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25 Dic 2015 - 14:45:36

Weird and Wacky April Holidays

Welcome to perhaps one of the most humorous articles on April holidays that you will ever read. It will help you come to terms about just how many odd, wacky, goofy, peculiar, bizarre, strange, unknown and weird holidays there really are in any given month. Although the list will be extensive, it may not be the ultimate authority on the subject as I am going to only list the observances that I find truly interesting whether they be authentic or slightly questionable, although I have separated the questionable ones. My only hope is that you find them as interesting as I did.

Daily April Holidays That Can Change

Arbor Day: The national holiday is on the last Friday in April. The customary way of observing it is to plant a tree.

Administrative Professionals Day (also known as Secretarys Day): Observed in the United States on the Wednesday of the last full week of April.

Easter: Celebrated the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after March 21 (often a day between March 22 and April 25). There is a lot more to this day than just good candy in a basket.

Good Friday: The last Friday before Easter.

Husband Appreciation Day: Every third Saturday in April.

Patriots Day/Boston Marathon: Both very big days in New England and very popular with patriots and the physically fit. Takes place every third Monday of April.

Pinhole Photography Day: Always the last Sunday in April.

Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day: Usually held on the fourth Thursday of the month.

Tater Day: A large festival held in Benton, Kentucky occurring on the first Monday in April. Sweet potatoes are in the limelight on this day.

Daily Holidays in April That Stay the Same

1- April Fools Day: A time for bringing out all of those practical joke and gag gifts.

1- National Fun at Work Day

2-International Childrens Book Day: Also the birthdate of Danish author Hans Christian Andersen (1805). As a side note, dont forget that there are also a lot of great magazines for kids available as well.

2- Reconciliation Day

3- Tweed Day: Either celebrating the birth of William Boss Tweed, a corrupt NY state Senator, or the thick woolen, twill styled material called tweed (as in tweed suits).

4- World Rat Day

5- No April holidays worth mentioning.

6- New Beers Eve: Celebrating the end of Prohibition in the United States.

7- National Beer Day: Beer would again become legal on this day in 1933.

7- World Health Day

8- Buddhas Birthday: The birthday of Siddhartha Gautama, the man who founded Buddhism.

9- National Cherish an Antique Day

10- National Sibling Day: Brothers and sisters of the world unite.

11- International Louie Louie Day: This is also the birthdate of the man who composed the popular novelty song, Richard Berry (1935).

12- National Licorice Day

13- Jeffersons Birthday: Honors the birth of the third U.S. Even if you have a lot of other priorities for instance, sports, extracurricular activities, etc., still you need to complete a senior project to graduate successfullypresident.

14- International Moment of Laughter Day: Try watching some funny music videos.

15- Income Tax Pay Day: Some celebrate this day and some dont.

16- National Stress Awareness Day: I wonder if this day was picked because it is the day after taxes are due.

17- Blah, Blah, Blah Day: A day to do all those things that people have been nagging you to get done.

18- Adult Autism Awareness Day

19- National Hanging Out Day: A celebration of the humble clothesline, not being lazy.

20- National Pot Smokers Day (also known as 420): One of the more controversial April holidays.

21- Kindergarten Day

22- Earth Day

22- National Jelly Bean Day

23- World Book and Copyright Day (also International Day of the Book): Organized by UNESCO to promote the written word.

24- No April holidays worth mentioning.

25- Red Hat Society Day: This group is made up of women approaching the age of 50 and beyond that supports each other in friendship and fun.

26- Confederate Memorial Day: Commemorates the surrender of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston to Union General William Sherman on April 26, 1865. Celebrated only in some U.S. Southern states.

27- Babe Ruth Day: The name alone makes me want to pick up a baseball bat.

28- Workers Memorial Day (or International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured): A time to remember those who were killed or injured by their work.

29- International Dance Day

30- National Honesty Day: Use caution when celebrating this day.



Weekly Observances of April

International Pooper Scooper Week: Always the first week in April.

International Whistlers Convention Week: Held in the third or fourth week of April in Louisburg, North Carolina.

National Library Week: Typically held on the second full week of the month.

National Park Week: Usually coincides with Earth Day.

National Scoop the Poop Week: Held during the fourth week of April.

Monthly April Celebrations and Observances

Alcohol Awareness Month

Celebrate Diversity Month

Keep America Beautiful

International Twit Award Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Frog Month

National Grilled Cheese Month

National Humor Month: A great time to go looking for stuff to make you laugh.

National Kite Month: Actually held from March 26 to May 1.

National Poetry Month

Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month

School Library Media Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

STD Awareness Month

Questionable April Holidays

1- One Cent Day

2- International Pillow Fight Day

2- National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day: For being such a simple recipe, this sandwich sure does bring back a lot of good memories.

4- Tell a Lie Day

5- Go For Broke Day

6- Plan Your Epitaph Day

6- Sorry Charlie Day

7- No Housework Day

10- Golfers Day (or Golf Day)

14- Look Up at the Sky Day: Some also celebrate on the 12th.

15- Rubber Eraser Day

16- National Eggs Benedict Day

19- National Garlic Day

20- Look Alike Day: A time to imitate that one person you admire.

23- Take a Chance Day: Perhaps the perfect time to try and gain that success youre after.

