April 25, 2019

National Telephone Day

National East Meets West Day

National East Meets West Day, also known as Elbe Day, is observed annually on April 25. Elbe Day, April 25, 1945, is the day Soviet and American troops met at the Elbe River, near Torgau in Germany, marking an important step toward the end of World War II in Europe.

National Zucchini Bread Day

Zucchini bread is a moist, sweet or savory bread made from shredded zucchini.

National DNA Day

National DNA Day is a unique day when students, teachers and the public can learn more about genetics and genomics! The day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003, and the discovery of DNA's double helix in 1953.

National Hug a Plumber Day

National Hug a Plumber Day encourages us to recognize the ingenuity, hard work and skills of plumbers everywhere.

World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day (WMD) is an international observance commemorated every year on April 25 and recognizes global efforts to control malaria. Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease affecting humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans.

National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

National Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day is a non-profit educational program in the United States that revolves around parents taking their children to work for one day. It is the successor to Take Our Daughters To Work Day, which was expanded to include boys in 2003. In the U.S., it occurs on the 4th Thursday in April every year.

National Poem In Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day began in 2002 as part of New York City's National Poetry Month celebration. In 2008, the Academy of American Poets expanded the event by encouraging individuals around the country to join in and channel their inner bard. Each year on Poem in Your Pocket Day, schools, bookstores, libraries, parks, workplaces, and other venues ring loud with open readings of poems from pockets.