We have 30 holidays listed for May 8.
May 8th is the 128th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Reinhold Messmer and Peter Habeler became the first climbers to ascend Mt. Everest without supplemental oxygen. The day also marks the end of the Prague Uprising, now a national holiday in the Czech Republic, and the first matches in the Italian Football League were played. Famous May 8th birthdays include former President Harry Truman and singer Enrique Iglesias. Today is National Teacher's Day and National Have a Coke Day.
Donate a Day's Wages To Charity Day
On Donate A Day's Wages To Charity Day, we are putting a smile on many faces!
Free Trade Day
Keep reading to learn the history and important facts about free trade and Free Trade Day.
Take a day to reflect on colonialism, life in 17th century Virginia, and Native American cultures.
National Amyloidosis Day
Let us join hands and hearts in solidarity with the patients and families affected by amyloidosis.
National Give Someone a Cupcake Day
Get your frosting and toppings ready for National Give Someone a Cupcake Day!
National Have a Coke Day
If the very thought of Coke makes you want to break into song, you’re not alone.
National Maria Day
This National Maria Day, honor the 18th most popular name in the United States.
National Nova Day
Nova is a unique name that deserves to be celebrated this National Nova Day!
National Report Government Contractor Fraud Day
Catching fraudsters, helping the government, saving taxpayers’ money — sounds like a real job!
National School Nurse Day
It’s time to shower school nurses with their deserved attention as we mark this important holiday.
National Student Nurse Day
Let’s get ready to celebrate the determination and achievements of student nurses.
National Third Shift Workers Day
We celebrate and thank the people that work throughout the night.
Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day
We should never underestimate the importance of safety and health professionals and their contributions.
Root Canal Appreciation Day
Dental health is wealth so visit a dentist on Root Canal Appreciation Day!
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who Lost their Lives during WWII
We need to work through the past to understand the present and build the future.
Victory in Europe Day
Relive the Allies’ victory over Nazi Germany this Victory in Europe Day.
World Donkey Day
Learn more about the strong, resilient, friendly, and helpful animal known as the donkey.
World Orienteering Day
Grab your watches, maps, and compasses and we’ll see you at the finish line.
World Ovarian Cancer Day
Learn about ovarian cancer and its diagnosis with our article on World Ovarian Cancer Day.