Special Days in March 2023 (Important Days): National and International

There are many special and important days observed in March 2023 which includes the both national as well as international days. Each days has its unique importance and therefore it is observed either at national, international, or both level. Check below full list of special days in March 2023.

The month March derived its name from Martius, the first month of the earliest Roman calendar which itself was named after Mars, the Roman god of war. This is the third month of a year after January and February in the Gregorian calendar. Many significant days are observed in this month including days of global importance like World Wildlife Day, World Down Syndrome Day, World Water Day, World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. In this article, a list of Important Days in March 2023 has been provided that might be observed worldwide or by a particular country.

List of Important Days in March 2023

Days and dates play a significant part of syllabus of many competitive exam. Other than this, the knowledge about important days 2023 is also helpful in creating awareness among people as these days are always related to topics of national and international concern. Below here is provided a detailed list of Important and special days & dates to be observed in March 2023.

  • 1 March 2023- Zero Discrimination Day, World Civil Defence Day, National Pig Day (US), Self-Injury Awareness Day, Saint David’s Day (Wales), Baba Marta (Bulgaria), Remembrance Day (Marshall Islands), Beer Day (Iceland), Heroes’ Day (Paraguay), National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day (US), Commemoration of Mustafa Barzani’s Death (Iraqi Kurdistan), Martisor (Romania and Moldavia), Samiljeol (South Korea), Independence Day (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • 2 March 2023- Peasant’s Day (Burma), Victory at Adwa Day (Ethiopia), Texas Independence Day, National Banana Creme Pie Day (US), Water Carrying Festival (Japan), National Reading Day (US)
  • 3 March 2023- World Wildlife Day, World Hearing Day, Martyr’s Day (Malawi), Mother’s Day (Georgia), Sportsmen’s Day (Egypt), Hinamatsuri (Japan), Liberation Day (Bulgaria), National Canadian Bacon Day (US)
  • 4 March 2023- National Safety Day, Employee Appreciation Day, National Grammar Day (US), St Casimir’s Day (Poland and Lithuania)
  • 5 March 2023- Day of Physical Culture and Sport (Azerbaijan), St Piran’s Day (Cornwall), Custom Chief’s Day (Vanuatu), National Cheez Doodle Day (US), Learn from Lei Feng Day (China), National Absinthe Day (US)
  • 6 March 2023- Independence Day (Ghana), Foundation Day (Norfolk Island), European Day of the Righteous (Europe)
  • 7 March 2023– Teacher’s Day (Albania), Liberation of Sulaymaniyah (Iraqi Kurdistan), National Crown Roast of Pork Day (US)
  • 8 March 2023- International Women’s Day, Ramakrishna Jayanti, National Peanut Cluster Day (US), International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day, Mother’s Day (Eastern Europe, Russia, Soviet bloc), National Potato Salad Day (US)
  • 9 March 2023- Teachers’ Day (Lebanon), National Crabmeat Day (US), Panic Day, National Meatball Day (US), No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
  • 10 March 2023- CISF Raising Day, Hote Matsuri (Japan), Harriet Tubman Day (US), Tibetan Uprising Day, National Blueberry Popover Day (US), National Women and Girls HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day (US), Holocaust Remembrance Day (Bulgaria), National Mario Day (US)
  • 11 March 2023- Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day (US), Day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania, Moshoeshoe Day (Lesotho), Johnny Appleseed Day (US)
  • 12 March 2023- Mauritius Day, Arbor Day (China, Taiwan), National Baked Scallops Day (US), Youth Day (Zambia), Tree Day (North Macedonia), Aztec New Year, World Day Against Cyber Censorship, Girl Scout Birthday (US)
  • 13 March 2023- Liberation of Duhok City (Iraqi Kurdistan), Kasuga Matsuri (Japan), Anniversary of the election of Pope Francis (Vatican City), L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday (Scientology), National Coconut Torte Day (US)
  • 14 March 2023 – Pi Day, International Day of Action for Rivers, Start of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week (US), White Day (Asia)
  • 15 March 2023- World Consumer Rights Day, Honen Matsuri (Japan), International Day Against Police Brutality, National Brutus Day (US), National Day (Hungary), J. J. Roberts’ Birthday (Liberia), True Confessions Day, World Contact Day, World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film, World Consumer Rights Day, World Speech Day, Youth Day (Palau)
