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SPMG MEDIA: Welcome May!

Welcome May!

May 2023 Monthly Holidays

Adopt A Horse Month

ALS Awareness Month

(Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's Disease)

American Cheese Month (Moved from October in 2019)

America's Wetlands Month

Apraxia Awareness Month

APS Month

Aramanth Month

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asthma Awareness Month

Awareness of Medical Orphans Month

Better Hearing & Speech Month

Better Sleep Month

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Borderline Personality Disorder Month

Brain Tumor Awareness Month

Building Safety Month

Celiac Awareness Month

Chip Your Pet Month

Clap 4 Health Month

Clean Air Month

Creative Beginnings Month

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Drum Month

EDS (Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome) Awareness Month

Family Reunion Month (Between Mother's Day and Father's Day)

Family Wellness Month

Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month

Food Allergy Action Month

Freedom Shrine Month

Gardening for Wildlife Month

Get Caught Reading Month

Gifts From The Garden Month

Global Civility Awareness Month

Global Health and Fitness Month

Go Fetch! Food Drive for Homeless Animals Month

Haitian Heritage Month

Heal the Children Month

Healthy Vision Month

Home Schooling Awareness Month

Huntington's Disease Awareness Month

International Audit Month

International Business Image Improvement Month

International Civility Awareness Month

International Mediterranean Diet Month

International Victorious Woman Month

Jewish-American Heritage Month

Latino Books Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

Mental Health Month

Military Appreciation Month

Motorcycle Safety Month

Mystery Month

National Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month

National Arthritis Awareness Month

National Barbeque Month

National Better Hearing Month

National Bike Month

National Chamber Music Month

National Egg Month

National Electrical Safety Month

National Foster Care Month

National Good Car Keeping Month

National Hamburger Month

National Hepatitis Awareness Month

National High Blood Pressure Education Month

National Inventors Month

Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month (aka NF Month)

(World) Lyme Disease Awareness Month

National Meditation Month

National Mediterranean Diet Month

National Mental Health Month

National Military Appreciation Month

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

National Osteoporosis Prevention Month

National Photo Month

National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

National Physiotherapy Month

National Preservation Month

National Read To Your Baby Bump Month

National Recommitment Month

National Salad Month

National Salsa Month (The Sauce)

National Service Dog Eye Examination Month

National Smile Month Link (May 15-June 15)

National Strawberry Month

National Stroke Awareness Month

National Sweet Vidalia Onions Month

National Syringomyelia Awareness Month

National Tuberous Sclerosis Month

National Water Safety Month

National Vinegar Month

National Youth Traffic Safety Month

Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Month

Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month

Older Americans Month

Pediatric Feeding Disorder Awareness Month

Personal History Month

Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month

Preeclampsia Awareness Month

Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month (5/11-6/15)

React Month

Revise Your Work Schedule Month

Save Your Tooth Month

Social Security Education Awareness Month

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Spiritual Literacy Month

Strike Out Strokes Month

Sturge-Weber Awareness Month

Teen CEO Month

Tennis Month

Tay-Sachs and Canavan Diseases Month

Textile Month

Tourettes Syndrome Awareness Month (5/15 - 6/15)

Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month

Ultra-violet Awareness Month

Women's Health Care Month

Worldwide Home Schooling Awareness Month

Young Achievers of Tomorrow Month

National Family Month (5/12 to 6/16)

May 2023 Daily Holidays

*Amtrak Day: 1

*Batman Day: 1 (Also in September)

*Beltane: 1

*CSS Reboot Day: 1

*Discuss Your Wage Day: 1

*Executive Coaching Day: 1

*Global Love Day: 1

Great Lakes Awareness Day: 1 (Monday of first full week)

*Hug Your Cat Day: 1

*International Doodle Dog Day: 1

*International Guerilla Sunflower Gardening Day: 1

*International Workers Day: 1

*Keep Kids Alive! Drive 25 Day: 1

*Law Day: 1

*Lei Day: 1

*Loyalty Day: 1

*May Day: 1

*May One Day: 1

Melanoma Monday: 1 (First Monday)

