First day of spring 2019: dates to remember, things to do and all you need to know

Take out the flowers, mark your agenda with the program of your favorite baseball team and settle for longer days: spring is upon us!

Whether you like it or not, this list will certainly do it. Here's all you need to know about the season.

When is the first day of spring?

The first day of spring 2019 is March 20th. The season officially begins at 5:58 pm sharp. AND, according to AccuWeather.

What is the vernal equinox?

Equinox is the Latin word for "even nights," according to AccuWeather. The spring equinox occurs when the Earth does not bend toward the sun or the sun, marking the astronomical start of spring.

When are Easter, Holi and other spring dates?

Here are some of the dates that people put on their calendars this spring:

Holi starts on March 20th.
Purim begins at sunset on March 20th.
Palm Sunday is April 14th.

Passover begins at sunset on April 19.
Easter falls on April 21st.
Earth Day is April 22nd.
Ramadan begins at sunset on May 5th.
Mother's Day is May 12th.

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