Días destacados del mes de abril. The English Calendar
1st: Fools' Day
This day is celebrated in UK on 1st of April by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are called April Fools. Some newspapers, magazines and other published media report fake stories, which are usually explained the next day.
Although popular since the 19th century, it isn't a public holiday in any country.
22nd: Earth Day
On this day the Earth is recognized as our home and mother promoting acts to respect it.
23th: Saint George's Day
He is the patron saint of England. The legend, dating back to the 6th century tells that St George rescued a maiden by slaying a dragon. The saint's name was shouted as a battle cry by English knights who fought beneath the red-cross banner of Saint George during the Hundred Years War.
On this day, there are concerts, rugby matches and a lot of other activities in England. The people wear a rose and decorate the buildings with the colour of St George's flag.