APRIL 3, 2020
Find a Rainbow Day — Get outside and take a peek, maybe find some gold (or just make your own rainbows)!
National Kids Yoga Day — Help relieve some stress with the little ones.
National Walk to Work Day — Most of us don’t have far to go, but we can always take a few laps around the “office”.
World Party Day — A global celebration for a happier world. Participate at a safe distance, though!
|WASHINGTON IRVING (1783-1859) — American short story writes (Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)|
|MARLON BRANDO (1924-2004) — American actor and director (The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, On the Waterfront)|
|GUS GRISSOM (1926-1967) — American Astronaut. One of the original Mercury 7 & second American in space, killed in the Apollo 1 accident.|
|JANE GOODALL (1934) — English primatologist & anthropoligist. Known or her work with Chimpanzees.|
|ALEC BALDWIN (1958) — American actor, comedian, & television show host (Beetlejuice, Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock).|
|EDDIE MURPHY (1961) — American actor & comedian (Saturday Night Live, Beverly Hills Cop, Shrek)|
|NIGEL FARAGE (1964) — English politician. Leader of the Brexit movement.|
TODAY IN HISTORY
|1860 – The first successful Pony Express run begins, starting at St. Joseph, Missouri and ending in Sacramento, California.|
|1865 – Union forces capture and occupy Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederate States of America.|
|1948 – President Harry Truman signs the Marshall Plan, authorizing $5 billion in aid to help rebuild 16 nations (mostly in Western Europe) devastated by World War II.|
|1968 – Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech in Memphis, Tenn. He will be assassinated the next day.|
|2010 – Apple releases its first generation iPad, a landmark tablet computer.|