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March 1: Nineteen-Day Fast begins (Baháʼí Faith, 2020); Independence Day in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992); National Pig Day in the United States; Saint David's Day in Wales; Yap Day in Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia

Hoover Dam by Ansel Adams
Hoover Dam by Ansel Adams

Samuel Werenfels (b. 1657) · Angelo Emo (d. 1792) · Kesha (b. 1987)

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March 2: Clean Monday (Eastern Christianity, 2020)

Replica of one of Claude Chappe's semaphore towers
Replica of one of Claude Chappe's semaphore towers

Charles I, Count of Flanders (d. 1127) · Louis-Gabriel Suchet (b. 1770) · Grete Hermann (b. 1901)

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March 3: Liberation Day in Bulgaria (1878); Hinamatsuri in Japan

Jethro Tull in concert in 1973
Jethro Tull in concert in 1973

Matthias de l'Obel (d. 1616) · Thomas Otway (b. 1652) · May Cutler (d. 2011)

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March 4: Feast day of Saint Casimir (Catholicism)

Forth Bridge
Forth Bridge

Hans von Aachen (d. 1615) · Paul Lacôme (b. 1838) · Gary Gygax (d. 2008)

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March 5: Learn from Lei Feng Day in China; St Piran's Day in Cornwall, England

The Boston Massacre, depicted in an engraving by Paul Revere
The Bloody Massacre, engraved by Paul Revere

Hermann Balk (d. 1239) · Michael von Faulhaber (b. 1869) · Elaine Paige (b. 1948)

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March 6: Independence Day in Ghana (1957)

Petru Groza
Petru Groza

Luigi Alamanni (b. 1495) · Ella P. Stewart (b. 1893) · Francisco Xavier do Amaral (d. 2012)

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March 7: Feast day of Saints Perpetua and Felicity (Catholicism, Anglicanism, Lutheranism)

Police attacking civil rights activists outside Selma, Alabama
Police attacking civil rights activists outside Selma, Alabama

Ewald Christian von Kleist (b. 1715) · Harriet Jacobs (d. 1897) · Hideki Noda (b. 1969)

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March 8: International Women's Day; Ali's Birthday / Father's Day in Iran (2020)

Maya ruins at Copán
Maya ruins at Copán

Adela of Normandy (d. 1137) · Simon Cameron (b. 1799) · Petra Kvitová (b. 1990)

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March 9: Fast of Esther (Judaism, 2020); National Heroes and Benefactors Day in Belize (2020); Commonwealth Day in the Commonwealth of Nations (2020)

Costume sketch for the original production of Nabucco
Costume sketch for the original production of Nabucco

Catherine of Bologna (d. 1463) · Mary Harris Armor (b. 1863) · Takaaki Kajita (b. 1959)

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March 10

False-color image of Uranus, its rings and some of its moons
False-color image of Uranus, its rings and some of its moons

Tvrtko I of Bosnia (d. 1391) · Violet Brown (b. 1900) · Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy (d. 2010)

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March 11

Fresco of the eruption of Mount Etna by Giacinto Platania
Fresco of the eruption of Mount Etna by Giacinto Platania

Mary of Woodstock (b. 1278) · Anna Bochkoltz (b. 1815) · Anastasios Charalambis (d. 1949)

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March 12

Mahatma Gandhi (left) and Sarojini Naidu (right)
Mahatma Gandhi (left) and Sarojini Naidu (right)

Stefan Dragutin (d. 1316) · Gemma Galgani (b. 1878) · Jack Kerouac (b. 1922)

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March 13

Participants of the Kapp Putsch in Berlin
Participants of the Kapp Putsch in Berlin

Daniel Lambert (b. 1770) · Mustafa Reşid Pasha (b. 1800) · Encarnacion Alzona (d. 2001)

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March 14: New Year's Day (Sikhism); White Day in parts of East Asia; Pi Day

Lakeview Gusher
Lakeview Gusher

Matilda of Ringelheim (d. 968) · Ferdinand Hodler (b. 1853) · S. Truett Cathy (b. 1921)

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March 15: Ides of March

Nicholas II of Russia
Nicholas II of Russia

Albert of Schwarzburg (d. 1327) · Johan Vaaler (b. 1866) · Lauren Ebsary (b. 1983)

