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Brookston Almanac

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Holidays 4.22

  • April Showers Day
  • Berezozol (Lela’s Holiday; Asatru/Slavic Pagan)
  • Chemists Celebrate Earth Day
  • Discovery Day (Brazil)
  • Earth Day
  • Festival of Fabulous Androgynes
  • Girl Scout Leader Day
  • International Mother Earth Day
  • National Jelly Bean Day
  • Oklahoma Day (Oklahoma)
  • Queen Isabella Day (Spain)
  • School Bus Driver’s Day
  • Yggdrasil Day (Asatru/Slavic Pagan)
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Beer Events 4.22

Events

  • Jacob Dettling died (1921)

Brewery Openings

  • Southend Brewery & Smokehouse (North Carolina; 1995)
  • Salem Beer Works / Slesar Brothers Brewing (Massachusetts; 1996)
  • Upland Brewing (Indianapolis; 1998)
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Birthdays 4.22

Beer Birthdays

  • Amy Dalton (1968)

Five Favorite Birthdays

  • Immanuel Kant; German philosopher (1724)
  • Charls Mingus; jazz bassist (1922)
  • Vladimir Nabokov; Russian writer (1899)
  • Jack Nicholson; actor (1937)
  • Bettie Page; model (1923)

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Albert; actor (1906)
  • Joseph Bottoms; actor (1954)
  • Candido Camero; jazz percussionist (1921)
  • Glen Campbell; country singer (1936)
  • Marilyn Chambers; porn actor (1952)
  • Henry Clay; politician (1777)
  • Janet Evanovich; writer (1943)
  • Anna Falchi; actor (1972)
  • Henry Fielding; English writer (1707)
  • Peter Frampton; rock guitarist (1950)
  • Amber Heard; actor, model (1986)
  • Isabella I; queen of Spain (1451)
  • Sheryl Lee; actor (1967)
  • Vladimir Ilich Lenin; Russian dictator (1870)
  • Chris Makepeace; actor (1964)
  • Yehudi Menuhin; violinist (1916)
  • Jason Miller; playwright (1939)
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer; physicist (1904)
  • Nicola Sacco; anarchist (1891)
  • Ryan Stiles; comedian, actor (1959)
  • Giuseppe Torelli; Italian composer (1658)
  • John Waters; film director (1946)
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Holidays 4.21

  • Aggie Muster (Texas A&M)
  • Big Word Day
  • Birthday of Rome
  • Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day
  • Dyngus Day [Monday after Easter]
  • Easter Monday [Monday after Easter]
  • Feast of the Ramson (Wild Leek Festival; Richmond, West Virginia)
  • Festival of Sacred Groves
  • Grounation Day (Rastafarian)
  • Kartini Day (Indonesia)
  • Kindergarten Day
  • National Teach Children To Save Day
  • National Tree Planting Day (Kenya)
  • Parilia (Festival to honor the Pales, Roman God(s) of sheep/shepherds)
  • Patriots’ Day (Maine, Massachusetts, Wisconsin) [3rd Monday]
  • San Jacinto Day (Texas)
  • Sechseläuten (Six Ringing Festival; Zurich, Switzerland) [3rd Monday]
  • Tiradentes Day (Brazil)
  • World Creativity and Innovation Day
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Beer Events 4.21

Events

  • Rome founded (753 BCE)
  • Herman Lackman immigrated to America (1847)
  • Chicago Beer Riot (1855)
  • American Beer documentary premiered (2004)
  • Tom Robbins’ B Is for Beer published (2009)

Brewery Openings

  • Kleines Freiburger Brauhaus (Germany; 1990)
  • Pacific Hop Exchange (California; 1993)
  • Library Restaurant Brewing (Wyoming; 1995)
  • Tommyknocker Brewery & Pub (Colorado; 1995)
  • Copper Canyon Brewing (Arizona; 1996)
  • Beelong’s Beer (Japan; 1997)
  • Ise Kadoya Bakusyu; 1997)
  • Mad Fox Brewing (Virginia; 2008)
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Birthdays 4.21

Beer Birthdays

  • Steve Parkes

Five Favorite Birthdays

  • Paul Carrack; pop musician (1951)
  • Charles Grodin; actor (1935)
  • John Mortimer; writer, English barrister (1923)
  • John Muir; Scottish naturalist (1838)
  • Iggy Pop; rock singer (1947)

Famous Birthdays

  • Josh Billings; writer (1818)
  • Charlotte Bronte; English writer (1816)
  • Tony Danza; actor, boxer (1951)
  • Elizabeth II; queen of England (1926)
  • Friedrich Froebel; educator, kindergarten inventor (1782)
  • Andie MacDowell; actor (1958)
  • Alfred Maurer; artist (1868)
  • Elaine May; actor (1932)
  • Rollo May; existential psychologist (1909)
  • Joe McCarthy; baseball manager (1887)
  • Anthony Quinn; actor (1915)
  • Robert Smith; rock musician (1959)
  • Don Tyson; packaged food maker (1930)
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Holidays 4.20

