Get your red nose good to go, March 19 is Red Nose Day! This extraordinary holiday started out in England in 1988, and today it’s quite possibly the biggest pledge drive in the UK. The day is sponsored by Comic Relief, a British cause that fund-raises for individuals deprived in the United Kingdom and Africa. Red Nose Day Actually happens like clockwork on the second or third Friday in March. In the beyond 30 years, the occasion has raised over £1 billion. The day includes a fundraiser, TV specials, and occasions around the country.