April 29

April 29 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2024 Daily Holidays that fall on April 29, include:

  • Confederate Memorial Day - April 29, 2024 (Mississippi)
  • Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare 
  • International Dance Day 
  • International Noise Awareness Day 
  • National Shrimp Scampi Day 
  • Peace Rose Day 
  • Viral Video Day 
  • We Jump The World Day 
  • World Wish Day 
  • Zipper Day 

2024 Weekly Holidays that include April 29, are:

  • Go Diaper Free Week - April 28 - May 4, 2024 (7 Days Starting the Last Sunday in April)
  • National Auctioneers Week - April 28 - May 4, 2024 (Observed the week ending with National Auctioneers Day)
  • National Green Week - February 4 - April 30, 2024 (Start First Full Week in February to April 30)
  • National Scoop the Poop Week - April 24-30
  • National Small Business Week - April 28 - May 4, 2024 (First Week of May)
  • Orthodox Lent - Begins on Ash Wednesday - March 18, 2024 - May 4, 2024 (Begins on Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday)
  • Passover (also known as Pesach) - Evening of April 22 - Evening of April 30, 2024
  • Pesach (also known as Passover) - Evening of April 22 - Evening of April 30, 2024
  • Preservation Week - April 28 - May 4, 2024
  • Stewardship Week - April 28 - May 5, 2024 (Last Sunday in April to First Sunday in May)
  • UN Global Road Safety Week - April 23-29
  • World Immunization Week - April 24-30

2023 Monthly Holidays that include April 29, 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 20 - May 2, 2024

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for April 29 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.

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

Famous Birthdays

  • 1863 - William Randolph Heart, American newspaper publisher who founded the Hearst Corporation, politician, and builder of Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA (d. 1951)
  • 1899 - Duke Ellington, American bandleader, composer and pianist (b. 1974)
  • 1947 - Tommy James, American singer, songwriter, guitarist (Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson and Clover, Crystal Blue Persuasion)
  • 1947 - Johnny Miller, American golfer
  • 1951 - Dale Earnhardt, American race car driver (d. 2001)
  • 1954 - Jerry Seinfeld, American comedian, actor, and producer (Seinfeld)
  • 1957 - Daniel Day-Lewis, English-Irish actor (The Last of the Mohicans, Lincoln)
  • 1958 - Michelle Pfeiffer, American actress and singer (The Fabulous Baker Boys, Dangerous Liaisons, Batman Returns)
  • 1958 - Eve Plumb, American actress (The Brady Bunch)
  • 1968 - Carnie Wilson, American actress, singer, songwriter (Wilson Phillips)
  • 1970 - Andre Agassi, American tennis player
  • 1970 - Uma Thurman, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • 1980 - Alfred Hitchcock, English-American director and producer (Birds) (b. 1899)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1885 - Edith Wharton, novelist (The Age of Innocence), marrieds Edward Robbins Wharton
  • 1945 - Adolf Hitler married Eva Braun
  • 1988 - Diane Sawyer, television journalist marries Mike Nichols, film director and producer
  • 1988 - Burt Reynolds, actor marries Loni Anderson, actress
  • 1989 - Jon Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi lead singer marries Dorothea Hurley
  • 2011 - Prince William, Duke of Cambridge marries Kate Middleton, at Westminster Abbey

Quote of the Day

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

Today, April 29th, 2019 is HEALTHY KIDS DAY!

April 27th, 2019 is HEALTHY KIDS DAY!  Kerry has a great section on her Healthy Diet Habits website, called Healthy Kids, but today, I wanted to focus on one page in the section called, Children's Nutrition and Discipline.

Food should be enjoyed by all, but not as the way of showing love, reward, or discipline to your kids! Healthy kids with a right relationship to food, should be the goal of every parent.

This Day in History

  • 1862 - During the American Civil War, New Orleans, Louisiana falls to the Union Forces
  • 1945 - During World War II, the German army in Italy surrenders to the Allies
  • 1945 - U.S. Troops liberate the Dachuau concentration camp
  • 1975 - During the Vietnam War, the U.S. begins to evacuate U.S. citizens from Saigorn due to an expected North Vietnamese takeover
  • 2004 - George W. Bush and Dick Cheney testify before the 9/11 Commission in a closed hearing
  • 2004 - Oldsmobile builds its final car after 107 years of production

This Day in Music

  • 1784 - Mozart's Sonata in B flat, K454 premieres in Vienna
  • 1968 - The musical Hair opens at the Biltmore Theater in NYC for 1,750 performances
  • 1972 - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack is in it's third week of being the #1 song
  • 1978 - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late by Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams is in it's third week as #1 on the R&B charts (shown below)

This Day in Sports

  • 1967 - Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title after refusing induction in the U.S. Army the previous day

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Anapest (noun)

1. (US, prosody) A metrical foot consisting of three syllables, two short and one long (e.g the word "velveteen").
2. (US, prosody) A fragment, phrase or line of poetry or verse using this meter; e.g. “Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot, but the Grinch, who lived just north of Whoville, did NOT!” (Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas.)

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