Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Blogging Calendar for April

Blogging Calendar - Holidays, Celebrations, Awareness Days, and Other Notable Occasions.

Throughout the year there are so many awareness days, commemorative days, special days, celebrations, holidays, observances, etc, etc. These can be great as blog post inspiration, or just for getting a bit of extra traffic to an existing post by promoting it as a tie-in.

Read on for a list of notable dates for April - if the day has its own website or wiki page, I've linked to it. A lot of the weirder ones are USA based unofficial 'national days'; I've included them in the list if they've crossed the pond, or had a fair number of media hits when I googled them.

*Note: I've not included any dates related to Easter.



1st

April Fools' Day.
Arbor Day - Tanzania.
 Atheist Day.
Civil Service Day - Thailand.
Cyprus National Day.
Edible Book Day.
 Fossil Fools Day.
 Kha b-Nisan - Assyria.
 One Cent Day - USA.
 Sourdough Bread Day.



2nd

 Ferret Day.
 International Children's Book Day.
Malvinas Day - Argentina.
National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day - USA.
Odisha Day - Odisha, India.
Thai Heritage Conservation Day - Thailand.
Unity of Peoples of Russia and Belarus Day - Belarus.
☆ World Autism Awareness Day.



3rd

 Chocolate Mousse Day.
Find a Rainbow Day.
 Fish Fingers and Custard Day.
 Tweed Day.
 World Party Day.



4th

 Carrot Day.
Children's Day - Taiwan + Hong Kong.
 Cordon Bleu Day.
Independence Day - Senegal.
International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.
Peace Day - Angola.
☆ Vitamin C Day.
 Walk Around Things Day.
 World Rat Day.



5th

Arbor Day (Sikmogil) - South Korea.
Children's Day - Palestine.
 Deep Dish Pizza Day.
 Go For Broke Day.
National Caramel Day - USA.
 Read a Road Map Day.
 Star Trek First Contact Day.



6th

Chakri Day - Thailand.
National Beer Day - UK.
New Beer's Eve - USA.
 Plan Your Epitaph Day.
Tartan Day.



7th

 Beaver Day.
Flag Day - Slovenia.
International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Rwanda Genocide.
Motherhood and Beauty Day - Armenia.
National Beer Day - USA.
No Housework Day.
Sheikh Abeid Amani Karume Day - Tanzania.
Women's Day - Mozambique.
World Health Day.



8th

Buddha's Birthday - Japan.
 Draw a Picture of a Bird Day.
International Romani Day.
Trading Cards for Grown Ups Day.
 Zoo Lovers Day.



9th

 Anniversary of the German Invasion of Denmark - Denmark.
Baghdad Liberation Day - Iraqi Kurdistan.
 Bataan Day - Philippines.
 Cherish an Antique Day.
Constitution Day - Kosovo.
Day of National Unity - Georgia.
Finnish Language Day.
International Banshtai Tsai Day.
Martyrs' Day - Tunisia.
 Name Yourself Day.
National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day - USA.
Remembrance for Haaken Sigurdsson - Heathenry.
 Unicorn Day.
Vimy Ridge Day - Canada.
 Winston Churchill Day.
 World Konkani Day.



10th

Day of the Builder - Azerbaijan.
Feast of the Third Day of the Writing of the Book of Law - Thelema.
 Golfer's Day.
 Safety Pin Day.
Siblings Day.



11th

 Barbershop Quartet Day.
Juan Santamaria Day - Costa Rica.
 International Day of the Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps.
International Louie Louie Day.
National Cheese Fondue Day - USA.
 Pet Day.
 Submarine Day.
World Parkinson's Day.



12th

Children's Day - Bolivia + Haiti.
Cosmonautics Day - Russia.
Halifax Day - North Carolina, USA.
 International Day of Human Space Flight.
 Licorice Day.
National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day - USA.
National Redemption Day - Liberia.
Walk On Your Wild Side Day.
 Yuri's Night.



13th

 International FND (Functional Neurological Disease) Awareness Day.
Katyn Memorial Day - Poland.
 Scrabble Day.
Teachers' Day - Ecuador.
Thingyan - Burma.
 Thomas Jefferson Day - USA.
Unfairly Persecuted Persons Day - Slovakia.