*Mother Goose Day: 1

*National Bubba Day: 1

*National High Potassium Awareness Day: 1

*National Purebred Dog Day: 1

*New Homeowner's Day: 1

*Religious Brothers Day: 1

*School Principals' Day: 1

*Silver Star Banner Day: 1

*Skyscraper Day: 1

*Stepmother's Day: 1

Childhood Depression Awareness Day: 2 (First Tuesday)

Foster Care Day: 2 (First Tuesday)

*International Harry Potter Day: 2

*Life Insurance Day: 2

Poem on Your Pillow Day: 2 (First Tuesday)

*Roberts Rule of Order Day: 2

*Scurvy Awareness Day: 2

*U.S. Capitol Police Day: 2

World Asthma Day: 2 (First Tuesday)

*World Tuna Day: 2

*Garden Meditation Day: 3

Great American Grump Out: 3 (First Wednesday)

*Lumpy Rug Day: 3

National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day: 3 (First Wednesday)

National Bike and Roll To School Day: 3

*National Special-abled Pets Day: 3

National Day to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy: 3 Link (First Wednesday)

National (Deaf) Interpreter Day: 3 (First Wednesday)

National Skilled Trades Day: 3 (First Wednesday)

*National Two Different Colored Shoes Day: 3

*Paranormal Day: 3

Project ACES Day: 3 (First Wednesday)

*Public Radio Day: 3

*SAN (Storage Area Network) Architect Day: 3

*Sun Day: 3

*Wild Koala Day: 3

*World Press Freedom Day: 3

*World Textile Day: 3

*Intergalactic Star Wars Day: 4 (May the Fourth Be With You!)

*International Firefighters Day: 4

*International Respect for Chickens Day: 4

*National Business Broker's Day: 4

National Day of Prayer: 4 (First Thursday)

National Day of Reason: 4 (First Thursday)

*National Self-Employed Day: 4

*National Weather Observers Day: 4

*Petite and Proud Day: 4

*World Give Day: 4

World Password Day: 4 (First Thursday)

*African World Hertitage Day: 5

Buddha Day: 5 (Celebration Date) Note: Historical date is always April 😎

*Cartoonists Day: 5

*Chanel No. 5 Day: 5

*Childhood Stroke Awareness Day: 5

*Cinco de Mayo: 5

Dandelion Day: 5-6

Day of Vesak: 5 (Traditionally on the Full May Moon)

*International Day of The Midwife: 5

*International Roller Derby Day: 5

Martin Z. Mollusk Day: 5 (First Friday of first full week)

*National Astronaut Day: 5

*Revenge of the Fifth (Star Wars Sith): 5

School Lunch Hero Day: 5 (First Friday)

Space Day: 5 (First Friday)

*Silence The Shame Day: 5

*Totally Chipotle Day: 5

Tuba Day: 5 (First Friday)

*World Asthma Day: 5

*World Portuguese Language Day: 5

Bladder Cancer Awareness Day: 6 (First Saturday)

Bombshell's Day: 6 (First Saturday) (Victoria's Secret)

Coronation Day: 6 (England)

Free Comic Book Day: 6 (First Saturday)

Herb Day: 6 (First Saturday)

International Bereaved Mothers' Day: 6 (First Sunday)

International Doodle Dog Day: 6 (First Saturday)

International Female Ride Day: 6

*International Management Accounting Day: 6

*Joseph Brackett Day: 6

Join Hands Day: 6 (First Saturday)

Kentucky Derby: 6 (First Saturday)

Learn To Ride A Bike Day: 6 (First Saturday)

Mariachi Day: 6 (First Saturday)

National Auctioneers Day: 6 (First Saturday)

National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day: 6-7

National Fitness Day: 6 (First Saturday)

National Homebrew Day: 6 (First Saturday)

National Play Outside Day: 6 (First Saturday)

National Scrapbooking Day: 6 (First Saturday)

National Train Day: 6 (Saturday closest to the 10th.)

