Friday, May 2, 2014

May 2014 Holidays and Special Days (and some crazy ones too!)

Interesting things about the month of MAY...

Date Your Mate Month
Foster Care Month
National Barbecue Month
National Bike Month
National Blood Pressure Month
National Foster Care Awareness Month
National Hamburger Month
National Photograph Month
National Re-commitment Month
National Salad Month
Older Americans Month
Stroke Awareness Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Better Hearing & Speech Month
Hepatitis Awareness Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Warbler Neck Awareness Month
Motorcycle Safety & Awareness Month

Weekly Celebrations:

Nurse's Week - first 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, 2014 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:

1 May Day
1 National Day of Prayer (US)
1 Law Day
1 Loyalty Day
1 Mother Goose Day
1 Save the Rhino Day

2 Baby Day
2 Brothers and Sisters Day
2 International Tuba Day - first Friday in May
2 Space Day - first Friday in May

3 Lumpy Rug Day
3 National Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Day
3 World Press Freedom Day

4 Bird Day
4 National Candied Orange Peel Day
4 Renewal Day
4 Star Wars Day

5 Cinco de Mayo
5 National Hoagie Day
5 Oyster Day

6 Beverage Day
6 National Tourist Appreciation Day
6 National Nurses Day
6 National Teachers Day (Tuesday of the first full week of May)
6 No Diet Day
6 Yom Ha'atzmaut

7 School Nurses Day the Wednesday during Nurse's Week
7 National Tourism Day

8 Iris  Day
8 No Socks Day
8 V-E Day
8 World Red Cross Day / World Red Crescent Day

9 Lost Sock Memorial Day
9 Military Spouses Day the Friday before Mother's Day

10 Birth Mother's Day - Saturday before Mother's Day
10 Clean up Your Room Day
10 International Migratory Bird Day the second Saturday in May
10 National Train Day- date may vary

11 Eat What You Want Day
11 Mother's Day - second Sunday
11 Twilight Zone Day

12 Fatigue Syndrome Day
12 International Nurses Day
12 Limerick Day

13 Frog Jumping Day
13 Leprechaun Day

14 Dance Like a Chicken Day
14 National Receptionist Day the second Wednesday in May

15 National Chocolate Chip Day
15 Police Officer's Memorial Day

16 Love a Tree Day
16 National Bike to Work Day - third Friday of month
16 National Sea Monkey Day
16 Wear Purple for Peace Day

17 Armed Forces Day - third Saturday of month
17 Pack Rat Day

18 Lag BaOmer
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

22 Buy a Musical Instrument Day

23 Lucky Penny Day

24 Victoria Day (Canada)
24 International Jazz Day - Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.
24 National Escargot Day

25 National Missing Children's Day
25 Tap Dance Day

26 Memorial Day (US)
26 Sally Ride Day

27 Sun Screen Day

28 Amnesty International Day

29 Learn About Composting Day

30 Water a Flower Day

31 National Macaroon Day
31 Save Your Hearing Day
31 World No Tobacco Day

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