April 6, 2021

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 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.

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 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 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.