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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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Palm Sunday

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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Easter

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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Ramadan Begins

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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