May 8th holidays

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.

We have 12 holidays listed for May 8.

May08

Mother's Day

Give Mom an extra hug and appreciate her for doing the toughest job on Earth.

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National Have a Coke Day

If the very thought of Coke makes you want to break into song, you’re not alone.

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Mothers at the Wall Day

It's time to give your mother a warm hug to express gratitude for her unwavering love.

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National Amyloidosis Day

Let us join hands and hearts in solidarity with the patients and families affected by amyloidosis.

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National Coconut Cream Pie Day

A day devoted to the ultimate custard-and-cream concoction.

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National Student Nurse Day

Let’s get ready to celebrate the determination and achievements of student nurses.

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Victory in Europe Day

Relive the Allies’ victory over Nazi Germany this Victory in Europe Day.

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White Lotus Day

White Lotus Day celebrates theosophists and commemorates the death of the co-founder of the Theosophical Society.

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World Donkey Day

Learn more about the strong, resilient, friendly, and helpful animal known as the donkey.

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World Ovarian Cancer Day

Learn about ovarian cancer and its diagnosis with our article on World Ovarian Cancer Day.

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Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman, the 33rd American president, presided over World War II.

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Enrique Iglesias

Iglesias occupies the number one spot on the Greatest of All Time Latin Artists chart.