Friday, April 28, 2017

Also on This Day: April 28

Also on this day...
Great Poetry Reading Day

National Hairball Awareness Day

National Superhero Day

A nightly "dim-out" began along the US East Coast in 1942.

Harper Lee was born in 1926, and Alice Waters was born in 1944.

Arbor Day

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Strega Nona and 26 Fairmount Avenue Books

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Also on This Day: April 27

Also on this day...
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Samuel Morse was born in 1791, and Cory Booker was born in 1969.

Tell a Story Day

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Also on This Day: April 26

Also on this day...
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

Also on this day...
"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

Also on this day...
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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