April 06 Holidays

April 06 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | April 06 Calendar

April 6th Daily Holidays include:

  • Army Day
  • California Poppy Day
  • Charlie the Tuna Day
  • Drowsy Driver Awareness Day
  • Fresh Tomato Day
  • Holy Thursday – April 6, 2023
  • Hostess Twinkie Day
  • International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
  • International Fun at Work Day – April 6, 2023 (April 1st, unless it falls on weekend, then the first Thursday in April)
  • Jump Over Things Day
  • Maundy Thursday – April 6, 2023 (Day before Good Friday – Takes place during Holy Week)
  • National Alcohol Screening Day – April 6, 2023 (Thursday of First Full Week of April)
  • National Burrito Day – April 6, 2023 (First Thursday in April)
  • National Caramel Popcorn Day
  • National Siamese Cat Day
  • National Student Athlete Day
  • National Tartan Day
  • New Beers Eve
  • Plan Your Epitaph Day
  • Sorry Charlie Day
  • Teflon Day
  • World Table Tennis Day

April 06: Famous Birthdays

  • April 06, 1844 – Joseph Ludwig, Composer
  • April 06, 1920 – Jack Cover, American pilot and the scientist who invented the Taser gun (d. 2009)
  • April 06, 1928 – James Watson, an American Chemist who co-discovered the structure of DNA
  • April 06, 1937 – Billy Dee Williams, American actor and singer (Empire Strikes Back)
  • April 06, 1952 – Marilu Henner, American actress (Taxi), producer, and author
  • April 06, 1969 – Paul Rudd, American actor, screenwriter, and producer
  • April 06, 1974 – Flash Flanagan, American professional wrestler
  • April 06, 1976 – Candace Cameron Bure, American actress (D.J. Tanner in Full House) producer, and author

April 06: Historical Events

  • April 06, 1320 – The Scots sign the Declaration of Arbroath, thereby reaffirming their independence.
  • April 06, 1789 – The first US Congress starts regular sessions at Federal Hall, NYC
  • April 06, 1808 – John Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company and eventually becomes the first millionaire in America.
  • April 06, 1830 – Joseph Smith, Jr. organized The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in New York.
  • April 06, 1869 – Celluloid, the first plastic is patented
  • April 06, 1886 – The City of Vancouver, British Columbia is incorporated
  • April 06, 1909 – Robert Peary and Matthew Henson reach the North Pole.
  • April 06, 1909 – The first Credit Union is formed in the US
  • April 06, 1912 – Electric starters were used in cars for the first time.
  • April 06, 1917 – The United States declares war on Germany during World War I.
  • April 06, 1924 – The first successful round the world flight starts from Seattle, WA with 4 planes.
  • April 06, 1930 – Hostess Twinkies are invented by James Dewar, a bakery executive.
  • April 06, 1947 – The first Tony Awards are given out for theatrical achievement.
  • April 06, 1980 – Post It Notes, go on the market.
  • April 06, 1998 – A $76 Billion merger is announced by the Travelers Group between them, and Citicorp. The merger is completed on Oct. 8th, and the companies are now known as Citibank.
  • April 06, 2006 – New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL), is made an official language of New Zealand

April 06: Music Events

  • April 06, 1965 – California Girls by The Beach Boys is recorded.
  • April 06, 1968 – Simon and Garfunkel hits #1 with The Graduate
  • April 06, 1971 – Carly Simon meets James Taylor after her concert in LA. They married in November, 1972.
  • April 06, 1974 – 200,000 people attend the “California Jam”, rock concert in Ontario, CA. Bands included The Eagles, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Earth Wind & Fire and Emerson, Lake and Palmer.
  • April 06, 1974 – Billy Joe’s Piano Man is his first Top 40 hit. (below)

April 06: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for April 06 is Aries.

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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