Every day should be worth celebrating, right? From Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day to Earmuffs Day, look no further than our list of weird holidays you just might begin celebrating now that you know they exist!
March 1st: Pig Day
Whether you're a fan of the cute pink piglets or the brown and sizzled kind, today is the day to celebrate the messy pig. Fun fact: Unknown to most, the pig is actually a quite clever and intelligent animal.
March 3rd: If Pets Had Thumbs Day
Your pets already cause plenty of mischief as it is, so just imagine what they could accomplish with opposable thumbs. Maybe they'd get caught opening the refrigerator door on Thanksgiving or they'd have to tend to their own litter box for a change. Today is a day to wonder (and more than likely be thankful) that your pet is thumbless!
March 4th: Grammar Day
Are you a Grammar Nazi? If so, today you are able to shamelessly correct those who say or write anything incorrectly presumabely without losing said friends or receiving a death glare in return.
March 5th: Cheese Doodle Day
March 5th celebrates the day of the cheese doodle, more commonly known as a Cheeto (original or puffed, take your pick.) It's hard to imagine a time without the glorious cornmeal snack coated in artificial cheese that stains our fingers an alarming orange.
March 6th: Frozen Food Day
Inaugurated by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, Frozen Food Day was created by Clarence Birdseye who saw an Inuit eating thawed fish that had been frozen months earlier. Some ideas to celebrate this day: Start by popping a frozen waffle in the toaster, then end the day with one of those frozen entrees you see steaming in the commercials!
March 7th: Employee Appreciation Day
The first Friday in March is the day to appreciate the minions, no matter what job they hold. The holiday was instated in 1995 and is exactly 6 months after Boss's Day.
March 8th: Women's Day
The first International Woman's Day dates back to March 11, 1911 and before that was held on the last Sunday in February, 1908. Today it is internationally sponsored by the United Nations and celebrates female workers and advancing women's rights.
March 9th: Panic Day
Panic is a natural reaction to failing alarm clocks or spilling coffee on your laptop, and normally we are expected to "keep calm and carry on." Well not today! On March 9th, one can finally succumb to those looming pressures and run aimlessly in a circle, scream in terror or spread this contagious emotion to others.
March 10th: Fill Our Staplers Day
There are few things more irritating than what appears to be a jammed stapler, only to open it and find it is void of tiny metal U's that cinch your papers together. To keep on your coworkers' good side, remember to stock those staplers and avoid a full-on workplace crisis.
March 11th: World Plumbing Day
A day to appreciate running water from sinks, toilets and the like! As strange as it is to have a day in its honor, one can't deny that life would be a whole lot different and inconvenient without the invention of plumbing!
March 12th: Girl Scout Day
Most people might celebrate these entrepreneurial young women by devouring an entire sleeve of Thin Mints Cookies in one sitting, but while you do that at least know that the first-ever Girl Scout group was a huge breakthrough upon its creation on March 12, 1912.
March 13th: Earmuffs Day
Unfortunately, having a day dedicated to earmuffs doesn't suddenly make them cool and/or stylish. But now if your friend once again makes fun of your fuzzy pink muffs today, you have an excuse to retort "Why AREN'T you wearing them? Why, it's earmuffs day!" Ha, you showed them.
March 14th: Pi Day
Time to release your inner nerd! That funky looking symbol that tripped you up in math class is back with a vengeance on 3.14, or March 14th. It is also Albert Einstein's birthday, though Pi was around long before he was born in 1879.
March 16th: Freedom of Information Day
Opening information to the public regarding any form of accessible data is generally considered a good thing. However, you hold responsibility for the inevitable move after you decide to check out that online database that tracks pedophiles living in your neighborhood.
March 17th: Submarine Day
If The Beatles had their way we'd all be living in a yellow submarine, and though it sounds psychedelic, one might argue that submersing hundreds of feet underwater in a cramped metal tube isn't for everyone. So, maybe just celebrate this day with a good ole' fashioned Titanic documentary.
March 18th: Awkward Moments Day
There are just so many everyday occurrences to choose from where we wish the ground would open up and swallow us: the toilet paper trail stuck to your shoe for the last hour? The side-to-side dance when you're walking head on with a total stranger? Playing off that noise in a packed elevator as your squeaky shoe? Well today is your opportunity to shrug and laugh it off!
March 19th: Poultry Day
Just think, the popular phrase "it tastes like chicken!" would cease to exist without the delicious birds (turkey, duck and pheasants included) that are raised for us to eat their meat and eggs.
March 20th: Snowman Burning Day
Sorry Frosty, but by March 20th most people simply want winter to end and spring to begin. If your snowman is still intact on this day, shield the kids' eyes and melt that baby to the ground by any means possible.
March 21st: Puppy Day
They chase their own tales, use the carpet as their personal toilet and teeth their way through all your favorite shoes, but no matter what puppies are just plain cute. Today you might consider adopting a pup that is in need of a loving home!
March 23rd: Near Miss Day
On March 23rd, 1989, the Earth escaped a fate of an asteroid the size of a mountain hitting our planet. Luckily it was instead deemed a 'near miss' by 500,000 miles, but had it hit, it would have left a crater the size of Washington D.C. Whew, that was a close one!
March 24th: Chocolate Covered Raisins Day
Isn't there just something magical about the combination of chocolate and dried fruit? These little treats are addicting, but thanks to this designated holiday there are no rules or limits!
March 25th: Waffles Day
International Waffle Day originated in Sweden, though National Waffle Day is on August 24th to celebrate the first waffle iron invented in 1869. Originally, the waffle dates back to the 1300s in Greece.
March 26th: Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
If none of these festivities strike your fancy, now you can make up your own holiday to rejoice in! So throw on that triangular party hat and celebrate, well, whatever you want.
March 27th: Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day
To name only a couple, there's Johnny Cash's "Flushed From the Bathroom of Your Heart" and "Drop Kick Me Jesus (Through the Goal Posts of Life)" by Bobby Bare. Feel free to blast these and other quirky country tunes on this holiday, y'all!
March 28th: Something on a Stick Day
Think big on this day: we're talking pronto pups, a giant pickle, ice cream bars, cheese cubes on a toothpick, lollipops, caramel apples and even those marshmallows over a campfire. Celebrate to the point where your blood sugar can't take it anymore, and then please remember brush your teeth afterwards.
March 29th: Smoke and Mirrors Day
The phrase "it's all smoke and mirrors" refers to magicians using the manner of distraction so the audience fails to see what's really going on. Smoke and mirrors can also refer to "legalese" language that lawyers use to make sure no one else understands what they're talking about. Trickery, deceit, deception! It's all acceptable today.
March 30th: Doctor's Day
On March 30th, 1933, doctors used the first general anesthesia in surgery, but President George Bush officially established the first National Doctor's Day in 1990. We suggest no apples on this day either because only today you don't want to keep the doctor away!
March 31st: Crayola Crayon Day
Embrace your inner child on Crayola Crayon Day with the more than 400 colors that have been produced since 1903! If you're feeling ambitious, go purchase a coloring book and the large core set of 120 crayons with the fancy sharpener built into the box and be the envy of kindergarteners everywhere. Oh, and stay inside the lines!