We remember Earl Scruggs
Happy Birthday, LADY GA GA/KATE GOSSELIN/VINCE VAUGHN/LEDISI/BERNICE KING
George I (1660)
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.
We remember, Peggy "actress" Rea; Nathanial "actor" Taylor (b. 1938)
Eiffel Tower Completed (1889)
Happy Birthday, METHOD MAN
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)
U.S. Confederate Heritage Month
Happy Birthday, MICHAEL FASSBENDER
We remember MARVIN GAYE (4/2/1939-4/1/1984); Winnie Mandela d.
Intl Children's Book Day
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).
We remember Roger Ebert d. 4/4/13, Maya Angelou d. 5/28/14
1st U. S. Flag approved, 1818
Happy Birthday, JILL SCOTT/JAMIE LYNN/DJ DAMAGE/REBA MCENTIRE/ROBERT DOWNEY JR
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)
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, BILLY DEE WILLIAMS/PAUL RUDD/CANDACE CAMERON-BURE
National No Housework Day
Happy Birthday RUSSELL CROWE
World Health Day
We remember Mike Wallace/Billie Holiday/Lilly Pulitzer
Why do churches place a cross during Easter?
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
Happy Birthday, KRISTEN STEWART/KEISHA KNIGHT PULLIAM/MICHAEL LEARNED/HUGH HEFNER/JAZMINE SULLIVAN
We remember rapper Earl #DMX Simmons (d. 2021).
What is communion?
National Siblings Day
We remember Yvonne Staples (d. 2018). Harry 'actor' Morgan (b. 1915)
Happy Birthday, DJ Q-TIP/BABY FACE
Encourage a Young Writer Day
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
We remember Thomas Jefferson (1743)
Songkran, Why not a fountain for a centerpiece?
Does Satan have other names?
Happy Birthday, AL GREEN/PEABO BRYSON
Who perfected the Holy Ghost, African-religion steps?
We remember Inez Andrews b. 4/14/1939/Jonathan Frid/Percy Sledge b. 11/25/41
What is the state of Maryland's nickname?
National Gardening Day
Happy Birthday, SETH ROGEN/FLEX"ACTOR/COMEDIAN" ALEXANDER
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).
The Titanic sank 4/15/1912
Happy Birthday MARTIN LAWRENCE/AKON
Name the 1st black to give a recital @ Carnegie Hall
We remember Former First Lady Barbara Bush. (d. 2018)
Happy Birthday, JENNIFER GARNER/KIMBERLY ELISE/MARTIN LAWRENCE
Name the 1st black variety talent show.
We remember DICK CLARK, 11/30/1928-4/18/2012; Doris Roberts, 11/4/1925-4/18/2016
Name the year of the 1st woman bishop of United Methodist Church?
Happy Birthday, JANE LEEVES/CONAN O'BRIEN
Why do the women in the Nation of Islam wear white?
Happy Birthday, JAMES FRANCO
We remember Levon Helm d.
Revolutionary War began, 1775
National Park Week (4/20-28)
Why do people dress up to attend church, etc?
We remember Luther Vandross; Cuba Gooding Sr.
Happy Birthday, JOEY LAWRENCE MIGNOGNA/LARA "SAM" JILL MILLER
Administrative Professional's Day
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
Happy Birthday, SHERRI SHEPHARD/CATHY HUGHES/DJ DRAMA/LAURI"JULIE"HENDLER
Family Day (South Africa)
We remember Aaron Spelling (b); Erin actress Moran (d)
Isabella I (1451)
St. George's Day
James Buchanan (1791)
World Book Day
We remember Shirley Temple/William Shakespeare
National Dance Week ends 4/29
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)
Name the 1st major religious group to endorse gospel music?
We remember Ma "Blues Singer" Rainey; Charles Neville (d. 2018).
NATIONAL ARBOR DAY
Happy Birthday, CHANNING TATUM/KEVIN JAMES
Happy Birthday Former First-Lady, Melania Trump
Full Pink Moon (2021)
We remember Coretta Scott King 4/27/1927-1/30/2006
Ulysses S. Grant (1822)
Name the 1st woman to host a t.v. variety show
Happy Birthday, My Home-State Maryland
Happy Birthday, PENE'LOPE CRUZ/JAY LENO
Administrative Professional's Day
James Monroe (1758)
Royal Anniversary: Catherine & William, UK
We remember Otis Rush (b. 1934).
National Pet Parents Day
Duke Ellington (1899)
Happy Birthday, ERICA CAMPBELL (MARY/MARY)/EVE 'JAN' PLUMB/DANIEL DAY-LEWIS/MASTER P/MICHELLE PFEIFFER/JERRY SEINFELD
Happy Birthday, State of LOUISIANA/WILLIE NELSON/CLORIS LEACHMAN/CHRISTINA HENDRICKS/DAMON DASH
National No Phone Zone Day; International Jazz Day
It's National Military Appreciation Month; Old Americans Month; Asia Pacific American Heritage Month.
Hosted Theme: Women Appreciation Month. It is also the beginning of my summer-hours activities (May - July, yearly).
Hawaii Lei Day; Primero de Mayo (Mexico)
We remember Chris "Kross" Kelly; Happy Birthday, TINA CAMPBELL (MARY/MARY)/HEIDI KLUM/DJ REFLEX
Intl May Day: Law Day; Mother Goose Day
Holocaust Rememberance Day begins at Sundown