March 30—Celebration of Seward Day* in Alaska.
April 10—Launching of light cruiser Chicago, seventh of 10,000-ton vessels constructed under 1924 Navy program; at Mare Island, Calif.
April 10—Beginning of "Covered Wagon Centennial" celebration, by proclamation of President Hoover. Occasion: 100th anniversary of departure of first wagon train from St. Louis toward the Oregon country.
April 10—Launching of the Corsair, new $2,000,000 yacht of J. Pierpont Morgan; at Bath, Maine.
April 11—Sixty-eighth birthday of Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes.
April 13—Jefferson's birthday.
March 22—Emancipation Day in Porto Rico.