Observances and Events
Each year in April, National Arbor Day encourages us to celebrate and plant trees. The observance takes place each year on the last Friday in April. This year it is on 30-April-2021.
National Bugs Bunny Day on April 30th commemorates the date the famous bunny first appeared in a short film in 1938. Known for his comical antics, Bugs Bunny created memorable roles in Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons produced by Warner Bros.
Childcare Professionals Day is observed next on Friday, April 30th, 2021. It has always been observed the last Friday in April.
Day of Dialogue – April 30, 2021 (Last Friday in April)
On the last Friday in April, National Hairball Awareness Day draws attention to a problem many cat lovers face. · The formation of hairballs is common.
Honesty Day exists to encourage people from every walk of life, and especially those in charge, to try being honest with their constituents and customers.
International Jazz Day is an International Day declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 2011 “to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe.” It is celebrated annually on April 30.
Each year, National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day on April 30th raises awareness for thousands of pets that are waiting for (and needing) adoption from the shelters. Animal shelters require year-round assistance and adoption is a part of the process.
Every year on April 30, we celebrate National Animal Advocacy Day!
National Bubble Tea Day is on April 30, and we are bubbling with excitement just thinking about how we will be celebrating this day. From taro to milk tea, green tea to oolong, the options are endless when it comes to picking out your choice of bubble tea.
April 30 is National Military Brats Day.
April 30 is celebrated annually each year as National Mr. Potato Head Day. On April 30, 1952, Mr. Potato Head became the first toy advertised on television. The campaign was also the first to be aimed directly at children.
National Oatmeal Cookie Day on April 30th recognizes a delicious and nutritious cookie.
National PrepareAthon! Day on April 30th reminds us that crises happen suddenly. is observed next on Friday, April 30th, 2021. It has been observed annually on April 30th since 2014.
April 30th recognizes another food holiday known as National Raisin Day. · People have been enjoying raisins for as long as grapes have been there.
National Sarcoidosis Day on April 30th annually raises awareness about a non-contagious immune system disease.
April 30th is National Spank Out Day, which was established to promote non-violent discipline of children. Today, we aim to raise awareness about physical punishment for children, as well as educate parents about effective discipline practices that do not involve hitting and spanking.
Undiagnosed Children’s Awareness Day – April 30, 2021 (Last Friday in April)
Walpurgis Night, an abbreviation of Saint Walpurgis Night, also known as Saint Walpurga’s Eve, is the eve of the Christian feast day of Saint Walpurga, an 8th-century abbess in Francia, and is celebrated on the night of 30 April and the day of 1 May.
Each year on April 30th, National Hairstylist Appreciation Day honors hairstylists everywhere
International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance, created by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute, the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO. The event takes place every year on 29 April, which is the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre, the creator of modern ballet.
International Noise Awareness Day is a global campaign, founded in 1996 by the Center for Hearing and Communication, aiming to raise awareness of the effects of noise on the welfare and health of people. Noise affects people in many ways, but only deafness and annoyance receive actual interest from the general public.
National Shrimp Scampi Day on April 29th gives us a tasty way to celebrate.
Each year on April 29th, National Peace Rose Day honors a well-known and fruitful garden rose.
Every April, on Poem in Your Pocket Day, people celebrate by selecting a poem, carrying it with them, and sharing it with others. This year it is on April 29th and falls on last Thursday in April.
Thank You Thursday – April 29, 2021 (6 Days Before the First Wednesday in May)
Viral Video Day: A viral video is a video that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, typically through video sharing websites such as YouTube and Vimeo.
We Jump the World Day is observed next on Thursday, April 29th, 2021. It has been observed annually on April 29th since 2016.
The annual World Wish Day is celebrated on April 29.
National Zipper Day commemorates April 29, 1913, when the patent for the modern zipper was issued. The day celebrates something that we often do not think about and may automatically take for granted. The first attempt at creating the zipper came from the inventor of the sewing machine.
Shōwa Day is a Japanese annual holiday held on April 29. It honors the birthday of Emperor Shōwa, the reigning emperor from 1926 to 1989. Shō means “shining” or “bright”, and wa means “peace”, signifying the “enlightened peace” that citizens receive.
Biological Clock Day: Every tissue and organ in your body operates according to biological rhythms. The so-called body clock keeps body processes running according to a schedule. Your circadian rhythm is the 24-hour cycle that regulates the timing of processes like eating, sleeping, and temperature. This ensures that there is a periodicity with necessary biological processes. Changing your daily schedule to better suit your biological clock may help you become more productive. Discover when your peak times might be.
National Brave Hearts Day on April 28th each year honors the bravery of families dealing with pediatric cancer.
Clean Comedy Day was organized by people who wanted to have a comedy show that the whole family could enjoy. It is observed next on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. It has been observed annually on April 28th since 2015.
Denim Day – April 28, 2021 – On April 28, 2021, millions of people across the world will wear jeans with a purpose, support survivors, and educate themselves and others about all forms of sexual violence.
Great Poetry Reading Day is observed on April 28, 2021. It celebrates great poetry and the great poets who write them.
Every year on the last Wednesday in April, International Guide Dog Day honors guide dogs and the amazing work these companions do for those who are blind.
Kiss Your Mate Day is celebrated on April 28, 2021. The day is a great opportunity to cuddle your partner and bless with kisses.
National Blueberry Pie Day on April 28th each year ushers in blueberry pie-making season. Blueberry harvest begins in April and lasts until September giving us a long season full of blueberry enjoyment.
It’s Cubicle day on the 28th of April. It’s day to brainstorming ideas on how to decorate your workspace.
Marvel employees created National Superhero Day on April 28, 1995 to celebrate everyone’s favorite superhero.
Pay It Forward Day is a global initiative that exists to make a difference by creating a huge ripple of kindness felt across the world.
Stop Food Waste Day aims to educate people about their food waste and create impactful solutions to how people farm, produce, purchase, and use food.
Workers’ Memorial Day, also known as International Workers’ Memorial Day or International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured, takes place annually around the world on April 28, an international day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured, or made unwell by their work.
The annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April promotes the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally.
April 27th is the second annual “Free Feral Cat Spay Day.” Homeless and feral cat populations continue to increase by startling numbers. Want to give a stray or feral cat a better life? Enjoy this day…
Matanzas Mule Day: On April 27, 1898, during the beginning stages of the Spanish-American War, the United States Navy fired on Matanzas, a city on the North shore of Cuba. One casualty of the bombardment was a mule, and the Spanish buried it with full military honors.
27th April is Marine Mammal Rescue Day originating in America and is something we all need to pay attention to. We have a huge impact on our oceans, and it’s affecting every living thing in it.
Morse Code Day celebrates the invention of morse code and the electric telegraph machine.
Celebrate National Little Pampered Dog Day – April 27th · You Love Your Dog · It’s Ok to Pamper Your Dog · Communicating Love Is Important.
National Prime Rib Day annually recognizes this special meal favorite on April 27th each year.
School Bus Drivers’ Day originated in California and is observed on fourth Tuesday of April. This year it is on April 27.
Tell a Story Day on April 27th each year encourages people of all ages to share all kinds of stories.
World Design Day, celebrated worldwide on 27 April, is an opportunity to recognise the value of design and its capacity for change in the world — and to celebrate …
World Tapir Day exists to raise awareness about the species of tapir that inhabit Central and South America and Southeast Asia. World Tapir Day is celebrated on 27 April each year.
Freedom Day is a public holiday in South Africa celebrated on 27 April. It celebrates freedom and commemorates the first post-apartheid elections held on that day in 1994.
National Dissertation Day on April 26 creates an annual reminder to continuing education students to maintain their focus.
Alien Day is an annual promotional event dedicated to the Alien franchise, held on April 26.
Get Organized Day is celebrated on April 26 of every year. Time is one thing that is very important, and you can never get back. The habit of organising things helps you to save time.
It’s Hug A Friend Day on the 26th of April.
International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day is a remembrance day, observed annually on April 26. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly on December 8, 2016, in memory of Chernobyl disaster.
April 26th is the day that was chosen 12 years ago to celebrate and recognize lesbians. So what is Lesbian Visibility Day (also known as LVD).
National Help a Horse Day on April 26th each year encourages horse lovers and advocates to join forces and protect abused and neglected horses. The day raises awareness of the need for horse sanctuaries and rescues.
National Kids and Pets Day on April 26th raises awareness of the importance of picking the right pet for children at the right time. It’s an important decision that can lead to a lifetime of bonding between pet and child.
National Static Cling Day is observed next on Monday, April 26th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 26th.
Remember Your First Kiss Day reminds us to remember the moment.
