March 1 holidays in 2022

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Heroes' Day
Paraguay National Holiday
Patriots' Day
Mongolia Observance
Zero Discrimination Day
United states United Nations Observance
Independence Movement Day
South korea National Holiday
St. David's Day
Multiple [Show] Observance
Self-Injury Awareness Day
United states Worldwide Observance
Martisor (first day of spring)
Moldova Observance
Independence Day
Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
World Compliment Day
- Unofficial
Baba Marta
Bulgaria Observance
Mărțișor
Romania Observance
Yap Day
Micronesia Local Holiday
Day of the Balearic Islands
Spain (Balearic Islands) Local Holiday
National Pig Day
- Weird
Women's History Month
- Monthly
National Dadgum That’s Good Day
- Weird
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
- Weird
National Fruit Compote Day
- Weird
National Horse Protection Day
- Weird
National Minnesota Day
- Weird
Fat Tuesday
- Weird
Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras
United states (Florida**) Multiple Types
Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Isra and Mi'raj
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
St David's Day
Canada Observance
Carnival Tuesday
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Town Meeting Day
United states (Vermont) State Holiday
Carnival
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Remembrance Day
Marshall Islands Public Holiday
Prophet's Ascension
Iran National Holiday
Isra and Miraj
Kuwait Official Holiday
Lailatul Isra Wal Mi Raj
Philippines Common Local Holiday
Mi'raj
Mayotte Optional Holiday
Republic Day
Switzerland (Neuchâtel) Common Local Holiday
Plan a Solo Vacation Day
- Unofficial
Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
India Gazetted Holiday

Historical Events on March 1

  • 1562: The French Wars of Religion officially start when 63 Huguenots are murdered in Wassy, France.
  • 1565: Rio de Jeneiro is founded as a city on this day.
  • 1628: According to writs issued in February of 1628, today is the date that all towns must pay a ship tax in England. Previously only seaport towns had to pay a ship tax.
  • 1642: Georgeana, Massachusetts is officially incorporated as a city. This city – which is now known as York, Maine – is considered to be the oldest incorporated city in the U.S.
  • 1692: Tituba, Sara Good and Sara Osborne are brought in front of Salem Village’s local magistrate. This would be the beginning of the Salem Witch Trials.
  • 1781: The Articles of Confederation are adopted by the Continental Congress.
  • 1790: The first census audit in the U.S is authorized.
  • 1793: During the French Revolutionary War, the Battle of Aldenhoven begins.
  • 1815:S President James Madison signs into law Georgetown University’s congressional charter.
  • 1836: Delegates from almost 60 Texas communities meet at a convention convened in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas to debate about becoming independent from Mexico.
  • 1845: The Republic of Texas officially starts on its road to becoming a U.S state when United States President John Tyler signs a bill that allows the U.S to annex it.
  • 1867: Nebraska enters the United States as the 37thS. State. The name of Lancaster, Nebraska is changed to Lincoln and is made the state capital of the state.
  • 1872: Yellowstone National Park is found and becomes the first national park in the entire world.
  • 1881: The Minnesota State Capitol burns to the ground.
  • 1893: The first public demonstration of radio is given by Nikola Tesla in the city of St. Louis, Missouri.

Famous Birthdays on March 1

  • Polish composer and pianist, Frédéric Chopin is born in 1810.
  • English architect Augustus Pugin is born in 1812.
  • English author Jim Crace is born in 1946.
  • Canadian-American actor and composer, Alan Thicke is born in 1947.
  • American singer-songwriter, Kesha is born in 1987.
  • Canadian singer-songwriter, Justin Bieber is born in 1994.

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