Home > School and Learning > By Subject > Science and Health > Seasons > This Month's Interactive Fun Facts Calendar
|
Previous MonthMonth-long eventsHomePrintable Calendar Next Month
Apr 2012
1

April Fool's Day

2

International Children's Book Day

World Autism Awareness Day

3

First Pony Express Service (1860)

4

Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated (1968)

5

Helen Keller First Learned Sign Language (1887)

6

Passover Begins at Sundown

First Modern Olympics (1896)

7

U.N. World Health Day

8

Easter

Apr. 8-14

Library Week

9

Name Yourself Day

First Full-Color Film Shown (1914)

10

Encourage a Young Writer Day

11

1968 Civil Rights Act Signed (1968)

12

First Man in Space (1961)

13

Thomas Jefferson's Birthday (1743)

14

Moment of Laughter Day

The Titanic Hit Iceberg (1912)

15

Jackie Robinson Day

Apr. 15-21

Volunteer Week

16

Wilbur Wright's Birthday (1867)

Wayne Gretzky Retired (1999)

17

Daffy Duck Debuted (1937)

Ford Mustang Debuted (1964)

18

Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Jugglers Day

Paul Revere Day

19

First Boston Marathon (1897)

20

First Game Played at Fenway Park (1912)

21

City of Rome Founded (753 BC)

22

Earth Day

Jelly Bean Day

23

World Book & Copyright Day

Shakespeare's Birthday (1564)

24

Mailbox Inventor Born (1815)

25

First Use of Name "America" (1507)

26

Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day

Studio 54 Disco Opened (1977)

27

Tell a Story Day

28

Astronomy Day

29

International Dance Day

Prince William Married Kate Middleton (2011)

30

Vietnam War Ended (1975)

Apr. 30-May 6

Screen-Free Week

 

 

 

 

 
|


highlights

Vote Now for the Children's & Teen Choice Book Awards
Voting is open now through May 3 for the Children's and Teen Choice Book Awards — the only national book awards program where the winning author, illustrator, and books of the year are selected by young readers. Encourage your child to vote for his favorites today!

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

Top 10 Math & Science Apps for Your Whiz Kid
Looking for the best math and science apps for kids? Check out these cool apps for all ages, which will grow your child's love of the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math).

Registered for Kindergarten — Now What?
Wondering what to do now that you've signed your child up for kindergarten? Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks