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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Buffalo Bill Cody born (1846)
Also try: Wild West
Victor Hugo born (1802)
Also try: Les Miserables
27
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National Tooth Fairy Day
Also try: oral hygiene
DNA structure discovered (1953)
Also try: double helix
1
Women's History Month Begins
Also try: women's rights
Salem Witch Trials begin (1692)
Also try: the Crucible
Frederic Chopin born (1810)
Also try: Romantic era
Yellowstone becomes first national park (1872)
Also try: national parks
2
Read Across America Day
3
Alexander Graham Bell born (1847)
Also try: telephone, inventor
First US child labor law regulating working hours passed (1842)
"The Star-Spangled Banner" becomes national anthem (1931)
Also try: national anthem
4
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi born (1678)
Also try: Baroque Period
National Grammar Day
Also try: phonetics, linguistics
5
The Boston Massacre (1770)
Stapler invented (1868)
Also try: inventions
6
A decision in the Dred Scott case reached (1857)
Michelangelo born (1475)
7
Alexander Graham Bell patents telephone (1876)
National Cereal Day
Also try: grains, nutrition, breakfast
8
The New York Stock Exchange founded (1817)
Also try: stock market
9
Barbie, the queen of toys, debuts (1959)
Also try: toys
10
Senate lowers voting age to 18 (1971)
Also try: voting rights
11
An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes Japan, triggering a tsunami and the second largest nuclear accident in history (2011)
Also try: Fukushima, earthquakes
12
Moscow becomes capital of revolutionary Russia (1918)
Also try: Moscow
Jack Kerouac born (1922)
Also try: Beat generation
Truman Doctrine enacted (1947)
Also try: Cold War, Harry Truman
13
Hernan Cortes lands in Mexico (1519)
Sir William Herschel discovers Uranus (1781)
Also try: Uranus, solar system
14
Albert Einstein born (1879)
Math Pi Day
Also try: circles, circumference
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
18
British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act (1766)
Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov becomes the first person to conduct a space walk (1965)
19
Iraq War begins (2003)
Also try: War on Terror
20
Lois Lowry born (1937)
Also try: The Giver
21
Johann Sebastian Bach born (1685)
Also try: Baroque Period
World Down Syndrome Day
Also try: disabilities
22
Niagara Falls runs out of water because of a drought (1903)
Also try: drought
Comet Hale-Bopp closest approach to Earth (1997)
Also try: coments
23
US Senate approves its first federal budget in four years (2013)
Also try: legislative branch
24
Exxon Valdez causes worst oil spill in U.S. history (1989)
Also try: oil spill
Bhutan officially becomes a democracy (2008)
Also try: democracy
25
Frederick Laggenheim takes first photo of a solar eclipse (1857)
Also try: photography
Constantine begins his reign as Catholic Pope (708)
Also try: Catholicism, popes
26
Robert Frost born (1874)
Also try: narrative poetry
27
Alaska is hit by an 8.4 magnitude earthquake (1964)
Also try: Richter scale
Ptolemy V ascends to the throne of Egypt (196 BC)
Also try: Ancient Egypt
28
Three Mile Island nuclear accident occurs (1979)
29
Coca-Cola invented (1886)
Also try: soda
30
Vincent van Gogh born (1853)
Alaska purchased from Russia (1867)
Also try: US expansion
The Queensboro Bridge opens (1909)
Also try: bridges
National Doctor's Day
Also try: medical careers
31
First US map published (1784)
Also try: cartography
Cesar Chavez born (1927)
Also try: worker's rights
Eiffel Tower opens (1889)
Also try: Paris, France
1
National Poetry Month Begins
Also try: types of poetry
Ruins of Pompeii rediscovered (1748)
Also try: Mount Vesuvius