George I (1660)
We remember Earl Scruggs
Happy Birthday, LADY GA GA/KATE GOSSELIN/VINCE VAUGHN/LEDISI/BERNICE KING
Religious Social: Palm Sunday, Passover Begins
Full Moon (2021)
We remember John Tyler (1790)
We remember Phil Ramone
Name the 1st black woman to produce rap music.
Happy Birthday, CELINE DION/MC HAMMER
Eiffel Tower Completed (1889)
We remember, Peggy "actress" Rea; Nathanial "actor" Taylor (b. 1938)
Happy Birthday, METHOD MAN
U.S. Confederate Heritage Month
We remember musician & teacher Ellis Marsalis, Jr. (d. 2020)
Hosted Theme: Mixed-Race Appreciation Month, Spring Cleaning Month. National Event: Jazz Appreciation Month, Military Child Appreciation Month
We remember MARVIN GAYE (4/2/1939-4/1/1984); Winnie Mandela d.
Happy Birthday, MICHAEL FASSBENDER
Intl Children's Book Day
Christian Faith: Good Friday
We remember Sarah Vaughan 3/27/24-4/3/90; Bill Withers (d. 2020).
Happy Birthday, EDDIE MURPHY/KELLY PRICE/ALEC BALDWIN/DAVID HYDE PIERCE/PARIS JACKSON
Happy Birthday, JILL SCOTT/JAMIE LYNN/DJ DAMAGE/REBA MCENTIRE/ROBERT DOWNEY JR
1st U. S. Flag approved, 1818
We remember Roger Ebert d. 4/4/13, Maya Angelou d. 5/28/14
National Equal Pay Day
Christian Faith: Easter
We remember Cecil Taylor (d. 2018).
Happy Birthday, "KID" CHRISTOPHER REID/PHARRELL WILLIAMS
Christian Faith: Easter Monday (Canada)
Happy Birthday, BILLY DEE WILLIAMS/PAUL RUDD/CANDACE CAMERON-BURE
We remember Thomas Kinkade/Mickey Rooney/Don Rickles/Earl Graves Sr (d. 2019)
Name the 1st record company to record black music
Who founded the Christian Science Church?
Why do churches place a cross during Easter?
Happy Birthday RUSSELL CROWE
World Health Day
We remember Mike Wallace/Billie Holiday/Lilly Pulitzer
National No Housework Day
Birthday of Buddha/Flower Festival in Japan
We remember Margaret Thatcher, UK/Annette Funicello
Happy Birthday, DJ BIZ MARKIE/ALLU ARJUN/JOHN SCHNEIDER/AARON O'CONNELL/ROBERT L. JOHNSON
America's 1st Public Library established, 1833
We remember rapper Earl #DMX Simmons (d. 2021).
What is communion?
Happy Birthday, KRISTEN STEWART/KEISHA KNIGHT PULLIAM/MICHAEL LEARNED/HUGH HEFNER/JAZMINE SULLIVAN
Happy Birthday, DJ Q-TIP/BABY FACE
Encourage a Young Writer Day
National Siblings Day
We remember Yvonne Staples (d. 2018). Harry 'actor' Morgan (b. 1915)
National Library Week 4/10-4/16/Week of the Young Child
We remember Meshach Taylor
National Pet Day
Happy Birthday, JOSS STONE
We remember Jonathan Winters, Herbie Hancock, comedian Charlie Murphy.
We remember our Civil War veterans.
Happy Birthday, DAVID LETTERMAN
Does Satan have other names?
Happy Birthday, AL GREEN/PEABO BRYSON
Songkran, Why not a fountain for a centerpiece?
We remember Thomas Jefferson (1743)
What is the state of Maryland's nickname?
National Gardening Day
Who perfected the Holy Ghost, African-religion steps?
We remember Inez Andrews b. 4/14/1939/Jonathan Frid/Percy Sledge b. 11/25/41
The Titanic sank 4/15/1912
We remember Elizabeth Catlett, 4/15/1912-4/2/2012; Leonardo da Vinci (1452); Greta Garbo; Ray Clark (b. 1933); actress Brian Dennehy (d. 2020).
