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.
Harvey Milk Day
The first gay politician in California and leader of the American Civil Rights Movement is remembered.
International Day for Biological Diversity
Dedicated to making Earth a place where all creatures can not only survive, but also thrive.
National Maritime Day
National Maritime Day is a holiday that both honors and celebrates the Merchant Marine.
Buy A Musical Instrument Day
This day is here to motivate you to create beautiful melodies with a brand new instrument.
National Solitaire Day
Addicted to playing solitaire? Find out more about your favorite card game!
National Vanilla Pudding Day
Dedicate May 22 to your love for vanilla puddings. Here’s all you need to know.