Greater than 350,000 SparkPoints 464,635

Draw a Picture of a Bird Day

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Draw a Bird Day

When : Always April 8th

Draw a Picture of a Bird Day is a special day for young bird lovers who like to draw. It doesn't matter whether you are young, or not so young. If you like to draw, then today is a day to draw pictures of a bird or two, or three, or.......

Ready boys and girls? Grab some crayons. Now, open up your curtains and look for some birds. Once you spot a nice one, start drawing. Make sure to autograph your picture. You never know, your work may one day become famous!

Origin of "Draw a Picture of a Bird Day":
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.

This Day in History April 8th

The new Winchester Cathedral is dedicated by Walkelin. (1093)

Shearith Israel, the first synagogue in New York City, is dedicated. (1730)

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baltimore is promoted to an archdiocese, with the founding of the dioceses of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Bardstown (now Louisville) by Pope Pius VII. (1808)

The Venus de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Melos. (1820)

Black Hawk War: Around three-hundred United States 6th Infantry troops leave St. Louis, Missouri to fight the Sauk Native Americans. (1832)

American Civil War: Battle of Mansfield – Union forces are thwarted by the Confederate army at Mansfield, Louisiana. (1864)

In Pollock v. Farmers' Loan & Trust Co. the Supreme Court of the United States declares unapportioned income tax to be unconstitutional. (1895)

Longacre Square in Midtown Manhattan is renamed Times Square after The New York Times. (1904)

Auguste Deter, the first person to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, dies. (1906)

Harvard University votes to establish the Harvard Business School. (1908)

Dutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes discovers superconductivity. (1911)

The 17th Amendment to the United States Constitution, requiring direct election of Senators, becomes law. (1913)

In Corona, California, race car driver Bob Burman crashes, killing three, and badly injuring five, spectators. (1916)

World War I: Actors Douglas Fairbanks and Charlie Chaplin sell war bonds on the streets of New York City's financial district. (1918)

World War II: The Japanese take Bataan in the Philippines. (1942)

U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in an attempt to check inflation, freezes wages and prices, prohibits workers from changing jobs unless the war effort would be aided thereby, and bars rate increases by common carriers and public utilities. (1943)

World War II: After an air raid accidentally destroys a train carrying about 4,000 Nazi concentration camp internees in Prussian Hanover, the survivors are massacred by Nazis. (1945)

U.S. President Harry Truman calls for the seizure of all domestic steel mills to prevent a nationwide strike. (1952)

A team of computer manufacturers, users, and university people led by Grace Hopper meets to discuss the creation of a new programming language that would be called COBOL. (1959)

BOAC Flight 712 catches fire shortly after take off. As a result of her actions in the accident, Barbara Jane Harrison is awarded a posthumous George Cross, the only GC awarded to a woman in peacetime. (1968)

At Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Hank Aaron hits his 715th career home run to surpass Babe Ruth's 39-year-old record. (1974)

Frank Robinson manages the Cleveland Indians in his first game as major league baseball's first African American manager. (1975)

Los Angeles Dodgers executive Al Campanis resigns amid controversy over racially charged remarks he had made while on Nightline. (1987)

Retired tennis great Arthur Ashe announces that he has AIDS, acquired from blood transfusions during one of his two heart surgeries. (1992)

Over four million people attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II. (2005)

Shedden massacre: The bodies of eight men, all shot to death, are found in a field in Ontario, Canada. The murders are soon linked to the Bandidos motorcycle gang. (2006)

The construction of the world's first building to integrate wind turbines is completed in Bahrain. (2008)
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post

More Blogs by ADKISTLER