May 5th is the 125th day in the Gregorian calendar; it marks the anniversary of the dissolving of the Confederate government in Georgia and the celebrating of the first Memorial Day in the U.S. Famous May 5th birthdays include Vincent Kartheiser, Henry Cavill, Adele, and Chris Brown. May 5th also marks Cinco de Mayo and National Hoagie Day.
We have 29 holidays listed for May 5.
Vesak celebrates Buddha’s birth, along with his enlightenment and death in some traditions.
Day of Vesak
It is the Day of Vesak, the day to honor Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and death.
General Prayer Day
General Prayer Day is the celebration of the survival of the Roman Catholic traditions.
Hug a Shed and Take a Selfie Day
From ancient times to the present, man has needed sheds for storage and more.
Indian Arrival Day (Guyana)
Guyana celebrates its heritage and motto, “One people, one nation, one destiny.”
International Midwives Day
Join the global community to appreciate the amazing work of midwives on International Midwives’ Day.
Today, we celebrate one of the oldest continuously contested sporting events in history.
Liberation Day (Bevrijdingsdag)
Celebrate by learning about the Netherlands’ important WWII history.
National Astronaut Day
Do not go gentle into that good night as National Astronaut Day is at hand.
National Cartoonists Day
Read about this day's history, check out five famous cartoons, and much more, right here!
National Concert Day
Let's take part in an event that honors the culture of live musical performances.
National Silence the Shame Day
Speak up for mental health which is as important as physical health for our total well-being.
National Space Day
There’s so much going on in the universe, it deserves a day to reflect on everything!
National Totally Chipotle Day
Chipotle peppers are a Mexican ingredient that Americans have not just welcomed, but embraced.
National No Pants Day
We know the freeing feeling of changing out of your pants after a long day.
Revenge of the Fifth
Get your red lightsabers charged and ready to celebrate the Revenge of the Fifth!
School Lunch Hero Day
Check out our interesting and informative ideas to celebrate School Lunch Hero Day!
World Hand Hygiene Day
Read on about this simple step to fight all the germs and keep you healthy.