April 18, 2019

National Lineman Appreciation Day


National Lineman Appreciation Day is a time to express our utmost appreciation to the great men and women that work so hard for us every day. It's our honor to celebrate the hard work, innovation, and dedication of Electrical Lineworkers.

National Columnist's Day


On National Columnists' Day, observed each year on April 18, we honor all newspaper columnists and their contributions. The day was chosen to honor the a Pulitzer Prize winning American journalist Ernie Pyle who was killed by a Japanese sniper on a Pacific island in 1945.

National Animal Crackers Day


An animal cracker is a particular type of small cookie baked in the shape of an animal, such as an lion, tiger, bear, or elephant.

International Day For Monuments and Sites


April 18 is annually observed as the International Day for Monuments and Sites. It aims to bring global attention to the need to conserve monuments and sites as our cultural heritage and to celebrate the diversity of this heritage. The idea for observing this day came out of an International Council on Monuments and Sites conference in Tunisia on April 18, 1982.

National High Five Day


National High Five Day was started in 2002 at the University of Virginia. A group of students set up shop on the main quad of the campus and gave out high-fives and lemonade. It is usually celebrated on the third Thursday in April.