May 12th Holidays

We have 21 holidays listed for May 12.

May 12th is the 132nd day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day more than 69,000 people were killed in a massive earthquake in Sichuan, China; then President Jimmy Carter became the first U.S. President to visit Cuba after the Castro revolution, and the Duke and Duchess of York were crowned King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in a ceremony at Westminster Abbey. Famous May 12th birthdays include Florence Nightingale, Katherine Hepburn, and comedian George Carlin. Today is National Limerick Day and World Migratory Bird Day.
May12

National Limerick Day

We pay homage to the man who made the short poems widespread — Edward Lear.

May12

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Day

Stand in solidarity and show your support for people battling Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

May12

Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

People suffering from fibromyalgia either go undiagnosed for years or are misdiagnosed.

May12

International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases

Join the movement to raise awareness about Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases.

May12

International Day of Plant Health

Keeping our plants healthy is crucial to keeping ourselves healthy. Learn more!

May12

International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Awareness Day

This mysterious disease is a global concern — we need to get to the bottom of it.

May12

International Nurses Day

We thank the nurses whose support and care has healed people and saved lives.

May12

Mothers at the Wall Day

It's time to give your mother a warm hug to express gratitude for her unwavering love.

May12

National Anthony Day

This National Anthony Day, learn more about America’s 49th most common name.

May12

National Hospital Day

Learn all about the history of National Hospital Day and important reasons to prioritize your health.

May12

National Mental Health Provider Appreciation Day

A note of thanks to all mental health providers who help us lead a better life.

May12

National Nutty Fudge Day

Grab a plate and your mixing bowls; it’s time to celebrate National Nutty Fudge Day.

May12

National Odometer Day

Let’s d(r)ive into the world of odometers and their importance for our vehicles.

May12

National Tampon Day

We’re about to break the silence and dispel some of the most common menstrual myths.

May12

National Veal Ban Action Day

Put down your forks. We’re fighting for animal rights this National Veal Ban Action Day.

May12

National YA DIG Day

Be yourself and acknowledge your growth because you’re destined for greatness this National YA DIG Day!

May12

World Topiary Day

Let’s celebrate the shaped shrubs and switch the trend from everything cake to everything topiary.

May12

Yom HaAtzmaut

Join us as we learn more about Yom Ha’atzmaut — the Israeli Independence Day.

May12

Yom HaZikaron

Yom HaZikaron is the official remembrance day of fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism.