Top Worldwide Events in April 2014

April is the fourth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars, and one of 4 months with a length of 30 days.

April is commonly associated with the season of spring in the Northern hemisphere synonymous with April showers and autumn in the Southern hemisphere, where it's the seasonal equivalent to October in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa.

The derivation of the Latin name April is is uncertain. The traditional etymology is from the verb aperire, "to open," in allusion to its being the season when trees and flowers begin to "open," which is supported by comparison with the modern Greek use of anoixis for spring.

There are a number of exciting events around the world this January with a storng leaning on spring in the northern hemisphere.