National Richter Scale Day on April 26th each year honors the birth of the Richter Scale inventor, Charles F. Richter (April 26, 1900 – September 30, 1985).
World Intellectual Property Day is observed annually on 26 April. The event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization in 2000 to “raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks …
Mahavir Jayanti 2021: In 2021, Mahavir Jayanti will be celebrated on April 25. The day is celebrated across the world by the Jain community in memory of the last spiritual teacher of Jainism. Mahavir Jayanti is the most auspicious day for Jains.
The 93rd Academy Awards (also known as the Oscars) will be held at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday, April 25, 2021 and air live on ABC at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. Red carpet coverage will begin at 3:30 p.m. PT/6:30 p.m. ET. It’s Hollywood’s biggest night of the year—and it’s a year where anything could happen.
Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders “who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations” and “the contribution and suffering of all those who have served”.
National DNA Day is a United States holiday celebrated on April 25. It commemorates the day in 1953 when James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin and colleagues published papers in the journal Nature on the structure of DNA.
National East Meets West Day on April 25th commemorates the day the Eastern Front of the Allied forces met the Western front on the River Elbe. Also known as Elbe Day, this day marked an important step toward ending World War II.
Each year on April 30th, National Hairstylist Appreciation Day honors hairstylists everywhere who make artful hairstyles possible. A talented hairstylist will not only make you look good but also make you feel good. This day also celebrates the uniqueness of all styles of hair.
International Financial Independence Awareness Day. Takes place yearly on the 25th of April.
World Malaria Day is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April and recognizes global efforts to control malaria. Globally, 3.3 billion people in 106 countries are at risk of malaria. In 2012, malaria caused an estimated 627,000 deaths, mostly among African children.
Mother, Father Deaf Day is observed next on Sunday, April 25th, 2021. It has been observed the last Sunday in April since 1994.
National Mani-Pedi Day is observed on Sunday, April 25th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 25th.
On the last Sunday in April, National Pet Parents Day recognizes the pet parents who go the extra mile to care for their fur babies.
The National Telephone Day celebrated on April 25th is a remembrance of this great invention by Alexander Graham Bell.
Each year on April 25th each year, National Zucchini Bread Day encourages bakers to make this delicious bread.
April 25th is declared as Parental Alienation Awareness Day, also known as PAAD and the event is largely celebrated in Western countries of USA, Canada and Bermuda. The awareness day was created to focus on the issue of parent and child relationship issues like parental alienation.
World Pinhole Photography Day falls on the last Sunday in April annually and this year it is celebrated on April 25.
Red Hat Society Day is celebrated annually on April 25. It commemorates anniversary of the first meeting of the Red Hat Society, a social organization for women over age 50, that was took place in 1998.
World Penguin Day is a celebratory and educative initiative on April 25, that encourages people to learn more about penguins.
The Feast of Saint Mark (Italian: Festa di san Marco), also known as the rosebud festival (Venetian: festa del bócoło), is a festival in Venice held on 25 April celebrating Venice’s patron saint, Saint Mark. On this day, men traditionally give a single rosebud to the women they love.
Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day or Armenian Genocide Memorial Day is a public holiday in Armenia and the Republic of Artsakh and is observed by the Armenian diaspora on 24 April. It is held annually to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide of 1915.
Bob Wills Day is observed on Saturday, April 24th, 2021. It has always been observed the last Saturday in April.
Eeyore’s Birthday is observed on Saturday, April 24th, 2021. It has always been observed the last Saturday in April. Eeyore is a fictional character in the Winnie-the-Pooh books by A. A. Milne. He is generally characterized as a pessimistic, gloomy, depressed, anhedonic, old grey stuffed donkey who is a friend of the title character, Winnie-the-Pooh.
Fashion Revolution Day is a not-for-profit global movement represented by The Fashion Revolution Foundation and Fashion Revolution CIC with teams in over 100 countries around the world.
Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.
International Marconi Day (IMD) is celebrated every year on the Saturday closest to 25th April (Marconi’s birthday – 25 April 1874). In 2021, this day is observed on 24th April. This day celebrates the great part Marconi played in the creation of the radio.
Every year on the last Saturday in April, International Sculpture Day raises awareness, appreciation, and enjoyment of sculpture.
International Table Top Day – April 24, 2021 (Last Saturday in April)
National Dance Day – April 24, 2021 (Fourth Saturday in April)
National Day of Puppetry is observed on Saturday, April 24th, 2021. It has been observed the fourth Saturday in April since 1999.
National Go Birding Day – April 24, 2021 (Last Saturday of April)
National Herb Day – April 24, 2021 (Last Saturday in April)
National Kiss of Hope Day – April 24, 2021 (Last Saturday in April)
National Pigs-in-a Blanket Day on April 24 is a holiday celebrating one of our favorite comfort foods — pork sausage (or hotdogs) baked in pastry.
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – April 24, 2021 (DEA) (Last Saturday in April). The event is an effort to rid homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
Held on the last Saturday in April, National Sense of Smell Day celebrates one of the five senses. Our sense of smell is more than a way to know when dinner is ready. It also plays a role as an early warning system, triggers memories, and interacts with our other senses.
Save The Frogs Day is celebrated on the last Saturday of every April. This year it will be observed on April 24. Frogs can be found everywhere across the world, and these frogs are with us for a very long time but these species just don’t get enough recognition and care, and many types of frogs are in great danger.
World Day For Animals In Laboratories is observed every year on 24 April. The surrounding week has come to be known as “World Week for Animals In Laboratories”. The National Anti-Vivisection Society describe the day as an “international day of commemoration” for animals in laboratories.
April 24th is World Meningitis Day—24 hours devoted to raising awareness about how meningitis strikes quickly, causes severe complications, and can affect anyone.
World Tai Chi and Qigong Day Date in the current year: April 24, 2021. World Tai Chi and Qigong Day (WTCQD, alternative spelling World T’ai Chi and Ch’i Kung Day) is an annual observance that has been held on the last Saturday in April since 1999.
World Veterinary Day is widely observed annually on the last Saturday of April, every year across the world. The ongoing pandemic situation that took a toll on animal welfare as well.
Army Reserves Birthday: The Army Reserve celebrates its birthday on April 23 each year, celebrating contributions to two World Wars, the Cold War, Korea, Vietnam, Persian Gulf War, and many other missions.
Castile and León Day is a holiday celebrated on April 23 in the autonomous community of Castile and León, a subdivision of Spain.
Canada Book Day is a yearly event celebrated in Canada on April 23 to promote reading and books during Canada Book Week. Canada Book Week takes place on the week of April 23.
On April 23rd each year, National Talk Like Shakespeare Day encourages us to speak like the Bard and the characters in his plays. Born April 23, 1564, William Shakespeare is the author of some of the world’s most celebrated plays and poems.
UN English Language Day is observed annually on the 23rd April. The event was established by UN’s Department of Public Information in 2010 “to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six official languages throughout the Organization”.
UN Spanish Language Day is observed annually on 23 April. The event was established by UN’s Department of Public Information in 2010 to seeking “to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six of its official working languages throughout the organization”.
German Beer Day: Breweries in Germany traditionally celebrate the “Day of German Beer” (National beer day) on April 23. On this day in 1516, the “Reinheitsgebot” or “German Beer Purity Law” came into force.
Day of Silence is GLSEN’s annual day of action to spread awareness about the effects of the bullying and harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students.
Fans of the British science fiction television series, Doctor Who, celebrate April 23 as Impossible Astronaut Day.
April 23 is International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day. The purpose of the day is to encourage writers to post “professional quality” works for free on the internet.
April 23 is Lover’s Day, a day to celebrate your significant other and let them know how much they mean to you. Couple enjoying the view together at sunset.
April 23 – Movie Theatre Day
National English Muffin Day, on April 23, is dedicated to celebrating Thomas’ English Muffins that appeared on American breakfast tables more than 140 years ago.
April 23rd recognizes the food holiday National Cherry Cheesecake Day.
Each year on April 23rd, National Lost Dog Awareness Day increases awareness concerning missing dogs and celebrates reunions. Through networks of shelters, veterinaries, social media, and other media sources, many lost canines and families reunite.
On April 23rd, National Picnic Day encourages everyone to pack up their lunch and take it outdoors.
Every year on April 23rd, National Take a Chance Day encourages us to break out of our comfort zone and be open to new opportunities.
World Book And Copyright Day 2021: World Book Day, also known as World Book and Copyright Day, is celebrated across the globe on April 23 every year. World Book Day is celebrated to recognise and promote the benefit of reading books, publishing and copyright.
World Book Night aims to change the way adults view reading by encouraging them to take the time to read during the night–and to give away free books.
