Calendar for today - April 17th, 2021

  • Sunrise 6:09 AM
  • Sunset 7:30 PM

  • Moonset 12:12 AM
  • Moonrise 9:19 AM

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Day of the year: 107, Week of the year: 15

Today's holidays in the world

Orthodox Calendar ☦ - Great Lent

We all meet them in our everyday life – at work, in offices, in different companies. Although we might not always appreciate their importance, they do have their own holiday – we are talking about secretaries. In the United States and Canada, Wednesday of the last full week of April is observed as National...

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There are such underestimated heroes thanks to whom we can enjoy the comfort of a warm and clean apartment every day. On the daily basis they make sure that there is running water in the house, the toilet washes away the unmentionable results of being human, and the clothes remain clean and fragrant....

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Similarly to Memorial Day, a holiday known as Confederate Memorial Day aims at commemorating Americans who died during their service for U.S. Armed Forces. This observance, however, is focused on honoring those soldiers, sailors and marines of the Confederate States of America who died during the Civil...

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Air Quality Awareness Week (AQAW) is a moveable feast. It falls in the last week of April.

The Air Protection Initiative, prepared in cooperation with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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National Teachers’ Day is celebrated in so many countries that it can be definitely defined as a worldwide holiday. Indeed, there is no doubt that teachers are the foundation and an integral part of any society, so they deserve to be appreciated.

The idea of celebrating the day of all teachers has...

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