May 18th is the 138th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day France's TGV train achieved a world rail speed record of 320 miles per hour; Mt. St. Helens erupted in Washington state, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage, and Constantine the Great announced free food for all the citizens of Constantinople. Famous May 18th birthdays include Tina Fey and country crooner George Strait. Today is National No Dirty Dishes Day and National Pizza Party Day.
We have 20 holidays listed for May 18.
National No Dirty Dishes Day
Keep sinks happy, and do your part by saying, "NO" to dirty dishes.
Ascencion Day (Saint Barthelemy)
This Ascension Day, let’s reflect on the significance of Christ’s life, death, resurrection, and ascension.
Ascencion Day (Saint Martin)
Ascension Day in Saint Martin is a time to reflect on the risen Christ’s sacrifice.
Battle of Las Piedras
On the anniversary of the Battle of Las Piedras, see its enduring mark on Uruguay’s history.
Global Accessibility Awareness Day
Disabled users must have access to the same high-quality digital services and content as non-disabled users.
International Museum Day
It’s an opportunity to support museum education and make everyone aware of the importance of museums.
Mother Whistler Day
Find out how to celebrate Mother Whistler Day right here with us at National Today.
National Aperitif Day
On National Aperitif Day, add a little aperitif to your cocktail and sip it in style!
National Brock Day
This National Brock Day, take some time to learn the name’s history and meaning.
National Cheese Soufflé Day
The word ‘soufflé’ comes from the French word ‘souffler,’ which means ‘puff up’ or ‘blow up.’
National Marvin Day
Know someone named Marvin? Make their day by celebrating their name right here, right now.
National Notebook Day
Roses are red, violets are blue, National Notebook Day is here, and we're celebrating with you.
National Visit Your Relatives Day
A day dedicated to spending time with your loved ones and cherishing family time.
Send an Electronic Greeting Card Day
Sending a customized e-card is a delightful and simple method to express kindness to others.
State Flag of Turkmenistan Day
Appreciate the beauty and symbolism of the Turkmen flag and keep it flying high.