April 3

April 3 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2021 Daily Holidays that fall on April 3, include:

  • American Circus Day 
  • Armenian Appreciation Day 
  • Don't Go to Work Unless it's Fun Day 
  • Every Day is Tag Day - April 3, 2021 (First Saturday in April)
  • Fan Dance Day 
  • Find a Rainbow Day 
  • Fish Fingers and Custard Day 
  • Holy Saturday - April 3, 2021
  • International Firewalk Day - April 3, 2021 (First Saturday in April)
  • International Pillow Fight Day - April 3, 2021 (First Saturday in April)
  • National Birding Day - April 3, 2021 (First Saturday of April)
  • National Chocolate Mousse Day 
  • National DIY Day - April 3, 2021 (First Saturday in April) 
  • National Film Score Day 
  • National Love Our Children Day - April 3, 2021 (First Saturday of April)
  • National Play Outside Day - April 3, 2021 (First Saturday of Every Month)
  • Pony Express Day 
  • Tangible Karma Day - April 3, 2021 (First Saturday of April)
  • Tweed Day
  • Weed Out Hate, Sow The Seeds of Greatness Day 
  • World Party Day

2021 Weekly Holidays that include April 3, are:

  • APAWS International Pooper Scooper Week - April 1-7
  • Golden Rule Week - April 1-7
  • Holy Week - March 28 - April 3, 2021
  • International Pooper Scooper Week - April 1-7
  • Laugh at Work Week - April 1-7
  • Make Mine Chocolate - (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15, and ends on Easter which is April 4, 2021)
  • Medication Safety Week - April 1-7
  • NanoDays - March 27 - April 4, 2021
  • National Cleaning Week - March 28 - April 3, 2021 (Last Week of March)
  • National Green Week - February 7 - April 30, 2021
  • National Protocol Officer's Week - March 28 - April 3, 2021 (Last Week of March)
  • National Raw Feeding Week - April 1-7
  • National Robotics Week - April 3-11, 2021
  • National Second-Hand Shopping Week - March 28 - April 3, 2021 (Fourth Full Week of March)
  • Orthodox Lent - March 15 - May 1, 2021
  • Passiontide - March 21 - April 3, 2021
  • Passover (also known as Pesach) - Evening of March 27 - Evening of April 4, 2021
  • Pesach - Evening of March 27 - Evening of April 4, 2021
  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Week - April 1-7

2021 Monthly Holidays that include April 3, 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
(Date Order)

  • National Cherry Blossom Festival - March 20 - April 10, 2021

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for April 3 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


Birthstone

The Birthstone(s) 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

  • 1916 – Herb Caen, American columnist of the San Francisco Chronicle for over 30 years (d. 1997)
  • 1924 – Doris Day, American actress, singer and animal rights activist
  • 1924 – Marlon Brando, American actor (The Godfather) (d. 2004)
  • 1934 – Jane Goodall, British primatologist (world's expert on chimpanzees), ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace
  • 1941 – Jan Berry, American musician (Jan and Dean) (d. 2004)
  • 1942 – Marsha Mason, American actress (The Goodbye Girl)
  • 1942 – Wayne Newton, American singer and actor
  • 1944 – Tony Orlando, American singer (Tony Orlando and Dawn)
  • 1953 – Sandra Boynton, American greeting-card designer, illustrator, and author (Chocolate: The Consuming Passion)
  • 1958 – Alec Baldwin, American actor (30 Rock)
  • 1961 – Eddie Murphy, American actor and comedian
  • 1971 – Picabo Street, American skier
  • 1972 – Jennie Garth, American actress (90210)
  • 1985 – Leona Lewis, English singer


Famous Deaths

  • 1882 – Jesse James, American outlaw of the James-Younger Gang (b. 1847)
  • 1897 – Johannes Brahms, German composer (b. 1833)
  • 1950 – Carter G. Woodson, American historian, author, and journalist, founder of Black History Month (b. 1875)


Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1920 - Novelist and short story writer Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald  weds novelist Zelda Sayre


Quote of the Day

The Quote that goes along with the picture above from Sandra Boynton, is CHOCOLATE WAS NEVER MEANT TO BE SHARED!  Her book, Chocolate: The Consuming Passion is absolutely hilarious, and her illustrations are exceptional! She was born on this day in 1953.


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

April is National Food Month! The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day, is to purchase Organic Foods as much as you possibly can.

April is National Food Month! The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day for April 3, is to purchase Organic Foods as much as you possibly can.  Check out Kerry's recommendations, from her Heathy Diet Habits website!


This Day in History

  • 1860 – The first successful US Pony Express run from Saint Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California begins
  • 1882 –  Jesse James, the American Outlaw is killed by Robert Ford, one of his gang members
  • 1933 – First airplane flight over Mount Everest
  • 1948 – US President Harry S. Truman signs the Marshall Plan, authorizing $5 billion in aid for 16 European Countries
  • 1968 – Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech
  • 1974 - 148 tornadoes are reported over an area covering a dozen states in the east, south, and midwest that kills 315 people and injures approx. 5,500
  • 1986 - US national debt hits $2,000,000,000,000 (2 trillion!!)
  • 2012 - US President Barack Obama officially secures Democratic presidential nomination


This Day in Music

  • 1988 - Billy Ocean's Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car hits #1 on the Charts
  • 2001 - Bruce Springsteen, Live In New York City is released
  • 2003 - Lisa Marie Presley is interviewed on ABC-TV's Primetime




Leona Lewis, who was born on this day in 1985, was the winner of The X Factor in 2006, which gave her a recording contract with Sony, and Simon Cowell's label, Syco Music.This song was written by OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder and pop singer-songwriter Jesse McCartney, for McCartney.  They decided not to use the song, so pitched it to Simon Cowell for Leona Lewis's debut album. It was a huge hit for her and reached number 1 in 34 different Countries.  She has such an amazing voice!

This Day in Sports

  • 1910 - Highest mountain in North America, Alaska's Mt McKinley climbed
  • 1948 - 1st US figure skating championships is held
  • 1948 - US female Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
  • 1948 - US male Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
  • 1954 - Don Perry climbs a 20' rope in under 2.8 seconds
  • 1962 - Jockey Eddie Arcaro retires after 31 years and 24,092 races


Word of the Day from Wiktionary

snail mail (noun)

1. (retronym) Postal mail, especially as compared to email.

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