Brace yourselves to know more about the month of April as we are going to share some interesting facts. Calendarbuzz proudly presents you facts and trivia of April month with some observances also. This is the 4th month of today’s modern calendar or what you can say Gregorian calendar. It was originally the second month in the Ancient Roman calendar before the addition of January and February. April has the length of 30 days and it is the first month in the calendar to have 30 days. It is commonly associated with the season of Autumn in parts of the Southern Hemisphere, and spring in parts of the Northern Hemisphere. Before entering to this month, you would probably like to know some facts and figures about April. So let’s start!
Interesting April Month Facts and Trivia
Most of the people begin the new month with new plannings and schedule but there are only a few who likes to know about a particular month. Knowing what others don’t know gives you a little bit advantage and that makes you different from the others. Along with facts, we are going to share observances of April month also.
- The name of this month is named after the Greek Goddess of love, Aphrodite. It is spelled as “Aprilis” which means “to open”.
- 1st of April is commonly known as April Fool’s Day. On this day, people make fool and prank of each other to celebrate it.
- It is a sports month for the people of US as April marks the beginning of professional baseball season in the United States.
- April is the born month of English poet William Wordsworth who was born on 7 April 1770. is best-known poems is perfect for April in the Northern Hemisphere “I wandered lonely as a cloud.” It was published in 1807. Leanardo Da Vinci was also born in this month.
- The name of this month is also the popular name given to a lot of people. April name is the 423rd most common name in the United States and 250th common name in the United Kingdom.
- It is national awareness month for Pets, Mathematics, Stress, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Bowel Cancer, and Jazz.
- April is the only month out of all 12 months with alphabet “I” in its name.
- The Anglo-Saxons called this month as Eostre-Monadh, possibly named after a pagan Goddess.
Facts about people born in April month
After interesting facts, you may like to know about those people who are born in this month. There are some great facts about such people that you must know. So keep on reading.
- People born in the month of April are sensitive folks. They not only feel every emotion clearly, but they sense what others around them are feeling and going through as well.
- Those people who are born in this month are very good looking and have a beautiful charm on their faces. This makes other people get attracted towards them.
- They are very sporting in nature and likes to play adventures games. Experiment in nature and also explore new pastures every now and then.
- If you are born in this month then your birth flowers are Daisy and Sweet Pea. The daisy symbolizes innocence, loyal love, and purity. Sweat pea signifies blissful pleasure, and are used to say goodbye.
- April born people are very sure of what they do and how they do it. They have no patience when it comes to explaining how they want things from newbies.
- Aries [until April ] and Taurus [20 onwards] are the zodiacs sings of the people who are born in this month.
- Although they are very sensitive in nature, but they could become your worst enemies when you hurt them, cross them or betray them. People born in April month take trust very seriously.
- If you have April born friends, then you should be not worried about anyone as they are Brave in nature. They likes to take risk that makes them Adventurous and Brave.
April Month Observances in the United States
- Cancer Control Month
- Donate Life Month
- Financial Literacy Month
- Jazz Appreciation Month
- National Poetry Month
- National Prevent Child Abuse Month
- National Volunteer Month
- Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month.
See also: March month facts