Important Days in March 2023: National and International Special Days

Important Days in March 2023: March is the third month of the year and has got its name from Martius which is named after Mars. Many important days are observed in this month including World water day, World TB Day, World Wildlife Day, and many more. All such important days can be checked in the given table below.

Important Days in March 2023

Dates Events
March 1



 Zero Discrimination Day

World Civil Defence Day

National Pig Day (US)

Self-Injury Awareness Day

Saint David’s Day (Wales)

Baba Marta (Bulgaria)

Remembrance Day (Marshall Islands)

Beer Day (Iceland)

Heroes’ Day (Paraguay)

National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day


Commemoration of Mustafa Barzani’s

Death (Iraqi Kurdistan)

Martisor (Romania and Moldavia)

Samiljeol (South Korea)

Independence Day (Bosnia and


March 2  Employee Appreciation Day

Peasant’s Day (Burma)

Victory at Adwa Day (Ethiopia)

Texas Independence Day

National Banana Creme Pie Day (US)

Water Carrying Festival (Japan)

National Reading Day (US)

March 3  World Wildlife Day

World Hearing Day

Martyr’s Day (Malawi)

Mother’s Day (Georgia)

Sportsmen’s Day (Egypt)

Hinamatsuri (Japan)

Liberation Day (Bulgaria)

National Canadian Bacon Day (US)

March 4  National Safety Day

National Grammar Day (US)

St Casimir’s Day (Poland and Lithuania)

March 5  Day of Physical Culture and Sport


St Piran’s Day (Cornwall)

Custom Chief’s Day (Vanuatu)

National Cheez Doodle Day (US)

Learn from Lei Feng Day (China)

National Absinthe Day (US)

March 6



 Independence Day (Ghana)

Foundation Day (Norfolk Island)
European Day of the Righteous (Europe)

March 7  Teacher’s Day (Albania)

Liberation of Sulaymaniyah (Iraqi Kurdistan)

National Crown Roast of Pork Day (US)

March 8


 International Women’s Day

Ramakrishna Jayanti

National Peanut Cluster Day (US)

International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day

Mother’s Day (Eastern Europe, Russia, Soviet bloc)

National Potato Salad Day (US)

March 9  Teachers’ Day (Lebanon)

National Crabmeat Day (US)

Panic Day

National Meatball Day (US)

No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)

March 10


 CISF Raising Day

Hote Matsuri (Japan)

Harriet Tubman Day (US)

Tibetan Uprising Day

National Blueberry Popover Day (US)

National Women and Girls HIV/ AIDS

Awareness Day (US)

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Bulgaria)

National Mario Day (US)

March 11  Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day (US)

Day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania

Moshoeshoe Day (Lesotho)

Johnny Appleseed Day (US)

March 12  Mauritius Day

Arbor Day (China, Taiwan)

National Baked Scallops Day (US)

Youth Day (Zambia)

Tree Day (North Macedonia)

Aztec New Year

World Day Against Cyber Censorship

Girl Scout Birthday (US)

March 13



 Liberation of Duhok City (Iraqi Kurdistan)

Kasuga Matsuri (Japan)

Anniversary of the election of Pope

Francis (Vatican City)
L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday (Scientology)

National Coconut Torte Day (US)

March 14


 Pi Day

International Day of Action for Rivers

Start of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness

Week (US)

White Day (Asia)

March 15


 World Consumer Rights Day

World Sleep Day

Honen Matsuri (Japan)

International Day Against Police


National Brutus Day (US)

National Day (Hungary)

J. J. Roberts’ Birthday (Liberia)

True Confessions Day

World Contact Day

World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace,

Dialogue and Film

World Consumer Rights Day

World Speech Day, Youth Day (Palau)

March 16


 National Vaccination Day (India)

Lips Appreciation Day

Day of the Book Smugglers (Lithuania)

Remembrance day of the Latvian

Legionnaires (Latvia)

Saint Urho’s Day (Finnish Americans and Finnish Canadians)

Halabja Day (Iraqi Kurdistan)

March 17


 Evacuation Day (Massachusetts)

