Annie's April Fool's Day Page
Tells about the holiday's history and considers the day from a Christian perspective.

  • They are corrupt, they have done abominable works; There is none that doeth good." ~Psalms 14:1~ An April Fool is defined as: "One who is sportively imposed upon by others on the first day of April." Websters Dictionary defines a fool as: 1

  • In the United States, the victim is called an April Fool

  • No one knows where the April Fools' custom began

  • 1; those who were unaware of the change or too conservative to break tradition celebrated on April 1, the last day of the old 8-day New Year's festival; tradition in France (where victim is called "April fish") and Great Britain; introduced into America in colonial times; favorite gags include sending someone on impossible errand and running harmless fibs in the media; when person grows confused or realizes he is being tricked, the joker calls out "April Fool!"; in France, people stick cutout paper fish on another's back or send them anonymously in the mail

  • There, the old New Year's festival was observed from March 25 to April 1 and ended with an exchange of gifts

  • People who still celebrated the New Year in April were called April fish and sent mock presents

    Anzac Day
    The history, tradition and its significance for Australians. From the Australian
    War Memorial, the customs and traditions of commemorative ceremonies.

  • ANZAC Day ANZAC Day (25 April) is the most important national day of commemoration for Australians

    Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day - home
    An international event to promote and celebrate the art of pinhole photography
    by encouraging people throughout the world to make a simple pinhole photograph ...

  • Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day 2006 Home | Language: What is Pinhole Day? Anyone, anywhere in the world, who makes a pinhole photograph on the last Sunday in April, can scan it and upload it to this website where it will become part of the annual Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day celebration's online gallery

  • The last Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day was celebrated around the planet on April 30, 2006

    CNN - Last day, last hope for Northern Ireland peace talks - April ...

  • COMMUNITY SITE SOURCES SPECIALS Last day, last hope for Northern Ireland peace talks British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern address the media before the meeting Mowlam: 'Everybody's got to give a little' April 9, 1998 Web posted at: 6:45 a.m

  • Message board: Related stories: - April 8, 1998 - April 8, 1998 - April 8, 1998 - April 6, 1998 - April 6, 1998 - April 3, 1998 - April 2, 1998 - March 23, 1998 Related sites: Note: Pages will open in a new browser window - and the armed struggle in Irish politics - Northern Ireland's largest morning newspaper External sites are not endorsed by CNN Interactive


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    Holidays and Other Dates in the US Secular Calendar
    A form that calculates the dates of secular American holidays and celebrations
    for any year. Various useful calendar algorithms are also listed.

  • Daylight Saving time begins , (currently) first Sunday in April (but not in Arizona, Hawaii, and most of the counties of Indiana)

  • Federal Income Taxes are due April 15th; if the 15th is a Saturday or Sunday, then the due date is the Monday after the 15th

  • April Fools's Day , April 1

  • Earth Day , April 22 (since 1970; see ) Administrative Assistants' Day , which once upon a time was Secretaries' Day, is the Wednesday of the last full week of April (that is, the Wednesday before the last Saturday in April) since 1955; see this site for more information

  • Arbor Day is often the last Friday in April (since 1872), but since planting conditions vary, it may occur from September to May; please consult the 's list of Arbor Day Dates

    Knoxville Tennessee - Anderson County School Calendars
    For Anderson County school system, Oak Ridge City schools, and Clinton City schools.

    Knoxville Tennessee - Loudon County School Calendars
    Calendars for county and city public schools in Loudon County, Tennessee.

    Baghdad Burning
    A young Iraqi woman writes about conditions in the country after the war.

  • Like it was 'A New Day for Iraqis' on April 9, 2003

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    Vipassana Course Schedule
    Schedule of courses and contact information.

    Drew Curtis'
    Interesting, bizarre and amusing news stories, along with regular photo manipulation

    Indiana Arbor Day
    Includes information on Arbor Day programs, the history of the observance,
    celebration ideas for cities and towns, tree planting instructions and links to ...