We celebrate World Laboratory Day every year on April 23 to honor the unique workspaces that provide controlled conditions and enable scientific research, experiments, and measurement.
Saint George’s Day, also called the Feast of Saint George, is the feast day of Saint George as celebrated by various Christian Churches and by the several nations, kingdoms, countries and cities of which Saint George is the patron saint including Bulgaria, England, Georgia, Portugal, Spain.
Global Selfie Earth Day: NASA is asking everybody on Earth to help create a new image of the planet composed entirely of selfies taken during Earth Day on April 22.
In God We Trust Day: It was just 157 years ago today, April 22, 1864, when Congress passed the Coinage Act of 1864. On July 30, 1956, “In God We Trust” became the official national motto, after President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed Congressional legislation to make it so.
International Girls in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) Day marked annually on the fourth Thursday in April. This year International Girls in ICT Day is observed on 22nd April 2021. It is a day marked for women and girls to get opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.
Love Your Thighs Day is observed on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021. It has been observed the fourth Thursday in April since 2013.
April 22 is Jelly Bean Day. It is an unofficial holiday that honors the sugary bean-shaped candies that are hard on the outside and gel-like on the inside.
Each year in April, National Teach Children to Save Day encourages children to develop good saving habits. If children learn the important skill of valuing, using and saving money, they will be ready to face the world! Teach Your Children to Save Day helps aid this.
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, also termed Take Your Child to Work Day, is a national day that gives children in the United States a glimpse into the working world.
Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970.
National Stephen Lawrence Day on 22 April. It was established by the then Prime Minister Theresa May in 2019. It was started du to his untimely death and to commemorate his life.
21 April is designated as World Curlew Day. It is a grassroots initiative, supported by major environmental organisations, to raise awareness of the plight of curlews and to encourage activities to help them.
Administrative Professional’s Day – April 21, 2021 (The Wednesday of the last full week of April) Secretaries, receptionists, assistants, and other staff are all recognized on this day for their hard work representing their companies.
Banana Day: National Banana Day is centered in Ireland, where it was first celebrated in 2017. One to two bananas per day is considered a moderate intake for most healthy people. Be sure to eat this fruit as part of a balanced diet. 11 Side Effects of Eating Bananas Every Day. You could lose weight. You’ll fall asleep faster. You’ll improve your gut health. You can lower your risk of kidney cancer. You’ll increase your energy level. You can enhance your memory. You can improve your skin. You’ll lower your risk of anemia. You’ll increase your potassium intake, which supports heart health. You’ll feel less depressed. You’ll improve your vision.
Big Word Day: A day to use huge words on purpose just to impress.
Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day. Bulldogs are known for the stocky physique, wrinkly faces, and short snouts.
International Hemp Day. International Hemp Day is observed on April 21st to celebrate the hemp plant. Hemp can grow almost anywhere.
Keep Off the Grass Day is observed next on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021. It has been observed annually on April 21st since 2013.
Each year on April 21st, National Kindergarten Day honors the birthday of the man who started the first Kindergarten. We start learning our ABC’s, colors, and shapes, and generally how to be a functioning human being in a society of other human beings.
National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day is observed each year on April 21st. · The cashew is a tree from the family Anacardiaceae. They are easy, quick, and chocolaty.
National Surprise Drug Test Day is on April 21st every year.
National Tea Day is observed in the United Kingdom every year on 21 April to celebrate the drinking of tea.
April 21st honors National Yellow Bat Day.
Queen’s Birthday: Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms. Elizabeth was born on 21st April 1926 in Mayfair, London, as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York. Her father ascended the throne on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII in 1936, from which time she was the heir presumptive. This is her actual birthday, an official birthday is celebrated on the Second Saturday in June
San Jacinto Day is the celebration of the Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836. It was the final battle of the Texas Revolution where Texas won its independence from Mexico. It is an official “partial staffing holiday” in the State of Texas.
Thank You for Libraries Day is observed next on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 21st.
World Creativity and Innovation Day is a global UN day celebrated on April 21 to raise awareness around the importance of creativity and innovation in problem solving with respect to advancing the United Nations sustainable development goals, also known as the “global goals”.
Ram Navami On the ninth day of the auspicious festival of Chaitra Navratri, Ram Navami is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Rama.
UN Chinese Language Day is observed annually on April 20. The event was established by the UN Department of Public Information in 2010, seeking “to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six of its official working languages throughout the organization
International Cli-Fi Day: Climate fiction is literature that deals with climate change and global warming.
Celebrated on April 20th, Lima Bean Respect Day is an unofficial holiday that celebrates the lima bean (also known as a butter bean) and encourages people to eat lima beans.
National Look Alike Day on April 20th celebrates those who look like another person.
National Cheddar Fries Day is observed annually on April 20. This is a day to indulge and enjoy some delicious cheddar fries.
National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day on April 20th celebrates a sweet cake that contains pineapples and cherries.
Every year, the world celebrates Volunteer Recognition Day on April 20. The day intends to honour people who volunteer around the world and help others selflessly in times of distress. Volunteers all across the world leave no stone unturned to help people in need without expecting anything in return.
Riḍván is a twelve-day festival in the Baháʼí Faith, commemorating Baháʼu’lláh’s declaration that he was a Manifestation of God. In the Baháʼí calendar, it begins at sunset on the 13th of Jalál, which translates to the 20th or 21st of April, depending on the date of the March equinox. Ridvan 2021 began in the evening of Monday, 19 April
and ends in the evening of Saturday, 1 May.
Bicycle Day is a celebration of the lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). Or rather, it commemorates a discovery that LSD can evoke significant shifts of consciousness even in low doses. It is, therefore, one of the biggest breakthroughs in the history of using the substance as a psychiatric tool, recreationally as well as in other situations.
The third Monday in April is known as “Marathon Monday” by most Massachusetts citizens and long-distance runners.
Patriot’s Day is annually held on the third Monday of April.
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Action Day is an annual awareness campaign held on April 19. It aims to raise awareness of a birth defect of the diaphragm.
April 19 marks Dutch-American Friendship Day. Today, the Netherlands network in the United States celebrates Dutch-American Friendship Day. April 19 is the anniversary of the day in 1782 when John Adams was received by the States General in the Hague and became America’s first ambassador to the Netherlands.
Each year on April 19th, National Garlic Day celebrates a vegetable also known as the stinking rose. Garlic Day celebrates the history of garlic, in addition to its glorious taste and its incredible health benefits.
Humorous Day is a day to find the humor in any situation that happens to be thrown our way. A day to remind us to see the bright side.
On April 19th, National Amaretto Day recognizes a liqueur known around the world for its flavor and aroma. The word Amaretto in Italian means “a little bitter,” because it is made from bitter almonds or apricot kernels or both.
National Hanging Out Day is observed on April 19 of every year. It is a day dedicated to encouraging people and communities to learn about the benefits of air drying laundry.
National Poker Day: Every day is unique and can be notable at a national level, but what makes the day of April 19th especially stand out is more than just the celebration of the nation’s favorite ice cream flavor or savory snack. It is the day of embracing your inner poker player!
National Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day is on April 19 of each year in memory of the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995.
National Rice Ball Day is an annual food celebration feasted on April 19th. Those who love rice with different tastes can try rice balls.
The International Day for Monuments and Sites also known as International Heritage Day is an international observance held on 18 April each year around the world with different types of activities, including visits to monuments and heritage sites, conferences, round tables and newspaper articles.
Adult Autism Awareness Day is observed next on Sunday, April 18th, 2021. It has been observed annually on April 18th since 2009.
National Animal Crackers Day on April 18th each year celebrates a childhood favorite. A box of these sweet animal-shaped crackers not only provided a delicious snack, but they also offered a little entertainment, too!
Go Fly a Kite Day is an annual holiday celebrated on the third Sunday of April. “Go fly a kite” is an idiom that is used as a way of telling someone to go away or to leave you alone.
A tummy full of healthy food. A cup of physical activity. A tablespoon of laugher. A pinch of curiosity. And a dash of fun! Healthy Kids Day is all about it.
On 18 April every year, radio amateurs worldwide have taken to the airwaves to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day.
International Juggler’s Day takes place on April 18, 2021. The day celebrates the skill of juggling and talented jugglers. Juggling is a physical skill involving the manipulation of objects for recreation, entertainment or sport.
National Lineman Appreciation Day on April 18th honors the men and women who work around the clock to keep the power going.
National Columnists’ Day on April 18th honors all newspaper columnists and their contributions to the truth in black and white.
National Transfer Money to Your Daughter’s Account Day, also known as Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day, is observed on Sunday, April 18th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 18th.
