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05 • May • Mayo

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With the world half-stopped due to the Coronavirus, we celebrate many events from afar, including May Day, World Press Freedom Day, Cinco de Mayo, International Museum Day, European Day of Parks, Africa Day.

Local celebrations include May 15, the anniversary of the founding of Las Vegas and May 26 National Sorry Day in Australia and Independence Day in Georgia.

Planeta.com celebrates May 21-22 as Diversity Days (May 21 is the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development and May 22 is the International Day of Biological Diversity.

The first full week in May is recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week in the USA. The first Saturday in May is World Labyrinth Day. The third Friday in May is Endangered Species Day.

May is Bike Month in the USA

May is Bike Month

May 1 May Day

May 3 Dia de la Santa Cruz / El Día del Albañil (Mexico)

May 3 World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day

May 5 Cinco de Mayo (Mexico)

Cinco de Mayo

May 10 Mother’s Day (Mexico)

May 15 Anniversary of the founding of the city of Las Vegas (May 15, 1905)

Happy Birthday, Las Vegas

May 15 Día del Maestro (Teachers’ Day) (Mexico)

Teachers’ Day

May 16 World Fish Migration Day

World Fish Migration Day

May 17 National Day of Norway (Norwegian Constitution Day)

May 17 International Recycling Day

May 17 is International Recycling Day

May 18 International Museum Day

International Museum Day

May 21 – 22 Diversity Days

Diversity Days

May 21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Cultural Diversity Day

May 22 International Day of Biological Diversity

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

May 23 World Turtle Day

May 24 European Day of Parks

European Day of Parks

May 25 Africa Day
African Liberation Day – Wikipedia
sahistory.org.za – @sahistoryonline

May 25 Towel Day (Celebration of the work of Douglas Adams)

May 26 National Sorry Day (Australia)

Sorry Day

May 26 Georgia Independence Day

Georgia Independence

First Sunday in May Dawn Chorus Day

Dawn Chorus

First full week in May is recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week, a tradition first celebrated in 1984, established by a Congressional joint resolution passed in 1983. (USA)

National Travel and Tourism Week

National Teacher Day is on Tuesday during Teacher Appreciation Week, the first full week of May.

First Saturday in May is World Labyrinth Day

First Sunday in May International Permaculture Day


Second Saturday in May (North America)

International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD), the signature program of EFTA, is the only international education program that highlights and celebrates the migration of nearly 350 species of migratory birds “between nesting habitats in North America and non-breeding grounds in Latin America, Mexico, and the Caribbean.”

World Migratory Bird Day

Second Sunday in May (USA)
Mother’s Day

Mothers’ Day

Third Friday in May Endangered Species Day is held the third Friday in May and recognizes the national conservation effort to protect our nation’s endangered species and their habitats. Hashtag: #EndangeredSpeciesDay (USA)

Last Monday in May Memorial Day (USA)




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