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April Content Calendar

When it comes to marketing your business, a content calendar can help. Use this Content Calendar to help you with what to post.
April Content Calendar

When it comes to what to post on social media, the answer can be almost anything.

Just be sure to follow the “TRIANGLE OF TRUST“.

April

April Monthly Celebrations

  • Global Astronomy Month
  • International Guitar Month
  • Keep America Beautiful Month
  • Lawn and Garden Month
  • National Card and Letter Writing Month
  • National Frog Month
  • National Humor Month
  • National Kite Month
  • National Pecan Month
  • National Poetry Month
  •  National Welding Month
  • Records and Information Management Month
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Stress Awareness Month

 

April Weekly Events

  • Week 1 Library Week
  • Week 1 Read a Road Map Week.
  • Week 2 Garden Week
  • Week 3 Organize Your Files Week
  • Week 3 Medical Labs Week
  • Week 4 Administrative Assistants Week
  • Week 4 National Karaoke Week

 

April Holidays That Vary

April 1

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

    • 1778 New Orleans businessman Oliver Pollock creates the “$” symbol
    • 1853 Cincinnati becomes 1st US city to employ fulltime professional firefighters
    • 1945 Battle of Okinawa: US ground forces invade Okinawa during World War II in the largest amphibious assault of the Pacific theatre
    • 1976 Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Computer in the garage of Jobs’ parents house in Cupertino, California

April 2

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1792 The Coinage Act is passed establishing the United States Mint and authorizing the $10 Eagle, $5 half-Eagle & 2.50 quarter-Eagle gold coins & silver dollar, ½ dollar, quarter, dime & half-dime
  • 1800 1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven‘s 1st Symphony in C

April 3

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1776 George Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College
  • 1882 American outlaw Jesse James is killed by Robert Ford at home in St Joseph
  • 1953 American magazine “TV Guide” publishes 1st issue, features on the cover the new born baby of actors Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz Jr.
  • 1991 “Penn and Teller – Refrigerator Tour” opens at Eugene O’Neill Theater NYC

April 4

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1789 1st US Congress begins regular sessions during George Washington‘s presidency at Federal Hall, NYC (ending 1791)
  • 1841 Vice President John Tyler becomes the 10th President of the United States after the death of President William Henry Harrison
  • 1968 US civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated by James Earl Ray at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1975 Microsoft is founded as a partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800
  • 1989 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar‘s last NBA game in Seattle
  • 2013 74 people are killed after an illegally constructed building collapses in Thane, India

April 5

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1722 Dutch navigator Jacob Roggeveen is the first European to discover Easter Island / Rapa Nui in the southeastern Pacific
  • 1887 Anne Sullivan teaches “water” to Helen Keller
  • 1923 Firestone Tire and Rubber Company starts producing inflatable tires
  • 1967 ’76er Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 41 rebounds
  • 2019 OKC guard Russell Westbrook becomes first player in NBA history to average a triple-double for the third consecutive season during the Thunder’s 123-110 win at home over Detroit Pistons

April 6

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1906 World’s 1st animated cartoon is released, “Humorous Phases of Funny Faces” by J. Stuart Blackton
  • 2009 “Star Trek” film reboot directed by J.J. Abrams, starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto premieres in Austin, Texas

April 7

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1991 Tradition Senior Men’s Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Jack Nicklaus wins his second of 4 event titles by 1 stroke from Jim Colbert, Jim Dent & Phil Rodgers
  • 2003 U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein‘s regime falls two days later
  • 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, Yes, Tupac Shakur, Journey, and Pearl Jam inducted
  • 2019 Retiring NBA legends Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas) and Dwyane Wade (Miami) play their final home games, both victories; Magic Johnson sensationally quits as LA Lakers president of basketball operations; Houston Rockets convert NBA record 27 three-point field goals in 149-113 win over Phoenix

April 8

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1879 Milk sold in glass bottles for 1st time
  • 1983 In front of a live audience of 20 tourists, David Copperfield makes the Statue of Liberty disappear

April 9

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1950 Bob Hope‘s 1st TV appearance
  • 1962 US President JohnF. Kennedy throws out 1st ball at Washington’s new DC Stadium
  • 1963 Winston Churchill becomes 1st honorary US citizen
  • 2009 Mockumentary “Parks and Recreation” starring Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman and Aziz Ansari debuts on NBC in the US

April 10

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1947 Jackie Robinson becomes first black player of the 20th century to sign a MLB contract; Brooklyn GM, Branch Rickey announces Dodgers had bought Robinson’s contract from Montreal Royals
  • 1974 Magicians Penn Jillette and Teller first meet
  • 2019 First-ever photo of a black hole announced, taken by The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration in 2017 in galaxy M87, 6.5 billion times the mass of earth, 55 million light-years away

April 11

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

April 12

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1945 US President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies in office and Vice President Harry Truman is sworn in as 33rd US President
  • 1955 Polio vaccine tested by Jonas Salk announced to be ‘safe and effective’ and is given full approval by the US Food and Drug Administration
  • 2009 U.S. Navy rescues captain Richard Phillips, killing three pirates and capturing a fourth

April 13

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

April 14

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1865 US President Abraham Lincoln is shot in the head by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington; he dies a day later
  • 1894 1st public showing of Thomas Edison‘s kinetoscope (moving pictures)
  • 1912 RMS Titanic hits an iceberg at 11.40pm off Newfoundland
  • 1960 American record company Motown, founded by Berry Gordy Jr., is incorporated as Motown Record Corporation
  • 2000 Metallica file a lawsuit against P2P sharing phenomenon Napster. This lawsuit eventually leads the movement against file-sharing programs.