National Velociraptor Awareness Day! The raptors in the movie Jurassic Park may have been called Velociraptors, but they were really based on the Utahraptor, the largest of the raptor type of dinosaurs. Evidence suggests that these raptors hunted in packs and were super fast, making them deadly! They could take down prey way bigger than themselves.
Pet Owners Independence Day is held on April 18th of every year.
National Pinata Day is an annual celebration held on April 18th.
National Auctioneers Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of every April. This year it will be observed on 17th April.
Each year on April 17th, International Bat Appreciation Day reminds us of the roles bats play in our daily lives.
Blah Blah Blah Day is celebrated all around the world on April 17 of every year. Blah Blah Blah means having meaningless chatter or idle gossip.
Each year on April 17th, National Ellis Island Family History Day encourages families to explore their ancestry and discover family who immigrated through Ellis Island. From 1892 to 1924, Ellis Island served as the busiest inspection station for millions of immigrants to the United States.
Ever since the Mustang turned 50, the idea of owners and fans getting out on April 17th to celebrate National Mustang Day has grown into a global phenomenon.
Herbalist Day, sometimes referred to as “Thank a Herbalist Day”, is a celebration and awareness of the importance of herbs and herbalists in our lives.
The third Saturday in April is Husband Appreciation Day, a day to shower your husband with love, and thank him for everything he does.
International Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day – April 17, 2021.
Malbec World Day is an annual observance celebrated on April 17, to commemorate the day on which President Domingo Faustino Sarmiento of Argentina officially made it his mission to transform Argentina’s wine industry.
National Cheeseball Day is a food holiday celebrated on April 17 of every year. Cheeseball is a spherical mass of cheese or cream cheese.
Observed annually on April 17, National Haiku Poetry Day encourages all to try their hand in creativity. Haiku poetry is a form of Japanese poetry that is non-rhyming and normally consists of 3 lines with a syllable pattern of 5-7-5.
National Kickball Day is celebrated on April 17 of every year. The first time the National Kickball Day was recognised on 17th of April 2015. Kickball is also known as soccer baseball in most of Canada.
Nothing Like A Dame Day is celebrated on April 17 of every year. Dame is a title used in front of a woman’s name that is given in Britain as a special honour, usually for valuable work done over an extended period, or a woman having this celebration.
Record Store Day is an annual event inaugurated in 2007 and held on one Saturday every April and every Black Friday in November to “celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store”. The day brings together fans, artists, and thousands of independent record stores across the world.
World Circus Day is an annual holiday dedicated to circus as an art form. It has been celebrated on the third Saturday of April every year since 2010. The holiday was initiated by the European Circus Association and the World Circus Federation.
April 17, 2021 is World Hemophilia Day.
National Donate Life Blue & Green Day – April 16, 2021. On National Donate Life Blue & Green Day, the public is encouraged to wear blue and green.
April 16th is Day of the Mushroom!
Emancipation Day: April 16, 1862 marks the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. Over 3,000 enslaved persons were freed eight months before the Emancipation Proclamation liberated slaves in the South.
Foursquare Day: The thought struck him that since four-squared equals 16, it would be great to check into Foursquare on the 4th and 16th of the year.
On April 16th, National Eggs Benedict Day celebrates a long favored breakfast or brunch dish. Eggs Benedict consists of poached eggs with Hollandaise sauce.
National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is a nationwide initiative that encourages adults of all ages to plan ahead of a health crisis.
National Librarian Day on April 16 is a chance to be thankful for all the knowledge that librarians possess.
National Orchid Day (April 16) Orchids can live up to 100 years. Some orchids bloom for mere hours, others for months. Orchids are the largest family of flowering plants.
Each year on April 16th, National Stress Awareness Day is celebrated.
Each year on April 16th, National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day allows us a reprieve after meeting a late-night deadline shuffling receipts, and adding columns to file our taxes. While some people call this day “the best holiday of the year,” it was created for fun.
Save the Elephant Day is celebrated on April 16 of every year. Save the Elephants Day is created to raise awareness about the dangers elephants face and various difficulties they have to overcome to live.
Teach Your Daughter to Volunteer Day is observed next on Friday, April 16th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 16th.
World Semicolon Day is “a day to celebrate those who chose not to end their lives because their stories are not over yet.”
World Voice Day is a worldwide annual event that takes place on April 16 devoted to the celebration of the phenomenon of voice. The aim is to demonstrate the enormous importance of the voice in the daily lives of all people.
José de Diego’s Birthday: José de Diego, was a statesman, journalist, poet, lawyer, and advocate for Puerto Rico’s independence from Spain and from the United States who was referred to by his peers as “The Father of the Puerto Rican Independence Movement”
National Anime Day always falls on 15 April, and is celebrated around the world by anime fans. The day was first coined in 1975, with a convention in Tokyo attended by just 700 participants.
College Student Grief Awareness Day is observed next on Thursday, April 15th, 2021. It has always been observed the third Thursday in April.
Father Damien Day: Father Damien was canonized on 11 October 2009 by Pope Benedict XVI. His feast day is celebrated on 10 May. In Hawaii, it is celebrated on the day of his death. [Died: 15 April 1889 (aged 49)]
Get to Know Your Customer Day is observed annually each quarter each year in January, April, July, and October.
Give OUT Day is a national day of giving to LGBTIQ+ projects, community groups, etc.
International Pizza Cake Day. Occurs each year on the 3rd Thursday of April. In 2021, this is April 15th.
Jackie Robinson Day is a traditional event which occurs annually on April 15 in Major League Baseball, commemorating and honoring the day Jackie Robinson made his major league debut.
McDonald’s Day takes place on the anniversary of the day in 1955 when Ray Kroc opened a McDonald’s in Des Plaines, Illinois. This was the first restaurant of his franchise, but the ninth McDonald’s restaurant overall. Kroc helped make McDonald’s the most known fast food restaurant in the world.
Microvolunteering Day is recognised every year on April 15th and promotes awareness of the microvolunteering concept and how it can enable worthy causes and individuals to better the world via bite-sized actions.
National Ask An Atheist Day – April 15, 2021 (Third Thursday of April)
National ASL Day is celebrated on April 15 of every year. National ASL Day celebrates and honors American Sign Language.
National D.A.R.E. Day, also known as National Drug Abuse Resistance Education Day is on April 15th, 2021. It has always been observed on the third Thursday in April.
National Glazed Spiral Ham Day on April 15th each year celebrates an innovative and delicious food.
National Griper’s Day. Occurs annually on the 15th of the month of April.
The third Thursday of April is recognized as National High Five Day. This year it will be celebrated on April 15.
Did you know that there’s a National Laundry Day? It is celebrated on April 15th.
Correcting mistakes since 1770, National Rubber Eraser Day on April 15th commemorates the date the invention first began making written errors disappear. Tablets of rubber (or wax) were used to erase lead or charcoal marks from paper before there were rubber erasers.
Support Teen Literature Day provides a chance for libraries and librarians who serve teens to expand the awareness of teen literature.
Take a Wild Guess Day
That Sucks Day
On April 15th, National Titanic Remembrance Day remembers the lives lost when the Titanic sank into the North Atlantic’s icy waters in 1912. We remember the more than 1,500 people who died that day.
The Universal Day of Culture under the Banner of Peace, known also as the World Day of Culture, is an observance held annually on April 15 in many countries around the World to promote the protection of culture, the Roerich Pact and the Banner of Peace.
Pahela Baishakh or Poila Baishak is the first day of the Bengali calendar which is the official calendar of Bangladesh. This festival is celebrated on 14 April in Bangladesh and 15 April in the Indian states of West Bengal, Tripura, and Assam by Bengalis regardless of religious faith.
Sarhul is a popular festival celebrated by various tribes in Jharkhand region. The festival is the tribal New Year and is celebrated by the Munda, Oraon, Ho, etc. tribes of Jharkhand. Sarhul word means to worship trees or worship of the sal tree.
Himachal Day 2021: April 15 is observed as Himachal Day. Rich in culture and heritage, Himachal Pradesh became a full-fledged state on this day.
Kim Il-sung Birth Anniversary: Kim Il-sung was born on 15 April 1912 in the village of Mangyongdae, which is now a suburb of North Korea’s capital Pyongyang.
The Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City is a regional public holiday in the Malaysian state of Melaka on April 15th each year. This holiday commemorates the declaration of the city as a historical city on this day in 1989.
Matsu’s Birthday: This holiday celebrates the birthday of the Chinese deity Mat su (or Ma-cho or Mazu), the Goddess of the Sea who is venerated by fishermen.
