April 2: In Taiwan the worst train accident (Mars) in seven decades leaves at least 51 people dead. There are no aspects involving Mars in the major cycle charts. Mars square Neptune in the sky is live > it’s at peak power on April 9. Progressed Mars is parallel birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart. The major disaster would have been mapped in Taiwan’s birth chart but there’s no reliable chart available.
April 3: A third wave of covid-19 (Saturn) is raging across Europe and South America. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was conjunction Moon in the Saturn cycle.
Thousands of demonstrators (Uranus) join rallies across Britain against a proposed law (Jupiter) that would give police extra powers to curb protests (Uranus). Jupiter was parallel Uranus in the sky.
April 4: Floods and landslides (Saturn) triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja (Saturn) in a cluster of islands in southeast Indonesia and East Timor kill at least 76 people and displace thousands; the number of covid-cases (Saturn) is rising rapidly in India; and Peru registers 294 coronavirus-related deaths, its highest single-day total. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle.
April 6: Brazil records its highest single day covid death count with 4,196 fatalities. The country’s total death count is more than 366,000. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle.
April 7: The EU’s medicines regulator says unusual blood clots should be listed as a very rare side effect of the AstraZeneca vaccine for covid-19 (Saturn); variants of the virus continue to emerge; and there are rising infection rates in many countries. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky.
Troops (Mars) in Myanmar open fire (Mars) on pro-democracy protesters (Uranus), killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens; and violence erupts in a pro-British area of Belfast as crowds (Pluto) of youths set a hijacked bus on fire (Mars) and attack police (Mars) with stones. Progressed Mars was square Neptune in the Mars cycle; and progressed Neptune was sesquisquare Pluto in the Neptune cycle.
April 8: Russian troops (Mars) have been moving in along Russia’s shared border with Ukraine. Progressed Mars was semisextile Sun and square Neptune in the Mars cycle; and Mars was square Neptune in the sky.
The covid-19 (Saturn) case count tops 133 million and the death count surpasses 3 million. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky.
April 10: 80 protesters (Uranus) are killed by Myanmar security forces (Mars-Saturn); 10 Myanmar police officers (Mars) are killed in an attack by ethnic armies (Mars); 5 people are killed in election violence (Mars) in India’s West Bengal state; 14 police officers (Mars) are injured in another night of clashes in Northern Ireland; Brazil is ravaged by an uncontrollable second-wave of coronavirus (Saturn); and an Israel study finds that the South African variant of covid-19 can ‘break through’ the Pfizer vaccine. Mars was square Neptune and Saturn was square Uranus in the sky.
April 11: Daunte Wright is shot (Mars) and killed by Minnesota police officer (Mars) Kim Potter igniting tensions and unrest in the city. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Mars was inconjunct Jupiter in the Mars cycle.
April 14: 20 pre-school children – aged between three and five – are killed in a horrific fire (Mars) in Niger’s capital, Niamey. Progressed Mars was semisquare Uranus and inconjunct Pluto in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was semisquare Mars in the Sun cycle.
Kimberly Potter, the Minnesota police officer (Mars) who shot and killed Daunte Wright is charged with second-degree manslaughter. Progressed Mars was semisquare Uranus and inconjunct Pluto in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was semisquare Mars in the Sun cycle.
April 15: The United States imposes a broad array of sanctions (Saturn-Pluto) on Russia, including curbs to its sovereign debt market, to punish it for interfering in last year’s US election, cyber hacking, (Pluto) bullying Ukraine (Pluto) and other alleged malign (Pluto) actions. Progressed Neptune was sesquisquare Pluto in the Neptune cycle; and progressed Sun was square Pluto in the Sun cycle. In America’s Sun cycle chart Pluto is in house 12 (secret enemies and crime).
April 16: The coronavirus is out of control in India; Germany’s infection rate is surging; Europe surpasses one million covid-19 deaths; Turkey reports its highest daily covid case and death counts; a fourth wave is taking hold in Spain; the virus is raging in Canada; and virus numbers are climbing in New Guinea. Progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle; and Saturn was square Uranus in the sky.
April 17: Amid repeated setbacks in the vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in Brazil, India and France the global death toll from the coronavirus tops three million, with more than 140 million cases. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle; and Saturn was square Uranus in the sky.
April 18: Tit for tat expulsions of diplomats and accusations of spying (Neptune) and sabotage have relations between Czechoslovakia and Russia falling apart (Pluto). Progressed Neptune was sesquisquare Pluto in the Neptune cycle.
The coronavirus is spreading faster than ever with India’s health system crumbling. Progressed Saturn was parallel Moon in the Saturn cycle; and Saturn was square Uranus in the sky.
April 20: Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin is convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. (Reuters reports that it is ‘a milestone in the fraught racial history of the United States and a rebuke of law enforcement’s treatment of Black Americans.’) Progressed Jupiter was conjunction Neptune in the Jupiter cycle; and in America’s chart progressed Sun was semisquare progressed Pluto and progressed Moon was conjunction birth chart Pluto. Pluto (the worst types of crime) in house 9 (court cases) is the intercepted ruler of house 6 (police officers).
April 21: A scheme (Neptune) to create a soccer super league involving 12 European soccer clubs (Pluto) falls apart following a backlash from fans around the world. Progressed Neptune was sesquisquare Pluto in the Neptune cycle.
April 22: Forty nations (Pluto) participate in Joe Biden’s Earth-Day climate emergency – summit (Saturn). Progressed Neptune was sesquisquare Pluto in the Neptune cycle; progressed Mars was inconjunct Saturn in the Mars cycle; and Saturn was square Uranus in the sky.
After weeks of tensions Russia announces it will pull back (Saturn) its troops (Mars) from its border near Ukraine. Progressed Mars was inconjunct Saturn in the Mars cycle.
India is experiencing a covid-catastrophe. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky.
April 24: India is in the grip of a rampaging second wave of the coronavirus pandemic (house 6) with 346,786 new cases and 2,624 deaths reported. One covid-19 death (house 8) is reported in New Delhi every four minutes as the capital’s underfunded health system (house 1) buckles. See India’s 2021 Sun cycle chart
Joe Biden becomes the first US president (Uranus) to formally recognise the mass killing (Mars-Pluto) of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire during World War I as a ‘genocide’ (Pluto), a move that was immediately rejected by Turkey. Progressed Jupiter was semisextile Uranus in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Sun was parallel Uranus in the Sun cycle.
Debris from an Indonesian submarine (Neptune) that disappeared on April 21 is found. The 53 sailors (Mars) onboard are presumed drowned (Neptune). Progressed Neptune was sesquisquare Pluto in the Neptune cycle.
April 25: In Iran at least 82 people are killed and more than 100 injured in a fire (Mars) that broke out in the coronavirus intensive care unit of a Baghdad hospital (house 12). There were no aspects involving Mars in any of the major cycle charts. The event would have been forecast in Iran’s birth chart but it has no reliable birth time.
April 27/28: The death toll in India’s ferocious second wave of covid-19 infections surpasses 200,000. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky. See India’s 2021 covid-19 catastrophe
April 29: At least 45 people are killed and dozens injured in a stampede-disaster (Mars) at a Jewish pilgrimage site (Jupiter) in the north of Israel. Progressed Mars was square Moon in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was semisextile Mars and parallel Jupiter in the Sun cycle.
April 30: A huge car bomb blast (Mars) kills at least 30 people and injures dozens in Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province. Progressed Mars was square Moon in the Mars cycle.
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