May 19th is the 139th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day the New York Post published Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail; Marilyn Monroe sang "Happy Birthday" to then President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and the invasion of Jamaica began during the Anglo-Spanish War. Famous May 19th birthdays include Malcolm X, singer Grace Jones, and Andre the Giant. Today is National Armed Forces Day and National Endangered Species Day.
We have 21 holidays listed for May 19.
National Barber Mental Health Awareness Day
It’s time to reverse the roles and ask your barber how they are feeling.
National Devil's Food Cake Day
Rich in flavor and moist in texture, devil’s food cake is a favorite for chocolate-lovers.
National Endangered Species Day
A day to consider the dwindling populations of certain animals and work together to help.
National Pizza Party Day
Pizza's the very definition of a good time and your options are plentiful.
Celebrate Your Elected Officials Day
From your local council person to the president, celebrate them all today.
Hepatitis Testing Day
Let’s learn about hepatitis B and C and encourage individuals to get tested.
National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day encourages people to get tested for HIV.
National Bike to Work Day
This day aims to incentivize us to switch our regular commute with bikes.
National Defense Transportation Day
Commemorate National Defense Transportation Day by celebrating the ones behind the wheels!
National Mechanical Dry Eye Day
Let’s learn how to recognize and treat the age-related condition known as mechanical dry eyes.
Plant Something Day
Plant Something Day aims to protect and add to the beauty of the environment.
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Walk Safely To School Day
Join us as we encourage Australia’s tiny tots to ditch the bus and walk to school.
World Family Doctor Day
This day celebrates the importance and efforts of family doctors in global health care.