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I am in Control Day

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About I am in Control Day

When is I am in Control Day? This holiday is always celebrated on March 30

I am in Control Day is today, a March 30 holiday. On March 30, 1981, President Ronald Reagan was wounded in an assassination attempt. The vice president was not in Washington at the time. Lots of confusion prevailed.  Many did not even know the order of succession to lead our great nation. In the White House, then Secretary of State Alexander Haig was taken a little out of context when he said “I am in control here”. Instead of focusing on the entire statement, people and the press focused on these few words.  Political uproar eventually led to his resignation. 

Being in control of something is very often about leadership. On that historical day, the roots of I Am in Control Day was born. Alexander Haig’s statement was intended to calm a nation under distress and uncertainty after its leader was injured and unable to control the reins of the country. History sometimes fades with time. Today, Alexander Haig’s statement is all but forgotten.

Meanwhile, this special day continues to exist and evolve. In the case of I am in Control Day, it is good that this holiday thrives and evolves. People now think about this day in a different, more context. They personalize it into a day to get their life under control. In that sense, today is definitely a call to action. So, this holiday is your chance to get things in order and under control. It can become one of your favorite March 30 holidays.

Most likely, the first step is to take a deep breath and relax. Now, assess the situation, and………. get things under control. Once you have accomplished this today, you can work on staying in control every day. 

Mission Control

How to Participate in I am in Control Day

  • Get your life under control.
  • Show off your leadership skills in group environments.
  • Look for a leadership position in your company.
  • Take a leadership course.
  • Read more about attempted assassination attempts on President Ronald Reagan and other U.S. Presidents.
  • Visit NASA’s Mission Control Center.

Today's Quote

“If everything seems in control, you’re just not going fast enough.” – – Mario Andretti

History and Origin of I am in Control Day

We know the root event that is the basis for creating this holiday. However, our ongoing research has not yet found the creator or the origin of this day.  From the information we have found, this holiday dates back to the mid-1980s. This was the time period that Ronald Reagan was President of the United States.  So, it is clear that this event sparked the creation of this holiday.

Related Holidays

This day is closely related to Panic Day , March 9. Perhaps you went through Panic Day before getting things under control, and you are now celebrating!?

International Panic Day

More March 30 Holidays

Here are more March 30 holidays we are sure you will enjoy:

National Doctor’s Day

Take a Walk in the Park Day

Turkey Neck Soup Day

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