Happy Birthday, SETH ROGEN/FLEX"ACTOR/COMEDIAN" ALEXANDER
Name the 1st black to give a recital @ Carnegie Hall
Happy Birthday MARTIN LAWRENCE/AKON
Happy Birthday, JENNIFER GARNER/KIMBERLY ELISE/MARTIN LAWRENCE
Name the 1st black variety talent show.
We remember Former First Lady Barbara Bush. (d. 2018)
Name the year of the 1st woman bishop of United Methodist Church?
We remember DICK CLARK, 11/30/1928-4/18/2012; Doris Roberts, 11/4/1925-4/18/2016
Happy Birthday, JANE LEEVES/CONAN O'BRIEN
Happy Birthday, JAMES FRANCO
We remember Levon Helm d.
Revolutionary War began, 1775
Why do the women in the Nation of Islam wear white?
National Park Week (4/20-28)
Why do people dress up to attend church, etc?
Happy Birthday, JOEY LAWRENCE MIGNOGNA/LARA "SAM" JILL MILLER
We remember Luther Vandross; Cuba Gooding Sr.
We remember Nina Simone (2/21/1933 - 4/21/ 2003); Prince (6/7/1958-4/21/2016)
Administrative Professional's Day
Happy Birthday, QUEEN ELIZABETH II 4/21/1926
Isabella I (1451)
Happy Birthday, SHERRI SHEPHARD/CATHY HUGHES/DJ DRAMA/LAURI"JULIE"HENDLER
Family Day (South Africa)
We remember Aaron Spelling (b); Erin actress Moran (d)
James Buchanan (1791)
We remember Shirley Temple/William Shakespeare
St. George's Day
National Dance Week ends 4/29
World Book Day
Happy Birthday, BARBARA STREISAND/CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER/JEAN PAUL/KELLY CLARKSON/VALERIE BERTINELLI/LYNN HAMILTON/DEREK LUKE/DJIMON HOUNSON
We remember Ella Fitzgerald (b); Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes (d); BB King (b)
Happy Birthday, CHANNING TATUM/KEVIN JAMES
Name the 1st major religious group to endorse gospel music?
Happy Birthday Former First-Lady, Melania Trump
NATIONAL ARBOR DAY
We remember Ma "Blues Singer" Rainey; Charles Neville (d. 2018).
Full Pink Moon (2021)
We remember Coretta Scott King 4/27/1927-1/30/2006
Ulysses S. Grant (1822)
Happy Birthday, PENE'LOPE CRUZ/JAY LENO
Administrative Professional's Day
Name the 1st woman to host a t.v. variety show
Happy Birthday, My Home-State Maryland
James Monroe (1758)
We remember Otis Rush (b. 1934).
Duke Ellington (1899)
National Pet Parents Day
Happy Birthday, ERICA CAMPBELL (MARY/MARY)/EVE 'JAN' PLUMB/DANIEL DAY-LEWIS/MASTER P/MICHELLE PFEIFFER/JERRY SEINFELD
Royal Anniversary: Catherine & William, UK
Happy Birthday, State of LOUISIANA/WILLIE NELSON/CLORIS LEACHMAN/CHRISTINA HENDRICKS/DAMON DASH
National No Phone Zone Day; International Jazz Day
Hawaii Lei Day; Primero de Mayo (Mexico)
Intl May Day: Law Day; Mother Goose Day
Hosted Theme: Women Appreciation Month. It is also the beginning of my summer-hours activities (May - July, yearly).
Holocaust Rememberance Day begins at Sundown
It's National Military Appreciation Month; Old Americans Month; Asia Pacific American Heritage Month.
We remember Chris "Kross" Kelly; Happy Birthday, TINA CAMPBELL (MARY/MARY)/HEIDI KLUM/DJ REFLEX