Happy March Birthday Cards 2024 & International Days in March

Birthday eCards

Happy March Birthday Digital Cards

Here are our free happy birthday ecards for March themed around the March birthstones, with our compliments.

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Free Happy March Birthday Card
Free March Birthday eCard - March Birthstone
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Gregorian Birthstone Poem for March

Who in this world of ours their eyes

 In March first open shall be wise,

 In days of peril firm and brave,

 And wear a bloodstone to their grave.

 

Happy March Birthday Image
Free March Birthday eCard - Angel with Aquamarine birthstone
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March Birthday Symbols

Birthstone: Aquamarine

Alternative Birthstone: Bloodstone

Birthstone color: Light Blue

Birth flower: Daffodil

Zodiac: Pisces & Aries



Happy March Birthday Paper Cards

If you are looking for original, beautiful birthday cards for March - have look at these stunning handmade cards. We found these on Etsy, themed around March birthday flowers and March's birthstone. Click on the images or links to go to that artist's shop for further details.

Kindly note that these images are copyright the artists and their permission is required to use them, thank you (we have permission).
March Birthday Card with Birth Flower
March Flower Birthday Card
by Rugosa and Pine
March Birthstone Necklace Card
March Birthday Necklace Gift Card
by Doodle Beads
March Birthday Card Quilled
March Birthday Card
by Tumy Bee

International Days in March 2024

Here is a list of some of the International or World Days commemorated in March each year as observed by the United Nations.

I never knew there was an International Day of Happiness! and Happy Women's Day to all the ladies on the 8th March ♥♥♥

March 1

March 2

March 3 - World Wildlife Day

March 4

March 5

March 6

March 7

March 8 - International Women's Day

March 9

March 10

March 11

March 12

March 13

March 14

March 15

March 16

March 17

March 18

March 19

March 20 - International Day of Happiness

March 21 - International Day of Forests

March 22 - World Water Day

March 23

March 24

March 25

March 26

March 27

March 28

March 29

March 30

March 31

Nine Fun Facts about March

Here are nine fascinating facts about the month of March:

1. Roman Origins: In Roman times, the year used to be ten months long, from March to December and the 15th March ("Ides of March") was a deadline for settling debts.

2. Birth Flowers and Stones: For March babies your birth flower is the daffodil and you have two birthstones: aquamarine and bloodstone.

3. Zodiac Signs: The two zodiac signs are Pisces until March 20, and then Aries from the 21st.

4. First Month of Spring: Between 19th and 21st March is considered the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere.

5. Vernal Equinox: Also around the 20th or 21st is the Vernal Equinox, when the sun is directly above the equator, making day and night equal in length.

6. Twitter's Birth: The popular social media platform Twitter was launched on March 21, 2006, with the first tweet posted by founder Jack Dorsey: "just setting up my twttr".

7. Saint Patrick's Day: March 17th commemorates Saint Patrick. It's widely observed in Western countries and involves festivities, green attire, and perhaps a leprechaun or two.

8. Easter Sunday: Initially a Christian holiday to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, Easter Sunday now involves egg hunts, candy, and the Easter bunny.

9. Historical Milestones: On March 10, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made the first-ever phone call to his assistant, saying, "Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you." Additionally, the Eiffel Tower was ascended for the first time, led by Gustave Eiffel himself, taking over an hour to reach the top.

March truly has a rich history and a mix of traditions, making it a remarkable month!


Sources:

  1. https://www.thefactsite.com/march-facts/
  2. https://www.amazingfactshome.com/fun-facts-about-march/.
  3. https://www.rd.com/article/month-of-march-facts/.

Spring Festivals Celebrated in March

Spring is a season of renewal and joy, and people around the world celebrate its arrival with various festivals. Here are four spring festivals from different corners of the globe:

1. Las Fallas (March 1st to 19th, 2024) - Held in Valencia, Spain, this lively festival is famous for its enormous sculptures crafted from paper-mâché, cardboard, and wood. These sculptures, often satirical or politically themed, can tower over 30 feet in height. The festival also includes parades, fireworks, and a dramatic finale where the sculptures are set ablaze during the event known as ‘La Crema’.

2. Holi (March 25th, 2024) - Celebrated in India and Nepal, Holi is a vibrant Hindu festival of colors. During this joyful celebration, participants playfully toss brightly colored powders and water at each other, dance, and savor traditional sweets. Each color holds profound symbolism, representing purity, love and happiness.

3. Hola Mohalla (March 25th to 27th, 2024) - Celebrated by the Sikh community in India in the sacred city of Anandpur Sahib, Punjab. Founded by Guru Gobind Singh during the 17th century, this festival serves as a platform to demonstrate martial prowess and foster bravery. The event encompasses military drills, simulated battles, vibrant processions, soulful devotional songs (kirtans), and impressive feats performed by the Nihang Sikhs.

4. Spring Equinox Festival (March 19th, 2024) - Held in Teotihuacán, Mexico, this festival that honors the arrival of spring and the shifting seasons. Thousands of people come together to engage in time-honored ceremonies, rituals, and dances during the spring equinox. Against the backdrop of this ancient Mesoamerican city, the celebration takes on a mystical and awe-inspiring quality.

These festivals offer a glimpse into diverse cultures, traditions, and the joyous spirit of spring!


Sources:

  1. https://wanderwithalex.com/spring-festivals-celebrated-around-the-world/
  2. https://www.thediscoverer.com/blog/25-spring-events-around-the-world/
  3. https://www.thetravel.com/best-spring-festivals-around-the-world/

Happy March Birthday to that special person! Hope you found the card you were looking for and have a lovely day. *Mandy.