Songkran is the Thai New Year’s national holiday. Songkran is on 13 April every year, but the holiday period extends from 14 to 15 April. In 2018 the Thai cabinet extended the festival nationwide to five days, 12–16 April, to enable citizens to travel home for the holiday.
International Special Librarian’s Day
World Art Day
Air Force Reserve Birthday: The United States Air Force Reserve celebrates its birthday every year on April 14, but according to the Air Force official site, Air Force Reservists can trace their heritage all the way back to the National Defense Act of 1916.
Children with Alopecia Day is April 14. Children who have alopecia areata go through different stages of awareness and on dealing with the day-to-day challenges stemming from alopecia areata. Alopecia areata is a condition that causes hair to fall out in small patches, which can be unnoticeable. These patches may connect, however, and then become noticeable. The condition develops when the immune system attacks the hair follicles, resulting in hair loss.
Dreams of Reason Feast Day is observed next on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 14th.
The International Day of Pink is an international anti-bullying event held annually during the second week of April. The Day of Pink is the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia, Transphobia, and Transmisogyny across the world.
April 14 every year is International Moment of Laughter Day, a day to remind people to laugh out loud every day.
On April 14, Look Up At The Sky Day encourages us to admire the beauty above us. On this day we all hope for good weather and an opportunity to fill our eyes with the sky from horizon to horizon.
The National Dolphin Day is celebrated each year on April 14th.
April 14th is National Ex-Spouse Day.
National Gardening Day is marked annually on April 14 to celebrate and encourage people who love to grow plants either in their homes or outdoors.
Each year, National Pecan Day on April 14th celebrates one nut native to the United States. It’s also a favorite snack and ingredient across the country.
Pathologists’ Assistant Day is observed next on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 14th. Working under the supervision of a pathologist, a pathologists’ assistant examines, dissects, and processes tissue samples. These highly trained health professionals may perform forensic and hospital autopsies, while others conduct surgery on specimens for diagnoses.
National Reach as High as You Can Day on April 14th encourages us to evaluate our goals and do our best to reach them.
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti is an annual festival observed on 14 April to commemorate the memory of B. R. Ambedkar, Indian polymath and civil rights activist. It marks Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s birthday who was born on 14 April 1891. Since 2015 it has been observed as an official public holiday throughout India.
Emperor Ashoka’s birth anniversary: Ashoka is among the most influential figures in India’s history and culture. Ashoka, last major emperor in the Mauryan dynasty of India. Ashoka was third monarch of the Mauryan dynasty. He was born in 304 BC and died in 232 BC. The Bihar Government had decreed in the year 2015 that the emperor Ashoka was born on April 14.
Puthandu, also known as Puthuvarudam or Tamil New Year, is the first day of year on the Tamil calendar and traditionally celebrated as a festival. The festival date is set with the solar cycle of the lunisolar Hindu calendar, as the first day of the Tamil month Chithirai.
Pana Sankranti, also known as Maha Bishuba Sankranti, is the traditional new year day festival of Odias in Odisha, India. The festival occurs in the solar Odia calendar on the first day of the traditional solar month of Meṣa, hence equivalent lunar month Baisakha.
Sajibu Nongma Pānba, also called Meetei Cheiraoba or Sajibu Cheiraoba, is the lunar new year festival of the people who follow the religion of Sanamahism in the Indian state of Manipur.
Día del Bando de la Huerta: Bando de la Huerta Murcia. A local holiday in Murcia City as part of the Fiestas de la Primavera. Murcia City celebrates its major Spring Fiestas directly after Easter.
Nepali New Year’s Day 2078 14th April 2021. Nepali people follow their own calendar system known as the Bikram Era or Bikram Sambat. Biska Jatra – one of the popular festivals of Kathmandu Valley is celebrated at the start of the new year on the Bikram Sambat calendar.
After Easter, It is celebrated ‘El Sermon de las Tortillas‘. This day all the people from Teruel go to the countryside with a great food basket. Its origin is placed in the Low Middle Age.
Southland Anniversary Day is on April 14 and it commemorates the split of Southland from the province of Otago. On 1 April 1861, Southland split from Otago into its own province.
Baisakhi, Telugu New Year, Bohag Bihu, Gudi Padwa, Chaitra Sukhladi, Biju Festival, Sajibu Nongma Panba, Ugadi or Yugadi, also known as Samvatsarādi, is the New Year’s Day in India and this day is given a different name in the states of India. It is festively observed in these regions on the first day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Chaitra. This typically falls in April month of the Gregorian calendar.
Free Cone Day: Since 1979, Ben & Jerry’s spends one day a year scooping out free ice cream to say thanks to fans around the world.
International FND (Functional Neurological Disorder) Awareness Day is observed every year on April 13. The goal of the week is to promote awareness, support affected individuals, and advance research for the prevention, treatment, and recovery of FND.
TGI Fridays founded National Make Lunch Count Day in 2016 to remind American workers to get away from their desks for lunch. The Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed the day to be observed on April 13th, annually.
Be Kind to Lawyers Day. Honor the lawyer in your life on Be Kind to Lawyers Day, celebrated annually on the second Tuesday of April.
National Peach Cobbler Day on April 13th each year recognizes a delicious dessert that originated during the 19th century.
International Plant Appreciation Day, April 13. Spend time with your house plants.
Each year on National Scrabble Day April 13th recognizes a game played around the world. Originally named Lexiko and then Criss-Cross Words, Alfred Mosher Butts eventually settled on the name Scrabble.
Thomas Jefferson’s Day: On the occasion of Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, there are a lot of interesting facts about the versatile Founding Father. He was born on April 13, 1743, in Virginia and died on July 4, 1826, the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson, a spokesman for democracy, was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and the third President of the United States (1801–1809). As the “silent member” of the Congress, Jefferson, at 33, drafted the Declaration of Independence.
Observed each year in the United States on April 12th, National Big Wind Day commemorates the recording of the highest natural wind gust measured on the Earth’s surface. On the afternoon of April 12, 1934, the Mount Washington Observatory recorded winds at 231 miles per hour.
April 12 is known as D.E.A.R Day! D.E.A.R. stands for “Drop Everything and Read,” a national month-long celebration of reading designed to remind folks of all ages to make reading a priority activity in their lives. It is also author Beverly Cleary’s birthday!
Each year, National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day on April 12th recognizes one of the top comfort foods.
International Day for Street Children: Taking place on 12th April every year. Giving a voice to street children so their rights cannot be ignored.
The International Day of Human Space Flight or Yuri’s Night is the annual celebration, held on April 12, of the anniversary of the first human space flight by Yuri Gagarin. It was proclaimed at the 65th session of the United Nations General Assembly on April 7, 2011, a few days before the 50th anniversary of the flight.
National Licorice Day on April 12th each year celebrates licorice in all its forms.
April 12 is National Only Child Day, a special day that celebrates the only child in the family.
Cosmonautics Day is an anniversary celebrated in Russia and some other former USSR countries on 12 April. In Poland an “International Day of Aviation and Cosmonautics” is celebrated on the same day.
Walk On Your Wild Side Day is celebrated every year on the 12th of April. This day is celebrated to discover an individual’s wilder side
Wear a Star Day: April 12 is “Wear a Star” day in memory of our “little stars” in heaven. These “little stars” are any loss of a child, including still borns and miscarriages. When someone asks you what the star means, just let them know that it’s in honor of a “little star”.
National Barbershop Quartet Day is on April 11, and we have all the information needed to make this day a musical one. Like its name, this type of music was first documented in the late 1800s while men waited to get their hair cut.
National Eight Track Tape Day on April 11th recognizes an era that was here and gone in a short 20 years.
The Innocence Revolution-A Global Day to End Child Sexual Abuse was created to build awareness and launch a global crusade against the crime of child sexual abuse.
Good Deeds Day is an international day of volunteering. Beginning in 2007, its mission is to unite people from around the world in doing good deeds for others and the planet.
April 11, Richard Berry’s birthdate, is celebrated as International Louie Louie Day. It is an annual holiday dedicated to Richard Berry and his famous rhythm and blues song “Louie Louie”.
Observed annually on April 11th, National Cheese Fondue Day recognizes a food holiday many enjoy. Fondue is a dish of melted cheese or other ingredients, served in a communal pot over a small portable stove.
Pet Day celebrates the joy that pets bring into peoples lives and encourages people to help reduce the number of animals in shelters. National Pet Day is celebrated on April 11 every year.
Happy Poutine Day. April 11th is the day to celebrate the union of golden fried potatoes, silky smooth gravy, and gooey cheese curds in one delicious dish – Poutine. Poutine is a dish of french fries and cheese curds topped with a brown gravy. It emerged in Quebec, Canada, in the late 1950s in the Centre-du-Québec region, though its origins are uncertain and there are several competing claims of having invented the dish.