26- National Pretzel Day

29- 89th Annual Doughnut Stacking Competition of the Lower 48

Weird and Wacky March Holidays

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Daily April Holidays That Can Change

Arbor Day: The national holiday is on the last Friday in April. The customary way of observing it is to plant a tree.

Administrative Professionals Day (also known as Secretarys Day): Observed in the United States on the Wednesday of the last full week of April.

Easter: Celebrated the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after March 21 (often a day between March 22 and April 25). There is a lot more to this day than just good candy in a basket.

Good Friday: The last Friday before Easter.

Husband Appreciation Day: Every third Saturday in April.

Patriots Day/Boston Marathon: Both very big days in New England and very popular with patriots and thephysically fit. Takes place every third Monday of April.

Pinhole Photography Day: Always the last Sunday in April.

Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day: Usually held on the fourth Thursday of the month.

Tater Day: A large festival held in Benton, Kentucky occurring on the first Monday in April. Sweet potatoes are in the limelight on this day.

April Fools on all y'allKid President helps celebrate April Fools' Day with the PresidentDaily Holidays in April That Are the Same Date Every Year

1-April Fools Day: A time for bringing out all of those practical joke andgag gifts.

1-National Fun at Work Day- shouldnt this be every day?

2-International Childrens Book Day: Also the birthdate of Danish author Hans Christian Andersen (1805). As a side note, dont forget that there are also a lot of great magazines for kids available as well.



2-Reconciliation Day

3-Tweed Day: Either celebrating the birth of William Boss Tweed, a corrupt NY state Senator, or the thick woolen, twill styled material called tweed (as in tweed suits).

4-World Rat Day- do we really need this one?

5- No April holidays worth mentioning.

6-New Beers Eve: Celebrating the end of Prohibition in the United States.

7-National Beer Day: Beer would again become legal on this day in 1933.

7-World Health Day

8-Buddhas Birthday: The birthday of Siddhartha Gautama, the man who founded Buddhism.

9-National Cherish an Antique Day

10-National Sibling Day: Brothers and sisters of the world unite.

11-International Louie Louie Day: This is also the birthdate of the man who composed the popularnovelty song, Richard Berry (1935).

12-National Licorice Day

13-Jeffersons Birthday: Honors the birth of the third U.S. president.

14-International Moment of Laughter Day:Try watching somefunny music videos.

15-Income Tax Pay Day: Some celebrate this day and some dont.

16-National Stress Awareness Day: I wonder if this day was picked because it is the day after taxes are due.

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17-Blah, Blah, Blah Day: A day to do all those things that people have been nagging you to get done.

18-Adult Autism Awareness Day

19-National Hanging Out Day: A celebration of the humble clothesline, not being lazy.

20-National Pot Smokers Day(also known as 420): One of the more controversial April holidays.

21-Kindergarten Day

22-Earth Day

22-National Jelly Bean Day

23-World Book and Copyright Day(also International Day of the Book): Organized by UNESCO to promote the written word.

24- No April holidays worth mentioning.

25-Red Hat Society Day: This group is made up of women approaching the age of 50 and beyond that supports each other in friendship and fun.

26-Confederate Memorial Day: Commemorates the surrender of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston to Union General William Sherman on April 26, 1865. Celebrated only in some U.S. Southern states.

27-Babe Ruth Day: The name alone makes me want to pick up a baseball bat.

28-Workers Memorial Day(or International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured): A time to remember those who were killed or injured by their work.

29-International Dance Day- will you go to prom with me?

30-National Honesty Day: Use caution when celebrating this day.



Weekly Observances of April

International Pooper Scooper Week: Always the first week in April. Time to clean up the yard!

International Whistlers Convention Week: Held in the third or fourth week of April in Louisburg, North Carolina. Ya hear that?

National Library Week: Typically held on the second full week of the month. Shhhh!

National Park Week: Usually coincides with Earth Day. Get outside!

National Scoop the Poop Week: Held during the fourth week of April. Those must be some messy dogs.

Monthly April Celebrations and Observances

Alcohol Awareness Month

Celebrate Diversity Month

Keep America Beautiful

International Twit Award MonthIs this for Twitter?

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Frog Month

National Grilled Cheese Month Yum!

National Humor Month:A great time to go looking forstuff to make you laugh.

National Kite Month:Actually held from March 26 to May 1.

National Poetry Month

Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month

School Library Media Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

STD Awareness Month

Questionable April Holidays

1-One Cent Day- I think this ones in preparation for Tax Day.

2-International Pillow Fight DayWoo-hoo!

2-National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day: For being such a simplerecipe, this sandwich sure does bring back a lot of good memories.

4-Tell a Lie Day

5-Go For Broke Day

6-Plan Your Epitaph Day- This on the heels of Tell a Lie and Go For Broke Days. How fitting!

6-Sorry Charlie Day

7-No Housework Day

10-Golfers Day(or Golf Day)

14-Look Up at the Sky Day: Some also celebrate on the 12th.

15-Rubber Eraser Day

16-National Eggs Benedict Day

19-National Garlic Day

20-Look Alike Day: A time to imitate that one person you admire.



23-Take a Chance Day: Perhaps the perfect time to try and gain thatsuccessyoure after.

26-National Pretzel Day

29-Annual Doughnut Stacking Competition of the Lower 48States

There you have it, the most comprehensive list of the often weird and unusual holidays that occur during the month of April.



Have I left any out? Please share in the comments below.

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