April 24th Special Days - Featuring Freebies

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | 0 comments
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Image: Girl with White Rabbit, by Adina Voicu on Pixabay
April 24th is... Library of Congress Established (1800), Truman Briefed on Manhattan Project (1945), National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day, World Day for Laboratory Animals/World Lab Animal Day, Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day/National Day of Remembrance of Man's Inhumanity to Man, New Kids on the Block Day, World Meningitis Day, Sylvester the Cat's Birthday, Newman Day/Paul Newman Day, National Lingerie Day, International Watch Firefly Day, Sauvignon Blanc Day, St. Mark's Eve, Fashion Revolution Day, St. Egbert's Day

MORE: Administrative Professionals Day®/Admin Day/Administrative Assistants' Day/Secretaries Day, Denim Day, International Guide Dog Day, International Noise Awareness Day, World Stationery Day, Wild Wednesday, International Noise Awareness Day, Poetry & the Creative Mind Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, paper crafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

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Image: Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism | Paperback: 304 pages | by Mark Hawthorne (Author). Publisher: Changemakers Books (December 20, 2007)World Day for Laboratory Animals (1979)
-- Animal protection is one of the most passionately debated issues of our day. Today is a day to remember the millions of animals who have been killed, and to redouble efforts to hasten the end of all animal experiments. Thousands of primates are poisoned to death every year inside British laboratories and hundreds more are subjected to appalling brain experiments.

Read: Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism

Freebies and Printables:
Pledge to Be Cruelty Free
Free Kids' Guide to Helping Animals magazine
Free Peta Stickers
Make Your Own PETA Kids Gear

Image: On These Walls: Inscriptions and Quotations in the Library of Congress | Paperback: 128 pages | by John Cole (Author). Publisher: Scala Arts Publishers Inc. (October 30, 2008)Library of Congress Established (1800)
-- The Library of Congress is the research library of the United States Congress, the de facto national library of the United States, and the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States was established April 24, 1800. Located in four buildings in Washington, D.C. as well as the Packard Campus in Culpepper, Virginia, it is the largest library in the world by shelf space and number of books.

Read: On These Walls: Inscriptions and Quotations in the Library of Congress

Free Printables:
Library of Congress Printables

Image: The Making of the Atomic Bomb | Paperback: 928 pages | by Richard Rhodes (Author). Publisher: Simon and Schuster; Reprint edition (August 1, 1995)Truman Briefed on Manhattan Project (1945)
-- President Harry Truman learns the full details of the Manhattan Project, in which scientists are attempting to create the first atomic bomb, on April 24, 1945. The information thrust upon Truman a momentous decision: whether or not to use the world's first weapon of mass destruction.

Read: The Making of the Atomic Bomb

Free Printables:
World War II Worksheets, Crosswords, and Coloring Pages
Franklin D. Roosevelt Printables

Image: Gotta Have It Quick and Easy To Make 37 Tasty Pig In A Blanket Recipes! | Kindle Edition | by TJ Gaylord (Author). Publication Date: September 27, 2017National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day
-- In the United States, the term pigs in a blanket often refers to hot dogs, Vienna sausages, or breakfast/link sausages wrapped in biscuit dough, pancake, or croissant dough, and baked. The dough is sometimes homemade, but using canned dough is most common. Somewhat similar to a sausage roll, or (by extension) a baked corn dog. They are served as an appetizer, a children's dish, or as a breakfast entree.

Read: Gotta Have It Quick and Easy To Make 37 Tasty Pig In A Blanket Recipes!

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