14th

☆ Abushibarei - Ryukyuan.
 Ambedkar Jayanti - India.
Black Day - South Korea.
 Commemoration of Anfal Genocide Against the Kurds - Iraqi Kurdistan.
 Cuckoo Day - UK.
Day of Mologa - Russia.
Day of the Georgian Language.
 Dhivehi (Maldivian) Language Day.
 Dolphin Day.
N'Ko Alphabet Day.
Pahela Baishakh - Bangladesh.
Pana Sankranti - Odisha, India.
Pan American Day.
 St. Tiburtius, Valerian and Maximus Day - Christianity.
Takayama Spring Festival - Japan.
 Tamil Puthandu - South Asia.
Vaisakh - Punjab.
Youth Day - Angola.



15th

 Anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.
Day of the Sun - North Korea.
Hillsborough Disaster Anniversary - UK.
 International Microvolunteering Day.
Jackie Robinson Day - USA.
 National ASL Day - USA.
National Banana Day - USA.
 Take a Wild Guess Day.
Tax Day - USA.
 That Sucks! Day.
Universal Day of Culture.
World Art Day.



April



16th

Birthday of Jose de Diego - Puerto Rico.
Birthday of Queen Margrethe II - Denmark.
 Eggs Benedict Day.
Emancipation Day - Washington, USA.
Foursquare Day.
Memorial Day for the Victims of the Holocaust - Hungary.
National Healthcare Decisions Day - USA.
 Save the Elephant Day.
 Wear Your Pyjamas To Work Day.
World Voice Day.



17th

 Bat Appreciation Day.
 Blah Blah Blah Day.
Evacuation Day - Syria.
FAO Day - Iraq.
Flag Day - American Samoa.
 Ford Mustang Day.
 Haiku Poetry Day.
Malbec World Day.
National Cheeseball Day - USA.
National Espresso Day - Italy.
 Nothing Like a Dame Day.
Women's Day - Gabon.
World Haemophilia Day.



18th

 Amateur Radio Day.
Anniversary of the Victory in the Battle of the Ice, 1242 - Russia.
Army Day - Iran.
 Columnists Day.
Coma Patients' Day - Poland.
Independence Day - Zimbabwe.
International Day for Monuments and Sites.
Invention Day - Japan.
 Lineman Appreciation Day.
Pet Owners' Independence Day.
 Pinata Day.
 Scouts' Day - Armenia.
 World Heritage Day.



19th

Army Day - Brazil.
 Beginning of the Independence Movement - Venezuela.
Bicycle Day.
Dutch-American Friendship Day.
 Guides' Day - Georgia.
 Hanging Out Day.
Holocaust Remembrance Day - Poland.
Indian Day - Brazil.
King Mswati III's Birthday - Swaziland.
Landing of the 33 Patriots Day - Uruguay.
National Garlic Day - USA.
 National Health Day - Kiribati.
National Rice Ball Day - USA.
 Poetry and the Creative Mind Day.
Primrose Day.
 Scouts' Day - Azerbaijan.



20th

420 Cannabis Culture Day.
 Teach Children To Save Day.
UN Chinese Language Day.
 Volunteer Recognition Day.



21st

Arbor Day - Kenya.
 Bulldogs are Beautiful Day.
 Chocolate Covered Cashews Day.
Civil Services Day - India.
Grounation Day - Rastafari.
Heroic Defense of Veracruz - Mexico.
Kang Pan-sok's Birthday - North Korea.
Kartini Day - Indonesia.
 Kindergarten Day.
Local Self Government Day - Russia.
 National Tea Day - UK.
Queen's Official Birthday - Falkland Islands.
 San Jacinto Day - Texas, USA.
Tiradentes' Day - Brazil.
Vietnam Book Day.
 World Creativity and Innovation Day.
 World Fish Migration Day.



22nd

 Denim Day.
Discovery Day - Brazil.
 Earth Day.
Holocaust Remembrance Day - Serbia.
 International Mother Earth Day.
National Jelly Bean Day - USA.



