Holidays Calendar for April 10, 2022

Hùng Kings Commemoration Day is a Vietnamese public holiday celebrated annually on the 10th day of the 3rd month of the Vietnamese calendar. The government established it as an official holiday in 2007.


Rama Navami (also spelled Rama Nawami) is an annual Hindu festival that is observed on the ninth day of the month of Chaitra. It celebrates the birth of Rama, the seventh avatar of the Hindu deity Vishnu.


Palm Sunday is a Christian movable feast that commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem as described in the four canonical Gospels. It is celebrated on the Sunday before Easter.


World Homeopathy Day is dedicated to one of the most popular systems of alternative medicine. The holiday is celebrated on April 10 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the German physician Samuel Hahnemann, credited as the inventor of homeopathy.

World Jaguar Day, also known as the Day of Jaguar, is observed twice a year, on April 10 and June 11. Its main goal is to raise awareness of the near-threatened status of jaguars and to unite conservationists, NGOs, zoos, governments, educational institutions, the private sector and other stakeholders in promoting jaguar conservation efforts.

Global Work from Home Day is celebrated annually on April 10. It was created to raise awareness of the benefits of remote work and encourage employers to give their employees the opportunity to work from home.

World West Syndrome Day (Día Mundial del Síndrome de West) is observed annually on April 10. It was created to raise awareness of a rare epileptic disorder that generally manifests within the first year of life.

World Baton Twirling Day is observed annually on April 10. It was created to celebrate the gymnastic sport of baton twirling, which combines agility, coordination, dance, and flexibility to create coordinated routines that involve manipulating a single or multiple batons.

Builders' Day is an annual professional holiday in the Republic of Azerbaijan that honors the country's professionals employed in the building construction. It is celebrated on April 10.

The second Sunday in April is Air Defense Forces Day. This memorable day is observed in Russia and Belarus.


National Rubber Day in Thailand is celebrated annually on April 10. It was established in 2004 at the initiative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, and the inaugural celebration took place on April 10, 2005.

Internal Troops Day is celebrated in Tajikistan annually on April 10. It was created to commemorate the formation of the Tajik Internal Troops under the Ministry of Internal Affairs on this day in 1993.

National Farm Animals Day is celebrated annually on April 10. It was created to raise awareness of the rough living conditions of billions of farm animals around the world and promote farm animal welfare.

Siblings Day (also National Siblings Day) is observed annually on April 10. This day was created to honor the siblings relations, which are known as the most long-lasting ones.

April 10 is Safety Pin Day (also known as International Safety Pin Day), an informal observance dedicated to a simple yet ingenious invention. We are sure that practically everyone has used a safety pin at least once in their life.

April 10 is National Cinnamon Crescent Day. It honors cinnamon-flavored pastry that resembles croissants. Celebrate the holiday by indulging in a delicious treat during breakfast or a coffee break.

Children's Day is one of the most favorite holidays in the countries of South America. Here the governments always organize the jolliest events for the little ones. For instance, in Peru parents and their children celebrate this holiday on the second Sunday in April.


National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) is observed annually on April 10. It was created to highlight the disproportionate impact of HIV and AIDS on young people and promote prevention methods to reduce HIV among young adults.

