May 22nd holidays

May 22nd is the 142nd day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day the Republic of Ireland became the first nation in the world to legalize same-sex marriage; the first ever Rugby World Cup kicked off with Italy playing New Zealand in Auckland, and the first atlas, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, was published. Famous May 22nd birthdays include singer Morrissey and fashon model Naomi Campbell. Today is National Maritime Day and Harvey Milk Day.

We have 7 holidays listed for May 22.

May22

Harvey Milk Day

The first gay politician in California and leader of the American Civil Rights Movement is remembered.

May22

International Day for Biological Diversity

Dedicated to making Earth a place where all creatures can not only survive, but also thrive.

May22

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day is a holiday that both honors and celebrates the Merchant Marine.

May22

Buy A Musical Instrument Day

This day is here to motivate you to create beautiful melodies with a brand new instrument.

May22

National Solitaire Day

Addicted to playing solitaire? Find out more about your favorite card game!

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National Vanilla Pudding Day

Dedicate May 22 to your love for vanilla puddings. Here’s all you need to know.

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World Paloma Day

May 22 is the perfect opportunity for you to get your hands on this delicious cocktail!