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Interesting Holidays: May

Lists of strange or interesting holidays and anniversaries for every day of the year

Monthlong Observances

Better Sleep Month

Date Your Mate Month

Foster Care Month

Fungal Infection Awareness Month

National Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month

National Asparagus Month

National Barbeque Month

National Beef Month

National Bike Month

National Blood Pressure Month

National Chocolate Custard Month

National Duckling Month

National Egg Month

National Good Car Care Month

National Hamburger Month

National Historic Preservation Month

National Meditation Month

National Mediterranean Diet Month

National Photo Month

National Recommitment Month

National Salad Month

National Salsa Month

National Strawberry Month

Older Americans Month

Revise Your Work Schedule Month



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Days in May

  1. International Workers Day (May Day), International Space Day, International Tuba Day, National Chocolate Parfait Day, National Pole Dancing Day, School Principal's Day, Batman Day, Mother Goose Day, Lei Day (Hawaii), Save The Rhino Day, Loyalty Day, No Pants Day
  2. World Tuna Day, World Naked Gardening Day, National Homebrew Day, National Astronomy Day, National Truffle Day, National Fire Day, Roberts Rules of Order Day, Fire Day, Brothers & Sisters Day, Scurvy Awareness Day, Free Comic Book Day
  3. World Laughter Day, World Press Freedom Day, National Raspberry Tart Day, National Wordsmith Day, National Chocolate Custard Day, National Paranormal Day, Garden Meditation Day, Public Radio Day, Lumpy Rug Day
  4. Intergalactic Star Wars Day, International Firefighters Day, National Day To Prevent Teen Pregnancy, National Scrapbooking Day, National Candied Orange Peel Day, Melanoma Monday, Respect For Chickens Day, Petite And Proud Day
  5. International Midwives' Day, National Teachers Day, National Concert Day, National Hoagie Day, National Enchilada Day, Cinco de Mayo, Totally Chipotle Day, Cartoonists Day, Oyster Day, Poem On Your Pillow Day
  6. National Crêpe Suzette Day, National Nurses Day, National School Nurse Day, National Bike To School Day, National Read Your Farmers' Almanac In The Bathroom Day, National Tourist Appreciation Day, Great American Grump Out, No Diet Day, Occupational Safety & Health Day, No Homework Day, Beverage Day
  7. National Day of Prayer, National Tourism Day, National Roast Leg Of Lamb Day
  8. World Asthma Day, World Red Cross/Crescent Day, National Coconut Cream Pie Day, National Empanada Day, Military Spouses Day, No Socks Day, Iris Day, Van Down By The River Day
  9. World Belly Dance Day, International Migratory Bird Day, National Miniature Golf Day, National Train Day, National Moscato Day, National Butterscotch Brownie Day, Donate A Day's Wages To Charity Day, Lost Sock Memorial Day, Hooray For Buttons Day, Birth Mothers Day
  10. Mother's Day, International Monty Python Status Day, National Shrimp Day, National Liver And Onions Day, Lupus Day, Windmill Day, Clean Up Your Room Day, Trust Your Intuition Day, Stay Up All Night Night
  11. National Mocha Torte Day, National Eat What You Want Day, Twilight Zone Day, O. Henry Pun-Off Day
  12. International Nurses Day, National Nutty Fudge Day, Limerick Day, Hug Your Cat Day, Fatigue Syndrome Day
  13. International Hummus Day, National Night Shift Workers Day, National Receptionist Day, National Apple Pie Day, National Fruit Cocktail Day, Frog Jumping Day, Leprechaun Day
  14. National Chicken Dance Day, National Buttermilk Biscuit Day, National Underground America Day, The Stars And Stripes Forever Day
  15. International Day Of Families, National Pizza Party Day, National Bike To Work Day, National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, National Employee Health & Fitness Day, Nylon Stockings Day, Straw Hat Day, Police Officers Memorial Day, Dinosaur Day, Turn Beauty Inside Out Day
  16. World Whisky Day, National Learn To Swim Day, National BBQ Day, National Sea Monkey Day, National Mimosa Day, Biographer's Day, Wear Purple For Peace Day, Love A Tree Day, Drawing Day, Armed Forces Day
  17. World Hypertension Day, World Telecommunications Day, National Walnut Day, National Cherry Cobbler Day, Endangered Species Day, Pack Rat Day
  18. International Museum Day, International Virtual Assistants Day, National No Dirty Dishes Day, National Cheese Souffle Day, Random Huggers Day, I Love Reese's Day, NASCAR Day, Visit Your Relatives Day
  19. National Devil's Food Cake Day, Artichoke Day, Frog Jumping Jubilee Day, Boys & Girls Club Day, Anne Boleyn Day
  20. National Quiche Lorraine Day, Neighbor Day, Eliza Doolittle Day, Weights & Measures Day, Be A Millionaire Day, Pick Strawberries Day
  21. World Day For Cultural Diversity For Dialogue & Development, National Chardonnay Day, National Strawberries & Cream Day, National Wait Staff Day, National Memo Day, National In-N-Out Burger Day, I Need A Patch For That Day, Hug Your Interior Designer Day, Keanu Reeves Day, Brown Bag It Thursday
  22. World Goth Day, International Sherlock Holmes Day, International Day For Biological Diversity, National Maritime Day, National Vanilla Pudding Day, National Death Busters Day, Don't Fry Day, Buy A Musical Instrument Day
  23. World Turtle Day, National Taffy Day, Lucky Penny Day
  24. International Tiara Day, National Scavenger Hunt Day, National Escargot Day, Brothers Day
  25. Memorial Day (observed)International Towel Day, National Missing Children's Day, National Wine Day, National Tap Dance Day, Old-Time Player Piano Day, Cookie Monster's Birthday, Geek Pride Day
  26. Sally Ride Day, World Lindy Hop Day, World Redhead Day, National Paper Airplane Day, National Blueberry Cheesecake Day, National Cherry Dessert Day, Grey Day
  27. National Grape Popsicle Day, National Italian Beef Day, Cellophane Tape Day, Old Time Player Piano Day
  28. International Hamburger Day, National Brisket Day, Sierra Club Day, Amnesty International Day, Whooping Crane Day
  29. World Otter Day, International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, National Biscuit Day, National Senior Health & Fitness Day, National Coq Au Vin Day, Put A Pillow On Your Fridge Day, Learn About Composting Day, End Of The Middle Ages Day
  30. National Mint Julep Day, Water A Flower Day, Loomis Day, My Bucket's Got A Hole In It Day
  31. World No-Tobacco Day, National Macaroon Day, What You Think Upon Grows Day, Save Your Hearing Day