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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 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 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. Pascha (Orthodox Easter), World Laughter Day, International Workers Day (May 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
  2. World Tuna Day, National Truffle (Mushroom) Day, National Fire Day, Roberts Rules of Order Day, Great American Grump Out, Fire Day, Brothers & Sisters Day, Melanoma Monday, Scurvy Awareness Day
  3. World Press Freedom Day, National Teachers Day, National Raspberry Tart Day, National Chocolate Custard Day, Garden Meditation Day, Public Radio Day, No Pants Day, Lumpy Rug Day
  4. Intergalactic Star Wars Day, International Firefighters Day, National Bike To School Day, National Day To Prevent Teen Pregnancy, National Scrapbooking Day, National Candied Orange Peel Day, Respect For Chickens Day, Petite And Proud Day, Free Comic Book Day
  5. International Midwives' Day, National Day of Prayer, National Hoagie Day, Cinco de Mayo, Totally Chipotle Day, Cartoonists Day, Oyster Day
  6. International Space Day, International Tuba Day, National Crêpe Suzette Day, National Nurses Day, No Diet Day, Occupational Safety & Health Day, No Homework Day, Beverage Day, Military Spouses Day
  7. World Naked Gardening Day, National Homebrew Day, National Tourism Day, National Train Day, National Roast Leg Of Lamb Day, Accountant's Day, Birth Mothers Day
  8. Mother's Day, World Asthma Day, World Red Cross/Crescent Day, National Coconut Cream Pie Day, National Empanada Day, No Socks Day, Iris Day
  9. National Butterscotch Brownie Day, Donate A Day's Wages To Charity Day, Lost Sock Memorial Day
  10. International Monty Python Status Day, National Shrimp Day, Lupus Day, Windmill Day, Clean Up Your Room Day
  11. World Belly Dance Day, National Night Shift Workers Day, National Receptionist Day, National Mocha Torte Day, National Miniature Golf Day, National Eat What You Want Day, School Nurses Day, Twilight Zone Day
  12. International Nurses Day, National Nutty Fudge Day, Limerick Day, Hug Your Cat Day, Fatigue Syndrome Day
  13. National Apple Pie Day, Frog Jumping Day, Leprechaun Day, Blame Someone Else Day
  14. International Migratory Bird Day, National Astronomy Day, National Chicken Dance Day, National Buttermilk Biscuit Day, Underground America Day, The Stars And Stripes Forever Day
  15. International Day Of Families, National Chocolate Chip Day, National Employee Health & Fitness Day, Nylon Stockings Day, Straw Hat Day, Police Officers Memorial Day, Dinosaur Day
  16. National Coffee Day, National Barbecue Day, National Sea Monkey Day, Biographer's Day, Wear Purple For Peace Day, Love A Tree 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 Cheese Souffle Day, Random Huggers Day, I Love Reeses Day, NASCAR Day, Visit Your Relatives Day
  19. National Devil's Food Cake Day, Artichoke Day, O. Henry Pun-Off Day, Frog Jumping Jubilee Day, Boy's Club Day
  20. National Pizza Party Day, National Bike To Work Day, National Quiche Lorraine Day, Neighbor Day, Eliza Doolittle Day, Weights & Measures Day, Be A Millionaire Day, Pick Strawberries Day
  21. World Whisky Day, World Day For Cultural Diversity For Dialogue & Development, National Strawberries & Cream Day, National Wait Staff Day, National Memo Day, National In-N-Out Burger Day, I Need A Patch For That Day, Armed Forces Day
  22. World Goth Day, International Day For Biological Diversity, National Maritime Day, National Vanilla Pudding Day, Buy A Musical Instrument Day
  23. World Turtle Day, National Taffy Day, Lucky Penny Day
  24. International Tiara Day, National Escargot Day, Brothers Day, Don't Fry Day
  25. International Towel Day, National Missing Children's Day, National Wine Day, National Tap Dance Day, National Brown-Bag-It Day, Old-Time Player Piano Day, Cookie Monster's Birthday
  26. Sally Ride Day, National Blueberry Cheesecake Day, National Cherry Dessert Day, Grey Day
  27. National Grape Popsicle Day, Cellophane Tape Day
  28. International Hamburger Day, National Brisket Day, Sierra Club Day, Amnesty International Day, Whooping Crane Day
  29. International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, 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. Memorial Day (observed)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