March 21st Holiday List
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
International Day of Forests
National California Strawberry Day
National Common Courtesy Day
National Day of Action on Syringe Exchange
National Flower Day
National Fragrance Day
National French Bread Day
National Teenager Day
National Single Parent’s Day
World Down Syndrome Day
World Poetry Day
World Puppetry Day
Here are some Down Syndrome Awareness Shirts
March 21st Trivia
- 1617 Pocahontas’ Funeral The American Indian is buried after dying during her trip to England.
- 1685 Johann Sebastian Bach d. 1750 German composer and organist is born.
- 1924 Daily reading of the Bible becomes mandatory in Kentucky public schools.
- 1946 Timothy Dalton British actor, is born.
- 1949 – Eddie Money, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1952 First Rock and Roll Concert “The Moondog Coronation Ball” is held at the Cleveland Arena.
- 1958 – Gary Oldman, English actor, filmmaker, musician and author was born.
- 1962 Matthew Broderick, American actor is born.
- 1963 Alcatraz Closes
- 1970 – The first Earth Day proclamation is issued by Joseph Alioto, Mayor of San Francisco.
- 1981 Last Recorded Lynching in the U.S. Members of the KKK beat and kill 19-year-old African-American Michael Donald and hung his body from a tree.
- 1986 – Debi Thomas became the first African American to win the World Figure Skating Championships
- 1962 – Rosie O’Donnell, American actress, producer, and talk show host was born.
- 2000 – Pope John Paul II makes his first ever pontifical visit to Israel.
- 2006 – The social media site Twitter is founded.