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
Happy Birthday, CELINE DION/MC HAMMER
Name the 1st black woman to produce rap music.
Eiffel Tower Completed (1889)
We remember, Peggy "actress" Rea; Nathanial "actor" Taylor (b. 1938)
Happy Birthday, METHOD MAN
U.S. Confederate Heritage Month
Hosted Theme: Mixed-Race Appreciation Month, Spring Cleaning Month. National Event: Jazz Appreciation Month, Military Child Appreciation Month
We remember musician & teacher Ellis Marsalis, Jr. (d. 2020)
We remember MARVIN GAYE (4/2/1939-4/1/1984); Winnie Mandela d.
Intl Children's Book Day
Happy Birthday, MICHAEL FASSBENDER
Christian Faith: Good Friday
Happy Birthday, EDDIE MURPHY/KELLY PRICE/ALEC BALDWIN/DAVID HYDE PIERCE/PARIS JACKSON
We remember Sarah Vaughan 3/27/24-4/3/90; Bill Withers (d. 2020).
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
Happy Birthday, "KID" CHRISTOPHER REID/PHARRELL WILLIAMS
We remember Cecil Taylor (d. 2018).
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?
Happy Birthday RUSSELL CROWE
National No Housework Day
We remember Mike Wallace/Billie Holiday/Lilly Pulitzer
Why do churches place a cross during Easter?
World Health Day
Happy Birthday, DJ BIZ MARKIE/ALLU ARJUN/JOHN SCHNEIDER/AARON O'CONNELL/ROBERT L. JOHNSON
We remember Margaret Thatcher, UK/Annette Funicello
Birthday of Buddha/Flower Festival in Japan
Happy Birthday, KRISTEN STEWART/KEISHA KNIGHT PULLIAM/MICHAEL LEARNED/HUGH HEFNER/JAZMINE SULLIVAN
What is communion?
America's 1st Public Library established, 1833
We remember rapper Earl #DMX Simmons (d. 2021).
Encourage a Young Writer Day
We remember Yvonne Staples (d. 2018). Harry 'actor' Morgan (b. 1915)
National Library Week 4/10-4/16/Week of the Young Child
Happy Birthday, DJ Q-TIP/BABY FACE
National Siblings Day
We remember Meshach Taylor
National Pet Day
Happy Birthday, JOSS STONE
We remember Jonathan Winters, Herbie Hancock, comedian Charlie Murphy.
Happy Birthday, DAVID LETTERMAN
We remember our Civil War veterans.
Does Satan have other names?
We remember Thomas Jefferson (1743)
Happy Birthday, AL GREEN/PEABO BRYSON
Songkran, Why not a fountain for a centerpiece?
National Gardening Day
We remember Inez Andrews b. 4/14/1939/Jonathan Frid/Percy Sledge b. 11/25/41
What is the state of Maryland's nickname?
Who perfected the Holy Ghost, African-religion steps?
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
We remember Former First Lady Barbara Bush. (d. 2018)
Name the 1st black variety talent show.
Happy Birthday, JENNIFER GARNER/KIMBERLY ELISE/MARTIN LAWRENCE
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
Name the year of the 1st woman bishop of United Methodist Church?
Why do the women in the Nation of Islam wear white?
Happy Birthday, JAMES FRANCO
Revolutionary War began, 1775
We remember Levon Helm d.
National Park Week (4/20-28)
Happy Birthday, JOEY LAWRENCE MIGNOGNA/LARA "SAM" JILL MILLER
We remember Luther Vandross; Cuba Gooding Sr.
Why do people dress up to attend church, etc?
We remember Nina Simone (2/21/1933 - 4/21/ 2003); Prince (6/7/1958-4/21/2016)
Happy Birthday, QUEEN ELIZABETH II 4/21/1926
Administrative Professional's Day
Happy Birthday, SHERRI SHEPHARD/CATHY HUGHES/DJ DRAMA/LAURI"JULIE"HENDLER
Family Day (South Africa)
Isabella I (1451)
We remember Aaron Spelling (b); Erin actress Moran (d)
St. George's Day
James Buchanan (1791)
National Dance Week ends 4/29
We remember Shirley Temple/William Shakespeare
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?
We remember Ma "Blues Singer" Rainey; Charles Neville (d. 2018).
Happy Birthday Former First-Lady, Melania Trump
NATIONAL ARBOR DAY
Full Pink Moon (2021)
We remember Coretta Scott King 4/27/1927-1/30/2006
Ulysses S. Grant (1822)
Happy Birthday, My Home-State Maryland
Administrative Professional's Day
Name the 1st woman to host a t.v. variety show
James Monroe (1758)
Happy Birthday, PENE'LOPE CRUZ/JAY LENO
Happy Birthday, ERICA CAMPBELL (MARY/MARY)/EVE 'JAN' PLUMB/DANIEL DAY-LEWIS/MASTER P/MICHELLE PFEIFFER/JERRY SEINFELD
We remember Otis Rush (b. 1934).
Duke Ellington (1899)
National Pet Parents Day
Royal Anniversary: Catherine & William, UK
National No Phone Zone Day; International Jazz Day
Happy Birthday, State of LOUISIANA/WILLIE NELSON/CLORIS LEACHMAN/CHRISTINA HENDRICKS/DAMON DASH
Hawaii Lei Day; Primero de Mayo (Mexico)
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
Holocaust Rememberance Day begins at Sundown
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).