March Curriculum Calendar - Lesson Plan Ideas by Date

Enhance your current curriculum with this fun reference calendar. Whether you want to highlight historic events, honor birthdays of significant people, or celebrate holidays, this is a valuable tool for every teacher. Click on any event to find a breadth of related teaching resources that will spark new ideas to spice up your daily lessons. There's something worth celebrating every day!

Curriculum Calendar

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Steve Jobs is born (1955)
Also try: entrepreneur
US House of Representatives vote to impeach President Andrew Johnson (1868)
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26
Victor Hugo born (1802)
Also try: Les Miserables
27
28
DNA structure discovered (1953)
Also try: double helix, genetics
1
Yellowstone becomes world's first national park (1872)
Also try: national parks
Salem Witch Trials begin (1692)
Also try: the Crucible
Frederic Chopin born (1810)
Also try: Romantic era
2
Read Across America Day
Republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico (1836)
Also try: The Alamo
3
Alexander Graham Bell born (1847)
Also try: telephone, inventor
"The Star-Spangled Banner" becomes national anthem (1931)
Also try: national anthem
4
National Grammar Day
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi born (1678)
Also try: Baroque period
5
The Boston Massacre (1770)
Stapler patented in England by C.H. Gould (1868)
Also try: inventions
6
Michelangelo born (1475)
Decision reached in the Dred Scott case (1857)
Dmitri Mendeleev presents the first periodic table of elements (1869)
7
National Cereal Day
Also try: grains, nutrition, breakfast
Alexander Graham Bell patents telephone (1876)
8
National Proofreading Day
9
The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith published (1776)
Ulysses S. Grant appointed commander of the Union Army (1864)
Also try: American Civil War
10
US Senate votes to lower voting age to 18 (1971)
11
A 9.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan, resulting in the second largest nuclear accident in history (2011)
12
Jack Kerouac born (1922)
Also try: Beat generation
Truman Doctrine enacted (1947)
Also try: Cold War, Harry Truman
Moscow becomes capital of revolutionary Russia (1918)
Also try: Moscow
13
National Good Samaritan Day
Also try: kindness, compassion
Sir William Herschel discovers Uranus (1781)
Also try: Uranus, solar system
14
15
Julius Caesar assassinated (44 BC)
Andrew Jackson born (1767)
Also try: US presidents
16
The Scarlet Letter published (1850)
James Madison born (1751)
Also try: US presidents
17
The Dalai Lama flees Tibet for India (1959)
Also try: Tibet, Buddhism
18
Stamp Act repealed by British Parliament (1766)
Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov becomes the first person to conduct a space walk (1965)
19
Chief Justice Earl Warren born (1891)
National Agriculture Day
Also try: farming, gardening
20
Iraq War begins (2003)
Also try: War on Terror
Lois Lowry born (1937)
Also try: The Giver
21
22
World Water Day
23
Second Reconstruction Act passed (1867)
Also try: American Civil War
24
Exxon Valdez causes worst oil spill in US history (1989)
Bhutan officially becomes a democracy (2008)
Also try: democracy
25
Constantine begins his reign as Catholic Pope (708)
Also try: Catholicism, popes
26
Robert Frost born (1874)
Also try: narrative poetry
27
World Theatre Day
Also try: drama, performing arts
Alaska hit by an 8.4 magnitude earthquake (1964)
28
Three Mile Island nuclear accident occurs (1979)
Viking raiders sack Paris, led by Ragnar Lodbrok (845)
Also try: Paris, French history
29
Last US troops leave Vietnam (1973)
Also try: Vietnam War
First batch of Coca-Cola produced (1886)
Also try: soda
30
National Doctors' Day
Also try: medical careers
Vincent van Gogh born (1853)
31
Cesar Chavez born (1927)
Also try: workers' rights
First US map published (1784)
Also try: cartography
Eiffel Tower opens (1889)
Also try: Paris, France
1
National Poetry Month begins
Also try: types of poetry
Ruins of Pompeii rediscovered (1748)
2
World Autism Awareness Day
Hans Christian Anderson born (1805)
Also try: fairy tales, morals
3
National Find a Rainbow Day
Jane Goodall born (1934)
Also try: chimpanzees
First iPad sold in the US (2010)
4
NATO ratified (1949)
Also try: Atlantic Alliance
5
Easter Island discovered (1722)
Also try: Polynesia
6
Robert E. Peary and Matthew Henson reach the North Pole (1909)