USA Holidays in April

Holiday Insights April 2019

Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:California, Colorado, Texas

California, Colorado, Texas

2019
Monday
1
April

r169301 April 1, 2019 r169381 César Chávez Day

César Chávez Day is observed in the United States on March 31 each year. It celebrates the birthday of César Estrada Chávez and it serves as a tribute to his commitment to social justice and respect for human dignity.

César Chávez Day
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Holiday Type:Muslim


2019
Wednesday
3
April

r169301 April 3, 2019 r169381 Isra and Mi’raj

Many Muslims in the United States observe Isra and Mi’raj (Al Isra’ wal Miraj, Lailat al Mi’raj, or Laylat al Miraj). This event commemorates the Prophet Muhammad’s journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and his ascent into heaven. It is observed on the 27th day of Rajab, the seventh month in the Islamic calendar.

Isra and Miraj (Night Journey)
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Holiday Type:Observance

Where It is Observed:in USA

in USA

2019
Tuesday
9
April

r169301 April 9, 2019 r169381 National Library Workers’ Day

Librarians across the United States celebrate National Library Workers’ Day (NLWD) on the Tuesday of National Library Week, held in April every year.

National Library Workers' Day
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Holiday Type:Christian

Where It is Observed:Most countries of the world

Most countries of the world

2019
Sunday
14
April

r169301 April 14, 2019 r169381 Palm Sunday

Many Christians in the United States remember Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of Holy Week. This day is also on the Sunday before Easter Sunday.

Sunday before Easter
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Holiday Type:Local observance

Where It is Observed:Hawaii

Hawaii

2019
Monday
15
April

r169301 April 15, 2019 r169381 Father Damien Day

On April 15, 1889, Father Damien died of Hansen’s disease on the island of Molokai, Hawaii. He was a man who cared for sufferers of this disease and continued his missionary work on this island. People in Hawaii remember his life and deeds on April 15, the anniversary of his death.

Happy Father Damien Day
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Maine, Massachusetts

Maine, Massachusetts

2019
Monday
15
April

r169301 April 15, 2019 r169381 Patriot’s Day

Patriot’s Day (or Patriots’ Day) commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord, which were fought near Boston in 1775. Patriot’s Day is annually held on the third Monday of April. It should not be confused with Patriot Day, held on September 11 to mark the anniversary of terrorist attacks in the USA in 2001.

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Holiday Type:Observance


2019
Monday
15
April

r169301 April 15, 2019 r169381 Tax Day

Many United States residents mark Tax Day as the deadline to file their income tax details to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The date is usually on or around April 15. However, this deadline may be extended to accommodate holidays or extreme weather conditions.

happy tax day
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:District of Columbia

District of Columbia

2019
Tuesday
16
April

r169301 April 16, 2019 r169381 Emancipation Day

Emancipation Day is a holiday in Washington DC to mark the anniversary of the signing of the Compensated Emancipation Act, which president Abraham Lincoln signed on April 16, 1862. It is annually held on April 16.

Happy Emancipation Day
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Holiday Type:Christian

Where It is Observed:Most countries of the world

Most countries of the world

2019
Thursday
18
April

r169301 April 18, 2019 r169381 Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, is a Christian observance in the United States. It is the day before Good Friday and takes place during Holy Week. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s last supper and the initiation of Holy Communion (the Euchar …

Maundy Thursday
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Holiday Type:State holiday


2019
Friday
19
April

r169301 April 19, 2019 r169381 Good Friday

Good Friday occurs two days before Easter Sunday in the United States. It is the day when Christians commemorate Jesus Christ’s crucifixion, which plays an important part in the Christian faith. It is not a federal holiday in the United States, althoug …

Holy week Goos Friday Day
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Holiday Type:Christian

Where It is Observed:Most countries of the world

Most countries of the world

2019
Saturday
20
April

r169301 April 20, 2019 r169381 Holy Saturday

Many Christians in the United States observe Holy Saturday, which falls between Good Friday and Easter Sunday. It commemorates the day when Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, according to the Christian bible. It is also known as Easter Eve a …

Holy week Holy Saturday
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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:Israel, in USA

Israel, in USA

2019
Saturday
20
April

r169301 April 20, 2019 r169381 Passover (first day)

Passover (Pesach) generally lasts for eight days in the United States. Many Jewish people spend the Passover period with family members or close friends.

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Holiday Type:Observance

Where It is Observed:USA

USA

2019
Saturday
20
April

r169301 April 20, 2019 r169381 Husband Appreciation Day

The objective of this special day is for wives to show appreciation to husbands in a marriage with no children. In a marriage with children, there is Father’s Day , a day to recognize the value of husbands with kids. So, it is only fitting that there be a special day, today, to recognize and show appreciation to childless husbands. 

Husband Day
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Texas

Texas

2019
Sunday
21
April

r169301 April 21, 2019 r169381 San Jacinto Day

San Jacinto Day is a day of state pride for Texans in the United States on April 21 each year. It commemorates the Battle of San Jacinto between the Texan army and Mexican forces, which took place on April 21, 1836. The battle was a turning point for Texas’ independence from Mexico.

Happy San Jacinto Day
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Holiday Type:Christian, Observance

Where It is Observed:Most countries of the world

Most countries of the world

2019
Sunday
21
April

r169301 April 21, 2019 r169381 Easter Sunday

Many Christians celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday. The Easter date depends on the ecclesiastical approximation of the March equinox.

happy easter
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Holiday Type:Local observance

Where It is Observed:Oklahoma

Oklahoma

2019
Monday
22
April

r169301 April 22, 2019 r169381 Oklahoma Day

Oklahoma Day, which is annually held on April 22, commemorates the date when the “Oklahoma Lands” area, which is now the state of Oklahoma, opened for European settlement.

Happy Oklahoma Day
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