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Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is a religious holiday that takes places every year on a Sunday. The meaning of Easter is that the holiday celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ and falls between March 21 and April 25, on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the northern spring equinox.

When is Easter?

Easter is on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the northern spring equinox between March 21 and April 25th. Easter takes place on April 1, 2018 and April 21, 2019.

Type of Holiday

Religious Holiday

How do you Celebrate Easter?

  • Go to church with your family
  • Decorate eggs for the holiday
  • Have an Easter egg hunt – either plan an egg hunt or attend an egg hunt
  • Have dinner with family

Easter Trivia/Facts:

  • The meaning of Easter is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The early Christians began remembering the Resurrection every Sunday following its occurrence.
  • The rabbit became associated with Easter because of the rabbit is a sign of fertility.  Easter comes during spring and celebrates new life.
  • The hare is also an ancient symbol for the moon.
  • Next, to the Easter bunny, the most familiar symbol is the Easter egg.
  • Eating lamb on Easter came from the Jewish Passover, where each family killed a lamb as a sacrifice.  When Christ became the Passover Lamb for everyone, the lamb became a symbol for his sacrifice.

Celebrities who celebrate their birthdays on April 1st:

  • Randy Orton – Wrestler, Actor
  • Susan Boyle – Scottish Singer
  • Rachel Maddow – American Television Host
  • Debbie Reynolds – Actress
  • Logan Paul – Internet Celebrity
  • Bijou Phillips – Actress

 

Other popular holidays in April include April Fool’s Day  is National Beer Day, Admin Professionals Day and National Animal Cracker’s Day.

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