National pickle day, national chocolate day. Ever heard those silly holidays on the radio? Here the unofficial list of all those holidays that you hear about on the radio! So go ahead, celebrate your holidays! Click on the month to see what you have to celebrate that month.


Month Long Observations
  • American Bike Month
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
  • Asparagus Month
  • Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month
  • Better Hearing and Speech Month
  • Flower Month
  • National Bar-B-Que Month
  • National Egg Month
  • National Duckling Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Mental Health Month
  • National Salad Month
  • National Photo Month
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • National Strawberry Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • Transportation Month

    Week Long Observances
  • 1st Week - National Postcard Week
  • 1st Week -Teacher Appreciation Week
  • 2nd Week - National Pet Week
  • 2nd Week - National Police Week
    Celebrate in whichever week has May 15th.
  • Last Week - National Backyard Games Week
    Last full week before Memorial Day.

    Special Days in May
  • Space Day
    Celebrated the first Friday of May.
  • National Teacher Day
    Always the Tuesday of the first full week of May.
  • National Family Child Care Provider's Day
    The Friday before Mother's Day.
  • Mother's Day
    Second Sunday of May.
  • Armed Forces Day
    The third Saturday of May.
  • Peace Day
    Third Sunday in May.
  • Memorial Day
    Observed the Last Monday of May
  • Victoria Day
    Celebrated in Canada on the Monday before May 24.

    May 1st
  • Hawaiian Lei Day
  • Mother Goose Day
  • May Day
  • Worthy Wage Day for child care providers.

    May 2nd
  • Dr. Benjamin Spock's Birthday
    Born in 1903.
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day

    May 3rd
  • Constitution Memorial Day In Japan.

    May 4th
  • National Weather Observers' Day
  • Susan's Birthday From Sesame Street.

    May 5th
  • Children's Day In Japan.
  • Cinco De Mayo

    May 6th
  • International No Diet Day

    May 7th
  • 1st Stamp Collection Started
  • Pulitzer Prize Established

    May 8th
  • No Socks Day

    May 9th
  • First Newspaper Cartoon In the USA in 1754.

    May 10th
  • Clean Up Your Room Day

    May 11th
  • Twilight Zone Day

    May 12th
  • International Nurses Day
  • Kite Day
  • Limerick Day

    May 13th
  • Tulip Day

    May 14th
  • Beginning of Lewis and Clark Expedition In 1804.
  • National Dance Like a Chicken Day

    May 15th
  • Aoi Festival Celebrated in Japan.
  • L.F. Baum's Birthday
    Author of The Wizard of Oz - born in 1856.
  • National Chocolate Chip Day

    May 16th
  • First US Nickel Minted
    In 1866, called the 'Shield Nickel'.

    May 17th
  • First Kentucky Derby In 1875.

    May 18th
  • International Museum Day
  • Mount St. Helens Erupted In 1980.
  • Visit Your Relatives Day

    May 19th
  • Circus Day
    The Ringling Brother's Circus opened in 1884.

    May 20th
  • First Photo Sent From Space
    In 1990 the Hubble space telescope sends 1st photograph's from space.

    May 21st
  • American Red Cross Founded
    Founded by Clara Barton in 1881.
  • Lindbergh Flight Day In 1927.

    May 22nd
  • Buy-A-Musical Instrument Day

    May 23rd
  • Penny Day

    May 24th
  • First Morse Code Message Sent from Washington DC to Baltimore in 1844.

    May 25th
  • National Missing Children's Day
  • National Tap Dance Day

    May 26th
  • Blueberry Cheesecake Day

    May 27th
  • Golden Gate Bridge Opens In 1937.
  • Masking Tape Patented In 1930.

    May 28th
  • Jim Thorpe's Birthday Born in 1888.

    May 29th
  • John F. Kennedy's Birthday Born in 1917.

    May 30th
  • Ice Cream Freezer Patented In 1848 by William Young.

    May 31st
  • World No Tobacco Day

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