Fun Facts About March

By: Elizabeth Patrick

According to “14 Facts About The Month of March,” states that “March was actually named for the Latin Martius– aka Mars, the Roman god of war and a mythical ancestor of the Roman people via his wolf-suckling sons, Romulus and Remus.”

March is known as the third month of the year and includes thirty-one days. Some important holidays in March include National Pig Day, Dr. Seuss’s Birthday, International Women’s Day, Pi Day, Ides of March, St. Patrick’s Day, National Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, and National Crayon Day. People that are born in March have a birth flower of the daffodil, which signifies regard or unrequited love.

On the other hand, people born in March have a birthstone of aquamarine. This gem is a type of beryl and has a color variation of pale to dark blue, greenish-blue, or blue-green. March has zodiac signs of Pisces which is from February 20 to March 20, and Aries, which is from March 21 to April 20.

Another interesting fact about March is that every year March and June finish on the same day of the week. After a long winter, March is also the time of year when animals start waking up from their hibernation. The popular social media site, Twitter, was first launched on March 21, 2006, with the first tweet going out that same day.

According to “20 Marvelous Facts About March” states, “It was posted by the founder, Jack Dorsey, which read, “just setting up my twitter.” March was also known as the month when military campaigns would resume that had previously been put on hold for winter. In conclusion, March is an interesting month with lots of history to it.

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