The 15th March - Ides of March In modern times, the term Ides of March is best known as the date that Julius Caesar was killed in 44 B.C. Julius Caesar was stabbed (23 times) to death in the Roman Senate led by Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus and 60 other co-conspirators. Does this apply to all named Julius? The 17th March - St Patrick's day Hugh Kenner Definition of an 'Irish fact': That which tells you not what is the case but what you want to hear. and May you live as long as you want, And never want as long as you live. and Out for lunch. If not back by five, out for dinner also The 20/21th March Equinoxes are points in time, but equiluxes are days. By convention, equiluxes are the days where sunrise and sunset are closest to being exactly 12 hours apart. njoy the week!