Got an idea for a holiday? Send it to us

Submit Now

ThuMar 20

Astrology Day – March 20, 2025

Astrology Day takes place on any day from March 19 to March 22. It mostly falls on March 20 and 21 and takes place on March 20. The specific day is dependent on the day that the Northward equinox occurs. The holiday is observed by astrologers and people that are enthusiastic about astrology. Astrology is a pseudoscience that purports to be able to deduce information about terrestrial events concerning human affairs by observing the relative positions and movement of celestial objects. Astrologers regard the holiday as the start of the astrological year. It is the first full day of the astrological sign of Aries, signaling the start of the tropical zodiac.

History of Astrology Day

In its broadest sense, astrology is the search for meaning in the sky. Markings on bones and cave walls suggest that lunar cycles were being documented as early as 25,000 years ago, indicating that humans made conscious attempts to measure, record, and forecast seasonal changes by reference to astronomical cycles. Astrology became more popular in the 20th century because of the release of the newspaper horoscope which was a common mass media product.

The first World Astrology Day was observed in 1993 by the members of the Association for Astrological Networking (AFAN). Astrology was used to predict the changes in season, it was also used to monitor the celestial bodies, Sun, Moon, stars, and other planets. Traditional studies made use of this astrology learning and it was commonly accepted by cultural and political cycles. There is a belief that astrology started as soon as man started attempting to record, measure, and predict seasonal changes.

Astrologers are known to read horoscopes and even though it has no scientific backing, a lot of people believe in them. Over 70 million Americans go to astrologers to read their horoscopes and predict their futures. Different people are going to astrologers to help them interpret the stars for advice. Understanding the locations of the stars is the foundation of astrology, which appears to be a scientific enough subject in itself.

Astrology Day timeline

3000 B.C.
The First Astrologers

The first astrologers are Babylonians.

17th Century
It’s Referred To as ‘Pseudoscience’

Astrology loses its scientific standing and at the end of the century, it is referred to as ‘pseudoscience.’

The Association For Astrological Networking

The Association for Astrological Networking (AFAN) is founded in Chicago.

The First Astrology Day

The first Astrology Day is celebrated by AFAN.

Astrology Day FAQs

Is astrology a real thing?

The scientific community rejected astrology because it has no scientific backing so it is being referred to as ‘pseudoscience.’

Who is the “Father of astrology?”

Alan Leo is referred to as the “Father of modern astrology.”

Who is Aries’ enemy?

Aquarius and Virgo are the zodiac signs that Aries considers their enemies.

How to Observe Astrology Day

  1. Read your horoscope

    Horoscopes are a special and popular part of astrology. A lot of people read their horoscopes to be able to predict their future. You can observe Astrology Day by reading yours too.

  2. Join AFAN

    AFAN is designed to support networking and encourage connections between astrologers around the globe. Join today.

  3. Celebrate the beginning of Aries

    Astrology Day marks the beginning of the zodiac sign Aries. If you are an Aries you can celebrate in any way you want.

5 Interesting Facts About Aries

  1. Aries are very optimistic people

    One of the beautiful things about Aries is that they always see the bright side in every situation.

  2. They are very brave

    They are not afraid of anything and this means they are risk-takers.

  3. They are very ambitious people

    They always want more than the average and they strive to get it.

  4. Aries are short tempered

    One negative trait they have is that they get angry easily.

  5. They are attention seekers

    They can do almost anything to get attention and validation.

Why Astrology Day is Important

  1. It marks the beginning of Aries

    Astrology Day marks the beginning of the first zodiac sign which is Aries. There are two reasons to celebrate that day.

  2. It celebrates astrologers

    Astrologers are very important to us and part of what they do is read our horoscopes. Astrology Day celebrates these astrologers.

  3. It is a good day to read our horoscopes

    What better day to read our horoscope than Astrology Day? That is the most efficient way to show how important that day is to us.

Astrology Day dates

2022March 20Sunday
2023March 21Tuesday
2024March 20Wednesday
2025March 20Thursday
2026March 20Friday

Holidays Straight to Your Inbox

Every day is a holiday!
Receive fresh holidays directly to your inbox.