National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day: 6 (First Saturday)

*No Diet Day: 6

*No Homework Day: 6

*Nurses Day or National RN Recognition Day: 6

*Russel Stover Candies Day: 6

Start Seeing Monarchs Day: 6 (First Saturday)

World Naked Gardening Day: 6 (First Saturday)

*Beaufort Scale (Wind) Day: 7

*Cosmopolitan Day: 7 (Drink)

*Cystinosis Awareness Day: 7

*International Sauvignon Blanc Day: 7 Note: Different than on on April 27)

Lemonade Day: 7 (First Sunday)

Motorcycle Mass & Blessing of The Bikes Day: 7 (First Sunday)

*National Barrier Awareness Day: 7

National Infertility Survival Day: 7 (Sunday before Mother's Day)

*National Design Packaging Day: 7

Rural Life Sunday: 7 (First Sunday)

*Spring Astronomy Day: 7

*Worldwide Day of Genital Autonomy: 7

World Laughter Day: 7 (First Sunday)

*Free Trade Day: 8

*International Thalassaemia Day: 8

Lag B'Omer: 8

*National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day: 8

National Golf Day: 8-10 (Second Monday)

National Women's Check-up Day: 8 (Second Monday)

*No Socks Day: 8

*Time of Remembrance & Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During The

Second World War: 8-9

*Student Nurse Day: 8

*V E Day: 8

*World Ovarian Cancer Day: 8

*World Red Cross / Red Crescent Day: 8

*Alphabet Magnet Day: 9

*Europe Day: 9

*Home Front Heroes Day: 9

National Teacher Day: 9 (First Tuesday of the First Full Week)

*National Moscato Day: 9

*National Sleepover Day: 9

*Clean Your Room Day: 10

*Dia De La Madre: 10

Donate A Day's Wages To Charity: 10 (Second Wednesday)

*Hostess Cupcake Day: 10

*International Day of Argania: 10

*National Hampster Day: 10

*National Lipid Day: 10 (Dyslipidemia) Note: Different than one on Sept. 24)

National Night Shift Workers Day: 10 (Second Wednesday)

National Third Shift Workers Day: 10 (Second Wednesday)

Receptionists Day: 10 (Second Wednesday)

*Root Canal Appreciation Day: 10

School Nurse Day: 10 (Always the Wednesday of School Nurse Week 9-12)

*World Lupus Day: 10

*Eat What You Want Day: 11

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day: 11 (Thursday of First Full Week)

*National Foam Rolling Day: 11 (Massage)

*Root Canal Appreciation Day: 11

Child Care Provider Day: 12 (Friday before Mother's Day)

*International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases: 12

Fintastic Friday: Giving Sharks A Voice: 12 (2nd Friday)

*International Nurses Day: 12

*Limerick Day: 12

*ME/CFS International Awareness Day: 12

Military Spouse Appreciation Day: 12 (Friday before Mother's Day)

*National Nutty Fudge Day: 12

National Public Gardens Day: 12 (Friday Before Mother's Day)

National Provider Appreciation Day: 12 (Friday before Mother's Day)

*National Saphire Segulah Day: 12

*Native American Rights Day: 12

*Odometer Day: 12

O. Henry Pun-off Day: 12

American Indian Day: 13 (2nd Saturday)

Bereaved Mother's Day: 13 (2nd Saturday)

Birthmother's Day (Saturday before Mother's Day): 13

*Children of Fallen Patriots Day: 13

Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day: 13 Link (2nd Saturday)

*Crouton Day: 13

*Frog Jumping Day: 13

*Hummus Day: 13 Link

*Indigenous Arts Day: 13

International Migratory Bird Day: 13 (2nd Saturday) (Also in October)

Letter Carrier's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day: 13 (2nd Saturday)

Mother Ocean Day: 13 (Saturday Before Mother's Day)

National Archery Day: 13 (Second Saturday)

National Babysitters Day: 13 (Saturday before Mother's Day)

*National Crouton Day: 13

National Dog Mom's Day: 13 (Saturday before Mother's Day)

National Miniature Golf Day: 13 (2nd Saturday)

National Windmill Day: 13 (2nd Saturday)

Stay Up All Night: 13 (2nd Saturday)

World Belly Dance Day: 13 (2nd Saturday)

World Fair Trade Day: 13 (2nd Saturday)

World Migratory Bird Day: 13 (2nd Saturday)

*Apraxia Awareness Day: 14

Mother's Day: 14 Link Link

Mother's At The Wall Day: 14 (Always Mother's Day)

