March 01, 2004

*March 1

Well, it is a new month. It is Irish-American Heritage Month, Mental Retardation Awareness Month, Music in Our Schools Month, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Craft Month, Umbrella Month, Nutrition Month, Kidney Month, Professional Social Work Month, Red Cross Month, Frozen Food Month, Rosacea Awareness Month, Poison Prevention Month, Save Your Vision Month, Women's History Month, and Lord knows what else month.

On this day in:

1904--Glenn Miller was born in Clarinda, Iowa.

1961--The Peace Corps was founded.

1872--Yellowstone National Park was established.

Posted by Jennifer at March 1, 2004 02:17 PM


On this day in 1692, Tituba, Sarah Goode, and Sarah Osborne were charged with witchcraft in Salem, MA.

Posted by: Lance Jonn Romanoff at March 1, 2004 05:55 PM

Don't forget "Linking to what month it is" month.

Posted by: Simon at March 1, 2004 11:16 PM

Glenn Miller, the original zoopy frood.

Posted by: Ted at March 2, 2004 06:40 AM

Just curious - did you get all that by Googling:

"March is" +month

Impressive list :-)

Posted by: Harvey at March 2, 2004 12:29 PM

I can not reveal my secrets, but Google was not involved. Nor any other search engine. I will tell you I had some spare time on my hands yesterday. ;-)

Incidentally, no one has commented on the Irish-American link.

Posted by: Jennifer at March 2, 2004 02:04 PM