MARCH 8, 2023 | INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY | NATIONAL PEANUT CLUSTER DAY | NATIONAL PROOFREADING DAY | NATIONAL REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST DAY | NATIONAL OREGON DAY

(Last Updated On: March 6, 2023)

MARCH 8, 2023 | INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY | NATIONAL PEANUT CLUSTER DAY | NATIONAL PROOFREADING DAY | NATIONAL REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST DAY | NATIONAL OREGON DAY

International Women’s Day | March 8
International Women’s Day | March 8

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

International Women’s Day on March 8th each year celebrates the social, economic, and political achievements of women around the world. The day also brings international awareness to gender parity. According to the World Economic Forum, global gender equality is estimated to be achieved by 2133. Read more…

National Peanut Cluster Day | March 8
National Peanut Cluster Day | March 8

NATIONAL PEANUT CLUSTER DAY

March 8th is National Peanut Cluster Day!  Melted chocolate mixed with peanuts makes a perfect combination for sweet and salty deliciousness! Read more…

National Proofreading Day | March 8
National Proofreading Day | March 8

NATIONAL PROOFREADING DAY

Every year on March 8th, National Proofreading Day highlights the importance of proofreading our written work. The day also allows those who enjoy proofreading to gently correct others. However, constructive criticism is usually welcome if invited to proofread another’s work! Read more…

National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day | Second Wednesday in March
National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day | Second Wednesday in March

NATIONAL REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST DAY

Observed annually on the second Wednesday in March, National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day celebrates the contributions of these medical professionals. Read more…

National Oregon Day | March 8
National Oregon Day | March 8

NATIONAL OREGON DAY

On March 8th, National Oregon Day recognizes the Beaver State. Valentine’s Day 1859, Oregon became the 33rd state to join the Union. Read more…

On Deck for March 9, 2023

National Days
National Barbie Day
National Crabmeat Day
National Get Over it Day
National Meatball Day
National Slam the Scam Day
World Kidney Day – Second Thursday in March

Recipe of the Day

Apple Butter Meatball Subs Recipe

APPLE BUTTER MEATBALL SUBS
Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 4 hours
Total Prep: 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 6

These tangy apple butter meatball subs will hit the spot for summer cookouts or midweek meals. Make them ahead and celebrate all those special days!

Ingredients:

1 cup apple butter
1 cup BBQ sauce
16 ounces of frozen meatballs
6 hoagie rolls
12-18 slices of provolone cheese
butter
1/4 cup chopped green onions

Instructions:

Mix apple butter (we used a homemade spicey apple butter) and BBQ sauce together. Add meatballs to crockpot and pour the sauce over top, coating all the meatballs well. Slow cook on high for 4 hours.

Lightly butter and toast the hoagie rolls. Divide the meatballs evenly between the rolls. Top with cheese. Garnish with green onions.

March 8th Celebrated History

1817

The New York Stock and Exchange Board is formed. In 1863, the name would be changed to the New York Stock Exchanged. The Exchange originated at 68 Wall Street and can be found today at 18 Broad Street and the corner of Wall Street.

1884

Susan B. Anthony spoke before the House Judiciary Committee in support of an amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote. Sixteen years before, legislators had first introduced federal legislation to amend the Constitution for women’s suffrage. In 1919, the 19th Amendment passed and was ratified, 13 years after Anthony’s death.

1896

Former officers of the Salvation Army, Maud, and Ballington Booth found Volunteers of America.

1910

Raymonde de Laroche receives her pilot’s license from the Aeroclub de France, becoming the first woman in the world licensed to fly a plane.

1948

In McCollum vs. Board of Education, the United States Supreme Court rules for the first time that religious instruction in public schools is unconstitutional.

March 8th Celebrated Birthdays

Anne Bonny – 1702

The notorious Irish pirate sailed the Caribbean during the early 1700s. She partnered with James Rackham, commandeering and pillaging ships before being captured in 1718.

Josephine Cochrane – 1839

In 1886, the American inventor patented the first commercially successful dishwashing machine.

Beatrice Shilling – 1909

The British engineer is best known for her ingenuity with carburetors improving the engines in the Spitfire and Hurricane fighter planes in 1940 during World War II. Shilling’s improvements contributed to the Royal Aircraft Establishment’s (RAE) success. In 1948, Queen Elizabeth II honored Shilling with the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

Lynn Redgrave – 1943

The award-winning British actress brought to life countless roles on both stage and screen in her nearly 50-year career. Some of her most notable roles include Georgy in Georgy Girl, Hanna in Gods and Monsters, and Mrs. Culver in The Constant Wife.

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