What is the rarest date for Easter?
The least common dates for Easter Sunday in this period are 22 and 24 March. Reckoned over a complete Gregorian Easter Cycle the least common dates for Easter Sunday are 22 March and 25 April.
Who decided when Easter is?
In 325 CE, the Council of Nicaea established that Easter would be held on the first Sunday after the first Full Moon occurring on or after the vernal equinox. (*) From that point forward, the Easter date depended on the ecclesiastical approximation of March 21 for the vernal equinox.
What is the most common Easter date?
Easter season begins on Easter Sunday and lasts seven weeks. In 500 years (from 1600 to 2099 AD) Easter was and will be most often celebrated on either March 31 or on April 16 (22 times each). This year, the date falls on April 4.
What date was Easter in 1981?
In 1981 Easter fell on April 19th, when it would have been April 26th, astronomically speaking.
What happened in the year 1984?
In June of 1984, the holy Golden Temple in Amritsar was taken over by a Sikh separatist movement and Gandhi sent in Indian troops to remove them. On October 31st, 1984, Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two trusted Sikh body guards outside of her house.