April 20th celebrates Volunteer Recognition Day and Chinese Language Day.
Welcome to day 110 of 365! We’re still 255 days away from celebrating the new year, but we’ve gotta look forward to something right?
If April 20 is an important day for you, then be sure to check out the facts and events all about this day. Here you’ll find historical events that all happened on this day that helped change the world we live in today.
Did you know that on this day in 1964, the first jar of Nutella left the factory in Alba, Italy? It became an instant success in Europe and beyond.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 20th in history!
What Events Happened On April 20 In History?
Famous Quotes Said On April 20
Memorable quotes are being said or written every day. Here we have the most notable quote ever said on April 20.
“Happiness is to have a little string onto which things will attach themselves.”
– Virginia Woolf
“The ear is the avenue to the heart.”
Famous People Born On April 20
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Jessica Lange? See what other famous people were born on this day.
1983 Miranda Kerr
- 39 years old
- Born In:
- New South Wales, Australia
1949 Jessica Lange
- 73 years old
- Born In:
- Minnesota, USA
1937 George Takei
- 85 years old
- Born In:
- California, USA
1889 Adolf Hitler
Special Holidays On April 20
Looking for a reason to celebrate? Well, here’s a few! These unique holidays are sure to bring some enjoyment to your day.
Volunteer Recognition Day
Nearly every person around the world has been helped by a volunteer at some point. Volunteering, this beautiful act of selflessness, is a reminder of how great we as humans can be. If you know any of these special people, make sure you thank them today!
Chinese Language Day
In 2010 UNESCO created Chinese Language Day to celebrate Chinese being one of the official languages of the UN. While this holiday is largely political, it doesn’t mean that you can’t still take part by learning some words and phrases in Chinese!
April 20 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
People who were born on this day share the Taurus zodiac sign.
Taurus is represented by the bull and is the second sign in the zodiac. Anyone who was born between April 20 and May 20 falls into this astrological sign.
For all of you who were born in April, your allocated birthstone is Diamond. Much like people born in April, diamonds are strong. Its name comes from the Greek word “adamas,” which means “invincible” or “unbreakable.”
If you were born on April 20th, your estimated date of conception would be July 28th in the previous year.