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Look Up at the Sky Day
On the 14th of April, the calendar of curious holidays from all over the world will take a look up. To be more precise, towards heaven. Because this date stands for the US-American show-in-the-sky day.
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Dolphin Day
Dolphin Day is a day dedicated to dolphins, aimed at educating people about dolphins and how they help protect the oceans.
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Emma Watson (*1990)
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress and model. Born in Paris and brought up in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School and trained as an actress at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts.
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Leonardo da Vinci (*1452)
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (14/15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath of the Renaissance whose areas of interest included invention, drawing, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.
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Leonhard Euler (*1707)
Leonhard Euler (15 April 1707 – 18 September 1783) was a Swiss mathematician, physicist, astronomer, logician and engineer who made important and influential discoveries in many branches of mathematics, such as infinitesimal calculus and graph theory, while also making pioneering contributions to several branches such as topology and analytic number theory.
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National That Sucks Day
April 15 is celebrated in the United States as National That Sucks Day. In this respect, the calendar day today is truly not under a good star. At least when it comes to the US-American Bruce Novotny, who founded this event in 2005.
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Sinking of the Titanic (1929)
Atlantic (1929) is a British black-and-white film, directed and produced by Ewald André Dupont and starring Franklin Dyall and Madeleine Carroll. Originally, two versions were made, the English and German-language version Atlantik were shot simultaneously. Subsequently, the production of a French version (Atlantis) began in spring 1930 using different footage and partially an altered storyline.
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No special event today
There is no special event known to us today.
First broadcast of Game of Thrones (2011)
Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is A Game of Thrones.
Calendar: Movies & Series
First appearance of Superman in Action Comics #1 (1938)
Superman volume 1 ran from 1939 to 1986 for 423 issues, with 12 Annuals printed between 1960–1986 (1960–1964 and 1983–1986). In 1986, this series was retitled The Adventures of Superman, continuing with the same numbering from 1987 to 2006, with nine Annuals also printed.
Calendar: Comics, Books & Analog Games
George Takei (*1937)
George Hosato Takei (born Hosato Takei, April 20, 1937) is an American actor, author, and activist. He is best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the television series Star Trek.
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"Daily Mail" publishes the first photo of the monster of Loch Ness (1934)
In Scottish folklore, the Loch Ness Monster or Nessie is said to be a creature that inhabits Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. It is often described as large in size with a long neck and one or more humps protruding from the water. Popular interest and belief in the creature have varied since it was brought to worldwide attention in 1933.
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Robert Oppenheimer (*1940, "father of the atomic bomb")
Julius Robert Oppenheimer (April 22, 1904 – February 18, 1967) was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. Oppenheimer was the wartime head of the Los Alamos Laboratory and is among those who are credited with being the "father of the atomic bomb" for their role in the Manhattan Project, the World War II undertaking that developed the first nuclear weapons.
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Max Planck (*1858)
Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck, (23 April 1858 – 4 October 1947) was a German theoretical physicist whose discovery of energy quanta won him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918.
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German Beer Day
In honor of the German Purity Law we celebrate April 23rd since 1994 as the Day of German Beer. Be it Alt, Kölsch, Pils or wheat - in Germany people drink beer. May one believe various statistics, that also not exactly too scarcely. Per capita, Germans consume between 120 and 150 litres of barley juice per year.
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Nose Picking Day
For some certainly one of the most unusual odd holidays, for others certainly a rather disgusting affair.
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