Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order) 2021 Daily Holidays that fall on April 27, include: Babe Ruth Day Free Feral Cat Spay Day Mantanzas Mule Day Marine Mammal Rescue Day Morse Code Day National Devil Dog Cakes Day National Little Pampered Dog Day National Prime Rib Day School Bus Drivers' Day - April 27, 2021 (Fourth Tuesday in April) Tell a Story Day Woody Woodpecker Day World Design Day World Tapir Day 2021 Weekly Holidays that include April 27, are: Bedbug Awareness Week - April 25 - May 1, 2021 Canadian Immunization Awareness Week - April 24 - May 1, 2021 (Last Week in April) Go Diaper Free Week - April 25 - May 1, 2021 (7 Days Starting the Last Sunday in April) International Wildlife Film Week - April 17 - May 15, 2021 Medical Laboratory Professionals Week - April 24 - May 1, 2021 (Third Full Week of April) National Auctioneers Week - April 26 - May 1, 2021 (Observed the week ending with National Auctioneers Day) National Green Week - February 7 - April 30, 2021 National Infant Immunization Week - April 25 - May 1, 2021 (Fourth Week of April) National Playground Safety Week - April 26-30, 2021 (Last Monday - Friday week in April) National Scoop the Poop Week - April 24-30 National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week - April 26-30, 2021 Orthodox Lent - March 15 - May 1, 2021 Preservation Week - April 25 - May 1, 2021 Ramadan - Evening of April 12, 2021 - Evening of May 11, 2021 Stewardship Week - April 25 - May 2, 2021 (Last Sunday in April to First Sunday in May) UN Global Road Safety Week - April 23-29 World Immunization Week - April 24-30 2021 Monthly Holidays that include April 27, 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. NOTE: 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.
World Festivals and Events
Festival of Ridvan - April 20 - May 1, 2021 Astrological Sign
The Astrological Sign for April 27 is Taurus.
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.
1822 - Ulysses S. Grant, American General and politician who became the 18th President of the United States from 1869-1877 (d. 1885) 1922 - Jack Klugman, American actor (The Odd Couple) (d. 2012) 1926 - Tim LaHaye, American minister, speaker, and author (Left Behind series) 1927 - Coretta Scott King, American activist, author, and wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. 1959 - Sheena Easton, Scottish-American singer, songwriter, actress
1521 - Ferdinand Magellan - Portuguese explorer (b. 1480) 1882 - Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poet and philosopher (b. 1803) 2002 - Ruth Handler - American inventor who created the Barbie doll (b. 1916)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1981 - Beatle Ringo Starr, marries Barbara Bach, actress 1996 - Lorenzo Lamas, actor (Falcon Crest, Renegade) married Shauna Sand 1996 - Nadia Comaneci, Romanian gymnast and three time Olympic gold medalist marries Bart Conner, gymnast champion 2013 - Michael Jordan, basketball player marries Yvette Prieto, model
Quote of the Day
Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day There are many healthy diet habits for kids that will help them to develop a h ealthy relationship with food. We live in a world full of overweight and obese children , many of whom will go on to become obese adults . None of us wants this for our kids! We are all highly concerned for our children's health , and should be just as concerned about our children's nutrition. Find out more about healthy diet habits for kids from Kerry at Healthy Diet Habits!
This Day in History
1865 - The New York State Senate creates Cornell University as the state's land grant institution 1865 - The steamboat Sultana explodes and sinks in the Mississipp River, killing 1,800 of its 2,400 passengers 1967 - Expo 67 opens in Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1974 - A march in Washington, D.C. with ten thousand marchers calls for the impeachment of U.S. President Richard Nixon over the watergate scandal 1992 - The Federal Republic of Yogoslavia, comprising Serbia and Montenegro is proclaimed 1992 - In it's 700 year history, the first woman elected Speaker of the British House of Commons is Betty Boothroyd 2006 - Construction begins on One World Trade Center in New York City. It was originally name the Freedom Tower 2011 - Two hundred five tornadoes touch down on April 27 in the Southeastern U.S. in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee. More than 300 people are killed and hundreds more injured This Day in Music
1749 - George Frideric Handel's Firstworks Music is first performed in Green Park, London. 1810 - Beethoven composes his piano piece, Fur Elist 1964 - In His Own Write by John Lennon is published in the U.S. 1979 - Love Comes to Everyone by George Harrison is released
Beethovan's Fur Elise arranged and orchestrated by Georgii Cherkin
This Day in Sports
1993 - On their way to Senegal to play a 1994 FIFA World Cup qualifying match the entire Zambia national football team are killed during a plane crash 1947 - Babe Ruth Day is celebrated for the first time at Yankee Stadium and throughout the United States 1956 - Heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano retires undefeated 1983 - Nolan Ryan passes Walter Johnson with the most strikeouts of 3,509 Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. A poet or bard who is divinely inspired.
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