April is the fourth month of the Gregorian, Julian, and Revised Julian calendars. The etymology of this month is obscure; it either comes from the Latin word aperire, meaning "to open," or from Aphril, another name for the Greek goddess Aphrodite. It has thirty days.


  • 02 (13 Farvardin) — Sizdah be dar (Iranian and Kurdish)
  • 05 Qīngmíng Jié (Chinese)
  • 07 (25 March Julian) — Annunciation (Old Calendarist Eastern Christian)
  • 14 (1 Vaisakh) — Vaisakhi or Khalsa Day (Sikh)
  • 14 1 Baishakh) — Pohela Baishakh (Bengali and Nepali)
  • 16 (3 Vaisakh) — Jotijot of Guru Angad and Harkrishan Sahib and Gurgadi of Guru Amar Das and Tegh Bahadur Sahib (Sikh)
  • 18 (5 Vaisakh) — Parkash Guru Angad and Tegh Bahadur Sahib (Sikh)
  • 21 (13 Jalál) — First Day of Ridván (Bahá'í)
  • 21 — Grounation Day (Rastafari)
  • 23 Saint George's Day (Western and New Calendarist Eastern Christian)
  • 25 Saint Mark's Day (Western Christian)
  • 29 (2 Jamál) — Ninth Day of Ridván (Bahá'í)
  • 30 (11 Ardibehesht) — Maidyozarem or Mid-Spring Festival (Fasli Zoroastrian)

Preceded by: March

Followed by: May

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