Wednesday 1st March 2023
On this day is ST DAVID’S DAY, as celebrated by the COMMON PEOPLE of WALES, and the first day of SPRING under the Meteorological calendar.
Monday 6th March 2023
At sunset begins the Jewish observance of PURIM, until the following evening
Tuesday 7th March 2023
Third FULL MOON of the year (WORM MOON), and also on this day begins the Muslim observance of the first day of the SHAB-E-BARAT, until the following evening
Friday 10th March 2023
If it does not FREEZE on the 10th March, a fertile year may be expected. MISTS or HOAR FROSTS on the 10th March betoken a plentiful year.
Friday 17th March 2023
On this day is ST PATRICK’S DAY, as celebrated by the COMMON PEOPLE of IRELAND (and many others with very tenuous claims of such ancestry).
Saturday 19th March 2023
On this day begins the Neo-Pagan/Wiccan observance of OSTARA, until Thursday 23rd March 2023
Monday 20th March 2023
Being the VERNAL EQUINOX and first day of SPRING under the Astronomical calendar.
Tuesday 21st March 2023
Where the WIND is on 21st March it will prevail for the summer.
Thursday 23rd March 2023
On this day begins the Muslim observance of RAMADAN, until Thursday 20th April 2023
Sunday 26th March 2023
The CLOCKS go forward one hour, as British Summer Time is adopted for the lighter months instead of Greenwich Mean Time
Wednesday 29th March 2023
Being the first of three BORROWED DAYS, the others being the next two days.
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