April 22 Holidays

April 22 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | April 22 Calendar

April 22st Daily Holidays include:

  • April Showers Day
  • Chemists Celebrate the Earth Day
  • Earth Day
  • Girl Scout Leader Appreciation Day
  • Global Selfie Earth Day
  • In God We Trust Day
  • International Marconi Day – April 22, 2023 (Closest Saturday to April 25th)
  • International Mother Earth Day
  • Mother Earth Day
  • National Dance Day – April 22, 2023 (Fourth Saturday in April)
  • National Day of Puppetry – April 22, 2023 (Fourth Saturday in April)
  • National Jelly Bean Day
  • Oklahoma Day

April 22: Famous Birthdays

  • April 22, 1832 – Julius Sterling Morton, was an American Journalist and politician (Governor of Nebraska), who started Arbor Day (d. 1902)
  • April 22, 1870 – Vladimir Lenin was a USSR communist revolutionary and Premier of Russia
  • April 22, 1872 – Princess Margaret of Prussia, Queen of Finland (d. 1954)
  • April 22, 1906 – Eddie Albert, American actor (Green Acres) (d. 2005)
  • April 22, 1923 – Aaron Spelling, American actor, screenwriter, and producer (Charlie’s Angels) (d. 2006)
  • April 22, 1936 – Glen Campbell, American country singer, songwriter, guitarist and actor (Time I Get to Phoenix)
  • April 22, 1937 – Jack Nicholson, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest)
  • April 22, 1946 – Steven L. Bennett, American captain, pilot and Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1972)
  • April 22, 1950 – Peter Frampton, English singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer (Frampton Comes Alive)
  • April 22, 1959 – Catherine Mary Stewart, Canadian actress
  • April 22, 1972 – Willie Robertson, American TV personality and businessman (Duck Dynasty)

April 22: Historical Events

  • April 22, 1823 – Roller skates are patented by R. J. Ryers
  • April 22, 1864 – The U.S. Congress passes the Coinage Act of 1864 that mandates that “In God We Trust” be placed on all coins minted as U.S. currency
  • April 22, 1889 – Oklahoma land rush officially starts at high noon and Oklahoma City and Guthrie are formed within hours
  • April 22, 1898 – Congress passes the Volunteer Army Act calling for a Volunteer Cavalry
  • April 22, 1915 – 1st military use of poison gas (chlorine) by Germany during World War I
  • April 22, 1930 – U.S., United Kingdom, and Japan sign the London Naval Treaty which limits shipbuilding and regulates submarine warfare
  • April 22, 1945 – The Concentration Camp at Sachsenhausen is liberated
  • April 22, 1969 – The 1st human eye transplant is performed
  • April 22, 1970 – The 1st Earth Day is celebrated internationally to conserve natural resources
  • April 22, 1976 – Barbara Walters becomes the 1st female nightly network news anchor
  • April 22, 1977 – Optical fiber is used to carry live telephone traffic for the first time
  • April 22, 1981 – Tucson, Arizona has the largest U.S. bank robbery, with more than $3.3 million stolen
  • April 22, 1993 – The Holocaust Memorial Museum is dedicated in Washington D.C.
  • April 22, 1998 – Disney’s Animal Kingdom opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida
  • April 22, 2008 – The U.S. Air Force retires the remaining F-117 Nighthawk aircraft in service
  • April 22, 2016 – The U.N. sign the Paris Agreement regarding Climate Change

April 22: Music Events

  • April 22, 1876 – Tsjaikovsky finishes his “Swan Lake” ballet
  • April 22, 1978 – 1st appearance by the Blues Brothers (John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd) on Saturday Night Live
  • April 22, 1978 – Bob Marley and the Wailers performed at the “One Love Peace Concert” in Jamaica
  • April 22, 1985 – Prince released his album, “Around the World in a Day”
  • April 22, 1989 – Guns N’ Roses released “Patience”
  • April 22, 1989 – Madonna’s single “Like a Prayer” hits #1 on the US singles chart and remains at the top for three weeks
  • April 22, 2003 – Madonna released her album, “American Life”
  • April 22, 2010 – Bret Michaels was rushed to the hospital as a result of a brain hemorrhage

April 22: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for April 22 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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