April 02 Holidays

April 02 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | April 02 Calendar

April 2nd Daily Holidays include:

  • Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A. – April 2, 2023 (Four Days Before Passover)
  • Geologists Day – April 2, 2023 (First Sunday in April)
  • International Children’s Book Day
  • International Fact-Checking Day
  • National Ferret Day
  • National Love Your Produce Manager Day
  • National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
  • Palm Sunday – April 2, 2023 (The Sunday one week prior to Easter)
  • Pascua Florida Day – April 2, 2023, but Observed on April 3, 2023 (Usually on April 2nd) (Local Observance in Florida State)
  • Reconciliation Day
  • World Autism Acceptance Day
  • World Autism Awareness Day

April 02: Famous Birthdays

  • April 02, 1805 – Hans Christian Andersen, Danish writer (d. 1875)
  • April 02, 1875 – Walter Chrysler, American automobile pioneer, founder of the Chrysler Corporation (d. 1940)
  • April 02, 1908 – Buddy Ebsen, American actor and dancer (The Beverly Hillbillies, Barnaby Jones) (d. 2003)
  • April 02, 1945 – Linda Hunt, American actress (NCIS: Los Angeles)
  • April 02, 1947 – Emmylou Harris, American singer
  • April 02, 1961 – Christopher Meloni, American actor (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, True Blood)
  • April 02, 1962 – Billy Dean, American singer-songwriter

April 02: Historical Events

  • April 02, 1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León first sights land in what is now Florida, and claims it for Spain
  • April 02, 1792 – The Coinage Act is passed establishing the United States Mint.
  • April 02, 1792 – US authorizes $10 Eagle, $5 half-Eagle & 2.50 quarter-Eagle gold coins & silver dollar, ½ dollar, quarter, dime & half-dime
  • April 02, 1827 – Joseph Dixon begins manufacturing lead pencils
  • April 02, 1872 – George B Brayton patents gasoline powered engine
  • April 02, 1877 – 1st Easter egg roll held on White House lawn
  • April 02, 1902 – 1st motion picture theater opens in Los Angeles
  • April 02, 1911 – The Australian Bureau of Statistics conducts the country’s first national census
  • April 02, 1917 – US President Woodrow Wilson asks the U.S. Congress for a declaration of war on Germany (World War I)
  • April 02, 1932 – Charles Lindbergh turns over $50,000 as a ransom for his kidnapped son
  • April 02, 1935 – Mary Hirsch, becomes the 1st woman licensed as a horse trainer
  • April 02, 1978 – TV show Dallas premieres on CBS
  • April 02, 1978 – Velcro is available for purchase

April 02: Music Events

  • April 02, 1800 – Ludwig van Beethoven leads the premiere of his First Symphony in Vienna
  • April 02, 1966 – Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass become the first act with four albums in the Top 10 at the same time
  • April 02, 1967 – Steve Winwood leaves The Spencer Davis Group to form Traffic with Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood and Dave Mason
  • April 02, 1977 – Fleetwood Mac’s Album Rumours hits #1 & stays at #1 for 31 weeks

April 02: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for April 02 is Taurus.

April Birthstone:

What is the April Birthstone? Diamond

The diamond is the traditional birthstone of April and holds significant meaning for those born in that month, thought to provide the wearer with better relationships and an increase in inner strength. Wearing diamonds is purported to bring other benefits such as balance, clarity and abundance.


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