Calendar bites, March 21

Read today’s Calendar bites for the agenda of this day’s family history events and historical celebrations.
Review our CalendarCall for PapersContests, or other pages to see what other events are coming up.

Birthdays

  • Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685. Organist and one of the most influential composers in musical history.
  • Solomon Burke, 1940. American musician, singer and flamboyant showman.
  • Julio Gallo, 1910. American vintner.
  • Benito Juarez, 1806. Mexican leader and president of Oaxaca.
  • Francis Lewis, 1713. Signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Celebrations                               

Australia: Canberra Day
India: New Year’s Day
Iran: New Year
Memory Day
National Renewable Energy Day
Anniversary of the Selma Civil Rights March
Twitter 10th Anniversary
World Poetry Day
Wellderly Week
World Down Syndrome Day

Today’s events

See the Location pages for more information on these events:

MI – WMGS Classes – MyHeritage, Grand Rapids Public Library, Adult Computer Training Center
OH – Mahoning County Chapter OGS, St. Charles Church Ministry Center, Boardman.

 

March

21

Calendar bites, March 20

Read today’s Calendar bites for the agenda of this day’s family history events and historical celebrations.
Review our CalendarCall for PapersContests, or other pages to see what other events are coming up.

Birthdays

  • Henrik Ibsen, 1828. Norwegian playright.
  • Fred McFeely Rogers, 1928. Better known as “Mister Rogers”, beloved children’s television show host, whose mother made all of the sweaters that he wore on his show.
  • B.F. Skinner, 1904. American psychologist, pioneer in behaviorism and best know for developing the “Skinner box”, an enclosed experimental environment.
  • Frederick Winslow Taylor, 1856. Known in the business world as “The Father of Scientific Management.”

Celebrations                               

Act Happy Week
Great American MeatOut
Holy Week
National Poison Prevention Week
National Cherry Blossom Festival
Palm Sunday
Proposal Day
First day of Spring
United Nations International Day of Happiness
Won’t You Be My Neighbor Day
World Folk Tales and Fables Week

Today’s events

See the Location pages for more information on these events:

Grant application deadline
MD – Baltimore County Genealogical Society.

 

March

20

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