National Submarine Day is on April 11 and it celebrates the purchase of the USS Holland, the first modern commissioned submarine. This day is important to the submarine community as it honors the US Navy’s purchase of their first modern submarine, but life underwater isn’t all that glamorous.
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month with World Parkinson’s Disease Day recognised on 11 April each year. Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination. Parkinson’s symptoms usually begin gradually and get worse over time. As the disease progresses, people may have difficulty walking and talking.
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Day: Following the creation of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) in the United Kingdom in 1824 (given Royal status in 1840), Henry Bergh founded the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on April 10, 1866, in New York City on the belief that animals are entitled to kindness and are to be loved.
Baby Massage Day – Some parents give their baby massages daily, while other parents massage their little ones every other day. You can massage your baby during the morning to get the day going or at night before bedtime to help soothe your baby to sleep. Pay attention to your baby’s cues to help determine the best massage routine.
Observed each year on April 10th is National Encourage a Young Writer Day. Do you know a young person who has a vivid imagination, maybe someone who likes to tell stories and reads a lot of books? These may be the signs of a great young writer.
Global Work-From-Home Day is officially celebrated on April 10 every year. Although the pandemic has pushed us to this culture.
Golfer’s Day is celebrated on April 10, 2021. It’s for golf lovers and is celebrated by playing golf. Golf is a precision club and ball sport in which competing players use many types of clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course using the fewest number of strokes.
International Safety Pin Day is always observed on April 10 to mark the date on which Walter Hunt patented the safety pin.
National Catch and Release Day is celebrated on the second Saturday in April.
National Cinnamon Crescent Day: Each year, this pastry holiday causes mouth-watering excitement on April 10th. The crescent-shaped dough is filled with sugar, cinnamon, and butter then rolled, shaped, and baked to a golden brown deliciousness.
Each year on April 10th, National Farm Animals Day focuses the attention of the humane care of farm animals.
April 10th is National Hug Your Dog Day. This holiday is actually beneficial for you and your furry friend.
Siblings Day is a holiday recognized annually in some parts of the United States and Canada on April 10.
National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) is observed each year on April 10 to educate the public about the impact of HIV on young people.
Salvation Army Founder’s Day April 10 is the day on which William Booth (1829-1912), founder of the international religious and charitable movement known as the Salvation Army, was born in Nottingham, England.
Slow Art Day is an international event celebrating looking at art in a different way. This year Slow Art Day is taking place on Saturday 10 April.
Kids’ Yoga Day is next week on April 9th, 2021. On April 9th, 2021 over 100,000 kids from all over world will join together and do a simple 5 minute routine at the same time, on the same day.
Appomattox Day: April 9. The Civil War ended on April 9, 1865, in the village of Appomattox Court House, Virginia, when Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant of the Union army accepted the surrender of General Robert E. Lee of the Confederacy.
April 9th recognizes a tasty treat on National Chinese Almond Cookie Day. Adorned with an almond, their delicious almond flavor, and slightly crunchy texture are sure to make you smile.
International ASMR (Autonomous sensory meridian response) Day will be on the 9th of April because for many people this day is a holiday that goes together with Easter.
Jenkins Ear Day: The War of Jenkins’ Ear (known as Guerra del Asiento in Spain) was a conflict between Britain and Spain lasting from 1739 to 1748, mainly in New Granada and among the West Indies of the Caribbean Sea, with major operations largely ended by 1742.
April 9 – Jumbo Day. Jumbo the elephant was probably one of the most famous real elephants ever.
National Name Yourself Day on April 9th each year proposes one day a year to reinvent our names.
Each year, National Cherish an Antique Day encourages us to seek the deeper story behind treasures and family heirlooms. Observed annually on April 9th, the day reminds us that sometimes there is more to antiques than just a dollar sign.
National Chicken Little Awareness Day is being observed today! It has always been observed annually on April 9th.
National Dive Bar Day is observed next on Friday, April 9th, 2021. It has been observed the second Friday in April since 2016.
President Ronald Reagan proclaimed National Former Prisoners of War Recognition Day on April 1, 1988, through Presidential Proclamation 5788. He set the observance for April 9, 1988. Since then, through legislation and Presidential Proclamations, the observance carries on. There are over 1,500 national days.
National Gin and Tonic Day: It’s April 9th every year that we celebrate gin and tonics on a national level.
National Unicorn Day on April 9 is a day to celebrate the most popular mythical creature ever.
Poet in a Cupcake Day is a fun capstone day for Take Your Poet to School Week, a week-long event.
National Winston Churchill Day on April 9th commemorates the day he was made an honorary citizen of the United States.
Vimy Ridge Day is a day to commemorate the deaths and casualties of members of the Canadian Corps in the Battle of Vimy Ridge, which took place during First World War. The holiday has been observed annually on 9 April since 2003. It is a non-statutory observance.
Day of Valor or Araw ng Kagitingan in Filipino is the Philippines’ national regular observance that commemorates the fall of Bataan during World War II. Araw ng Kagitingan, also known as Bataan Day or Bataan and Corregidor Day, is celebrated annually on April 9th.
Baghdad Liberation Day is an official holiday observed in the autonomous Kurdistan Region in Iraq on April 9th.
Vesak, also known as Buddha Jayanti, Buddha Purnima and Buddha Day, is a holiday traditionally observed by Buddhists and some Hindus in South and Southeast Asia as well as Tibet and Mongolia. The festival commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama Buddha in Theravada and Tibetan Buddhism.
Celebrate Teen Literature Day on April 8 with great books that adults will enjoy too! It is celebrated on Thursday of Library Week.
Oddly enough, April 8 is “Dog Farting Awareness Day,” so it’s true – there really is a national day for everything.
Pencil, pen, felt tip or chalk, Draw a Picture of a Bird Day is great fun for everyone. It’s very straightforward: simply draw a picture of a bird in tribute to our feathered friends, but if you fancy some diversity there’s actually a wide range of options.
International Feng Shui Awareness Day is observed next on Thursday, April 8th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 8th.
The International Romani Day (April 8) is a day to celebrate Romani culture and raise awareness of the issues facing Romani people.
National Alcohol Screening Day (NASD) is an outreach, education, and screening initiative that raises awareness about harmful and dependent drinking.
Observed each year on April 8th, National All Is Ours Day takes us along three views of appreciation. Either celebrate both approaches to the day or pick the one that best suits you. The first approach to the day can be looked at as a time to reflect on all of the beauty of nature and all the wonderful things in life.
The ASPCA coined April 8 as National Dog Fighting Awareness Day each and every year to reveal the truth behind dogfighting and encourage dog lovers around the nation to take action to prevent and/or stop this cruel act.
National Empanada Day · April 08, 2021. They’re known and loved throughout Portugal, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Philippines. The name comes from the Spanish verb empanar, which means to wrap in bread.
Step Into The Spotlight Day: Celebrate the day by improving on any skills you have and bringing them to the public’s attention. Or, put another way, step into the spotlight with them.
Trading Cards For Grown-ups Day is observed in the remembrance of cool trading cards. Trading cards are small cards, which features performers and sports stars from various sporting and sports entertainment with a small description and many children in the nation love it.
Celebrated on 8 April each year, National Zoo Lovers Day encourages people to visit and explore their local zoos. Apart from getting the opportunity to witness a wide range of animals and birds taking shelter in the habitat, people would also be enlightened about the wildlife and the significance of eco-conservation.
Childhelp National Day of Hope takes place each year during National Child Abuse Prevention Month. It is marked during National Child Abuse Prevention Month to dedicate to Childhelp National Day of Hope. Children around the world are often made to suffer from abuse and neglect.
On April 7th, National Coffee Cake Day gives us a reason another reason to linger over a cup of joe. We can also break out some of our favorite recipes and deliver a heartwarming, home-baked item to a friend or two.
Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide: This day commemorates the deaths of 800,000 people who were murdered during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, central Africa.
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is a day on which the work of women entrepreneurs is observed and discussed, held on the nineteenth of November of each year. The inaugural event was held in New York City at the United Nations, with additional events being held simultaneously in several other countries.
Global Day of the Engineer – April 7, 2021 (First Wednesday in April).
International Beaver Day is celebrated on April 7th of every year. The beaver is a large, primarily nocturnal, semi-aquatic rodent.
International Snailpapers Day is observed next on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 7th.
April 7 is celebrated as Metric System Day.
National Beer Day is celebrated in the United States every year on April 7, marking the day that the Cullen–Harrison Act was enacted after having been signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 22, 1933.
