Welcome to March!
Here are some facts why March is a month you should look forward to:
The third month of the year has 31 days.
The birthstone for March is Aquamarine. It is the color of the sea, and may range from pale to deep blue. Aquamarine represents eternal life, youth, hope, fidelity, and health. Believed to be a treasure of mermaids, anyone who wears aquamarine is said to be protected and to experience good luck.
Lovely aquamarine (and diamond!) earrings
The birth flower of March is daffodil, which represents spring. Daffodils embody sunshine, friendship, and joy. It is a symbol of hope and unequaled love. Show your undivided love and express the joy that you feel by sending your loved ones a bouquet of daffodils!
The Narcissus daffodil
The Zodiac Signs of March
Pisces and Aries are the zodiac signs associated with the month of March. People born from February 19 to March 20 belong to Pisces, while Aries covers March 21 to April 19.
The color for Pisces’ is sea green and this zodiac sign is represented by the two fish that are swimming in opposite directions. Pisces possess a strong sense of right and wrong and judge a situation easily. Here are the other traits Pisces people have:
- Exhibit creativity through music and art
- Freely offer advice
- Guided by their moral compass
- Are overly sensitive and deeply intuitive
Pisces is the zodiac sign for those born from February 19th to March 20th
The zodiac symbol for Aries is the ram, which explains the tendency of Aries people to be somewhat aggressive. The spirit color of this zodiac sign is red, which can also be associated with aggressiveness.
Aries individuals are very bold and ambitious, which is why many of them become leaders. Here are some of the traits people under this zodiac sign tend to have:
- Exhibit great confidence and relentless determination
- Very straightforward and aggressive
- Extremely passionate and motivated
- Sometimes act before thinking
- Inclined to bring warmth and happiness to others
Aries is the zodiac sign for those born from March 21st to April 19th.
Famous March Birthdays
Given the intellect and confidence that both Pisces and Aries have, it is expected that a lot of passionate individuals are born in March. As people born in the third month often exhibit the qualities of a leader and the characteristics of an inventor, it is not surprising to find names of brilliant leaders and inventors in the list.
Living March Birthdays include:
March 1st - Justin Bieber, singer
March 5th - Eva Mendes, actress
March 6th - Shaquille O’Neal, basketball player
March 18th - Lily Collins, actress
March 19th - Bruce Willis, actor
March 25th - Elton John, musician
March 27th - Mariah Carey, singer
Deceased March Birthdays include:
March 2, 1904 - Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss, writer
March 3, 1847 - Alexander Graham Bell, inventor
March 6, 1806 - Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet
March 9, 1934 - Yuri Gagarin, first man in space
March 14, 1879 - Albert Einstein, physicist
March 16, 1751 - James Madison, US president
March 21, 1685 - Johann Sebastian Bach, musical composer
March 23, 1900 - Erich Fromm, psychoanalyst
March 26, 1874 - Robert Frost, poet
March 31, 1596 - René Descartes, philosopher, mathematician
How to Use Famous Birthdays as A Gift Idea
If you have no idea of what to give your loved ones or colleagues, you may take inspiration for good gift ideas from birthdays of famous people!
- Know the person’s birthdate
- Look for their "birthday twin", a person who has the same birthday as they do.
- Think of a gift that they will love, which is their birthday twin can also relate.
- Write a down to inform them about the connection
For example, let’s say your brother, who loves to play basketball, celebrates his birthday on March 6.
You could give him a gift inspired from his birthday twin, Shaquille O’Neal! Perhaps you can give him a jersey with Shaq’s number, 32, printed!
To provide some context and make your gift more special, you can write a note saying:
"Two passionate individuals are having their birthdays today: Shaq and you.
I hope this present will remind you that I will always be your number one fan.
Have a great birthday!”
Shaquille O'Neal's birthday is March 6th.
Here are some holidays to look forward to this March:
March 6 - Employee Appreciation Day
March 17 - St. Patrick’s Day
March 20 - International Earth Day
Famous Quotes about March
“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.”
― Charles Dickens
“Only those with tenacity can march forward in March.”
― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
“March is a month without mercy for rabid basketball fans. There is no such thing as a 'gentleman gambler' when the Big Dance rolls around. All sheep will be fleeced, all fools will be punished severely... There are no Rules when the deal goes down in the final weeks of March. Even your good friends will turn into monsters.”
― Hunter S. Thompson