April Events Calendar for Educators

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April Events 2015

This page includes Birthdays and Special Goings-On!
(Don't forget...the blue indicates a link to the WEB!!)
Printable Version of April Events

The Teacher's Corner Resources Use this calendar in conjunction with our April Writing Prompts!

More Lesson Plans! Also see our other April Lesson Plans, Thematic Units and Activities

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Jan Wahl born, 1933

April Fool's Day

One Cent Day

MP3 audio format first patented in Germany (1989), by Fraunhofer-Gesellshaft

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Easter

First U.S. flag approved (1818)

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National Read a Road Map Day

Educator Booker T. Washington born, 1856

Richard Peck born, 1934

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North Pole Discovered In 1898.

U.S. entered World War I (1917)

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No Housework Day

World Health Day, established 1948

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Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant (1865)

Margaret Peterson Haddix born, 1964

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Encourage a Young Writer Day

National Sibling Day

David A. Adler born, 1947

U.S. Patent System established (1790)

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President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act, 1964 (1964)

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Author Beverly Cleary born, 1916

Space Shuttle Columbia First Launched Crewed by John Young and Robert Crippen - 1981

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3rd President Thomas Jefferson born, 1743

Lee Bennett Hopkins born, 1938

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Webster's Dictionary Published, 1828

Titanic Struck an iceberg shortly before midnight on April 14 causing it to sink at 2:20 AM on April 15.

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Garth Williams born, 1912

Aviator Wilbur Wright born, 1867

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Sherlock Hemlock's Birthday (Sesame Street character)

Richard the Lion-Hearted returned to England (1194)

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Paul Revere's Famous Ride (1775)

First Laundromat Opens In Fort Worth Texas (1934)

Great San Francisco Earthquake In 1906.

Pet Owner's Day

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Humorous Day

Revolutionary War began (1775)

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Scientists Marie & Pierre Curie isolate radium (1902)

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Kindergarten Day

Barbara Park born, 1947

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Administrative Professionals/ Secretaries Day

Kurt Wiese born, 1887

Earth Day established 1970

Girl Scout Leader Appreciation Day

National Jelly Bean Day

Eileen Christelow born, 1943

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Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Take your Daughter to Work Day

Home Run Day Hank Aaron hits his first home run in 1954.

William Shakespeare born, 1564

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Arbor Day

Evaline Ness born, 1911

Library of Congress established (1800)

Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day

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Walter de la Mare born, 1873

Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand)

Hubble Telescope launched, 1990

World Penguin Day

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Hug a Friend Day

National Pretzel Day

Seismologist Charles Richter born, 1900

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Tell a Story Day

Walter Lantz born, 1899 (The creator of Woody Woodpecker)

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James Monroe born, 1758 (5th President)

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Zipper Day (patented by Gideon Sundback in 1913)

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National Honesty Day

Anniversary Louisiana Purchase completed (1803)

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More Lesson Plans! Also see our other April Lesson Plans, Thematic Units and Activities

Special Goings-On
Astronomy Week (1st week)
Week of the Young Child (1st week)
National Library Week (2nd week)
National Wildlife Week (3rd week)

Autism Awareness Month
International Guitar Month
Keep America Beautiful Month
Math Education Month
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
National Frog Month
National Humor Month
National Garden Month
National Poetry Month (Also visit TTC Poetry Unit)
Stress Awareness Month
National Turn Off the TV and Read Month
National School Library Media Month
National Youth Sports Safety Month

Additional Earth Day & Arbor Day Sites
Browse through our Earth Day activities, lesson plans & resources. You will find a complete thematic unit!
The Teacher's Corner Earth Day Resources page.

The National Arbor Day Foundation Tree planting and environmental stewardship non-profit membership organization, programs include Tree City USA, Conservation Trees, conferences, youth education, and Arbor Day Farm.

Arbor Day We are a non-profit organization poised to distribute millions of trees nationally. Check us out!