Holidays and Observances
2017 Daily Holidays that fall on April 19, include:
- Bicycle Day
- Dutch-American Friendship Day
- Garlic Day
- Humorous Day
- John Parker Day
- National Amaretto Day
- National Hanging Out Day
- Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day
- Pet Owners Day
2017 Weekly Holidays that include April 19, are:
- Animal Cruelty / Human Violence Awareness Week - April 16-22, 2017 (Third Week in April)
- Cleaning for a Reason Week - April 18-24
- Consumer Awareness Week - April 18-23
- International Wildlife Film Week - April 15-22, 2017
- National Coin Week - April 16-22, 2017 (Fourth Week of April)
- National Egg Salad Week - April 17-23, 2017 (Movable Week observed the week after Easter)
- National Infants Immunization Week - April 16-22, 2017 (Fourth Week of April)
- National Karaoke Week - April 16-22, 2017 (Fourth Week of April)
- National Organ / Tissue Donor Awareness Week - April 17-23, 2017 (Last Week of April)
- National Osteopathic Medicine Week - April 16-22, 2017
- National Paperboard Packaging Week - April 16-22, 2017
- National Park Week - April 15-22, 2017
- National Pet ID Week - April 16-22, 2017 (Third Week of April)
- National Tattoo Week - April 12-19, 2017
- National Toddler Immunization Week - April 16-22, 2017
- Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives in the Line of Duty Week - April 18-23
- Safe Kids Week - April 17-22, 2017
2017 Monthly Holidays that include April 19, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our April Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of April.
- A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
- If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
The Astrological Sign for April 19 is Aries.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for April are:
- Daisy - signifies innocence, loyal love, and purity
- Sweet Pea - signify blissful pleasure, but are also used to say good-bye.
The Birthstone(s) for April is the diamond, a symbol of enduring love.
- 1930 - Dick Sargent, American actor (Bewitched) (d. 1994)
- 1933 - Jayne Mansfield, American model and actress (d. 1967)
- 1935 - Dudley Moore, English actor and comedian (10, Arthur) (d. 2002)
- 1946 - Tim Curry, English actor (The Rocky Horror Picture Show)
- 1968 - Ashley Judd, American actress and activist
- 1979 - Kate Hudson, American actress (Almost Famous)
- 1981 - Hayden Christensen, Canadian-American actor (Star Wars: Episode II and III)
- 1987 - Maria Sharapova, Russian tennis player
- 1989 - Daphne du Maurier, English novelist (Rebecca, The Jamaican Inn) (b. 1907)
- 2007 - Helen Walton, American businesswoman (Wal-Mart) (b. 1919)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
- 1956 - Grace Kelly, U.S. actress marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III
- 1997 - Andre Agassi, tennis champion, marries Brooke Shields, model and actress
- 1997 - Chris O'Donnell, actor (NCIS: Los Angeles) marries Caroline Fentress, his high school sweetheart
- 2008 - Eli Manning, New York Giants NFL quarterback, marries Abby McGrew
Quote of the Day
Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
This Day in History
- 1770 - Captain James Cook sights the eastern coast of Australia
- 1775 - The American Revolutionary War begins with an American victory in Concord
- 1948 - Burma joins the United Nations
- 1971 - The first space station Salyut 1 is launched
- 1971 - Charles manson is sentenced to death in the Tate-LaBianca murders. His sentence was later commuted to life imprisonment
- 1984 - Advance Australia Fair is chosen as Australia's national anthem
- 1987 - The Simpsons first appear on The Tracey Ullman Show
- 1989 - 47 sailors are killed after a gun turret on the USS Iowa explodes
- 1993 - In Waco, Texas, 81 people die after a fire breaks out in the Branch Davidian building during the 51-day FBI siege.
- 1995 - The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City is bombed, killing 168
- 2013 - Tamerland Tsarnaev one of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects is killed in a shootout with police.
This Day in Music
- 1967 - The Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years
- 1978 - Because the Night is released by Patti Smith
- 1986 - Prince has two songs that he wrote in the top ten at the same time. The songs were Kiss by Prince and the Revolution and Manic Monday by The Bangles
- 1991 - Time, Love and Tenderness is released by Michael Bolton - shown below
This Day in Sports
- 1966 - Roberta Bignay is the first woman to ever run the Boston Marathon
- 1974 - Al Bumbry of the Oriole's hits an inside the park HR against the NY Yankees
- 1986 - Michael Spinks earns the heavyweight boxing title by beating Larry Holmes in 15 rounds
- 1987 - Gregory Robertsons saves an unconscious skydiver by doing a 200-mph free fall
- 1991 - Evander Holyfield earns the heavyweight boxing title by beating George Forman in 12 rounds
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (transitive) To morally corrupt (someone); to seduce.
2. (transitive) To debase (something); to lower the value of (something).
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