Read Across America Day for the year 2018 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, March 2.
Read Across America Day is held annually on a school day closest to March 2nd each year. The day promotes reading for children. The popular children’s author Dr. Seuss had his birthday on March 2nd thus original planers of the holiday wanted it to be near his birthday. The National Education Association (NEA) was one of the main backers of this idea to have a special day to promote reading among the population and especially children.
Days to the start of Read Accross America Day
Friday, March 2nd is day number 61 of the 2018 calendar year with -1 year, -3 months, -24 days until Read Across America Day 2018.
More information on Read Across America Day. (Traditions, Customs and History)
|Read Across America Day|
|Name(s):||Read Across America Day|
|When:||School day closest to March 2nd annually|
March 2018 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Mar 1 - Thur||Purim 2018||Jewish||-482|
|Mar 2 - Fri||Holi 2018||Hindu||-481|
|Mar 2 - Fri||Read Across America Day 2018||Observance||-481|
|Mar 2 - Fri||Employee Appreciation Day 2018||Observance||-481|
|Mar 11 - Sun||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2018||Daylight Saving||-472|
|Mar 17 - Sat||St. Patrick's Day 2018||Observance||-466|
|Mar 20 - Tues||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2018||Season||-463|
|Mar 25 - Sun||Rama Navami 2018||Hindu||-458|
|Mar 25 - Sun||Palm Sunday 2018||Christian||-458|
|Mar 29 - Thurs||Maundy Thursday 2018||Christian||-454|
|Mar 30 - Fri||Good Friday 2018||Christian||-453|
|Mar 31 - Sat||Holy Saturday 2018||Christian||-452|
|Mar 31 - Sat||Passover - Starts 2018||Jewish||-452|