In a Gregorian calendar, which is the one that people all over the world are using nowadays, there are 12 months being contained. The third month is known as March. Do you know something about the third month of the Gregorian calendar? Is March your favorite month? Well, whatever your answers to these questions may be, here are the 10 interesting facts about the month March.
#10. One fact that you may don’t know about March is that it is an acronym. The truth is, it stands for Medically Aware and Responsible Citizens of Hyderabad.
#9. The month of March is the time for a number of celebrations. Some of these celebrations are Purim, Daylights Saving Day, Pi Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Read Across America, Fire Prevention Month, and American Red Cross Month.
#8. People who are born in the month of March may have a zodiac sign of Aries and Pisces. From the first to the middle week of March, those are for Pisces born individuals. From March 21 and above, their zodiac sign would be Aries. People under the zodiac sign of Pisces are known to be intuitive, creative, and dreamy since Pisces has Neptune as its ruler. Aries born people are usually spontaneous, daring, and energetic. It is because the ruler of Aries is none other than Mars.
#7. In this month, there are actually two reported “birth flowers”. These are the violet and the daffodil.
#6. Based on the Old English, March is actually named Hlyda. This word simply means “loud”. This name came into existence all because of the roaring winds during the month of March.
#5. Are you familiar with the expression that goes, “mad as a March hare”? This expression was firstly heard in the year 1959. This certain expression was born because March is the mating season of hare. Male hares’ wild behavior was the one being pertained in this expression.
#4. March month carries the characteristic of courage. This is the reason why the month’s birthstones are the bloodstone and the aquamarine.
#3. In the Roman calendar, March month is actually named to be Mars. It is named in honor to the God of War of Romans, whom is Mars.
#2. Way back in the year 1752, the Gregorian calendar was used in which March was placed in the third month. But several years before 1752, March was actually the first month of the calendar. It was during the times of Ancient Romans. The calendar was changed into Gregorian calendar during the time of Julius Caesar.
#1. Among the other months available, March is the sole one that has 3 consecutive consonants on its English name. Another thing is, most of the Prime Ministers in UK during the 20th century were born in the month of March.
If you are one of those people who are born in this month, then you must take not of these 10 interesting facts. Without a doubt, you will be happy getting some information about your month that can help you realize why you have the kind of character you are having now.
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