May 16th is the 136th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Queen Elizabeth became the first monarch to address the United States Congress; the first Academy Awards were bestowed, and then President Andrew Johnson was acquitted of impeachment by a single vote in the U.S. Senate. Famous May 16th birthdays include Janet Jackson and Liberace. Today is National Mimosa Day.
We have 12 holidays listed for May 16.
Vesak celebrates Buddha’s birth, along with his enlightenment and death in some traditions.
Get out your drawing pads and pencils and bring the images in your imagination to life.
National Barbecue Day
Are you ready to get grilling? Here’s how you can celebrate National Barbecue Day.
National Coquilles Saint Jacques Day
It’s time to come out of your ‘shell’ as we celebrate a lip-smacking French seafood delicacy.
National Do Something Good for Your Neighbor Day
A neighbor is not merely the person who lives closest to you.
National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day
A time to pay tribute to those who have paved the way for the LGBT community.
National Piercing Day
A fun observance that focuses on the art of piercings and its intriguing history.