March 2nd is the sixty-first day (sixty-second in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; it marks the anniversary of the U.S. Congress passing the first Reconstruction Act, and the enactment of the Jones–Shafroth Act: granting Puerto Ricans United States citizenship. Famous March 2nd birthdays include Jon Bon Jovi, Daniel Craig, Rebel Wilson, and Bryce Dallas Howard. March 2nd also marks National Read Across America Day.
We have 11 holidays listed for March 2.
Observed 46 days before Easter, Ash Wednesday is considered to be the beginning of Lent in Christianity.
Adwa Victory Day
Polish up your history trivia this Adwa Victory Day and celebrate Ethiopia’s independence!
American Citizenship Day
Come and join us as we dive into the rich history of this public holiday.
Dr. Seuss’s Birthday
The delightful characters and wonderful world of Dr. Seuss are celebrated on his birthday.
National Banana Cream Pie Day
Get ready to dig in and indulge your sweet tooth this National Banana Cream Pie Day!
National Old Stuff Day
Roll up your sleeves, clean out closets and garages, rediscover old treasures, and declutter your life.
National Read Across America Day
Students, teachers, parents, and community members come together to celebrate the joy of reading!
Texas Independence Day
Hold on to your hats and boots as we celebrate Texas Independence Day in style.