  • Anniversary of Something That Happened So Long Ago Everyone Has Forgotten What It Was Day
  • Chinese Language Day (UN)
  • Easter 2014
  • Eastre (Teutonic Goddess of Spring)
  • 4/20 Day
  • Go Around Humming “You Light Up My Life” Until Everybody Screams Day
  • Lima Bean Respect Day
  • Look Alike Day
  • National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day [Easter Sunday]
  • National DNA Day
  • National Goal Buddies Day
  • National Pot Smokers Day
  • National Weed Day
  • Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day
  • Radium Day
  • Ridván begins (until May 2; Bahá’í)
  • Sechseläuten begins (Six Ringing Festival; Zurich, Switzerland) [3rd Sunday]
  • Take a Break to Rest Your Mind Day
  • Volunteer Recognition Day
  • Zipper Day
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Beer Events 4.20

Events

  • Louis Pasteur completed his 1st test of pasteurization (1862)
  • Heim Brewery destroyed by fire (Missouri; 1876)
  • Beer became legal in Connecticut after Prohibition (1933)
  • 1st TV commercial aired (it was for Pabst; 1939)
  • Maloney’s Pub re-opened with a removable roof (Green Bay, Wisconsin; 2001)

Brewery Openings

  • Seven Barrel Brewery (New Hampshire; 1994)
  • Atlantis Brewing (Colorado; 1995)
  • Heartland Brewery (New York; 1995)
  • Cog & Kettle Brewery (Canada; 1996)
  • Globe Brewing (Maryland; 1996)
  • Wisconsin Brewing (Wisconsin; 1996)
  • Jefferson State Brewing (California; 1998)
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Birthdays 4.20

Beer Birthdays

  • Marcello Carneiro (1960)
  • Brenden Dobel (1970)
  • Drew Beechum (1974)

Five Favorite Birthdays

  • Lionel Hampton; jazz vibraphonist (1908)
  • James McAvoy; actor (1979)
  • Joan Miro; artist (1893)
  • Odilon Redon; artist (1840)
  • George Takei; actor (1940)

Famous Birthdays

  • Pietro Aretino; Italian writer (1492)
  • Marcus Aurelius; Roman philosopher (121 C.E.)
  • Peter S. Beagle; writer (1939)
  • Joe Bonner; jazz pianist (1948)
  • Carmen Electra; model, actor (1972)
  • Nina Foch; actor (1924)
  • Daniel Chester French; artist, sculptor (1850)
  • Crispin Glover; actor (1964)
  • Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf; entertainer (1962)
  • Adolf Hitler; German dictator (1889)
  • Clint Howard; actor (1959)
  • Jessica Lange; actor (1949)
  • Joey Lawrence; actor (1976)
  • David Leland; actor (1947)
  • Harold Lloyd; actor, comedian (1893)
  • Ira Louvin; country singer (1924)
  • Don Mattingly; New York Yankees 1B (1961)
  • Karl Mueller; Swiss physicist (1927)
  • Ryan O’Neal; actor (1941)
  • Tito Puente; jazz percussionist (1923)
  • Henry Renaud; jazz pianist (1925)
  • Rob Riggle; actor, comedian (1970)
  • Andy Serkis; actor (1964)
  • John Paul Stevens; U.S. Supreme Court justice (1920)
  • Georg Telemann; German composer (1748)
  • Michael Turner; comic book artist (1971)
  • Luther Vandross; pop singer (1951)
  • Ian Watson; writer (1943)
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Holidays 4.19

  • Banyan Tree Birthday Party (Maui, Hawaii)
  • Bicycle Day
  • Cerealia (Roman Festival to Ceres, Goddess of Barley & Agriculture)
  • Day of Silence (anti-bullying student protest)
  • Day of the Indian (Venezuela)
  • Dutch-American Friendship Day
  • Garlic Day
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • Holy Saturday (a.k.a. Easter Eve, Black Saturday) [Saturday before Easter]
  • Horseless Carriage Day
  • Humorous Day
  • Husband Appreciation Day [3rd Saturday]
  • International Marconi Day [3rd Saturday]
  • John Parker Day
  • Landing of the 33 Patriots Day (Uruguay)
  • Lexington & Concord Day
  • Ma Zu (Goddess of the Sea’s Birthday; Taoism)
  • National Amaretto Day
  • National Hanging Out Day
  • National Health Day (Kiribati)
  • Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day
  • Primrose Day (UK)
  • Record Store Day [3rd Saturday]
  • Snakes Return to Ireland Day
  • Teach Your Daughter to Volunteer Day [3rd Saturday]
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