Holidays and Festivals

Primrose Day (United Kingdom)
Stoners Eve
* (See Below)
King Mswati III's birthday (Swaziland)
Landing of the 33 (Uruguay)
Dutch-American Friendship Day (United States)
National Indigenous People's Day (Brazil) *

Day of Silence (previously April 20, 16, 15), a day to protest the bullying and harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students
Beginning of the Independence Movement
Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day
Patriots' Day (Florida)
End of the Cerealia
(Roman Empire)
National Hanging Out Day
John Parker Day
Bicycle Day
National Garlic Day
Christian Feast day of Ælfheah of Canterbury
Christian Feast day of Emma of Lesum
Christian Feast day of Expeditus
Christian Feast day of George of Antioch
National Indian Festival (Bertioga, São Paulo) *
Brooklyn Beer Dinner- the Distillary, Savannah GA (2010)
* Stoners Eve, Also known as  4/20 Eve (4/19 the day before 4/20), Also known as Got a Minute Day  AKA  Gotta Day,  or The Pre-bake

Fête de la Greffoir   Translation:  Knife Day (French Republican) The 30th day of the Month of Germinal in the French Republican Calendar

Toasts of The Day

"On with the dance! let joy be unconfined;
No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet
To chase the glowing hours with flying feet."

- Lord Byron (January 22nd, 1788 – April 19th, 1824), an English poet. (also see January 22nd).
"Laugh at all things,
Great and small things,
Sick and well, at sea or shore;
While we are quaffing,
Let’s have laughing,
Who the devil cares for more?"

- Lord Byron

Drinks of The Day


Rum & Coke

1 Shot of Rum
Fill With Coke


Coke & Rum
1 Shot of Coke
Fill with Rum

Wine of The Day

Pessagno Zinfandel
Style - Zinfandel
San Benito County

Beer of The Day

 Brugse Zot Blond
Brewer - Brouwerij de Halve Maan ; Brugge, Belgium 
Style - Belgian-Style Blonde Ale
- In Celebration of Belgium Independence Recognized April 19th, 1839.

Joke of The Day

 I told my Doctor I'd badly bruised my penis in a surfing accident. 
He said, "Did you fall off your board?". 
I said, "No, I had to slam my laptop shut quickly!"

Quotes of The Day 

"Son, when you participate in sporting events, it's not whether you win or lose... it's how drunk you get."
- Homer Simpson, a fictional main character in the animated television series The Simpsons voiced by Dan Castellaneta. Homer first appeared on television, along with the rest of his family, on The Tracey Ullman Show short "Good Night" on April 19, 1987.  The Simpson got their own series on Fox that debuted December 17, 1989

"All right, brain, I don't like you and you don't like me - so let's just do this and I'll get back to killing you with beer."
- Homer Simpson

"I would kill everyone in this room for a drop of sweet beer."
-Homer Simpson

"Son, if you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now quiet! They're about to announce the lottery numbers."
- Homer Simpson

"Here's to alcohol: the source of, and answer to, all of life's problems."
- Homer Simpson

Whiskey of The Day

Elijah Craig Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 18 year old
Distiller:  Heaven Hills Distillery  (Bardstown, KY)
Age:  18 years
ABV:  45% (90 proof)
Price: $40 (750mL)

Song of the Day

Doh! A beer! I want a beer....
Ray, the guy who buys me beer.
Me, the guy who Ray buys beer...
Far, the way to go for beer.
So, I think I'll have a beer...
La, la la la la la la. Tea?
No thanks I'll have a beer...
And that brings us back to Doh! doh! doh!
- Homer Simpson

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

Organize Your Files Week, Third Week of April
Medical Labs Week,  Third Week of April
Coin Week, Third Week of April
Fibroid Awareness Week, Third Week of April
National Karaoke Week, Third Week of April
National Volunteer Week, Third Week of April
National Pet ID Week, Third Week of April
National Paperboard Packaging Week, Third Week of April
National Playground Safety Week, Third Week of April
National Severe Storm Preparedness Week, Third Week of April
Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, Third Week of April
Preservation Week, Third Week of April
Sky Awareness Week, Third Week of April
International Whistlers Week (IWC), Third or Fourth week of April
Cleaning For A Reason Week, April 18th-24th
Consumer Awareness Week, April 18th-23rd
Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives In The Line of Duty Week, April 18th-23rd
Bat Appreciation Week, Second Full Week of April
National Environmental Education Week, Second full week of April
National Robotics Week, Second Full week of April
National Library Week, Second Full week of April
National Public Safety Telecommunicators (911 Operators), Second Full Week in April
Pan American Week, Second Full Week in April
Week of The Young Child, Second Full Week in April
National Crime Victims Rights Week, Second Full week of April plus 3 days

National Park Week, 9 Days Starting with the Third Saturday of April
Money Smart Week (Federal Reserve),
Third Saturday through Fourth Saturday of April
Safe Kids Week, Third Saturday through Fourth Saturday of April

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Born on April 19th


Died on April 19th


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