*National Chicken Dance Day: 14

*National Decency Day: 14

*The Stars and Stripes Forever Day: 14

*Underground America Day: 14

*WAAC Day: 14

CSCMP's Supply Chain Professionals Day: 15 (3rd Monday)

Hoarding Awareness Day: 15 Link (3rd Monday)

*Hyperemisis Gravidarum Awareness Day: 15

*International Day of Families: 15

*International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day: 15

*International MPS Awareness Day: 15

*Nakba Day: 15

*National Chocolate Chip Day: 15

*National Slider Day: 15 (Food)

*Nylon Stockings Day: 15

*National Tuberous Sclerosis Day: 15

*Peace Officer Memorial Day: 15

*Straw Hat Day: 15 Link

Supply Chain Professional Day: 15 (3rd Monday)

*World Orthodontic Health Day:

*Biographer's Day: 16

*Honor Our LGBT Elders' Day: 16

*International Day of Light: 16 Link

*International Day of Living in Peace: 16

*Mimosa Day: 16 (Drink)

NASCAR Day Give-a-thon: 16

*National BBQ Day: 16

*National Piercing Day: 16

*National Sea Monkey Day: 16

EMSC (Emergency Medical Services) Day: 17 Link (3rd Wednesday)

*International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: 17

*Graduation Tassel Day: 17

National Employee Health & Fitness Day: 17 Link (3rd Wednesday)

National Juice Slush Day: 17 (3rd Wednesday)

*National Walnut Day: 17

*Same Sex Marriage Day: 17

*Syttende Mai: 17

Turn Beauty Inside Out Day: 17 (3rd Wednesday)

*World Hypertension Day: 17

*World Telecommunications and Information Society Day: 17

*World Neurofibromatosis Day (NF Day): 17

*Buy A Musical Instrument Day: 18 (Honor of The Music Man Creator)

GAAD Day (Global Accessibility Awareness Day): 18 (3rd Thursday)

*HIV Vaccine Awareness Day: 18

*I Love Reeses Day: 18

*International Museum Day: 18

*Mother Whistler Day: 18

*National Speech Pathologist Day:

*Visit Your Relatives Day: 18

*Accounting Day: 19

*Boys Club Day: 19

Endangered Species Day: 19 (3rd Friday)

*Hepatitus Testing Day: 19

International Defense Transportation Day: 19 (3rd Friday)

International Virtual Assistants Day: 19 (3rd Friday)

*May Ray Day: 19

Morel Mushroom Day: 19-20 (Weekend After Mother's Day)

NASCAR Day: 19 (3rd Friday)

*National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: 19

National Bike to Work Day: 19 (3rd Friday)

*National Hepatitus Testing Day: 19

National Peace Officer Memorial Day: 19 (Friday of Police Week)

National Pizza Party Day: 19 (3rd Friday)

*National Scooter Day: 19

*World IBD Day: 19

Armed Forces Day: 20 (3rd Saturday)

Do Dah Day: 20 (3rd Saturday)

*Eliza Doolittle Day: 20

*Everybody Draw Mohammed Day: 20

International Heritage Breeds Day: 20 (Saturday of 3rd Full Week)

*International Human Resources Day: 20

International Learn To Swim Day: 20 (3rd Saturday)

*International Red Sneakers Day: 20

Morel Mushrooms Day: 20-21 (Weekend after Mother's Day)

*National Association of Psychometrist's Day: 20

*National Rescue Dog Day: 20

*National Streaming Day: 20

Preakness: 20 (3rd Saturday)

*Weights & Measures Day: 20

*World Autoimmune/Autoinflammatory Arthritis Day (World AiArthritis Day) 20

*World Bee Day: 20

World Fiddle Day: 20 (3rd Satuday)

*American Red Cross Founder's Day: 21

Bay to Breakers Race: 21 Note: Oldest Footrace in America! (3rd Sunday in May)

*End of the World or Rapture Party Day: 21 (Prediction)

*I Need A Patch For That Day: 21

*International Tea Day: 21

*National Memo Day: 21

*National Waitstaff Day: 21

Ride A Unicycle Day: 21 (3rd Sunday)

Rural Life Sunday: 21 (3rd Sunday)