National Girl, Me Too Day on April 7th recognizes the strength and endurance of women of all ages and is an opportunity to show support for each other. Take a moment to look at the women around us. Neighbors, shopkeepers, sisters, even strangers.
National Making the First Move Day: Celebrated on April 7, when people of all ages and backgrounds come together to start “making the first move” towards bullying.
National Pet Health Insurance Day is observed on April 7.
National Walking Day is every year on the first Wednesday in April.
National No Housework Day directs us to put down the cleaning solution and toss aside the laundry. For one day each year on April 7th.
Wednesday, April 7 is Paraprofessional Appreciation Day, a national day when we celebrate our paraprofessionals and highlight the contributions of paraprofessionals to their students and schools.
Public Television Day is observed next on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 7th.
The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization, as well as other related organizations. In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly.
The California poppy is commonly seen blooming in the spring and summer along country roads and freeways throughout much of the state, making this plant a highly recognizable symbol of California, and April 6 of each year is officially designated as California Poppy Day.
It is Drowsy Driver Awareness Day and it happens on April 6 every year. Its aim is to raise awareness of the dangers of driving your car (or riding your motorcycle) for long periods without rest. It also highlights the dangers of driving when you are very tired.
Fresh Tomato Day is observed next on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 6th.
The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is an annual celebration of the power of sport to drive social change, community development and to foster peace and understanding. Celebrated on 6 April it presents with an opportunity to recognize the role that sport and physical activity plays in communities and in people’s lives across the world.
Walking from here to there can become quite mundane, but on Jump Over Things Day, there’s an extra spring in everyone’s step. It is celebrated on the 6th of April.
Each year on April 6th, National Caramel Popcorn Day conjures up memories of fairs, sporting events, and fun snacking.
National Siamese Cat Day has been observed annually on April 6th since 2014, and was created by cat-lover Jace Shoemaker-Galloway.
Each year in April, National Library Workers Day recognizes the valuable contributions library staff make every day to their communities through their hard work and dedication.
National STUDENT-Athlete Day (NSAD) on April 6th provides an opportunity to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of student-athletes.
Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage on April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. It originated in Canada in the mid-1980s. It spread to other communities of the Scottish diaspora in the 1990s.
Plan Your Epitaph Day is observed on April 06, 2021. The day is a chance for control freaks to plan out what their gravestone is going to say. An epitaph is a short text honoring a deceased person, strictly speaking that is inscribed on their tombstone or plaque, but also used figuratively.
Each year on the First Tuesday in April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) Day of Action provides a day to focus awareness on sexual violence prevention.
National Sorry Charlie Day on April 6th each year encourages us to view rejection from a different perspective. It’s a day to think about the times we have been rejected.
National Teflon Day on April 6th each year honors the accidental invention of Teflon on April 6, 1938, by Dr. Roy Plunkett. While working in the E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company lab that April day, Plunkett, along with his assistant, accidentally discovered polytetrafluoroethylene.
World Table Tennis Day is celebrated annually on 6th April.
Chakri Memorial Day is a national holiday in Thailand, observed on April 6th.
Accelerate ACL Awareness Among Young Women Day is a campaign to raise awareness among parents, coaches, educators, and young women, so that young women may be educated on how to prevent and treat ACL injuries. ACL stands for anterior cruciate ligament, which is a ligament in the knee.
April 5 is Bell Bottoms Day. Also known as Flares, these wide leg jeans or trousers are tight in the thighs and become wider from the knees.
Dyngus Day always falls on the Monday after Easter. This year it is on April 5, 2021.
First Contact Day was a holiday celebrated to honor both the warp 1 flight of the Phoenix and first open contact between Humans and Vulcans.
National Go For Broke Day on April 5th encourages us to give it our all. No matter our goal, there’s a reason to persevere despite all the odds. The phrase “Go for broke” has roots in Hawaiin Pidgin, meaning “wager everything.”
Gold Star Spouses Day on April 5th honors the surviving loved ones of military service members killed in the line of duty. The day offers remembrance for the spouses and their families and a time of recognition of their sacrifices.
Caramel lovers celebrate their favorite treat on National Caramel Day each year. Observed on April 5th, this versatile confection adds delicious, creamy flavor to desserts, pastries, and candies.
National Dandelion Day: Dandelions are thought to have evolved about thirty million years ago in Eurasia. They have been used by humans for food and as a herb for much of recorded history.
On April 5th, National Deep Dish Pizza Day gives pizza lovers a day to celebrate one of America’s favorite varieties of pizza. Whether it’s dine-in, delivered, take out or homemade, deep-dish pizza satisfies pizza lovers all across the country.
National Flash Drive Day is a day dedicated to celebrating the birthday of the USB flash drive and all it has done for the world.
Observed annually on April 5th, National Raisin and Spice Bar Day celebrates a baked treat that’s easy to make. Sometimes comfort foods come in the form of raisins and spice fresh from the oven.
Peeps Day: The Monday directly following Easter. This day one can buy a large assortment of Peeps at ridiculously low prices. Peeps are marshmallow candies sold in the United States and Canada that are shaped into chicks, bunnies, and other animals.
Annually, National Read a Road Map Day on April 5th challenges us to test our skills. The earliest road map, Britania Atlas, was drawn by cartographer John Ogilby in 1675. Fast forward a few centuries, and my how things have changed!
Sweet Potato Day, also known as Tater Day, is observed next on Monday, April 5th, 2021. It has always been observed the first Monday in April.
White House Egg Roll Day has been an Easter tradition since 1878.
The Qingming festival, also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day in English, is a traditional Chinese festival observed by the Han Chinese of mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and by the Chitty of Malaysia and Singapore.
Happy 404 Day! A day where we celebrate the infamous HTTP error status that shows up when a piece of content no longer exists.
Bonza Bottler Day is celebrated once a month when the number of the month coincides with the number of the day.
Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a Christian festival and holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day after his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD.
Geologists Day is a professional holiday of geologists, geophysicists and geochemists. It is traditionally celebrated on the first Sunday of April. The establishment of this holiday was initiated by a group of prominent Soviet geologists headed by academician Alexander Yanshin.
National Hug A Newsperson Day: This day encourages people to acknowledge newspersons by giving them a hug, with consent of course, as a way of showing appreciation.
The International Carrot Day or the Carrot Day is celebrated every year on April 4th and is the pinnacle for carrot lovers all around the world. It is the day when the carrot is celebrated through carrot parties and other carrot related festivities.
Jeep 4×4 Day: April 4, known to our friends, fans and followers around the world as 4×4 Day, is a day specifically meant to celebrate the freedom and adventure that come with owning a Jeep vehicle,” said Tim Kuniskis, Head of Jeep Brand, North America.
Last Day of Passover – April 4, 2021: Passover 2021 starts at sundown on March 27 and is ends on Saturday night, April 3 or Sunday, April 4 depending on family tradition.
National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day is observed next on Sunday, April 4th, 2021. It has always been observed the first Sunday after the full moon following the March Equinox.
April 4 is National Chicken Cordon Bleu Day. Chicken Cordon Bleu, first appearing on menus in America in the 1960’s, did not actually originate at its European namesake school, Le Cordon Bleu. April 4 is National Cordon Bleu Day.
National Tell A Lie Day is observed on 4th April of every year. It is a unique and fun day to celebrate.
Victims of Violence Holy Day is observed on the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, April 4. Wear black to show solidarity with victims of slavery and violence.
National Vitamin C Day on April 4th each year shares all the ways vitamin C nurtures and benefits our health, inside and out! While Vitamin C is widely recognized for warding off colds, the vitamin is also clinically proven to be a powerhouse in other areas of health, too.
National Walk Around Things Day is celebrated on April 4 of every year. This day has two different perspectives, one is taking the literal meaning of the day, i.e., walking around the things that stands as an obstacle, for an example instead of walking through a park bench or a mud pond, you can walk around them to avoid distraction and to have a peaceful walk. It just means to walk around for some exercise. Another metaphorical meaning for the day is that to walk around the problems that stands in the way. Sometimes it is better to neglect few issues than to deal with it, in that way you be in peace and happiness.
April 4th is World Rat Day! A day to recognise what wonderful companions pet rats can be! Unfortunately, a history of bad press from the bubonic plague and the Black Death is associated with rats. However, World Rat Day is here to bust these old myths and misconceptions.
Children’s Day – Taiwan designated 4 April as Children’s Day
April 4th is the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.
American Circus Day takes place on the anniversary of the first circus performance in America, which occurred on today’s date in Philadelphia in 1793. The modern circus had been created just decades before, by Philip Astley in England.
Armenian Appreciation Day is observed next on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 3rd.
