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Daily Calendar Bizarre, Special and Unique Holidays - May, 2019


  • Date Your Mate Month
  • Foster Care Month
  • Gifts from the Garden Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • National Barbecue Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National Blood Pressure Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Photograph Month
  • National Recommitment Month
  • National Salad Month
  • Older Americans Month

Weekly Celebrations:

  • Nurse's Week - first full week of month
  • Wildflower Week - week two
  • National Bike Week - third week
  • National Police Week - third week of month
  • Emergency Medical Services Week - fourth week of month

May, 2019 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:

1 May Day

1 Loyalty Day

1 Mother Goose Day

1 Save the Rhino Day

2 Baby Day

2 Brothers and Sisters Day

3 Garden Meditation Day

3 International Tuba Day - first Friday in May

3 Lumpy Rug Day

3 Space Day - first Friday in May

3 World Press Freedom Day

4 Bird Day

4 Free Comic Book Day - first Saturday in May

4 Kentucky Derby Day - first Saturday in May

4 National Candied Orange Peel Day

4 Renewal Day

4 Star Wars Day

5 Cinco de Mayo

5 National Hoagie Day

5 Oyster Day

5 Ramadan - begins at sundown, date varies

6 Beverage Day

6 National Tourist Appreciation Day

6 National Nurses Day

6 No Diet Day

7 National Tourism Day

7 National Teacher's Day - Tuesday of first full week of May

8 Iris  Day

8 National Outdoor Intercourse Day

8 National Receptionist Day the second Wednesday in May

8 No Socks Day

8 School Nurses Day the Wednesday during Nurse's Week

V-E Day

8 World Red Cross Day / World Red Crescent Day

9 Lost Sock Memorial Day 

10 Child Care Provider Day or Daycare Provider Day - Friday before Mother's Day

10 Clean up Your Room Day

10 Military Spouses Day the Friday before Mother's Day

11 Birth Mother's Day - Saturday before Mother's Day 

11 Eat What You Want Day

11 International Migratory Bird Day the second Saturday in May

11  National Train Day- Saturday closest to May 10th

11 National Windmill Day - the second Saturday in May

11 Twilight Zone Day

12 Fatigue Syndrome Day

12 International Nurses Day

12 Limerick Day

12 Mother's Day second Sunday in May

13 Frog Jumping Day

13 Leprechaun Day

14 Dance Like a Chicken Day

15 National Chocolate Chip Day

15 Police Officer's Memorial Day

16 Love a Tree Day

16 National Sea Monkey Day

16 Wear Purple for Peace Day

17 National Bike to Work Day - third Friday of month

17 Pack Rat Day

18 Armed Forces Day - third Saturday of month

18 International Museum Day

18 No Dirty Dishes Day

18 Visit Your Relatives Day

19 Boy's Club Day

20 Be a Millionaire Day - now we all can go for that

20 Pick Strawberries Day

21 National Memo Day

21 National Waiters and Waitresses Day

21 Victoria Day(Canada) - Monday preceding the 25th

22 Buy a Musical Instrument Day

22 World Goth Day

23 Lucky Penny Day

24 Don't Fry Friday - Friday before Memorial Day

24 National Escargot Day

25 International Jazz Day - Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.

25 National Missing Children's Day

25 National Brown Bag It Day

25 National Towel Day - in the UK

25 National Wine Day

25 Tap Dance Day

26 Sally Ride Day

27 Memorial Day last Monday of month.

27 Sun Screen Day

28 Amnesty International Day

28 National Hamburger Day

29 Learn About Composting Day

30 Mint Julep Day

30 Water a Flower Day

31 National Macaroon Day

31 Save Your Hearing Day

31 World No Tobacco Day


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