Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Also on This Day: April 26

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Hug a Friend Day

Hug an Australian Day

Audubon Day

National Pretzel Day

Frederick Law Olmsted was born in 1822, and Carol Burnett was born in 1933.

John James Audubon

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Also on This Day: April 24

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"New Kids on the Block" Day - declared by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Willem De Kooning was born in 1904, and Barbra Streisand was born in 1942.

Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Also on This Day: April 23

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St. George's Day

International Nose Picking Day

Lover's Day

Talk Like Shakespeare Day

World Book Night

Today in 1564 is traditionally regarded as the birthday of William Shakespeare.

Shirley Temple was born in 1928, and John Oliver was born in 1977.

Cherry Cheesecake Day

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Earth Day

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Also on This Day: April 21

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Big Word Day

Kindergarten Day

Day of Silence - this student-led action raises awareness about the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying, harassment, and discrimination.

Charlotte Bronte was born in 1816, and Patti LuPone was born a few years later, in 1949.

If You're a Queen, and It's Your Birthday Today, Happy Birthday!

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

New Books

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Strega Nona Books

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Also on This Day: April 20

Also on this day...
Lima Bean Respect Day

National Cheddar Fries Day

Volunteer Recognition Day

National Pineapple Upside-down Cake Day