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March 16: Remembrance Day of the Latvian Legionnaires

United States Military Academy
United States Military Academy

Jean de Brébeuf (d. 1649) · Ami Boué (b. 1794) · Iso Rae (d. 1940)

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March 17: Saint Patrick's Day (Christianity)

Effigy of Edward the Black Prince in Canterbury Cathedral
Effigy of Edward the Black Prince in Canterbury Cathedral

Gertrude of Nivelles (d. 659) · Menno van Coehoorn (d. 1704) · Stormy Daniels (b. 1979)

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March 18: Feast day of Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (Christianity)

Bouvet capsizing after striking a mine during the Gallipoli campaign
Bouvet capsizing after striking a mine during the Gallipoli campaign

Edward the Martyr (d. 978) · John Plankinton (b. 1820) · Edith Mayo (b. 1940)

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March 19

Clara Zetkin
Clara Zetkin

Elizabeth Seymour, Lady Cromwell (d. 1568) · Wyatt Earp (b. 1848) · Bruce Willis (b. 1955)

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March 20: Nowruz in Iran, Central Asia, the Baháʼí Faith, and Zoroastrianism (2020)

Bust of Maximinus Thrax
Bust of Maximinus Thrax

Maurice Csák (d. 1336) · Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (b. 1870) · Dorothy Campbell (d. 1945)

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March 21: Galactic Tick Day (2020)

Painting depicting the victims of the Sharpeville massacre
Painting depicting the victims of the Sharpeville massacre

Ælla of Northumbria (d. 867) · Evelina Haverfield (d. 1920) · Wolfgang Wagner (d. 2010)

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March 22: World Water Day; Mothering Sunday (Western Christianity, 2020)

Emerald Buddha
Emerald Buddha

Anton Raphael Mengs (b. 1728) · Ahmed Cevdet Pasha (b. 1822) · James Black (d. 2010)

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March 23

Eleftherios Venizelos
Eleftherios Venizelos

Jahanara Begum (b. 1614) · Hovhannes Tumanyan (d. 1923) · Moses Malone (b. 1955)

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March 24: World Tuberculosis Day

Óscar Romero
Óscar Romero

Catherine of Vadstena (d. 1381) · Fanny Crosby (b. 1820) · Kitty O'Neil (b. 1946)

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March 25: Bengali Genocide Remembrance Day; Cheti Chand begins / Ugadi in parts of India (Hinduism, 2020)

Scotia, part of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition
Scotia, part of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Kō no Moronao and Kō no Moroyasu (d. 1351) · Frances Glessner Lee (b. 1878) · Elton John (b. 1947)

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March 26: Independence Day in Bangladesh (1971)

Jonas Salk administering the polio vaccine to a child
Jonas Salk administering the polio vaccine to a child

Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (b. 1794) · Chonghou (d. 1893) · Eazy-E (d. 1995)

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March 27

Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Khrushchev

Sigismund Báthory (d. 1613) · Virginia Minor (b. 1824) · Michael Joseph Savage (d. 1940)

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March 28: Serfs Emancipation Day in Tibet (1959)

Fabre Hydravion
Fabre Hydravion

Stephen Harding (d. 1134) · Gussie Busch (b. 1899) · Eileen Crofton (b. 1919)

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March 29: Boganda Day in the Central African Republic (1959); Martyrs' Day in Madagascar (1947)

Viking siege of Paris
Viking siege of Paris

Santorio Santorio (b. 1561) · Gottfried van Swieten (d. 1803) · Anna Louise Strong (d. 1970)

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March 30: Land Day (Palestinians, 1976)

Moments after the attempted assassination of Reagan
Moments after the attempted assassination of Reagan

Ralph Sadler (d. 1587) · Beau Brummell (d. 1840) · Celine Dion (b. 1968)

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March 31: Cesar Chavez Day in various U.S. states (1927)

Cartoon of the riot during Schoenberg's concert
Cartoon of the riot during Schoenberg's concert

Anne Hyde (d. 1671) · Pieter Burman the Elder (d. 1741) · Liz Claiborne (b. 1929)

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