March is known for two big holidays – one for sweets, and the other for plenty of beer!
March is not just about celebrating St. Mary’s Day. Patrick and the beginning of spring, but there is so much more happening in March That, and a rich history of truth!
Here are some spectacular facts about March!
#March:The third month of the year – for a few brings new prospects as the new lunar month begins. In many countries, this month is set to usher in a new season of the year – while in Asian countries this month is experiencing a hot summer, on the other hand, in Eastern countries it brings the onset of spring, which means winter is coming to an end. This is the second month of the year with 31 full days, so it usually has 5 weeks to have so many days.
#March was named for war – and lives up to its theme: Here is another interesting March fact that it was discovered by the Romans, the name was also given by them. March was actually called the Latin Martius-aka Mars, the God of the Roman Army.
March has historically been a perfect month for both farmers to resume farming, and the warriors to resume fighting.
#Mid-month sees the first full moon
According to the Romans, every month is known as the ides of the moon. March 15 usually records the first full moon of the year. While some think about this fortune, it might be some bad superstition too.
#Macrh is lucky for UK Prime Ministers: This is one of the most intriguing facts about March. It has been noted that, the majority of UK Prime Ministers of 20th Century seem to have their birthdays this month.
#March-Three consecutive Consonants: This is the only month in the year, with a different name with three consecutive consonants in its name.
#The best month for NBA and Worst for productivity: March is the most unproductive month of the year in the U.S. “March Madness”, as the NBA calls it. Some companies lose up to $1.8 billion(Approx.) in wages paid to workers who were not productive, and instead spent company time on betting on NBA games.
#Saint Patrick’s Day occurs every March 17th and observes of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The holiday has evolved into a celebration of Irish custom with parades, special foods, music, dancing, drinking and a whole lot of green.
“March is the month God created to show people who don’t drink what a hangover is like.”
― Garrison Keillor