Did You Know? Countdown to April 2009 (03/31)


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore about the Month of April

March 31 : 01 day till April

Did you know that both Judaism and Christianity celebrate pinnacle holidays during the month of April?

The eight-day Jewish festival of Passover (Pesach) celebrates the Israelites exodus from Egypt, while the Christian holiday of Easter marks the resurrection of Jesus. In 2009, Passover will be celebrated beginning on April 8. Easter may fall on any Sunday between March 22 and April 25, but in 2009, it will be celebrated on April 12. Orthodox Easter will be celebrated on Sunday, April 19.

We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to the the month of April! So stop by again tomorrow.

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