April 3, 2021 in the World Don’t Go to Work Unless it’s Fun Day is observed on April 03, 2021. If it’s going to be fun at work on this day, get up and go for it. Otherwise, better stay at home or do whatever you wish to do.
Every Day is Tag Day, also known as Tag Day, is observed next on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021. It has always been observed the first Saturday in April.
Fan Dance Day Japan has a long history of traditional dances. The Japanese Fan dance is one of the oldest dances, dating back to 600BC.
Each year on April 3rd, National Find A Rainbow Day challenges us to look to the sky and find a colorful ray of hope cast across it. There are people that see rainbows as an artistic masterpiece in the sky, to others it is a sign of hope and to many a sign of promise.
To celebrate the 2nd anniversary of Matt Smith’s famous “Fish Fingers and Custard” scene in the Doctor Who episode ‘Eleventh Hour’, the BBC have decided to coin 3rd April 2012 as “Fish Fingers And Custard Day“.
Holy Saturday 2021 is on Saturday, April 3, 2021
International Firewalk Day – April 3, 2021 (First Saturday in April)
International Pillow Fight Day is a worldwide event held in many cities that takes place on the first Saturday in April.
National Birding Day – April 3, 2021 (First Saturday of April).
Every April 3rd National Chocolate Mousse Day recognizes the decadent dessert that gained popularity in France in the 1800s. Mousse is prepared by beating eggs or cream or both to a frothy, airy consistency and then folding the ingredients together to create a light, creamy delight.
National DIY Day is observed next on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021. It has been observed the first Saturday in April since 2016.
On April 3rd, National Film Score Day recognizes the musical masterpieces called “Film Scores” and, more specifically, the very talented composers who create them.
National Love Our Children Day on the first Saturday in April focuses on raising awareness on child abuse during National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This day honors all children and encourages us to develop loving, respectful relationships with our children.
National Play Outside Day is the first Saturday of every month. The next one is Saturday, April 3rd, 2021. National Play Outside Day is the first Saturday of every month. The next one is Saturday, April 3rd, 2021.
Pony Express Day: The first westbound Pony Express trip left St. Joseph on April 3, 1860, and arrived 10 days later in Sacramento, California, on April 14. These letters were sent under cover from the east to St. Joseph, and never directly entered the U.S. mail system.
Tangible Karma Day is observed on the first Saturday of April since 2005. It is celebrated on April 3rd of this year. Karma means action, work, or deed; it also refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect where the purpose and activities of an individual influence the future of that individual.
On April 3rd each year, National Tweed Day focuses on all things tweed.
Weed Out Hate, Sow The Seeds of Greatness Day is observed next on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021. It has always been observed annually on April 3rd.
World Party Day is based on the idea that peace is not the opposite of war, merely its absence.
The Hùng Kings’ Temple Festival is a Vietnamese festival held annually from the 8th to the 11th day of the third lunar month in honour of the Hùng Vương or Hùng Kings. The main festival day, which is a public holiday in Vietnam since 2007, is on the 10th day. This year it is on April 2.
Näfelser Fahrt is a regional public holiday in the Swiss canton of Glarus, observed on the first Thursday in April. the first Näfelser Fahrt, a pilgrimage to the site of the battle was held. This pilgrimage, which still occurs, happens on the first Thursday in April and is in memory of the battle. The pilgrimage played an important role in the creation of the unified canton of Glarus.
Pascua Florida pronounced [ pas-kua ] is a Spanish term that means “flowery festival” or “feast of flowers” and is an annual celebration of Juan Ponce de Leon’s arrival in Florida.
Good Friday 2021 is on Friday, April 2, commemorating for Christians the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Hospital Admitting Clerks Day is observed next on Friday, April 2nd, 2021. It has always been observed the first Friday in April.
International Children’s Book Day is a yearly event sponsored by the International Board on Books for Young People, an international non-profit organization. Founded in 1967, the day is observed on or around Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, April 2.
This Friday, on April 2, fact-checkers celebrate the fifth International Fact-Checking Day in the middle of a pandemic and corresponding infodemic.
Ferret Day seeks to celebrate these remarkable and resilient creatures as well as raise awareness about the best standards of welfare, nutrition and care.
National Hot Cross Bun Day – April 2, 2021 (Same Day as Good Friday) Hot cross buns are traditionally eaten on Good Friday in many countries around the world.
Love Your Produce Manager Day is celebrated on April 2 of every year. The day is to appreciate the grocery store’s produce manager.
On April 2nd each year, National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day celebrates a classic food favorite.
National Pro-Life T Shirt Day – April 2, 2021 Pro-Life T-Shirt Day is a great way to share the message of protecting innocent human life no matter where you are!
National Walk to Work Day is celebrated on April 02, 2021. It is held the first Friday of April in the USA and was declared in 2004 by U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy G. Thompson. The day encourages Americans to walk to work.
National Reconciliation Day on April 2nd each year urges us to repair relationships we have damaged through words or deeds.
Student Government Day is observed next on Friday, April 2nd, 2021. It has been observed the first Friday in April since 1947.
World Autism Awareness/Acceptance Day is an internationally recognized day on April 2 every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with autistic spectrum disorders including autism and Asperger syndrome throughout the world.
World Marbles Day – April 2, 2021 (Same Day as Good Friday)
April Fools’ Day or April Fool’s Day is an annual custom on April 1 consisting of practical jokes and hoaxes. Jokesters often expose their actions by shouting “April Fools!” at the recipient. Mass media can be involved in these pranks, which may be revealed as such the following day.
Kha b-Nisan, Ha b-Nisin, or Ha b-Nison, also known as Resha d-Sheta and as Akitu, or Assyrian New Year, is the spring festival among the indigenous Assyrians of northern Iraq, northeastern Syria, southeastern Turkey and northwestern Iran, celebrated on the first day of April.
Boomer Bonus Day. Happens annually on the 1st of the month of April.
The International Edible Book Festival is an annual event usually held on or around April 1, which is also known as Edible Book Day. The global event has been celebrated since 2000 in various parts of the world, where “edible books” are created, displayed, and small events are held.
Fossil Fools Day is an environmental demonstration day. It occurs on April 1. The name is a play on the term fossil fuels and April Fools’ Day.
Holy Thursday – April 1, 2021. Holy Thursday marks the beginning of the Paschal Triduum, the three holy days in our liturgical calendar that commemorate the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus.
This April 1st, International Fun At Work Day will be celebrated. Many companies have eagerly joined this global initiative, which has been a “Day” since 1996; a nice celebration that, after nearly 20 years of existence, is the perfect excuse to propose a fun day at the office.
April 1st is the International Tatting Day. Tatting is the skill of making delicate, elegant tatted lace. It is enjoyed by thousands of people. On this day, “tatters” around the world have different activities, mostly educational, to celebrate their hobby, and introduce it to others.
Library Snapshot Day is an engaging way to capture “a day in the life” of libraries and their support of communities. Through reports and statistics, patron participation and testimonials, and photographs, we can reveal the invaluable contributions of libraries.
Lupus Alert Day · Achy joints · Unexplained fever · Swollen joints · Prolonged or extreme fatigue. · Skin rash. · Ankle swelling and fluid accumulation.
Maundy Thursday – April 1, 2021. Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper.
National Atheist Day is observed on April 1 of every year. There are so many religious holidays like Eid al-Adha, Diwali and much more are celebrated every year. All religions around the world have festivities going on all through the year, but these celebrations carry only little meaning for the people who do not believe in the existence of god or gods. Approximately about 2% of the world’s population does not believe in and follow the practices of any religion. They don’t have any holidays dedicated to them so, for people who don’t have belief in gods can observe Atheist Day.
National Burrito Day on the first Thursday in April celebrates the tasty and versatile Mexican dish wrapped in a tortilla.
National Jump in Muddy Puddles Day was founded by the Muddy Puddles Project and “kicks off a season of special events benefitting childhood cancer.” This holiday honors children diagnosed with cancer by urging parents to let their children play outside, get a little dirty, and jump in muddy puddles!
National Love Our Children Day on the 1st April focuses on raising awareness on child abuse during National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This day honors all children and encourages us to develop loving, respectful relationships with our children.
April 1 is National One Cent Day. Time to pinch your pennies.
National Sourdough Bread Day on April 1st recognizes one of the world’s oldest leavened breads. Sourdough is produced through the process of long fermentation of the dough using lactobacilli and yeasts.
National Trombone Players Day is observed next on Thursday, April 1st, 2021. It has been observed annually on April 1st since 2010.
Reading is Funny Day is the best day to show your kids that reading can be just as much fun as most of the entertainment sources they rely on.
The Saint Stupid’s Day Parade is an annual parade in San Francisco on April 1.