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April 21, 2014


Easter Monday

 

Brazil: Tiradentes Day

Canada: Newfoundland: Saint George’s Day

Indonesia: Kartini Day

Italy: Birthday of Rome (traditionally thought to be in 753 BC)

South Africa: Family Day

 

Kindergarten Day

National Bulldogs Are Beautiful day

 

Dyngus Day USA. See www.DyngusDay.com

Patriots' Day (Massachusetts and Maine)

San Jacinto Day (Texas)

 

Festival of Ridvan (Baha’i), Apr 21-May 2

 

 

Boston Marathon—118th running. See www.baa.org

 

White House Easter Egg Roll. Since 1810.

 

 

 

Birth anniversary of Charlotte Brontë (1816-55).

 

Birth anniversary of naturalist, explorer and conservationist John Muir (1838-1914).

 

150th birth anniversary of sociologist and philosopher Max Weber (1864-1920).

 

 

In 1960, Brazil’s new federal capital, Brasília, was inaugurated.

 

 

Happy Birthday, Queen Elizabeth II!

 

And Happy Birthday! Tony Danza, Glen Hansard, Charles Grodin, Patti Lupone, Andi MacDowell, Elaine May, James McAvoy, John Cameron Mitchell, Iggy Pop, and Tony Romo.