*Sister Maria Hummel Day: 21

Take Your Parents To The Playground (Park) Day: 21 Link (3rd Sunday)

*World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development: 21

*Canadian Immigrants Day: 22

*Harvey Milk Day: 22

*International Being You Day: 22

*International Day for Biological Diversity: 22

*National Craft Distillery Day: 22

*National Maritime Day: 22

*NF2 Awareness Day: 22

*Sherlock Holmes Day: 22

*US Colored Troops Day: 22

Victoria Day: 22

*World Goth Day: 22

*World Paloma Day: 22

*Declaration of the Bab Day: 23

*International Day to End Obstetric Fistula: 23

*National Best Friend-in-Law Day: 23

Neighbor Day: 23 (Sunday before Memorial Day Weekend)

*National Taffy Day: 23

*World Turtle Day: 23

*Aviation Maintenance Technician Day: 24 Link

*Brother's Day: 24

Declaration of The Bab: 24

Emergency Medical Services for Children Day: 24 Link (Wednesday of EMS Wk)

EMS Day: 24 (Wednesday of EMS Week)

*International Tiara Day: 24

*Morse Code Day: 24 (Some also observe on April 27)

*National and International Missing Children's Day: 24

*Scavenger Hunt and Treasure Hunt Day: 24

*World Schizophrenia Awareness Day: 24

*Yucatan Shrimp Day: 24

*Cookie Monster's Birthday: 25 See also November 2)

Eat More Fruits & Vegetables Day: 25 (Thursday before Memorial Day)

*International Plastic Free Day: 25

*National Brown Bag-it Day: 25 (Note: Paper Bag Day is 7/12)

*National Tap Dance Day: 25

*National Wine Day: 25

*Nerd Pride Day or Geek Pride Day: 25

Shavout: 25

Stop The Bleed Day: 25

*Towel Day: 25

*World Thyroid Day: 25

Don't Fry Day: 26 (Friday Before Memorial Day)

Heat Awareness Day: 26 (Last Friday)

*National Chardonnay Day: 26

National Cooler Day: 26 (Friday Before Memorial Day)

*National Paper Airplane Day: 26

National Polka Day: 26-28 (Always Memorial Day weekend)

National Road Trip Day: 26 (Friday Before Memorial Day Weekend)

National Title Track Day: 26 (4th Friday)

National Wig Out Day: 26 (Always Fri. before Memorial Day)

*World Lindy Hop Day: 26

Amateur Radio Military Appreciation Day (ARMAD): 27 Link (Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend)

*Cellophane Tape Day: 27

*Joe Cool Day: 27

Julia Pierpont Day: 27 (4th Saturday)

National Learn To Swim Day: 27 (Saturday of Week Before Memorial Day)

*Amnesty International Founders Day: 28

Indianapolis 500: 28 (Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend)

*Menstrual Hygiene Day: 28

*National Brisket Day: 28

*National Hamburger Day: 28

Pentecost: 28 (7th Sunday after Easter)

Rogation Sunday or Rural Life Sunday: 28 (5th Sunday After Easter) Note: Also called Rural Life Sunday or Soil Stewardship Sunday

*Sierra Club Day: 28

*Slugs Return From Capistrano Day: 28

*U.S. Border Patrol Day: 28

WhitSunday: 28 (Same as Pentecost)

*Ascension of Baha'U'llah: 29

Hamburger Day: 29 (Always Memorial Day)

*International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers: 29

*Learn About Composting Day: 29

Memorial Day: 29 (Observed)

*National 529 Day: 29

*National Alligator Day: 29

Prayer for Peace Memorial Day: 29

*Put A Pillow On Your Fridge Day: 29

*Indianapolis 500 Anniversary: 30

*Loomis Day: 30

*Memorial Day (Traditional): 30

*Mint Julep Day: 30

*National Creativity Day: 30

*World MS Day (Multiple Sclerosis): 30

*National Smile Day: 31 (Middle of Smile Month 5/15 - 6/15)

*Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Day:31

National Senior Health & Fitness Day: 31 (Last Wednesday)

*Save Your Hearing Day: 31

*What You Think Upon Grows Day: 31

*World No-Tobacco Day: 31

World Otter Day: 31 (Last Wednesday)

*World Parrot Day: 31


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