May 16th holidays

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.

May16

National Mimosa Day

It’s fun and easy to celebrate this drink we all find mimo-so-good!

May16

Vesak

Vesak celebrates Buddha’s birth, along with his enlightenment and death in some traditions.

May16

Buddha Purnima

Take deep breaths and clear your mind, as we take you on a mystical journey!

May16

Drawing Day

Get out your drawing pads and pencils and bring the images in your imagination to life.

May16

National Barbecue Day

Are you ready to get grilling? Here’s how you can celebrate National Barbecue Day.

May16

National Biographer's Day

Get your nerd mode on as we honor a popular branch of literature.

May16

National Coquilles Saint Jacques Day

It’s time to come out of your ‘shell’ as we celebrate a lip-smacking French seafood delicacy.

May16

National Do Something Good for Your Neighbor Day

A neighbor is not merely the person who lives closest to you.

May16

National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day

A time to pay tribute to those who have paved the way for the LGBT community.

May16

National Love a Tree Day

Let’s set a moment aside to appreciate the wonderful gifts of trees.

May16

National Piercing Day

A fun observance that focuses on the art of piercings and its intriguing history.

May16

National Sea Monkey Day

We celebrate the existence of these strangely alluring shrimp.