We’ve seen the turn of another calendar page as we enter this first week of March 2014. So far, these first few days of March have given us another round of the Polar Vortex, the 86th Academy Awards, and a few good basketball games… promising an exciting March Madness to come.
March 4th – Mardi Gras
March 9th – Barbie’s Birthday
March 12th – Girl Scouts Day
March 14th – National Pi Day, why? Because it’s 3.14… of course!
March 17th – Saint Patrick’s Day
March 20th – First Day of Spring
1845 – The rubber band is invented
1862 – U.S. government issues paper money for the first time
1870 – The 15th Amendment is adopted, prohibiting federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen’s “race, color, or previous condition of servitude”
1886 – Coca-Cola is invented
1889 – Eiffel Tower opens in Paris, France
1961 – Peace Corps established through Kennedy’s Executive Order 10924
1979 – Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident occurs in Middletown, PA
May this month bring happiness and luck to you… along with some warmer weather!