your own characters and plot structure... start writing.
*Party Planner - Given the assignment to plan for a particular celebration, submit a detailed proposal to your prospective client.
*Daily Celebrations - Create your own party blog complete with creative party ideas. Include detailed descriptions of the planned activities.
March 21 / 1871 - Stanley begins search for Livingston / 1963 - Alcatraz closes its doors / 1980 - Carter tells U.S. athletes of Olympic boycott / French Bread Day / Single Parents Day
March 22 / 1894 - First Stanley Cup championship played / 1972 - Equal Rights Amendment passed / 1983 - Origin of the Hummer / Goof-Off Day / World Water Day
March 23 / 1839 - OK enters national vernacular / 1913 - Tornadoes devastate Nebraska / 2011 - Hollywood icon, Elizabeth Taylor, dies / Chips and Dip Day / Puppy Day
March 24 / 1958 - Elvis Presley inducted into the U.S. army / 1989 - Exxon Valdez runs aground / Chocolate Covered Raisins Day
March 25 / 1879 - Cheyenne Chief Little Wolf surrenders / 1911 - Triangle Shirtwaist fire in New York City / 1932 - Scottsboro verdict announced / International Waffle Day
March 26 / 1953 - Salk announces polio vaccine / 1872 - Deadly earthquake hits California / 1979 - Israel-Egyptian agreement signed / Make Up Your Own Holiday Day / Spinach Festival Day
March 27 / 1905 - Fingerprint evidence is used to solve a British murder case /1939 - March Madness is born / 1977 - Jumbo jets collide at Canary Islands airport / Country Music Day
March 28 / 1969 - Eisenhower dies / 1979 - Nuclear accident at Three Mile Island / 1984 - Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis / Something on a Stick Day
March 29 / 1951 - Rosenberg convicted of espionage / 1929 - Telephone installed in the Oval Office / 1973 - Last U.S. troops depart Vietnam / Mom and Pop Business Owner Day
March 30 / 1867 - Seward's folly / 1981 - President Reagan is shot / Doctors Day / I Am In Control Day / Take a Walk in the Park Day
March 31 / 1889 - Eiffel Tower opens / 1973 - Mississippi River reaches peak flood level / 1995 - Longest Strike in Major League Baseball ends / Eiffel Tower Day