Public Holidays: March 2010

Day Date Country Holiday
Mon 1st Spain Spain Balearic Islands
Mon 1st India India Holi
Mon 1st Taiwan Taiwan Lantern Festival
Mon 1st South Korea South Korea March 1st Movement
Mon 1st United Kingdom United Kingdom St Davids Day
Mon 8th Australia Australia Labour Day
Mon 8th New Zealand New Zealand Taranaki Anniversary Day
Thu 11th Lithuania Lithuania Restoration of Independence Day
Sun 14th United Kingdom United Kingdom Mothering Sunday
Mon 15th Mexico Mexico Benito Juarezs Birthday
Wed 17th Ireland Ireland St Patricks Day
Fri 19th Switzerland Switzerland St Josephs Day
Sun 21st Japan Japan Vernal Equinox Day
Mon 22nd New Zealand New Zealand Otago Anniversary Day
Wed 24th India India Ram Navami
Wed 24th Argentina Argentina Truth and Justice Memorial Day
Thu 25th Greece Greece Independence Day
Sun 28th India India Mahavir Jayanti
Tue 30th Israel Israel Pesach


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March gets its name from the Roman Martius, which was latin for Mars, the Greek god of war. Mars was also an agricultural deity, which may explain why such a warlike god was assigned to a month at the start of spring.