April 9, 2019

National Cherish an Antique Day


National Cherish an Antique Day recognizes the tens of thousands of people who buy, sell, repair, appraise, and collect vintage items and antiques.

National Name Yourself Day


On National Name Yourself Day, people can spend the day withe a different name.

National Winston Churchill Day


On April 9, 1963, John F. Kennedy proclaimed Sir Winston Churchill an honorary U.S. citizen. This anniversary has been dubbed an unofficial holiday, National Winston Churchill Day.

National Chinese Almond Cookie Day


Chinese almond cookie is a plain cookie with an almond in the center, which was thought to bring good luck.

National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day


April 9 is designated by Congress as the observance of National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day. The date of April 9 was chosen to commemorate the same day in 1942, when United States forces surrendered on the Bataan Peninsula, beginning the Bataan Death March.

National Library Workers Day


National Library Workers Day is a day for library staff, users, administrators and friends to recognize the hard work, dedication, and valuable contributions made by all library workers. It is celebrated on the Tuesday of National Library Week.