Happy March 20th everyone! Scroll down the page to see what holidays fall on March 20th. Then scroll further to see fun birthdays, facts and trivia!
March 20th Holidays
Extraterrestrial Abduction Day
Atheist Pride Day
UN French language day
Great American Meatout Day
International Day of Happiness
National Bock Beer Day
National Kiss Your Fiancé Day
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Ravioli Day
Won’t You Be My Neighbor Day
World Day of Theater for Children and Young People
World Sparrow Day
Support HIV/Aids awareness by wearing Awareness Clothing!
March 20th Trivia
- 1727 Sir Isaac Newton b. 1642 English mathematician, philosopher, astronomer passes away.
- 1852 Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel is published in book form. It became the first American novel to sell 1,000,000 copies.
- 1897 The first comic book The Yellow Kid, by Richard Felton Outcault, is released.
- 1899 – First Woman Executed in the Electric Chair Martha M. Place is executed for the murder of her stepdaughter.
- 1907 Typhoid Mary, real name Mary Mallon is apprehended in New York. She was suspected of causing 53 cases of the disease while working as a cook.
- 1922 Carl Reiner American actor, writer is born.
- 1928 Fred M. Rogers aka Mr Rogers, American Emmy-winning children’s entertainer. TV: Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood is born.
- 1950 William Hurt American Oscar-winning actor is born.
- 1957 Spike Lee (Shelton Jackson Lee), American actor, director is born.
- 1958 Holly Hunter American Oscar-winning actress is born.
- 1969 The Beatles John Lennon and Yoko Ono get married.
- 1987 – The first AIDS Drug AZT is approved by the FDA.
- 2017 – The House Intelligence Committee on Monday is scheduled to hold a hearing on Russia’s alleged attempt to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.