  • Education Programs - Indiana Arbor Day Indiana Arbor Day Arbor Day: April 30, 2004 The last Friday in April-- a day to put down roots! More Information About Indiana Arbor Day The History of Arbor Day Trees have always played an important role in human religious and mythological history

  • Morton, in the fall of 1871, made a resolution to the Nebraska State Board of Agriculture to set aside April 10, 1872 as a day for tree planting in the state

  • Indiana began celebrating Arbor Day in April 1884, although the day did not become an annual celebration in Indiana until 1896

  • The first Arbor Day in Indiana was observed on April 11, 1884

  • On March 10, 1913, the Indiana legislature passed a bill setting the third Friday of April as Arbor Day

  • In 1929, an amendment was passed in the legislature changing the date to the second Friday in April

  • Due to frequent conflicts with school spring vacations and the fact that Arbor Day occasionally fell on Good Friday, the date was again changed in 1991 to the last Friday of April, corresponding to the official date of the National Arbor Day

  • The original date was April 10, 1872, a Wednesday

    ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee (Queensland)
    Committee who oversee Anzac Day events in Queensland. Includes detailed information
    about commemorative services, military history, classroom activities and a ...

  • ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918)

  • That day is ANZAC Day -- 25 April


    ANZAC Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Encyclopedia article about Anzac Day. Covers the origin and history of the day,
    as well as how it is commemorated in different parts of the world.

  • From 1916 onwards, in both Australia and New Zealand, Anzac services were held on or about April 25, mainly organised by returned servicemen and school children in cooperation with local authorities

  • In Australia, at the 1921 state premiers' conference it was decided that ANZAC Day would be observed on the 25 April each year

    Valentine's Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    A detailed history from the online encyclopedia, with links.

    The Banker
    A banking industry publication that includes coverage of retail finance, investment,
    and technology issues.

    President Bush: Monday "Moment of Truth" for World on Iraq
    Full text of a news conference with US President Bush, Jose Manuel Durao Barroso,
    Prime Minister of Portugal, Tony Blair, Prime Minister of Britain and Jose ...

    University of Vermont
    View past and present calendars and the schedule five years into the future.
    Find out when to go to class, exams, or go home for vacation.

    KDE Developer's Corner - KOffice 1.2 Release Plan
    Outline for version 1.2 release schedule.

  • KOffice 1.2 Beta 1 Thursday April 11, 2002 KOffice is temporarily frozen : bugfix commits only

  • Wednesday April 17 Tarballs are made out of KOffice, for KOffice 1.2 Beta 1 They are made public immediately, and given to packagers for creation of binary packages

  • Monday April 22 Announce KOffice 1.2 Beta 1

    Greenville Tech - College Online
    Weekend college, college online and college on TV.

  • 14, 2007 Exams for 1st Half Term March 1-2, 2007 Classes Begin for 2nd Half Term March 5, 2007 Last Day to Withdraw from 2nd Half Term April 17, 2007 Exams for 2nd Half Term May 2-4, 7, 2007 Martin Luther King's Birthday (M) January 16, 2007 Easter Holidays April 2-6, 2007 Graduation May 8, 2007 SUMMER 2007 Summer Classes Begin May 16, 2007 Last Day to Withdraw from Full Term July 9, 2007 Exams August 1-3, 2007 Classes begin for 1st Half Term Begin May 16, 2007 Last Day to Withdraw from 1st Half June 7, 2007 Exams for 1st Half Term June 19-20, 2007 Classes Begin for 2nd Half Term June 21, 2007 Last Day to Withdraw from 2nd Half Term July 20, 2007 Exams for 2nd Half Term August 1-3, 2007 Independence Day Holidays July 2-6, 2007 The information contained in this website is subject to change without notice

    Jefferson County School District
    (Fayette) Board members, school listing, and contact information.

  • King Day January 15, 2007 Spring Holiday Dismissal: March 9, 2007 Return: March 19, 2007 (3/12 - 3/16) Easter Dismissal: April 5, 2007 Return: April 10, 2007 (4/06 - 4/09) Memorial Day Dismissal: May 25, 2006 Return: May 29, 2007 (05/28) Teacher Orientation & Staff Development: August 1-4, 2006 First Day Of School Attendance: August 7, 2006 Nine-Week Examinations: October 5-6, 2006 (1 st Nine Wks.) March 8-9, 2007 (3 rd Nine Wks.) Semester Examinations: December 21-22, 2006 (1 st Sem.) May 17-18, 2007 (2 nd Sem.); Sr Exams– May 15-16 Parent Days: (Thursday) October 19, 2006 & April 12, 2007 Students will be dismissed at 1 P.M

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