April 15

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1865 Abraham Lincoln dies nine hours after he is shot by John Wilkes Booth while attending the play “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theatre in Washington
  • 1910 William Howard Taft is first US President to throw out the 1st ball at a baseball game
  • 1912 RMS Titanic sinks at 2:27 AM off Newfoundland as the band plays on, with the loss of between 1,490 and 1,635 people
  • 1947 Jackie Robinson becomes 1st African-American to play in US major league baseball (Dodgers)
  • 1955 Ray Kroc opens first McDonald’s Inc. fast food restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • 2019 Aretha Franklin posthumously receives the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor, first individual woman to win it since 1930
  • 2019 Paris cathedral Notre Dame catches fire, toppling its spire and destroying its roof

April 16

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1789 George Washington heads for 1st presidential inauguration
  • 2003 Washington Wizards’ Michael Jordan plays his final NBA game, in Philadelphia, where he receives a 3 minute standing ovation.

April 17

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

April 18

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Holidays

International Juggler’s Day – also applies to multi tasking office workers

Newspaper Columnists Day  

Pet Owners Independence Day

This Day In History

  • 1775 Paul Revere and William Dawes ride from Charlestown to Lexington warning the “regulars are coming!”
  • 1968 1st ABA basketball championship began
  • 1991 John Stockton breaks his own NBA season assist record at 1,136
  • 1998 NFL Draft: Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning first pick by Indianapolis Colts

April 19

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1775 American Revolution begins in Lexington, Massachusetts. The “Shot Heard Round the World” took place in Concord later that day
  • 1932 President Herbert Hoover suggests 5 day work week
  • 1963 Johnny Cash releases single “Ring Of Fire” written by his future wife June Carter and Merle Kilgore
  • 1982 Sally Ride is named the 1st American woman astronaut

April 20

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1611 First known performance of Shakespeare‘s tragedy Macbeth at the Globe Theatre, London, recorded by Simon Forman
  • 1887 Georges Bouton wins the world’s 1st motor race on a steam-powered quadricycle, a ‘test’ organized by French newspaper Le Velocipede
  • 1979 President Jimmy Carter is attacked by a swamp rabbit which swam up to his fishing boat in Plains, Georgia
  • 1986 Michael Jordan sets NBA playoff record with 63 points in a game

April 21

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1789 John Adams sworn in as 1st US Vice President (9 days before Washington)
  • 1956 Elvis Presley‘s 1st hit record, “Heartbreak Hotel”, becomes #1
  • 1996 Chicago Bulls win NBA record 72 games (72-8)

April 22

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1914 Babe Ruth‘s 1st professional game (as a pitcher) is a 6-hit 6-0 win
  • 2019 Marvel film “Avengers: Endgame” directed by Anthony and Joe Russo starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and an ensemble cast, premieres in Los Angeles

April 23

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

Lover’s Day

National English Muffin Day

National Zucchini Bread Day – they hold this at a time when you are not sick of all that zucchini.  

Take a Chance Day

World Laboratory Day

This Day In History

  • 1516 Duke Wilhelm IV of Bavaria endorses “The German Beer Purity Law” (Reinheitsgebot) and adds to it standards for the sale of beer in Bavaria, ensuring beer is only brewed from three ingredients – water, malt and hops
  • 1989 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scores 10 points in his last game as a Laker in a 121-117 win over Seattle SuperSonics at the LA Forum
  • 1989 NFL Draft: UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman first pick by Dallas Cowboys

April 24

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

April 25

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1954 Bell labs announces the 1st solar battery made from silicon. It has about 6% efficiency.
  • 1985 For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 points in a Cup game (3 goals, 4 assists)
  • 1997 Seattle Mariner Ken Griffey Jr. hits his 250th HR

April 26

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

April 27

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1947 Babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium and throughout the US
  • 1994 Former US President Richard Nixon buried in Nixon Library in California

April 28

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

International Astronomy Day

Great Poetry Reading Day

Kiss Your Mate Day – guys, do not forget this one. Kiss her, then read her some poetry.

This Day In History

  • 1934 FDR signs Home Owners Loan Act

April 29

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1852 1st edition of Peter Roget‘s Thesaurus published in Great Britain
  • 1967 Aretha Franklin releases her single “Respect” (written by Otis Redding); Billboard Song of the Year, 1967
  • 2018 Animated series “The Simpsons” surpasses 635-episode count of “Gunsmoke”‘; highest number of episodes of any series on TV

April 30

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1789 George Washington is inaugurated as the first President of the United States of America
  • 1945 Adolf Hitler commits suicide along with his new wife Eva Braun in the Fuhrerbunker in Berlin as the Red Army captures the city
  • 1989 World Wide Web (WWW) is first launched in the public domain by CERN scientist Tim Berners-Lee

NOTE: Information within the Content Calendar was curated from Holidayinsights.com, & OnThisDay.com.

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