Today is UN English Language Day. It is observed annually on April 23rd. The event was established by the UNESCO in 2010 to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six of its official working languages throughout the organization. April 23rd was chosen as the date for the English language because it is the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death.
United Kingdom- This 'Comedies' coin is one of three UK coins which mark the anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in
This year, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death has been marked by a flood of events around the world. But why did his exit cause so little public grief at the time, in and beyond the country of his birth?