23rd

Castile and Leon Day - Spain.
Beer Day - Germany.
Independence Day - Conch Republic.
International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day.
 Jurģi - Latvia.
Khongjom Day - Manipur, India.
 Lost Dog Awareness Day.
National Sovereignty and Children's Day - Turkey.
Navy Day - China.
 Saint Adalbert of Prague's Day - Czech Republic.
Saint George's Day - England.
 Scouts' Day - Mexico.
 Talk Like Shakespeare Day.
UN English Language Day.
World Book Day.



24th

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day.
Children's Day - Zambia.
 Concord Day - Niger.
Democracy Day - Nepal.
Fashion Revolution Day.
 Firefly Day.
Flag Day - Ireland.
International Sculpture Day.
Kapyong Day - Australia.
Labor Safety Day - Bangladesh.
National Panchayati Raj Day - India.
National Pigs in a Blanket Day - USA.
Republic Day - The Gambia.
 St. George's Day - Czech Republic.
St. Mark's Eve - Christianity.
World Day for Laboratory Animals.



25th

 Anniversary of First Cabinet of Kurdish Government - Iraqi Kurdistan.
Anzac Day - Australia and New Zealand.
Arbor Day - Germany.
DNA Day.
Feast of Saint Mark - Christianity.
Flag Day - Faroe Islands.
Flag Day - Swaziland.
Freedom Day - Portugal.
 Hug a Plumber Day.
Liberation Day - Italy.
Major Rogation - Christianity.
Military Foundation Day - North Korea.
National Zucchini Bread Day - USA.
Parental Alienation Awareness Day.
Red Hat Society Day.
Sinai Liberation Day - Egypt.
World Malaria Day.
 World Penguin Day.



26th

 Audubon Day.
Confederate Memorial Day - USA.
 Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl Tragedy - Belarus.
 Help a Horse Day.
Hug a Friend Day.
Hug an Australian Day.
Lesbian Visibility Day.
 Memorial Day of Radiation Accidents and Catastrophes - Russia.
National Pretzel Day - USA.
 National Richter Scale Day.
Old Permic Alphabet Day.
Union Day - Tanzania.
World Intellectual Property Day.



27th

Day of Russian Parliamentarism.
Day of Uprising Against Occupation - Slovenia.
Flag Day - Moldova.
Freedom Day / UnFreedom Day - South Africa.
Independence Day - Sierra Leone.
Independence Day - Togo.
 Konigsdag - Netherlands.
 Marine Mammal Rescue Day.
☆ Morse Code Day.
National Day - Mayotte.
National Prime Rib Day - USA.
National Veterans' Day - Finland.
 Tell a Story Day.
 World Tapir Day.



28th

 Biological Clock Day.
 Blueberry Pie Day.
 Cubicle Day.
 Floralia - Ancient Roman.
Lawyers' Day - Orissa, India.
Mujahideen Victory Day - Afghanistan.
National Day - Sardinia, Italy.
National Heroes Day - Barbados.
Restoration of Sovereignty Day - Japan.
Workers' Memorial Day / World Day for Health and Safety at Work.



29th

Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Warfare.
International Dance Day.
National Shrimp Scampi Day - USA.
 Poya - Sri Lanka.
Shōwa Day - Japan.
 World Wish Day.
 Zipper Day.



30th

Armed Forces Day - Georgia.
Birthday of the King - Sweden.
 Camarón Day - French Foreign Legion.
Children's Day - Mexico.
Consumer Protection Day - Thailand.
Honesty Day - USA.
 Independent Bookstore Day.
International Jazz Day.
Martyrs' Day - Pakistan.
National Persian Gulf Day - Iran.
 Oatmeal Cookie Day.
 Reunification Day - Vietnam.
Russian State Fire Service Day.
Teacher's Day - Paraguay.
 Walpurgis Night.



