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What's Happening in April 2016?


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April is Stress Awareness Month

Flower: Daisy or Sweet Pea

Birthstone: Diamond

 

Special Month-Long Commemorations

National Poetry Month

National Kite Month

School Library Month

Alcohol Awareness Month: Materials for Elementary and Secondary

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Defeat Diabetes Month

Jazz Appreciation Month

Month of the Young Child

National Autism Awareness Month

National Card and Letter Writing Month

National Donate Life Month

National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

National Youth Sport Safety Month

Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month

Stress Awareness Month

World Habitat Awareness Month

National Humor Month

National Occupational Therapy Month

National Rebuilding Month

 

Special Weeks

Laugh at Work Week (April 1-7)

Medication Safety Week (April 1-7)

National Week of the Ocean (April 3-9)

Bat Appreciation Week (April 3-9)

Explore Your Career Options Week (April 4-10): Materials for Elementary and Secondary

National Library Week (April 10-16)

Week of the Young Child (April 10-16)

Spring Astronomy Week (April 10-16): Materials for Elementary and Secondary

National Volunteer Week (April 10-16)

National Park Week (April 16-24)

National Coin Week (April 17-23)

Consumer Awareness Week (April 18-23)

Money Smart Week (April 23-30): Materials for Elementary and Secondary

Administrative Professionals Week (April 24-30)

National Environmental Education Week (April 24-30)

National Playground Safety Week (April 25-29)

 

Special Days

April Fool’s Day (April 1)

Cigarette Ads Banned (April 1, 1971)

United Nations World Autism Awareness Day (April 2)

First Easter Egg Roll on the White House Lawn (April 2, 1877)

Suffragist Jeanette Rankin of Montana first woman elected to Congress (April 2, 1917)

Pony Express Established (April 3, 1860)

African Americans Rule Eligible to Vote by Supreme Court (April 3, 1944)

Birthday of Washington Irving (April 3, 1783)

First Woman Elected Mayor (Susanna Salter), (April 4, 1887)

John Rolfe Married Pocahontas (April 5, 1614)

National Day of Hope (April 6)

Paraprofessional Appreciation Day (April 6)

World Health Day (April 7)

Birthday of Gautama Buddha  (April 8, 567 B.C.-482 B.C.)

First Synagogue Founded in U.S. (April 8, 1730)

17th Amendment Ratified (April 8, 1913)

Poll Tax Outlawed (April 8, 1966)

Civil Rights Bill Passed (April 9, 1866)

First Public Tax-Supported Library (New Hampshire), (April 9, 1833)

Lee Surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Ending Civil War (April 9, 1865)

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Chartered (April 10, 1866)

Liberation of Buchenwald Concentration Camp (April 10, 1945)

Civil Rights Act of 1968 Signed (April 11, 1968)

National Library Workers Day (April 12)

National D.E.A.R. Day (Drop Everything and Read Day) (April 12)

Birthday of Beverly Cleary (April 12, 1916)

Ft. Pillow Massacre (April 12, 1864)

Polio Vaccine Announced (April 12, 1955)

Civil War Began (April 12, 1861)

National Bookmobile Day (April 13)

Birthday of Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743)

Teen Literature Day (April 14)

Jackie Robinson Broke Color Line in Baseball (April 14, 1947)

Abraham Lincoln is shot by John Wilkes Booth (April 14, 1865)

RMS Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic after colliding with iceberg (April 15, 1912)

Tax Day (April 15)

National Library Workers Day (April 16)

Ellis Island Family History Day (April 17)

National Haiku Poetry Day (April 17)

Boston Marathon (April 18)

Ride of Paul Revere (April 18, 1775)

Founding of Martha Graham Dance Company (April 18, 1926)

Revolutionary War Ended (April 19, 1983)

Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombed (April 19, 1995)

Kindergarten Day (April 21)

Earth Day (April 22)

Birthday of William Shakespeare (April 23, 1564)

Act Established Library of Congress (April 24, 1800)

IBM Personal Computer Introduced (April 24, 1981)

Hubble Space Telescope Deployed (April 25, 1990)

Birthday of Edward R. Murrow (April 25, 1908)

Chernobl Nuclear Reactor Explosion (April 26, 1986)

Birthday of Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927)

Administrative Professionals Day (April 27)

Challenger Launched (April 28, 1985)

Poem in Your Pocket Day (April 28)

Los Angeles Riots (April 28, 1992)

Birthday of Harper Lee (April 28, 1926)

National Teach Children to Save Day (April 29)

Arbor Day (April 29)

George Washington Inaugurated as President (April 30, 1789)

Louisiana Purchase (April 30, 1802)

Anne Frank’s diary is published in English (April 30, 1952)

 





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