April 27

April 27 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances

2019 Daily Holidays that fall on April 27, include:

  • Babe Ruth Day 
  • Bob Wills Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in April)
  • Eeyore's Birthday Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday of April)
  • Free Feral Cat Spay Day 
  • Healthy Kids Day - April 27, 2019 (See Kerry's Healthy Kids section on her Healthy Diet Habits website!)
  • Independent Bookstore Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in April)
  • International Sculpture Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in April)
  • International Table Top Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in April)
  • Last Day of Passover - April 27, 2019 (movable date)
  • Mantanzas Mule Day 
  • Morse Code Day 
  • National Dance Day - April 27, 2019 (Fourth Saturday in April)
  • National Go Birding Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday of April)
  • National Kiss of Hope Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in April)
  • National Pool Opening Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in April)
  • National Prepare-A-Thon Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in April)
  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day - April 27, 2019 (DEA) (Last Saturday in April)
  • National Prime Rib Day 
  • National Rebuilding Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday of April)
  • National Sense of Smell Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday of April)
  • Orthodox Holy Saturday - April 27, 2019 (movable date)
  • Save the Frogs Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in April)
  • Tell a Story Day 
  • Woody Woodpecker Day 
  • World Healing Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in April)
  • World Tai Chi & Qigong Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in April)
  • World Veterinary Day - April 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in April)

2019 Weekly Holidays that include April 27, are:

  • Administrative Professional's Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Last Week of April)
  • Air Quality Awareness Week - April 21-27, 2019
  • American Fancy Rat & Mouse Day - April 26-28, 2019
  • American Quilters Society Week - April 24-27, 2019
  • Animal Cruelty / Human Violence Awareness Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Third Week in April)
  • Bed Bug Awareness Week - April 21-27, 2019
  • Chemists Celebrate Earth Week - April 21-27, 2019
  • Fibroid Awareness Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Fourth Week in April)
  • Gathering of Nations PowWow - April 25-27, 2019
  • International Mariachi Week - April 24-27, 2019
  • Just Pray No! Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting - April 27-28, 2019
  • Medical Laboratory Professionals Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Third Full Week of April)
  • National And Global Youth Service Days - April 26-28, 2019 (Last Weekend in April)
  • National Coin Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Third Full Week of April)
  • National Dance Week - April 21-27, 2019
  • National Dream Hotline - April 26-28, 2019 (Last Weekend in April)
  • National Egg Salad Week - April 22-28, 2019 (Movable Week observed the week after Easter)
  • National Infertility Awareness Week - April 21-27, 2019
  • National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Last Full Week of April)
  • National Organ / Tissue Donor Awareness Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Last Week of April)
  • National Paperboard Packaging Week - April 21-27, 2019 
  • National Park Week - April 20-28, 2019
  • National Princess Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Last Full Week of April)
  • National Scoop the Poop Week - April 24-30
  • National Student Leadership Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Third Week of April)
  • National Tattoo Week - April 24-29, 2019
  • National Toddler Immunization Week - April 26 - May 3, 2019
  • Orthodox Holy Week - April 21-27, 2019
  • Orthodox Lent - March 11 - April 27, 2019
  • Passover - (Also known as Pesach) Evening of April 19, 2019 - Evening of April 27, 2019
  • Pesach (also known as Passover) - Evening of April 19, 2019 to the Evening of April 27, 2019 (movable date)
  • Preservation Week - April 21-27, 2019
  • Sky Awareness Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Last Full Week in April)
  • UN Global Road Safety Week - April 23-29
  • World Hula Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Begins on Easter Sunday)
  • World Immunization Week - April 24-30, 2019
  • World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week - April 21-27, 2019 (Week that surrounds April 24th each year) 

2019 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:

  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. 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

  • Fiddler's Frolic - April 25-28, 2019
  • Texas Sandfest - April 26-28, 2019 in Port Aransas, Texas is one of the largest sand sculpture competitions in the world!
  • Interstate Mullet Toss - April 26-28, 2019 (Last Full Weekend in April)

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.


Birthstone

The Birthstone for April is the diamond, a symbol of enduring love.

The Birthstone(s) for April is the diamond, a symbol of enduring love.


Famous Birthdays

  • 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


Famous Deaths

  • 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 healthy relationship with food.

There are many healthy diet habits for kids that will help them to develop a healthy 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

Vates (noun)

1. A poet or bard who is divinely inspired.

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