2023 Daily Holidays that fall on April 19, include:
Banana Day - April 19, 2023 (Third Wednesday in April)
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Action Day
Dutch-American Friendship Day
John Parker Day
National Amaretto Day
National Hanging Out Day
National Poker Day
Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day
Pet Owners Day
Rice Ball Day
2023 Weekly Holidays that include April 19, are:
Animal Cruelty / Human Violence Awareness Week - April 16-22, 2023 (Third Week in April)
California Native Plant Week - April 15-22, 2023
Chemists Celebrate Earth Week - April 16-23, 2023 (Always includes Earth Day 4/22)
Cleaning for a Reason Week - April 18-24
Consumer Awareness Week - April 18-23
Earth Week - April 14-22, 2023
Health Information Professionals Week - April 18-24, 2023
Holocaust Remembrance Week - April 16-23, 2023 (Starts the Sunday before Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and continues through the following Sunday)
International Dark Sky Week - April 15-22, 2023
International Mariachi Week - April 19-21, 2023
International Trombone Week - April 16-23, 2023
Money Smart Week - April 15-21, 2023
National Coin Week - April 16-22, 2023 (Third Full Week of April)
National Green Week - February 5 - April 30, 2023 (Start First Full Week in February to April 30)
National Osteopathic Medicine Week - April 17-23, 2023
National Paperboard Packaging Week - April 16-22, 2023 (Includes Earth Day April 22nd)
National Pet ID Week - April 16-22, 2023 (Third Week of April)
National Student Leadership Week - April 16-22, 2023 (Third Week of April)
National Volunteer Week - April 16-22, 2023 (Third Full Week in April)
National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week - April 17-21, 2023
Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week - April 16-22, 2023
Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives in the Line of Duty Week - April 18-23
Ramadan - Evening of March 22, 2023 - Evening of April 20, 2023
Undergraduate Research Week - April 17-20, 2023 (Different Universities have slightly different dates)
2023 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
Hitting a weight loss plateau in the world of dieting is a given, for mathematical reasons! It’s common and going to happen, yet we are surprised when it happens to us! Gaining an understanding of why this will happen to you, can help you to work through the lifestyle solutions you need to succeed, and continue your weight loss to your goal weight.
Find out what causes a weight loss plateau and tips to break through them from Kerry at Healthy Diet Habits! (link goes to her website!)
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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