March 13th Holiday List
- Check Your Batteries Day
Some holidays may just seem silly but this one serves an important purpose. Checking
the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors can save your life.
- Donald Duck Day
Today commemorates the debut appearance of Donald Duck on June 9th in 1934, when he was featured in the Silly Symphony cartoon “The Wise Little Hen.”
- Earmuff Day
Did you know earmuffs were invented by a 15 year old boy named Chester after he came in from a cold day of ice skating?
- K-9 Veterans Day
Proclaiming March 13 as National K9 Veterans’ Day is meant to honor all military and working dogs for their service and sacrifice for our nation. Like them on Facebook!
Ken Day– This celebration celebrates the making of Barbie’s boyfriend, Ken Carson in 1961.
- National Coconut Torte Day
It’s not hard to figure out how to celebrate this holiday. A torte is really just a cake with many layers in German.
- National Good Samaritan Day
National Good Samaritan Day is an “unofficial” National holiday that is celebrated on March 13th by committing unselfish actions to help those in need and to celebrate kindness and doing nice things for others.
- National Jewel Day
Today is a day to celebrate pretty sparkly glittery jewelry and the jewelers that make them!
- National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day
I’m sure you have all heard the old superstition about opening your umbrella indoors andthat it will bring you bad luck. National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day encourages you to do just that and note if you have any bad luck. Kinda of a silly thing to try to find out huh?
- Daylight Savings Time
DST is a change in the standard time with the purpose of making better use of daylight and conserving energy.