Friday, April 23, 2021

April - Happy, happy birthday! Cheers to you today, my friend.


As promised, on the 23rd of every month I will post a list of literary author birthdays. I came across the list on Book Lover Gifts website. Feel free to add your favorite authors special day. Put it in the comments section, just wait for their birth month.


  • 02 April 1805 – Hans Christian Andersen, author of The Emperor’s New Clothes
  • 03 April 1783 – Washington Irving, author of Rip Van Winkle
  • 05 April 1856 – Booker T. Washington, author of Up from Slavery
  • 21 April 1816  Charlotte Bronte, author of Jane Eyre
  • 23 April 1564 – William Shakespeare, author of Romeo & Juliet


April Facts:

  • The second month of spring, April is the time for planting and spring cleaning.
  • The diamond, the April birthstone symbolizes innocence.
  • The Boston Marathon is held in April.
  • April was a sacred month to the Ancient Roman goddess, Venus.
  • Folklore: A cold April, the bar will fill.

See you next month!


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