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April 2016 Educators' Calendar

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1

April Fools' Day

Cigarette Ads Banned from Radio & TV (1970)

Apple Computer Founded (1976)

2

International Children's Book Day

World Autism Awareness Day

Philadelphia Mint Authorized (1792)

Author Hans Christian Andersen's Birthday (1805)

3

First Pony Express Service (1860)

Scientist Jane Goodall's Birthday (1934)

4

Pres. William H. Harrison Died (1841)

NATO Created (1949)

Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated (1968)

Microsoft Founded (1975)

5

Pocahontas Married John Rolfe (1614)

Educator Booker T. Washington's Birthday (1856)

Helen Keller First Learned Sign Language (1887)

6

Tartan Day

First Modern Olympics (1896)

North Pole First Reached (1909)

U.S. Entered WWI (1917)

7

U.N. World Health Day

5,000 Suffragists Marched on Washington (1913)

Singer Billie Holiday's Birthday (1915)

8

17th Amendment Ratified (1913)

9

Name Yourself Day

Civil War Ended (1865)

First Full-Color Film Shown (1914)

10

Encourage a Young Writer Day

Publisher Joseph Pulitzer's Birthday (1847)

11

Einstein Revealed Theory of Relativity (1905)

1968 Civil Rights Act Signed (1968)

12

Civil War Began (1861)

First Man in Space (1961)

13

Pres. Thomas Jefferson's Birthday (1743)

Oxygen Tank Burst on Apollo 13 (1970)

14

Webster's First Dictionary Copyrighted (1828)

Abraham Lincoln Assassinated (1865)

The Titanic Hit Iceberg (1912)

15

Jackie Robinson Day

Artist Leonardo da Vinci's Birthday (1452)

Boston Marathon Terrorist Attack (2013)

16

Inventor Wilbur Wright's Birthday (1867)

Ice Hockey Player Wayne Gretzky Retired (1999)

17

Daffy Duck Debuted (1937)

Ford Mustang Debuted (1964)

18

Paul Revere Day

19

American Revolution Began (1775)

Oklahoma City Bombing Killed 168 (1995)

20

First Game Played at Fenway Park (1912)

Columbine High School Shooting Killed 15 (1999)

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill (2010)

21

City of Rome Founded (753 BC)

22

Earth Day

Passover Begins at Sundown

Jelly Bean Day

First Earth Day Observed (1970)

23

World Book & Copyright Day

Playwright William Shakespeare's Birthday (1564)

YouTube Launched (2005)

24

Library of Congress Established (1800)

Mailbox Inventor Born (1815)

Spain Declared War on U.S. (1898)

25

First Use of Name "America" (1507)

First License Plates Required (1901)

Singer Ella Fitzgerald's Birthday (1917)

26

John Wilkes Booth Killed (1865)

Studio 54 Disco Opened (1977)

Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor Disaster (1986)

27

Tell a Story Day

York Captured by U.S. (1813)

Activist Coretta Scott King's Birthday (1927)

28

Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day

Pres. James Monroe's Birthday (1758)

Maryland Admission Day (1788)

29

International Dance Day

Zipper Patented (1842)

Musician Duke Ellington's Birthday (1899)

Prince William Married Kate Middleton (2011)

30

International Jazz Day

Louisiana Admission Day (1812)

Vietnam War Ended (1975)


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