April 6, 2018

National Sorry Charlie Day


National Sorry Charlie Day is observed each year on April 6. This day encourages us to think about the times we have been rejected and gives us an opportunity to reflect on how we survived the rejection and what we learned from it.

National Caramel Popcorn Day


Caramel popcorn is a confection made of popcorn coated with a sugar or molasses based caramel candy.

National Student-Athlete Day


National Student-Athlete Day is generally recognized April 6 nationwide, but can be celebrated throughout the months of March and April at NCAA colleges and universities. The day recognizes the accomplishments of student-athletes who excel in the classroom, on the playing fields, and who give back to their community through service projects.

National Teflon Day


Teflon is a tough synthetic resin made by polymerizing tetrafluoroethylene, used to coat nonstick cooking utensils and to make seals and bearings. It also refers to someone able to withstand criticism or attack with no apparent effect.

National Tartan Day


National Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish heritage on April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. Tartan Days typically have parades of pipe bands, Highland dancing and other Scottish-themed events.

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace


On August 23, 2013, the the United Nations General Assembly decided to proclaim April 6 as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. The mission is to place sport at the service of humankind and promote a peaceful society and healthy lifestyles by associating sport with culture and education and safeguarding human dignity without any discrimination whatsoever.

National Alcohol Screening Day


National Alcohol Screening Day is an outreach, education, and screening initiative that raises awareness about harmful and dependent drinking behaviors and connects individuals who are at risk with treatment options. It is held annually on Thursday of the first full week of April. Thousands of colleges, community-based organizations, and military installations provide the program to the public each year.