Sunday, March 10, 2013

Weekly Genealogy Picks: March 3 to 9

Highlights from news stories and blog posts I have read in the past week that deal with my overlapping interests in Genealogy, History, Heritage, and Technology.
Poetry
Devolution

(sorry, couldn't resist)

Other Weekly Lists
Upcoming holidays - religious and secular, national and international - for the next two weeks

Two Week Calendar
  • March 10 - Meatfare Sunday (Orthodox Christian)
  • March 10 - Maha Shivaratri (Hindu)
  • March 11 - Johnny Appleseed Day
  • March 11 - Commonwealth Day (Commonwealth of Nations)
  • March 12 - World Day Against Cyber Censorship
  • March 13 - L. Ron Hubbard's Birthday (Scientology)
  • March 14 - Pi Day (3.14)
  • March 15 - International Day Against Police Brutality
  • March 15 - Ides of March
  • March 16 - Bacchanalia (Ancient Rome) [March 16-17]
  • March 17 - St. Patrick's Day
  • March 17 - Cheesefare Sunday (Orthodox Christian)
  • March 18 - Lent Begins (Orthodox Christian)
  • March 19 - Saint Joseph's Day (Christian)
  • March 20 - Ostara (northern hemisphere) Mabon (southern hemisphere) (Pagan)
  • March 21 - New Year (Baha'i)
  • March 21 - New Year (Persian/Zoroastrian)
  • March 24 - Palm Sunday (Christian)
  • March 24 - Orthodox Sunday (Orthodox Christian)
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1 comment:

poemblaze said...

I wonder if there is a link between St Patrick's Day and Bacchanalia.