Beyoncé has always had a thing for numbers, especially the number four.
In the world of Beyoncé — and maybe other people, but this is about Bey and not about you — dates mean things, they have a special weight. There’s always a special reason Bey decides to do something on a specific day.
So, we’ve put together a little list for Bey fans and Bey superfans, the Hive, to remember some of the singer’s most important dates. Print it, save it, never forget it.
January 7- Blue Ivy’s Birthday
Blue Ivy was born on this day in 2012 and the five-year-old has already become an icon.
February 3 – Destiny’s Child Reunion For Super Bowl XLVII’s Halftime Show
Beyoncé’s performance and brief Destiny’s Child reunion is the second most tweeted about moment in history and is the fourth most watched halftime show.
February 6 – Beyoncé Drops “Formation”
*screams at the top our lungs* I LIKE MY BABY HEIR WITH BABY HAIR AND AFROS / I LIKE MY NEGRO NOSE WITH JACKSON FIVE NOSTRILS!
February 7 – Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show
The Super Bowl performance that sent racists into a tizzy, the singer paid homage to the Black Panthers and gave us the blackest Super Bowl halftime we’ve ever seen.
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April 4 – Beyoncé Marries JAY-Z
Beyoncé and JAY-Z have been together nearly 15 years and with the release of their recent albums and openness about their struggles, it seems their bond is stronger than ever. Becky who?
April 23 – Beyoncé Releases ‘Lemonade’
Lemonade was a moment, a cultural, historical moment. This can’t be argued.
June 13 – Rumi and Sir’s Birthday
We weren’t quite sure of the twins’ birthday until Bey dropped a reveal that went viral.
August 19 – Bee Day
Ok, so this day is actually about real bees, but who cares about bees? The only Queen B you should care about is Beyoncé. (This is a joke, you should definitely care about bees.)
August 20 – Lemonade Day
Let’s just pretend that Lemonade Day is about Lemonade.
August 28 – Beyoncé’s VMAs Pregnancy Reveal
Beyoncé stole the show when she revealed that she was pregnant with Blue Ivy during the VMAs. It also led to this moment between Jay and ‘Ye, remember life before their beef?
September 4 – Beyoncé’s Birthday
Obviously, the most important day of the year. Where would the world be without Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, first of her name, of House Knowles-Carter, daughter of Tina Knowles-Lawson, sister of St. Solange, and Ruler of Pop Culture? This day also marks the release of B’Day, an underrated gem.