Tuesday, April 18
*Birthdays of Guru Angad Dev and of Guru Tegh Bahadur - Sikhism
Guru Angad Dev (1504-1552 C.E.) was the second and Guru Tegh Bahadur (1621-1675 C.E.) was the ninth of the Sikh Gurus.
Wednesday, April 19
*Eve of Ridván - Bahá'í (continues through Monday, May 1)
Commemorating the twelve days that Bahá'u'lláh spent in the garden of Ridván during his exile in Baghdad and when he proclaimed himself as the one announced by the Báb, which occurred in 1863 C.E. On the first (4/20), ninth (4/28), and twelfth days (5/1) of this festival, work is suspended. The festival begins at sundown.
Saturday, April 22
*Laylat al-Isra' wa al-Mi'rāj -
The commemoration of the Prophet Muhammad's night journey from Mecca to Jerusalem, his ascent into heaven and return on the same night, and his receipt of Allah's commandment of the five compulsory daily prayers. This celebration begins at dusk.