USA, What’s Up in MARCH 2016?
ITB – the world’s largest Tourism Fair takes place in Berlin, Germany from March 8 to 12 of 2017. On the 11th and 12th it is also open to the general public.
Daylight Saving Time (Summer Time)
DST in the USA 2017
Begin: March-12, 2017, @2 am (clocks will be advanced 1 hr).
End: November-5, 2017 @3 am.
Arizona has no DST. During summer Arizona has the same time as California, in winter it has the same time as Colorado.
DST 2017 in Western Europe: e.g. Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Begin: March-26, 2017 @2 am.
End: October-29, 2017.
On March 4th the famous sledge dog race IDITAROD starts in Alaska — the race is more the 1600 km (1000 miles) long.
On the 17th of March, as every year, is St. Patricks Day.
The Irish Saint died March 17 in the year 461. In the United States the 17th is a day to party and in many cities parades take place. In Chicago the Chicago River will be dyed green.
Other interesting days in March:
1-March: National Pig Day and Peanut Lover’s Day.
3-March: National Anthem Day
6-March: Dentist’s Day and National Frozen Food Day
6-March: Employee Appreciation Day
6-March: National Salesperson Day
10-March: Popcorn Lover Day (always on the 2nd Thursday)
14-March: National Potato Chip Day
14-March: National PI (math.) Day, because the American date is written as 3.14 (i.e. Month.Day) and 3.14 is the value of PI.
31-March: Bunsen Burner Day (because the German chemist Robert Wilhelm von Eberhard von Bunsen was born on 31-March 1811. He invented the burner and it was named after him.