Saint Patrick’s Day (Ireland)

Children’s Day (Bangladesh)

March 18


 Ordnance Factories Day (India)

Teacher’s Day (Syria)

Anniversary of the Oil Expropriation (Mexico)

Forgive Mom and Dad Day

Flag Day (Aruba)

Men’s and Soldiers’ Day (Mongolia)

Gallipoli Memorial Day (Turkey)

March 19


Kashubian Unity Day (Poland)

Minna Canth’s Birthday (Finland)

March 20


 International Day of Happiness

World Oral Health Day

Independence Day (Tunisia)

Feast of the Supreme Ritual (Thelema)

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (US)

Great American Meatout (US)

Liberation of Kirkuk City (Iraqi Kurdistan)

UN French Language Day

World Sparrow Day

March 21


 World Forestry Day

World-Down Syndrome Day

World Poetry Day

Human Rights Day (South Africa)

International Day of Forests

Truant’s Day (Poland)

Independence Day (Namibia)

Arbor Day (Portugal)

Harmony Day (Australia)

International Day for the Elimination of

Racial Discrimination

Birth of Benito Juárez, a Fiestas Patrias (Mexico)

Mother’s Day (most of the Arab)

International Colour Day

World Puppetry Day

Youth Day (Tunisia)

National Tree Planting Day (Lesotho)

March 22


 World Water Day

As Young As You Feel Day

Emancipation Day (Puerto Rico)

March 23


 World Meteorological Day

Pakistan Day

National Chips and Dip Day (US)

Day of the Sea (Bolivia)

Ministry of Environment and Natural

Resources Day (Azerbaijan)

Promised Messiah Day (Ahmadiyya)

March 24


World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

National Tree Planting Day (Uganda)

Day of National Revolution (Kyrgyzstan)Commonwealth Covenant Day (Northern Mariana Islands, US) Student Day (Scientology)

International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims (United Nations)

Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice (Argentina)

March 25


International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

International Day of the Unborn Child

Mother’s Day (Slovenia)

International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members (United Nations General Assembly)

Anniversary of the Arengo and the Feast of the Militants (San Marino)

Freedom Day (Belarus)

Feast of the Annunciation (Christianity)

Revolution Day (Greece)

EU Talent Day (European Union)

Cultural Workers Day (Russia)

Maryland Day (Maryland, US)

Waffle Day (Sweden)

Empress Menen’s Birthday (Rastafari)

Tolkien Reading Day (Tolkien fandom)

Lady Day (United Kingdom)

Struggle for Human Rights Day (Slovakia)

March 26


Purple Day (Canada and US) Independence Day (Bangladesh)

Prince Kuhio Day (Hawaii, US)

Martyr’s Day or Day of Democracy (Mali)

March 27


World Theatre Day

Armed Forces Day (Myanmar) International whisk(e)y day

March 28 Teachers’ Day (Czech Republic and Slovakia)

Serfs Emancipation Day (Tibet) Commemoration of Sen no Rikyu (Schools of Japanese tea ceremony)

March 29 Youth Day (Taiwan)

Boganda Day (Central African Republic)

Day of the Young Combatant (Chile)   Commemoration of the 1947 Rebellion (Madagascar)

March 30  World Idli Day

Land Day (Palestine)

Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation

Day (Trinidad and Tobago)

National Doctors’ Day (US)

March 31 Freedom Day (Malta)

Culture Day (Public holidays in the Federated States of Micronesia)

King Nangklao Memorial Day (Thailand)

Cesar Chavez Day (US)

Transfer Day (US Virgin Islands)

Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis (Azerbaijan)

National Backup Day (US)

International Transgender Day of Visibility

National Clams on the Half Shell Day (US)

Thomas Mundy Peterson Day (New Jersey, US)

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Important Days in March 2023 FAQs

Question: When is world theatre day observed?

Ans. It is observed on March 27, every year.

Question: What is the reason behind the water day celebration?

Ans. It is celebrated to spread the importance of water and water crisis. It is observed on 22 March every year.

Question: Who started world wildlife day first?

Ans. It was started by UNGA – United Nations General Assembly.

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