April 28

April 28 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2022 Daily Holidays that fall on April 28, include:

  • Biological Clock Day 
  • Brave Hearts Day 
  • Clean Comedy Day 
  • Great Poetry Reading Day 
  • International Girls in Information and Telecommunication Technologies Day - April 28, 2022 (Fourth Thursday in April)
  • Kiss your Mate Day 
  • Love Your Thighs Day - April 28, 2022 (Fourth Thursday in April)
  • National Blueberry Pie Day 
  • National BraveHearts Day 
  • National Cubicle Day 
  • National Superhero Day 
  • Pay It Forward Day 
  • Poem in Your Pocket Day - April 28, 2022 (Last Thursday in April)
  • Stop Food Waste Day - April 28, 2022
  • Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day - April 28, 2022 (Fourth Thursday in April)
  • Technologies Day - April 28, 2022 (Fourth Thursday in April)
  • Thank You Thursday - April 28, 2022 (6 Days Before the First Wednesday in May)
  • Workers Memorial Day 
  • World Day for Safety and Health at Work 

2022 Weekly Holidays that include April 28, are:

  • Administrative Professional's Week - April 24-30, 2022 (Last Full Week of April)
  • American Quilters Society Week - April 27-30, 2022
  • Bedbug Awareness Week - April 24-30, 2022 (Last Week in April)
  • Canadian Immunization Awareness Week - April 23-30, 2022 (Last Week in April) 
  • Every Kid Healthy Week - April 25-29, 2022 (Monday-Friday of Last Full Week in April)
  • Gathering of Nations PowWow - April 28-30, 2022
  • Go Diaper Free Week - April 24-30, 2022 (7 Days Starting the Last Sunday in April)
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah - Evening of April 27, 2022 to Evening of April 28, 2022
  • Holocaust Remembrance Week - April 24 - May 1, 2022 (Starts the Sunday before Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and continues through the following Sunday)
  • International Dark Sky Week - April 24-30, 2022
  • International Wildlife Film Week - April 23-30, 2022 (Virtual May 1-7, 2022)
  • Medical Laboratory Professionals Week - April 24-30, 2022 
  • National Dance Week - April 22 - May 1, 2022 
  • National Green Week - February 6 - April 30, 2022 (Start First Full Week in February to April 30)
  • National Infant Immunization Week - April 24-30, 2022 (Fourth Week of April)
  • National Infertility Awareness Week - April 24-30, 2022 (Fourth Week of April)
  • National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week - April 24-30, 2022 (Last Full Week of April)
  • National Organ / Tissue Donor Awareness Week - April 24-30, 2022 (Last Week of April)
  • National Playground Safety Week - April 25-29, 2022 (Last Monday - Friday week in April)
  • National Princess Week - April 24-30, 2022 (Last Full Week of April)
  • National Scoop the Poop Week - April 24-30
  • National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week - April 25-29, 2022
  • National Youth Violence Prevention Week - April 25-29, 2022
  • Preservation Week - April 24-30, 2022
  • Ramadan - Evening of April 2, 2022 - Evening of May 2, 2022
  • Sky Awareness Week - April 24-30, 2022 (Last Full Week in April)
  • Stewardship Week - April 24 - May 1, 2022 (Last Sunday in April to First Sunday in May)
  • UN Global Road Safety Week - April 23-29
  • World Immunization Week - April 24-30
  • World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week - April 24-30, 2022 (Week that surrounds April 24th each year)
  • Yom HaShoah - Evening of April 27, 2022 to Evening of April 28, 2022

2022 Monthly Holidays that include April 28, 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.


  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
(Date Order)

  • Festival of Ridvan - April 21 - May 2, 2022

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for April 28 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.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1758 - James Monroe, American politician, soldier, lawyer and 5th President of the U.s from 1817-1825 (d. 1831)
  • 1868 - Lucy Booth, English songwriter and Salvation Army commander (d. 1953)
  • 1937 - Saddam Hussein, 5th President of Iraq (d. 2006)
  • 1941 - Ann-Margret, Swedish-American actress, singer and dancer, (Tommy, Street Car Named Desire)
  • 1950 - Jay Leno, American comedian, talk show host (Tonight Show), and producer
  • 1952 - Mary McDonnell, American actress (Dances with Wolves, Independence Day)
  • 1974 - Penelope Cruz - Spanish-American actress (Vanilla Sky)
  • 1981 - Jessica Alba, American model, actress and co-founder of The Honest Company (Dark Angel, Sin City, Fantastic Four)

