All About April 22nd
Holidays, Horoscope and History
Welcome to time for the Holidays. Today we will discuses the history behind today’s holidays, horoscope Aries’ traits, historical events and other nostalgic trivia such as popular song and movies. If it’s your birthday tell us below so we can wish you a Happy Birthday!
April 22nd Holidays
Thanks for stopping by today to see the daily holidays that fall on April 22nd!
- “In God We Trust” Day
On July 30, 1956, two years after pushing to have the phrase “under God” inserted into the pledge of allegiance, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a law officially declaring “In God We Trust” to be the nation’s official motto and adding that motto to all paper currency. Read more about it here.
- Earth Day
Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EARTHDAY.ORG including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries.
- April Showers Day
By April, we are all ready to celebrate April Showers instead of past month’s snow! Plus we get to look forward to May’s flowers! So, Happy April Showers Day!
- Girl Scout Leader Day
Girl Scout Leader’s Day, April 22, honors all the volunteers who work as leaders and mentors in partnership with girls. On this day, girls, their families, and communities find special ways to thank their adult Girl Scout volunteers. Read more at girlscouts.org.
- International Mother Earth Day
International Mother Earth Day was established in 2009, by the United Nations General Assembly under Resolution A/RES/63/278. The Resolution was introduced by The Plurinational State of Bolivia and endorsed by over 50 member states. It recognizes that “the Earth and its ecosystems are our home” and that “it is necessary to promote harmony with nature and the Earth.” The term Mother Earth is used because it “reflects the interdependence that exists among human beings, other living species and the planet we all inhabit”. It is decided to designate April 22 as International Mother Earth Day.
- National Jelly Bean Day
Well is you like this sweet colorful chewy candy, then you know how to celebrate!
Zodiac Sign for April 22nd is Taurus
Time period: April 20 – May 21
Ruling planet: Venus
Zodiac quality: Fixed
Birthstones: Emerald, Diamond, Sapphire, Garnet, Rose quartz
Famous Tauruses: Dwayne Johnson, Queen Elizabeth II, Megan Fox, George Clooney, Adele, Mark Zuckerberg, Shakespeare, David Beckham, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
April 22nd Trivia
A list of today’s historical events, famous birthdays and other random trivia.
- 1864 – The U.S. Congress passes the Coinage Act of 1864 that mandates that the inscription In God We Trust be placed on all coins minted as United States currency. Wiki
- 1889 – At noon, thousands rush to claim land in the Land Rush of 1889. Within hours the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie are formed with populations of at least 10,000.
- 1916 – The #1 movie was, “Burlesque on Carmen.”
- 1936 – Glen Campbell, American country singer was born in Billstown, AR.
- 1936 – The #1 movie was, “The Great Ziegfeld.”
- 1937 – Jack Nicholson, American actor was born in Neptune City, NY. You know him from One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, The Shining, The Departed, A Few Good Men and so many more.
- 1950 – Peter Frampton, Musician was born in Bromley, United.
- 1955 – The #1 movie was, “A Man Called Peter.”
- 1966 – Jeffrey Dean Morgan, American Actor was born in Seattle, WA. You know him from starring in The Walking Dead, Supernatural and Grey’s Anatomy among others.
- 1970 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboards was, “Let It Be,” by The Beatles.
- 1970 – The first Earth Day is celebrated. Wiki
- 1974 – The #1 movie was, “Blazing Saddles.”
- 1984 – The #1 movie was, “Police Academy,”
- 1985 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “We Are The World,” by USA For Africa.
- 1986 – Amber Heard, American actress was born in, Austin, TX.
- 1990 – Machine Gun Kelly, American rapper was born in Houston, TX.
- 1994 – The #1 movie was, “Bad Girls.”
- 1996 – The #1 song on the Top 40 Bilboard was, “Because You Loved Me, ” by Celine Dion.
- 2016 – The Paris Agreement is signed, an agreement to help fight global warming. United Nations Climate Change
- 2016 – The #1 movie was, “The Jungle Book.”
- 2017 – Erin Moran, American actress best known for playing Joanie on the TV show, “Happy Days” passes away.
- 2019 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard is, “Old Town Road, by “Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus.”
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