Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Blogging Calendar for May

Blogging Calendar - Holidays, Celebrations, Awareness Days, and Other Notable Occasions.

Throughout the year there are so many awareness days, commemorative days, special days, celebrations, holidays, observances, etc, etc. These can be great as blog post inspiration, or just for getting a bit of extra traffic to an existing post by promoting it as a tie-in.

Read on for a list of notable dates for February - if the day has its own website or wiki page, I've linked to it. A lot of the weirder ones are USA based unofficial 'national days'; I've included them in the list if they've crossed the pond, or had a fair number of media hits when I googled them.



1st

Armed Forces Day - Mauritania.
Beltane.
Constitution Day - Argentina.
 Executive Coaching Day.
 International Workers' Day.
Lei Day - Hawaii, USA.
May Day.
 Mother Goose Day.
 New Home Owners' Day.
 Purebred Dog Day.
 School Principals' Day.



2nd

Anniversary of the Dos de Mayo Uprising - Madrid, Spain.
 Baby Day.
 Birth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo - Bhutan.
Flag Day - Poland.
Indonesian National Education Day.
 School Bus Drivers Day.
Teachers' Day - Iran.
 World Play Your Ukulele Day.



3rd

Constitution Day - Poland.
Constitution Memorial Day - Japan.
 Garden Meditation Day.
 Lumpy Rug Day.
 Paranormal Day.
Roodmas - Christianity.
☆ Two Different Coloured Shoes Day.
World Press Freedom Day.



4th

☆ Anniversary of the Decease of Milan Rastislav Štefánik - Slovakia.
Anti-Bullying Day.
Cassinga Day - Namibia.
Greenery Day - Japan.
International Firefighters' Day.
 May Fourth Movement - China.
 National Candied Orange Peel Day - USA.
 Petite and Proud Day.
 Renewal Day.
Remembrance Day for Martyrs and Disabled - Afghanistan.
Remembrance of the Dead - Netherlands.
Restoration of Independence Day - Latvia.
Star Wars Day.
World Give Day.
Youth Day - China + Fiji.



5th

 Cartoonists' Day.
Children's Day - Japan + Korea.
Cinco de Mayo.
Constitution Day - Kyrgyzstan.
Coronation Day - Thailand.
 Feast of St. George - Palestine.
 Hug a Shed and Take a Selfie Day.
 Indian Arrival Day - Guyana.
 Infidelity Hurts Awareness Day.
 International Midwives' Day.
Liberation Day - Denmark + Netherlands.
Lusophene (Portugese Language) Culture Day.
Martyrs' Day - Albania.
 National Hoagie Day - USA.
Patriots' Victory Day - Ethiopia.
 Revenge of the Fifth.
Senior Citizens Day - Palau.
Tango no Sekku - Japan.



6th

 Beverage Day.
 Day of Bravery and Armed Forces Day - Bulgaria.
 First Day of Hıdırellez - Turkey.
 International No Diet Day.
Martyrs' Day - Gabon + Lebanon + Syria.
 No Diet Day.
 No Homework Day.
 Police Day - Georgia.
 St. George's Day - Eastern Orthodox Church.
Teachers' Day - Jamaica.



7th

Communication Workers' Day - Russia.
 Cosmopolitan Day.
Defender of the Fatherland Day - Kazakhstan.
Dien Bien Phu Victory Day - Vietnam.
 Love's Baby Soft Day - USA.
Radio and Television Day - Bulgaria.
 Roast Leg of Lamb Day.



8th

 Free Trade Day.
 Iris Day.
Miguel Hidalgo's Birthday - Mexico.
 No Socks Day.
Parents' Day - South Korea.
 Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During WW2.
Truman Day - Missouri, USA.
White Lotus Day - Theosophy.
World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.
☆ VE Day - Western Europe.



9th

Anniversary of Dianetics - Scientology.
Europe Day.
Liberation Day - Channel Islands.
 Lost Sock Memorial Day.
 Moscato Day.
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During WW2.
Veterans Day - Norway.
 Victory Day - Eastern Europe.
 Victory Day Over Nazism in WW2 - Ukraine.



10th

 Children's Day - Maldives.
 Confederate Memorial Day - North + South Carolina, USA.
 Constitution Day - Federated States of Micronesia.
 Golden Spike Day - USA.
 Independence Day - Romania.
 Liberation Day - Sark.
 Mother Ocean Day.
 Stay Up All Night Day.
 Windmill Day.
 World Lupus Day.



11th

 National Eat What You Want Day.
 National Technology Day - India.
 Statehood Day - Minnesota, USA.
 Twilight Zone Day.
 Vietnam Human Rights Day.



12th

 Finnish Identity Day - Finland.
 International Nurses Day.
 Limerick Day.
 ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day.
 Nutty Fudge Day.
 Odometer Day.
 St. Andrea the First Day - Georgia.



13th

Abbotsbury Garland Day - UK.
 Frog Jumping Day.
Heroes' Day - Romania.
 International Hummus Day.
 Leprechaun Day.
 Root Canal Appreciation Day.
Rotuma Day - Fiji.
☆ Top Gun Day.
 World Belly Dance Day.



