What is Today?

On May 22, we honor the life and legacy of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay politician in California and a leader of the ...More
Wed May 22

What National Day is it today?

Do you want to know what national holiday it is today, or why today is so special?

Well you’re in luck, because at National Today, we've compiled all the best days of the year and listed them here on our site.

We mostly focus on the not-so-well-known holidays that you might not have heard of, but we also highlight all the days of the year you already know about. Everyday is worthy of a celebration, and we've compiled them into one convenient location. On this page you’ll find all of today’s national days, special days, international days, fun days, quirky days, and even serious days. Today’s holidays are waiting to be commemorated, so grab your friends, put on that party hat, and start the celebration!

Today is also…

Wed May 22
If you’re looking for a day to show your love for our planet, why not celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22? This is a day dedicated to making sure that Earth remains a place where all creatures—no matter what environment they depend on—can not only survive, but…
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Wed May 22
Created by the United States Congress in 1933, National Maritime Day is a holiday that both honors and celebrates the Merchant Marine. (It also commemorates the first steam-powered transoceanic voyage when the American steamship Savannah set sail from the port of Savannah, GA on 1819.) What is the Merchant Marine?…
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