This is our day guide for Monday March 8th 2021 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Observances on March 8th 2021

Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth Day is a holiday that celebrates the British Commonwealth. It is observed on the second Monday in March.

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National Proofreading Day

National Proofreading Day

Knot sure we sea the point of celebrating this holiday. Who kneads proof-readers?

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National Peanut Cluster Day

National Peanut Cluster Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Peanut Cluster Day

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International Womens Day

International Womens Day

Women occupy only 24% of parliamentary seats worldwide.

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Public Holidays on March 8th 2021

Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth Day

Originally known as Empire Day, this holiday marked Queen Victoria's birthday

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International Women's Day

International Women's Day

The UN has declared March 8th to be a day to celebrate, recognise and remember women

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Adelaide Cup

Adelaide Cup

South Australia Only. The cup has been held on the second Monday of March since March 2006. Before 2006 it was held in May

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Australia Labour Day

Australia Labour Day

Labour Day is a public holiday in Australia that was originally called Eight Hours Day

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Canberra Day

Canberra Day

Public Holiday in Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The day celebrates the official naming of Canberra in 1913.

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National Heroes and Benefactors Day

National Heroes and Benefactors Day

Known as Baron Bliss day until 2008, this holiday has now been expanded to honour more heroes of Belize

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Ghana Independence Day

Ghana Independence Day

March 6th is Ghana's National Day and commemorates Ghana's independence from the United Kingdom in 1957.

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Taranaki Anniversary Day

Taranaki Anniversary Day

Taranaki Anniversary Day is celebrated annually on the second Monday of March. It commemorates the creation of the Taranaki province - originally called New Plymouth.

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