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 19 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

Drawing Day

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

May16

International Day of Light

Today, let’s come together to celebrate the life-giving light and its role in our lives.

May16

Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq

Today we appreciate and reflect on Islamic history as we observe the Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq.

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.

May16

National Stop Nausea Day

Nausea can be very uncomfortable but these days, it can be treated with medication.

May16

National Wear Purple for Peace Day

Let’s wear purple to show that we all long for peace and will always do so.

May16

Nickel Day

Let's work together to educate people about the benefits and drawbacks of the transitional metal, nickel.

May16

Ride a Unicycle Day

Ride a Unicycle Day takes place annually to appreciate the fun one-wheeled vehicle.

May16

Sex Differences in Health Awareness Day

Learn the differences in health conditions regarding different sexes this Sex Differences in Health Awareness Day.

May16

Supply Chain Professionals Day

All your favorite stores and markets would shut down if there was no supply chain.

May16

Waiters Day

National Waiters’ Day is a national campaign that celebrates the food and service industry workers.