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April 1: Iranian Islamic Republic Day (1979); Edible Book Day

First locomotive used on the Brill Tramway
First locomotive used on the Brill Tramway

Sophie Germain (b. 1776) · Shivakumara Swami (b. 1907) · Marvin Gaye (d. 1984)

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April 2: World Autism Awareness Day; Feast day of Saint Francis of Paola (Catholicism); Rama Navami (Hinduism, 2020); Malvinas Day in Argentina

Rakesh Sharma
Rakesh Sharma
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April 3

One-dollar Pony Express stamp
One-dollar Pony Express stamp

Richard of Chichester (d. 1253) · Cyrus K. Holliday (b. 1826) · Roza Shanina (b. 1924)

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April 4: Hansik in South Korea (2020)

Robert Walpole
Robert Walpole

Elena Glinskaya (d. 1538) · Maurice de Vlaminck (b. 1876) · Jonathan Agnew (b. 1960)

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April 5: Holy Week begins (Western Christianity, 2020); Education and Sharing Day in the United States (2020)

Birkenhead Park
Birkenhead Park
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April 6: Tartan Day

Cover of the official report for the 1896 Olympics
Cover of the official report for the 1896 Olympics
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April 7: National Beer Day in the United States

Yamato in 1941
Yamato in 1941
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April 8: Mid-Sha'ban (Islam, 2020); Fast of the Firstborn (Judaism, 2020)

Little Nemo
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April 9: Paschal Triduum begins (Western Christianity, 2020); first day of Passover (Judaism, 2020); Vimy Ridge Day in Canada (1917); Day of National Unity in Georgia (1989)

Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr
Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr
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April 10

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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April 11

Nevill Ground's cricket pavilion after the arson attack
Nevill Ground's cricket pavilion after the arson attack
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April 12: Easter Sunday (Western Christianity, 2020); Holy Week begins (Eastern Christianity, 2020); Yuri's Night; Cosmonautics Day in Russia (1961)

Terry Fox
Terry Fox
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April 13: Vaisakhi (Sikhism, 2020)

Jefferson Memorial
Jefferson Memorial
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April 14: Bengali New Year, Tamil New Year, and other New Year festivals in South and Southeast Asia (2020); Day of the Georgian Language (1978); N'Ko Alphabet Day in West Africa (1949)

"Black Sunday" dust storm
"Black Sunday" dust storm
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April 15: Day of the Sun in North Korea

Notre-Dame de Paris, with its spire and roof aflame
Notre-Dame de Paris, with its spire and roof aflame
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April 16: Feast day of Saint Bernadette Soubirous (Catholicism)

Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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April 17: Evacuation Day in Syria (1946)

Modern reconstruction of Kaunas Castle
Modern reconstruction of Kaunas Castle
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April 18

Robert Mugabe
Robert Mugabe
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April 19: Easter (Eastern Christianity, 2020); Divine Mercy Sunday (Catholicism, Anglicanism; 2020); feast day of Saint Ælfheah of Canterbury (Catholicism, Anglicanism)

Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building after the Oklahoma City bombing
Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building after the Oklahoma City bombing
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April 20: First day of Ridván (Baháʼí Faith, 2020); Patriots' Day in various U.S. states (2020); 420 (cannabis culture)

Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday
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April 21: Grounation Day (Rastafari); Yom HaShoah in Israel (2020)

Sam Houston
Sam Houston
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April 22: Earth Day; Administrative Professionals Day in various countries (2020)

Two-cent piece first issued in 1864
Two-cent piece first issued in 1864
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April 23: National Sovereignty and Children's Day in Turkey (1920)

Hank Aaron
Hank Aaron
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April 24: First day of Ramadan (Islam, 2020); Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day (1915)

Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble Space Telescope
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April 25: Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand (1915); Liberation Day in Italy (1945)

USS Triton (SSRN-586)
USS Triton (SSRN-586)
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April 26: World Intellectual Property Day

Lorenzo de' Medici
Lorenzo de' Medici
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April 27: King's Day in the Netherlands

Raising the Flag on the Three-Country Cairn
Raising the Flag on the Three-Country Cairn
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April 28: Workers' Memorial Day; Yom HaZikaron in Israel (2020)

Mounted police, including one on a white horse, maintaining order at the FA Cup Final
Mounted police, including one on a white horse, maintaining order at the FA Cup Final
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April 29: Independence Day in Israel (2020)

Replica of HMS Endeavour
Replica of HMS Endeavour
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April 30: Reunification Day in Vietnam (1975)

Faustina Kowalska
Faustina Kowalska
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