March

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March is the third month of the yearly in the Gregorian calendar.

It has 31 days and is designated after the Roman war God Mars, therefore those called itRomans Martius.

The old German name is Lenzing and/or. Spring moon, an outdated posting is Marches.

To 20. March (in former times also 21. March) is the Tagundnachtgleiche - the sun stands exactly over the equator and goes therebyexactly in the east up and exactly in the west under.

The Roman calendar originally began with March as first month.

March begins with the same weekday as November and in non leap years also as February.

The monthsTo March and April, Kupferstich von Sebald Beham, 1546

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