Weeks and Months

 Arab American Heritage Month - USA.
 Bowel Cancer Awareness Month - UK.
 Cancer Control Month - USA.
 Confederate History Month - USA.
 Donate Life Month - USA.
 Financial Literacy Month - USA.
 Fresh Florida Tomato Month - USA.
 IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Awareness Month.
 Jazz Appreciation Month - USA.
 Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month - USA.
☆ Month of the Resurrection of the Lord - Christianity.
 National Grilled Cheese Month - USA.
 National Pecan Month - USA.
National Pet Month - UK.
National Poetry Month - USA.
National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo).
National Prevent Child Abuse Month - USA.
 National Soft Pretzel Month - USA.
 National Soyfoods Month - USA.
National Volunteer Month - USA.
Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month.
 School Library Month - USA.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
 Stress Awareness Month.

 Administrative Professionals' Week. (Last Week)
 Crime Victims' Rights Week - USA. (Varies)
 European Immunization Week. (Varies)
 National Dark-Sky Week - USA. (Week of the New Moon)
 National Library Week - USA. (Second Week)
 National Park Week - USA. (Varies)
 National Public Health Week - USA. (First Week)
 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week - USA. (Second Week)
 National Stationery Week.
 National Stop Snoring Week - USA.
 National Volunteer Week - Canada + USA. (Varies)
Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. (Varies)
Vacation Week In The Americas. (Last Week)
 World Allergy Week.
☆ World Homeopathy Awareness Week.
 World Immunization Week. (Last Week)



Movable

 Confederate Memorial Day - USA.
 Day of Dialogue - USA.
 Day of Silence - USA.
 Drive It Day - UK.
Equal Pay Day - USA.
 Feriae Latinae - Ancient Roman.
 Global Day of Action on Military Spending.
Global Youth Service Day.
 Good Deeds Day.
 Hardware Freedom Day.
 International Marconi Day. (Saturday closest to Marconi's Birthday - 25th)
 National Bookmobile Day - USA. (Wednesday of National Library Week)
 National Cleavage Day - South Africa.
 National Library Workers Day - USA. (Tuesday of National Library Week)
 Opening Day (baseball) - USA.
Pay It Forward Day.
Support Teen Literature Day - USA. (Thursday of National Library Week)
Youth Homelessness Matters Day - Australia.

 A drop of water is a grain of gold - Turkmenistan. (First Sunday)
 Geologists Day. (First Sunday)
 Kanamara Matsuri - Japan. (First Sunday)
 National Day of Hope - USA. (First Wednesday)
 Tell a Lie Day. (First Thursday)
 Walk To Work Day - UK. (First Friday)
 DIY Day. (First Saturday)
 International Pillow Fight Day. (First Saturday)
☆ Tangible Karma Day. (First Saturday)
 Children's Day - Peru. (Second Sunday)
 Equal Pay Day. (Second Tuesday)
 International Day of Pink. (Second Wednesday)
 National D.A.R.E. Day - USA. (Second Thursday)
 Fast and Prayer Day - Liberia. (Second Friday)
☆ Air Force Day - Russia. (Second Friday)
 Patriots' Day - USA. (Third Monday)
 Sechseläuten - Switzerland. (Third Monday)
 Administrative Professionals' Day. (Third Wednesday)
 Banana Day. (Third Wednesday)
 First Day of Summer - Iceland. (First Thursday after April 18th)
 College Student Grief Awareness Day. (Third Thursday)
 National High Five Day - USA. (Third Thursday)
 Auctioneers Day. (Third Saturday)
 Husband Appreciation Day. (Third Saturday)
 Record Store Day. (Third Saturday)
 Pinhole Photography Day. (Last Sunday)
 International Guide Dogs Day. (Last Wednesday)
 International Noise Awareness Day. (Last Wednesday)
 Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day. (Fourth Thursday)
☆ Arbor Day - USA. (Last Friday)
 Día de la Chupina - Argentina. (Last Friday)
 Hairball Awareness Day. (Last Friday)
 Children's Day - Colombia. (Last Saturday)
 Go Birding Day. (Last Saturday)
 National Rebuilding Day - USA. (Last Saturday)
 National Sense of Smell Day - USA. (Last Saturday)
 Save the Frogs Day. (Last Saturday)
 World Tai Chi and Qigong Day. (Last Saturday)
 World Veterinary Day. (Last Saturday)
☆ Turkmen Racing Horse Festival - Turkmenistan. (Last Sunday)
 Flag Day - Åland Islands, Finland. (Last Sunday)






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