NIH Diversity Calendar - March 2019

March: National Women’s History Month & Irish-American History Month

  • 1st
    St. David’s Day
  • 2nd
    Nineteen Day Fast (Baha’i) (March 2 - 20)
  • 4th
    Maha Shivaratri (Hindu)
  • 5th
    Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras
  • 6th
    Ash Wednesday
  • 8th
    International Women’s Day
  • 11thth
    Clean Monday (Eastern Christian)
  • 17th
    St. Patrick’s Day
  • 20th
    Vernal Equinox
  • 20th
    Purim (Jewish)
  • 21st
    Holi (Hindu)
  • 21st
    Holla Mohalla (Sikh)
  • 21st
    Magha Puja (Buddhist)
  • 21st
    International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • 21st
    Nowruz (Zorastrian)
  • 21st
    World Down Syndrome Day
  • 24th
    World Day for Truth Concerning Human Rights Violations
  • 25th
    Day to Remember Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • 31st
    Cesar Chavez Day