This Day in History

  • 2024 Died: O. J. Simpson, American football player and actor. His professional success was overshadowed by his trial and controversial acquittal for the murders of his former wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman in 1994.
  • 2023 Died: Al Jaffee, American cartoonist. He was notable for his work in the satirical magazine Mad, including his trademark feature, the Mad Fold-in.
  • 2013 Died: Robert Edwards, English physiologist, pioneer in reproductive medicine, Nobel Prize laureate for the development of in vitro fertilization.
  • 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashed near Smolensk, Russia. 96 people were killed, including Polish president Lech Kaczyński and dozens of other senior officials.
  • 2007 Died: Charles Philippe Leblond, French-Canadian biologist, a pioneer of cell biology and stem cell research. He developed autoradiography and showed how cells continuously renew themselves regardless of age.
  • 1998 The Good Friday Agreement was signed, ending most of the violence of the Troubles, an ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland that started in the late 1960s.
  • 1992 Born: Daisy Ridley, English actress who rose to prominence for her role as Rey in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Her other notable film credits include Murder on the Orient Express and Ophelia.
  • 1991 Italian ferry MS Moby Prince collided with an oil tanker in dense fog in the harbor of Livorno, Italy. 140 people died.
  • 1990 Born: Alex Pettyfer, English actor and model. His film credits include Stormbreaker, I Am Number Four, Beastly, Magic Mike, and The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare.
  • 1988 Born: Haley Joel Osment, American actor best known for his roles as a child actor in Forrest Gump, The Sixth Sense, Pay It Forward, and A.I. Artificial Intelligence.
  • 1988 More 1,000 people were killed in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan, as a result of an explosion occurring at the Ojhri Camp military storage center.
  • 1984 Born: Mandy Moore, American singer-songwriter and actress. From 2016 to 2022, she starred as Rebecca Pearson in the NBC family drama series This Is Us.
  • 1982 Born: Chyler Leigh, American actress, singer, and model, best known for her roles as Lexie Grey on Grey's Anatomy and Alex Denvers on Supergirl.
  • 1981 Born: Laura Bell Bundy, American actress and singer. She is best known for originating the Broadway roles of Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray and Elle Woods in Legally Blonde.
  • 1980 Born: Charlie Hunnam, English actor and screenwriter, best known for roles as Jackson Teller in the TV series Sons of Anarchy and Raleigh Becket in Pacific Rim.
  • 1979 Died: Nino Rota, Italian pianist, composer, and conductor, best known for writing scores for films directed by Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti, Franco Zeffirelli, and Francis Ford Coppola.
  • 1979 Born: Sophie Ellis-Bextor, English singer and songwriter. She made her appearance in the late 1990s as the lead singer of the band Theaudience. Later she went solo and achieved widespread success in the early 2000s.
  • 1972 Construction workers in Shandong accidentally discovered tombs containing bamboo slips (ancient Chinese writing tablets), among them were Sun Tzu's Art of War and Sun Bin's lost military treatise.
  • 1972 The production of biological weapons was banned by the Biological Weapons Convention, sighed by 74 nations.
  • 1970 Paul McCartney announced, that he was leaving The Beatles for personal and professional reasons.
  • 1966 Died: Evelyn Waugh, English soldier, author, and educator. He is best known for the works Decline and Falls, A Handful of Dust, Brideshead Revisited, Sword of Honour.
  • 1962 Died: Stuart Sutcliffe, Scottish bass player, best known as the original bassist of The Beatles. He left the band to pursue his career as an artist.
  • 1962 Died: Michael Curtiz, Hungarian-American director, producer, and screenwriter. He directed over 50 films in Europe and more than 100 in the United States, many of which have become classics.
  • 1954 Died: Auguste Lumière, French director and producer. Together with his brother Louis Jean, he invented and patented the Cinématographe motion picture system
  • 1954 Died: Oscar Mathisen, Norwegian speed skater and celebrity. He set 14 world records in speed skating and won numerous gold and silver medals in the important championships he participated in.
  • 1952 Born: Steven Seagal, American actor, producer, and martial artist who was the first foreigner to operate an Aikido dojo in Japan. His knowledge of martial arts brought Seagal to the film industry.
  • 1929 Born: Max von Sydow, Swedish-French actor whose prolific career in European and American cinema, television, and theatre spanned for seven decades.
  • 1927 Born: Marshall Warren Nirenberg, American biochemist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate for breaking the genetic code and describing how it operates in protein synthesis.
  • 1917 Born: Robert Burns Woodward, American organic chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate for the synthesis of complex organic molecules.
  • 1912 RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England on her maiden and only voyage.
  • 1909 Died: Algernon Charles Swinburne, English author, poet, playwright, and critic. He is remembered for contribution to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.
  • 1866 Henry Bergh founded the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in New York.
  • 1847 Born: Joseph Pulitzer, Hungarian-American politician, journalist, and publisher, founder of Pulitzer, Inc. He is best known for establishing the Pulitzer Prizes in 1917 with the money he bequeathed to Columbia University.
  • 1829 Born: William Booth, English minister, the founder and first general of The Salvation Army, a Christian movement with a quasi-military structure and government.
  • 1815 The Mount Tambora volcano in Indonesia began a three-month-long eruption that lasted till July 15. 71,000 people were killed, and the climate of Earth was affected for the next two years.
  • 1813 Died: Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian mathematician and astronomer, who made significant contributions to the fields of analysis, number theory, classical and celestial mechanics.
  • 1755 Born: Samuel Hahnemann, German physician, the creator homeopathy, a system of alternative medicine.
  • 1583 Born: Hugo Grotius, Dutch humanist, diplomat, lawyer, theologian, jurist, statesman, poet and playwright. He was a major figure in the fields of philosophy, political theory and law during the 16th and 17th centuries.