Famous Deaths

  • 1945 - Benito Mussolini, Italian journalist, politician - 27th Prime Minister of Italy and leader of the National Fascist Party (b. 1883)
  • 2007 - Tommy Newsom, American bandleader and saxophonist  (The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson) (b. 1929)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1982 - George Foreman, professional boxer marries Andrea Skeete
  • 2007 - Roma Downey, actress (Touched by an Angel) married Mark Burnett, Reality TV producer

Quote of the Day

I totally agree with this!

Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

April is National Food Month, so we have been concentrating on Healthy Foods.  One great Healthy Diet Habit, is to choose Non GMO Foods.

Choosing non GMO foods is an educated decision! Each of us should be educated enough to make a decision about whether avoiding genetically modified foods is something that we should do.

Here are some important tips from Kerry, of Healthy Diet Habits, on choosing Non GMO Foods. (link goes to her website)

This Day in History

  • 1770 - Captain James Cook and his crew of the Endeavour, lands at Botany Bay in Australia
  • 1788 - Maryland becomes the 7th U.S. State to ratify the Constitution
  • 1789 - Fletcher Christian leads the mutiny on the HMS Bounty and Captain William Bligh and 18 sailors are set adrift
  • 1792 - France invades Belgium and starts the French Revolutionary War
  • 1910 - The 1st night air flight in England
  • 1932 - A yellow fever vaccine for humans is announced
  • 1934 - Frankin D. Roosevelt signs the Home Owners Loan Act
  • 1944 - During Exercise Tiger, a rehearsal for the Normandy landings during World War II, 9 German E-Boats attacked US and UK soldiers - 750 US soldiers died
  • 1945 - Benito Mussolin and his mistress Clara Petacci are executed by firing squad by members of the Italian resistance movement
  • 1952 - The World War II Pacific Peace Treaty takes effect
  • 1952 - Dwight D. Eisenhower resigns as Supreme Allied Commander of NATO
  • 1965 - U.S. Marines invade Dominican Republic to forestall establishment of a Communist dictatorship. They remain until October of 1966.
  • 1973 - 82 500 pound bombs detonate at a railyard in Antelope, California over the course of 18 hours.
  • 1988 - Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 has a roof that tears off during the flight and kills a stewardess
  • 1994 - Aldrich Ames, a former CIA officer and his wife plead guilty to spying and giving U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union

This Day in Music

  • 1940 - Glenn Miller records 'Pennsylvania 6-5000'
  • 1966 - The Beatles, record 'Eleonor Rigby'
  • 1973 - Pink Floyd's, The Dark Side of the Moon is the #1 Album
  • 1974 - Grand Funk's The Loco-Motion hits #1
  • 1975 - John Lennon makes a guest appearance on Tonight, and Ringo Star makes a guest appearance on the Smothers Brothers Show
  • 1979 - Blondie's Heart of Glass hits #1
  • 1999 - Members of The Verve release a statement announcing their breakup
  • 1999 - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • 2003 - Apple launches iTunes which works with their iPod

Above is Bittersweet symphony by The Verve!  (Love this song!)

This Day in Sports

  • 1956 - Cincinnati Reds Frank Robinson hits his 1st of 586 home runs
  • 1967 - Muhammad Ali refuses induction into the Army and is stripped of his boxing title
  • 1971 - Hank Aaron hits his 600th career home run. He ended his career with 755 home runs
  • 1972 - Due to drugs given before the race to Dancer's Image, the 1968 Kentucky Derby money is given to the 2nd place winner
  • 1985 - Billy Martin is named the New York Yankee Manager for the 4th time
  • 1993 - 30 soccer players die when a Zambian plane craches in Libreville, Gabon

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Doggedly (adjective)

In a way that is stubbornly persistent: Abby marked the International Day of the Dog with her beloved Jack Russell terrier, despite how he was doggedly gnawing through her extensive collection of shoes.

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