Holidays and Festivals

International Day of the Roma
All is Ours Day
- Draw A Bird Day AKA Draw a Picture of a Bird Day 
Buddha's Birth (Many Buddhist Temples) *
Hana Matsuri a.k.a. Flower Festival (Japan) * CLICK HERE

Trading Cards For Grown-ups Day
Draw a Picture of a Bird Day
Christian Feast Day of Constantina
Christian Feast Day of Julie Billiart of Namur
Christian Feast Day of Perpetuus
Christian Feast Day of Walter of Pontoise 

* Snowbombing Festival Mayrhofen, Austria, Europe  April 5 – 10 (4of6) (2010)  

Fête de la Radis   Translation:  Radish Day (French Republican) The 19th day of the Month of Germinal in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

 "With small beer, good ale and wine,
O ye gods! How I shall dine!"

- Unknown 

Drink of The Day

 Purple Mother

1 Part Vodka
1 Part Rum
1 Part Gin
1 Part Triple Sec
1 Part Island Pucker
Fill with Sweet and Sour Mix
Splash of Cranberry Juice

Wine of The Day

Ledson 2007 Barbera
Style - Barbera
Sonoma Valley

Beer of The Day

 Omer. Traditional Blond
Brewer - Bockor Brewery  Bellegem, Belgium
Style - Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale 

Joke of The Day 

Two whales walk into a bar. The bartender asks what they want. The first whale says "mmmmmmmmmmuuuuuuuuuuuuaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhh". The second whale turns to him and says, "Go home Frank, you're drunk."

Quote of The Day

"I drink to make other people interesting."
- George Jean Nathan (February 14th, 1882 - April 8th, 1958), an American drama critic and editor.

Whiskey of The Day

1792 Ridgemont Reserve
Distiller: Barton Brands Distilling  (Bardstown, KY)
Age:  8 years
ABV:  46.85%  (93.7 proof)
Price:  $40 (750ml)

April Observances

Alcohol Awareness Month
Amateur Radio Month
Atlanta Food & Wine Month
Brussels Sprouts and Cabbage Month
Cancer Control Month
Celebrate Diversity Month
Community Spirit Days
Confederate History Month
Couple Appreciation Month
Cranberries and Gooseberries Month
DNA, Genomics and Stem Cell Education and Awareness Month
Defeat Diabetes Month
Emotional Overeating Awareness Month
Facial Protection Month
Fair Housing Month
Financial Literacy Month
Fresh Florida Tomatoes Month
Frog Month
Get Yourself Tested Month
Global Child Nutrition Month
Grange Month
Holy Humor Month
Home Improvement Time (April-Sept.30)
Honor Society Awareness Month (Different Sponsor to March)
IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Month
Informed Woman Month
Injury Prevention Month
International Cesarean Awareness Month
International Customer Loyalty Month
International Daffynitions Month
International Guitar Month
International Twit Award Month
Jazz Appreciation Month
Keep America Beautiful Month
Lawn and Garden Month
Learn Thai Month
Library Snapshot Month
Math Awareness Month
Month of the Military Child
Month of the Young Child
National African American Women's Fitness Month
National Autism Awareness Month
National Car Care Month
National Card and Letter Writing Month
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
National DNA & Genomics & Stem Cell Education & Awareness Month
National Decorating Month
National Donate Life Month
National Garden Month
National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month
National Humor Month
National Kite Month
National Knuckles Down Month
National Landscape Architecture Month
National Multiple Birth Awareness Month
National Occupational Therapy Month
National Oral Health Month
National Parkinson's Awareness Month
National Pecan Month
National Pest Management Month
National Pet First Aid Awareness Month
National Pet Month
National Poetry Month
National Prepare Your Home To Be Sold Month
National Rebuilding Month
National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
National Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Education and Awareness Month
National Stress Awareness Month
National Welding Month
National Welding Month
National Youth Sports Safety Month
Patient Safety Awareness Month
Pharmacists War on Diabetes Month
Physical Wellness Month
Prematurity Awareness Month
Prevent Lyme in Dogs Month
Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month
Procrastination Awareness Month
Records and Information Management Month
Rosacea Awareness Month
School Library Media Month
Southern Belles Month
Soy Foods Month
Sports Eye Safety Month
Straw Hat Month
Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
Tomatillo and Asian Pear Month
Women's Eye Health and Safety Month
Workplace Conflict Awareness Month
World Habitat Awareness Month
Worldwide Bereaved Spouses Awareness Month

Observances this Week

American Indian Awareness Week, Second Week of April
Garden Week,  Second Week of April
National Animal Control Appreciation Week,  First Full Week of April
National Blue Ribbon Week  (Child Abuse), First Full Week of April
National Public Health Week,  First Full Week of April
National Week of the Ocean,  First Full Week of April
National Window Safety Week,  First Full Week of April

National Week of the Ocean, Usually the Week of April 6th
Hate Week, April 4th through 10th

Historical Events on April 8th


Born on April 8th


Died on April 8th


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