DateNameLocation / Topic
Saturday, Apr 1
National Day National Day
Saturday, Apr 1
Investiture of the Captains Regent Investiture of the Captains Regent
Saturday, Apr 1
April Fool's Day April Fool's Day
Saturday, Apr 1
National Poetry Month National Poetry Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National One Cent Day National One Cent Day
Saturday, Apr 1
National Sourdough Bread Day National Sourdough Bread Day
Saturday, Apr 1
National Love Our Children Day National Love Our Children Day
Saturday, Apr 1
Yom HaAliyah Yom HaAliyah
Saturday, Apr 1
National Handmade Day National Handmade Day
Saturday, Apr 1
National Atheist Day National Atheist Day
Saturday, Apr 1
Sexual Assault Awareness Month Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Saturday, Apr 1
World Sarcoidosis Awareness Month World Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
Saturday, Apr 1
Fun Day Fun Day
Saturday, Apr 1
International Fun At Work Day International Fun At Work Day
Saturday, Apr 1
Reading Is Funny Day Reading Is Funny Day
Saturday, Apr 1
National DIY Day National DIY Day
Saturday, Apr 1
National Garden Month National Garden Month
Saturday, Apr 1
Summer Tire Changeover Month Summer Tire Changeover Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Soft Pretzel Month National Soft Pretzel Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Afternoon Tea Month National Afternoon Tea Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Autism Awareness Month National Autism Awareness Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Month Of Hope National Month Of Hope
Saturday, Apr 1
National Humor Month National Humor Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Safe Digging Month National Safe Digging Month
Saturday, Apr 1
Adopt A Ferret Month Adopt A Ferret Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Pecan Month National Pecan Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Fresh Celery Month National Fresh Celery Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Brunch Month National Brunch Month
Saturday, Apr 1
International Guitar Month International Guitar Month
Saturday, Apr 1
International Pillow Fight Day International Pillow Fight Day
Saturday, Apr 1
Active Dog Month Active Dog Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Decorating Month National Decorating Month
Saturday, Apr 1
Month Of The Military Child Month Of The Military Child
Saturday, Apr 1
National Straw Hat Month National Straw Hat Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Welding Month National Welding Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Canine Fitness Month National Canine Fitness Month
Saturday, Apr 1
Limb Loss And Limb Difference Awareness Month Limb Loss And Limb Difference Awareness Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Cannabis Awareness Month National Cannabis Awareness Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Soy Foods Month National Soy Foods Month
Saturday, Apr 1
Stress Awareness Month Stress Awareness Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Jazz Appreciation Month National Jazz Appreciation Month
Saturday, Apr 1
National Child Abuse Awareness Month National Child Abuse Awareness Month
Saturday, Apr 1
International Firewalk Day International Firewalk Day

Historical Events on April 1

  • 1545: The city of Potosi, Bolivia is founded when large silver deposits are discovered to exist in the area.
  • 1625: A fleet of combined Portuguese and Spanish ships recapture Bahia from the Dutch during the Dutch-Portuguese War.
  • 1789: The first quorum is held by the U.S House of Representatives and Frederick Muhlenberg of Pennsylvania is elected as its first Speaker of the House.
  • 1826: A patent for his gas and/or vapor engine is granted to Samuel Morey.
  • 1833: In San Felipe de Austin, the Convention of 1833 begins. This purpose of this convention is so that settlers in Mexican Texas can draft a series of petitions aimed at the Mexican government.
  • 1854: In the magazine Household Words, the novel Hard Times by Charles Dickens begins its serialization run.
  • 1865: Union forces led by General Philip Sheridan defeat Confederate forces led by General George Pickett during the American Civil War.
  • 1873: In one of the worst marine disasters to occur during the Nineteenth century, the RMS Atlantic sinks off the coast of Nova Scotia. Over 540 people are killed in the disaster.
  • 1889: Colorado State Normal School is founded. It would later become the University of Northern Colorado.
  • 1891: In the city of Chicago in Illinois, the Wrigley Company is founded.
  • 1924: The Royal Canadian Air Force is officially organized.
  • 1924: Adolf Hitler receives a sentence of 5-years for his participation in the Beer Hall Putsch. However, he would only end up spending 9-months in jail.

Famous Birthdays on April 1

  • French mathematician and physicist, Sophie Germain is born in 1776.
  • French actress Ève Lavallière is born in 1866.
  • American actor Wallace Beery is born in 1885.
  • American actress, singer and dancer, Debbie Reynolds is born in 1932.
  • American model and actress, Ali MacGraw is born in 1939.
  • American actress Annette O’Toole is born in 1952.
  • American actress Jane Adams is born in 1965.
  • American actress Annette O’Toole is born in 1952.
  • American actress Jane Adams is born in 1965.