This is our day guide for Thursday April 4th 2019 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Observances on April 4th 2019

National Chicken Cordon Bleu Day

National Chicken Cordon Bleu Day

Chicken, Cheese, breadcrumbs - Cordon Bleu is a delicious triple threat!

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National Hug a Newsman Day

National Hug a Newsman Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Hug a Newsman Day

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National School Librarian Day

National School Librarian Day

It's a day to celebrate your School Librarian - just not too loudly, it's a library...

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National Walk Around Things Day

National Walk Around Things Day

As spring starts to warm up in the northern hemisphere, it's the perfect time to get out in the fresh air for a walk.

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National Burrito Day

National Burrito Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Burrito Day

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International Carrot Day

International Carrot Day

OK, maybe they won't help you see in the dark, but this important vegetable needs some love on its national day.

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International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 

Decades ago, millions of landmines were buried in countries across the world. Thousands of lives were lost, with others altered forever because of one unlucky step.

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Public Holidays on April 4th 2019

Israa & Miaraj Night

Israa & Miaraj Night

Isra and Mi'raj marks the Night Journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and the ascent into heaven

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Peace Day

Peace Day

The Day of Peace and Reconciliation commemorates the end of the Angolan Civil War on this day in 2002.

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Death of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Death of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was the ninth Prime Minister of Pakistan He founded the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and served as its chairman until his execution in 1979

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Senegal Independence Day

Senegal Independence Day

Celebrates independence and the transfer of power agreement signed with France on 4 April 1960

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Näfelser Fahrt

Näfelser Fahrt

Marks a pilgrimage to the site of a battle with the Habsburgs in 1388

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Taiwan Children's Day

Taiwan Children's Day

Children's Day was declared a non-working public holiday by the Legislative Yuan in May 1990

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