  • 16 March 2023- National Vaccination Day (India), Lips Appreciation Day, Day of the Book Smugglers (Lithuania), Remembrance day of the Latvian Legionnaires (Latvia), Saint Urho’s Day (Finnish Americans and Finnish Canadians), Halabja Day (Iraqi Kurdistan)
  • 17 March 2023- Evacuation Day (Massachusetts), Saint Patrick’s Day (Ireland), Children’s Day (Bangladesh)
  • 18 March 2023- Ordnance Factories Day (India), World Sleep Day, Teacher’s Day (Syria), Anniversary of the Oil Expropriation (Mexico), Forgive Mom and Dad Day, Flag Day (Aruba), Men’s and Soldiers’ Day (Mongolia), Gallipoli Memorial Day (Turkey)
  • 19 March 2023- Kashubian Unity Day (Poland), Minna Canth’s Birthday (Finland)
  • 20 March 2023- International Day of Happiness, World Oral Health Day, Independence Day (Tunisia), Feast of the Supreme Ritual (Thelema), National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (US), Great American Meatout (US), Liberation of Kirkuk City (Iraqi Kurdistan), UN French Language Day, World Sparrow Day
  • 21 March 2023- World Forestry Day, World Down Syndrome Day, World Poetry Day, Human Rights Day (South Africa), International Day of Forests, Truant’s Day (Poland), Independence Day (Namibia), Arbor Day (Portugal), Harmony Day (Australia), International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Birth of Benito Juárez, a Fiestas Patrias (Mexico), Mother’s Day (most of the Arab), International Colour Day, World Puppetry Day, Youth Day (Tunisia), National Tree Planting Day (Lesotho)
  • 22 March 2023 – World Water Day, As Young As You Feel Day, Emancipation Day (Puerto Rico)
  • 23 March 2023- World Meteorological Day, Pakistan Day, National Chips and Dip Day (US), Day of the Sea (Bolivia), Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Day (Azerbaijan), Promised Messiah Day (Ahmadiyya)
  • 24 March 2023- World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, National Tree Planting Day (Uganda), Day of National Revolution (Kyrgyzstan)Commonwealth Covenant Day (Northern Mariana Islands, US), Student Day (Scientology), International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims (United Nations), Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice (Argentina)
  • 25 March 2023- International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, International Day of the Unborn Child, Mother’s Day (Slovenia), International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members (United Nations General Assembly), Anniversary of the Arengo and the Feast of the Militants (San Marino), Freedom Day (Belarus), Feast of the Annunciation (Christianity), Revolution Day (Greece), EU Talent Day (European Union), Cultural Workers Day (Russia), Maryland Day (Maryland, US), Waffle Day (Sweden), Empress Menen’s Birthday (Rastafari), Tolkien Reading Day (Tolkien fandom), Lady Day (United Kingdom), Struggle for Human Rights Day (Slovakia)
  • 26 March 2023- Purple Day (Canada and US), Independence Day (Bangladesh), Prince Kuhio Day (Hawaii, US), Martyr’s Day or Day of Democracy (Mali)
  • 27 March 2023- World Theatre Day, Armed Forces Day (Myanmar), International whisk(e)y day
  • 28 March 2023- Teachers’ Day (Czech Republic and Slovakia), Serfs Emancipation Day (Tibet), Commemoration of Sen no Rikyu (Schools of Japanese tea ceremony)
  • 29 March 2023- Youth Day (Taiwan), Boganda Day (Central African Republic), Day of the Young Combatant (Chile), Commemoration of the 1947 Rebellion (Madagascar)
  • 30 March 2023- World Idli Day, Land Day (Palestine), Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day (Trinidad and Tobago), National Doctors’ Day (US)
  • 31 March 2023- Freedom Day (Malta), Culture Day (Public holidays in the Federated States of Micronesia), King Nangklao Memorial Day (Thailand), Cesar Chavez Day (US), Transfer Day (US Virgin Islands), Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis (Azerbaijan), National Backup Day (US), International Transgender Day of Visibility, National Clams on the Half Shell Day (US), Thomas Mundy Peterson Day (New Jersey, US)

Mewar Festival date: 22nd to 24th March 2023

Idea Behind Observing The Important Dates

You can see that almost every date of a month observes at least one important day, either global or national. Most of these are related to awareness against diseases, environmental issues, etc that requires worldwide attention. by means of observing these days, the whole world and whole leaders can come together on a day to discuss the issue and find the solution. Days related to historical events and religious importance and important for exam preparation or observance of festivals respectively.


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  1. Sonia Thakur

    Happy woman day

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