April is known for beautiful spring weather, it is the start of warm weather, and right about the time when the Easter bunny makes an appearance.
Firstly, there were only 29 days in the month of April. But Julius Caesar added a 30th day when establishing the Julian calendar.
Do you know the Romans named it “Aprillis”? But the month ended up with its name April
People born in April have a diamond as their birthstone, which represents innocence. Two birth flowers are a Daisy and a Sweet Pea for April.
Additionally, April is one of the coolest months as per its name, and also acts as one of the popular baby girl names. Since it represents the start of spring, new beginnings, and the fragrance of budding flowers.
Generally, people born in April are smart with excellent memory.
April is a great month for meteor showers. One of which is also the Lyrids meteor shower, which appears in April from 16th to April 26th each year.
People born in April
There are a few famous people born in April such as
- Leonardo da Vinci
- William Shakespeare
- Queen Elizabeth II.
- Robert B. Thomas
- Adolf Hitler
- Charlie Chaplin
- John Cena
- Jackie Chan
- Chris Kyle
Firstly, April is the second month in an early Roman calendar but became the fourth when the ancient Romans started using January as the first month.
April’s name is after the Greek Goddess of love, Aphrodite.
Also, small animals that hibernate for winters are coming out of their burrows in April.
also, the birds go back to the north and settle down to have their families.
Furthermore, the bees and butterflies start to gather nectar from the flowers of the season.
In April, it is planting time for some parts of the world, while in other parts, it is the harvest season.
Special Days in April
(When the children and adults make fun and play jokes on each other)
On 2 April, the world raise awareness about autism and educated people about it.
People celebrate the special bond between their brothers and sisters. Also, people enjoy an annual holiday on this day.
Palm Sunday is celebrated to honor Jesus Christ’s victorious entry into Jerusalem.
- Here are a few celebrations on April 15
- Good Friday
- Titanic Remembrance Day
- Universal Day of Culture
- World Art Day
- World Marbles Day
For the celebration of Jesus’ Resurrection.
On April 22 people celebrates Earth Day to show support for environmental protection
The last Friday of April is a celebration of planting, caring for, and educating the importance of trees.
While we often keep dogs as pets, it’s important to remember that they slid from wolves. They can be tamed, but dogs are ultimately creatures.
Historical moments in April
- On 9 April 1959, America’s first astronauts were announced by NASA.
- On April 14, The first cordless telephone on sale in Britain
- Additionally, the famous ship “Titanic” sank on April 15, 1912.
- The War in America began on April 19, 1775, which made a revolution afterward.
- The Library of Congress in the United States was founded on April 24, 1800.
- Also, George Washington ( first president of the United States) was inaugurated on April 30, 1789.
- Of course, one of the most well-known dates of April is April Fools’ Day. Whereas, it is inspired by Geoffrey Chaucer’s story in “Canterbury Tales” called “Nun’s Priest’s Tale.”
- After 1,500 years, the first Olympics of the modern era took place on April 6, 1896, in Athens.
- The explosion of the “Chernobyl” nuclear plant in Ukraine occurred on April 26, 1986.
- April 29, Oxford University allowed female students to take examinations. However, women cannot get degrees.