Happy March 12th!
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March 12th Holiday List
- Girl Scout Day
National Girl Scout Day commemorates the anniversary of the first Girl Scout meeting. In 1912, Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low organized the meeting in Savannah, Georgia.
- National Alfred Hitchcock Day
Alfred Hitchcock is a pioneering film director who brought us some of our favorite classic horror films such as Psycho, Rear Window, Vertigo, The Birds, Number Seventeen and many more. So do some binge watching today to honor this king of horror!
- National Baked Scallops Day
Celebrate today by making a new dish with scallops! Here’s a recipe for you: Lemon Garlic Butter Scallops
- National Plant a Flower Day
- Yay, Spring is finally around the corner! Time to start planting some seeds in your window to move outside into your garden when it’s a bit warmer!
- World Day Against Cyber Censorship
World Day Against Cyber Censorship is an online event held each year on March 12 to rally support for a single, unrestricted Internet that is accessible to all and to draw attention to the ways that governments around the world are deterring and censoring free speech online.
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March 12th Horoscope Sign is Pisces
Time period: February 19 – March 20
Ruling planet: Neptune
Sign ruler: Neptune, Jupiter
Colors: Mauve, Lilac, Purple, Violet, Sea green
Best Partner Compatibility: Virgo, Taurus
Lucky Numbers: 3, 9, 12, 15, 18, 24
Traits: Emphatic, sensitive, truthful, compassionate, artistic, musical, spiritual. Also can be sad, a martyr, too trusting.
March 12th History
Here is a collection of random facts about things that have happened on March 12th. If you know of something we missed, please place it in the comments below!
- 1881 – Andrew Watson makes his Scotland debut as the world’s first black international football player and captain.
- 1894 – Coca-Cola is bottled and sold for the first time in Vicksburg, Mississippi, by local soda fountain operator Joseph A. Biedenharn.
- 1934 – The #1 movie was, “It Happened One Night,” starring Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert and Walter Connolly.
- 1946 – Liza Minnelli, American actress was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA.
- 1953 – The #1 movie was, “Peter Pan.”
- 1963 – The #1 movie was, “How the West was Won,” starring Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda, James Stewart, John Wayne, Eli Wallach.
- 1966 – The #1 song was, “The Ballad Of The Green Berets,” by SSgt Barry Sadler.
- 1969 – Jake Tapper, American journalist and author was born in New York City, New York.
- 1973 – The #1 movie was, “Tom Sawyer.”
- 1973 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Killing Me Softly With His Song,” by Roberta Flack.
- 1984 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Jump,” by Van Halen.
- 1988 – The #1 movie was, “Good Morning, Vietnam,” starring Robin Williams.
- 1994 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “The Sign,” by Ace Of Base.
- 1994 – The Church of England ordains its first female priests.
- 2002 – The #1 song on the Adult Top 40 Billboard was, “Wherever You Will Go,” by The Calling.
- 2003 – WHO officially release global warning on pandemic SARS disease.
- 2009 – Financier Bernard Madoff pleads guilty in New York to scamming $18 billion, the largest in Wall Street’s history.
- 2014 – A gas explosion in the New York City neighborhood of East Harlem kills eight and injures 70 others.
- 2014 – The #1 movie was, “Mr. Peabody & Sherman.”
- 2021- As of today, there are 119,000,000 documented cases of Coronavirus and 2,630,000 deaths from it. [Covid-19-Alerts]
- 2021 – Officials in Kentucky said flooding that inundated homes and businesses has reached historic levels in some areas. [The Weather Channel]
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