14th

 Chicken Dance Day.
Hastings Banda's Birthday - Malawi.
National Unification Day - Liberia.



15th

 Argei - Ancient Rome.
Army Day - Slovenia.
 Chocolate Chip Day.
Constituent Assembly Day - Lithuania.
Independence Day - Paraguay.
International Day of Families.
Mercuralia - Ancient Rome.
Nakba Day - Palestine.
 Nylon Stockings Day.
Peace Officers Memorial Day - USA.
Republic Day - Lithuania.
St. Ubaldo Day.
 Straw Hat Day.
Teacher's Day - Colombia + Mexico + South Korea.



16th

 Biographers' Day.
 Drawing Day.
 Horse Rescue Day - Australia.
Martyrs of Sudan Day.
Mass Graves Day - Iraq.
 National BBQ Day - USA.
National Day - South Sudan.
 Sea Monkey Day.
 St. Brendan's Day.
Teacher's Day - Malaysia.



17th

Birthday of the Raja - Perlis.
Children's Day - Norway.
Galician Literature Day - Spain.
 International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
Liberation Day - Democratic Republic of the Congo.
 National Walnut Day - USA.
Navy Day - Argentina.
 Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day.
Norwegian Constitution Day - Norway.
☆ Pack Rat Day.
 World Baking Day.
 World Hypertension Day.
 World Information Society Day.
 World Telecommunications Day.



18th

Baltic Fleet Day - Russia.
Battle of Las Piedras Day - Uruguay.
Day of Remembrance of Crimean Tartar Genocide - Ukraine.
Flag and Universities Day - Haiti.
Independence Day - Somaliland.
International Museum Day.
Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day - Sri Lankan Tamils.
 Museum Day.
 No Dirty Dishes Day.
Remembrance Day - Sri Lanka.
Revival, Unity, and Poetry of Magtymguly Day - Turkmenistan.
Teacher's Day - Syria.
 Visit Your Relatives Day.
World AIDS Vaccine Day.



19th

Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day - Turkey.
Greek Genocide Remembrance Day - Greece.
Ho Chi Minh's Birthday - Vietnam.
Malcolm X Day - USA.
 May Ray Day.
National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Hepatitis Testing Day.



20th

 Be a Millionaire Day.
 Clinical Trials Day.
Day of Remembrance - Cambodia.
Emancipation Day - Florida, USA.
European Maritime Day.
Independence Day - Cuba.
Independence Day - East Timor.
Josephine Baker Day.
National Awakening Day - Indonesia.
National Day - Cameroon.
 Pick Strawberries Day.
 Quiche Lorraine Day.
 Weights and Measures Day.
World Metrology Day.



21st

 Afro-Colombian Day - Colombia.
Agonalia - Ancient Rome.
Circassian Day of Mourning - Circassians.
Day of Patriots and Military - Hungary.
 I Need A Path For That Day.
 Memo Day.
Navy Day - Chile.
 Rapture Party Day.
Saint Helena Day.
 Waitstaff Day.
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.



22nd

Abolition Day - Martinique.
Harvey Milk Day - California, USA.
International Day for Biological Diversity.
National Maritime Day - USA.
National Sovereignty Day - Haiti.
Republic Day - Sri Lanka.
 Sherlock Holmes Day.
Translation of the Relics of Saint Nicholas from Myra to Bari - Ukraine.
Unity Day - Yemen.
World Goth Day.



23rd

Constitution Day - Germany.
 Labour Day - Jamaica.
 Lucky Penny Day.
 National Taffy Day - USA.
Students' Day - Mexico.
 Title Track Day.
World Crohn's and Colitis Day.
World Turtle Day.



24th

 Aldersgate Day - Methodism.
 Aviation Maintenance Technician Day.
Battle of Pichincha Day - Ecuador.
 Brother's Day.
Bulgarian Education and Culture and Slavonic Literature Day.
Commonwealth Day - Belize.
Feast of Mary Help of Christians.
Independence Day - Eritrea.
Lubiri Memorial Day - Buganda.
 National Escargot Day - USA.
Rosalia - Ancient Rome.
Saints Cyril and Methodius' Day.
 Tiara Day.



25th

Africa Day.
Geek Pride Day.
Independence Day - Jordan.
 International Missing Children's Day.
 Last Bell - Russia.
Liberation Day - Lebanon.
National Day - Argentina.
National Missing Children's Day - USA.
National Tap Dance Day - USA.
 National Wine Day - USA.
Towel Day.



26th

Crown Prince's Birthday - Denmark.
 Dracula Day.
Independence Day - Guyana.
Independence Day - Georgia.
Mother's Day - Poland.
 National Blueberry Cheesecake Day - USA.
National Paper Airplane Day.
 National Sorry Day - Australia.
 World Lindy Hop Day.



27th

Armed Forces Day - Nicaragua.
Children's Day - Nigeria.
Mother's Day - Bolivia.
 National Italian Beef Day - USA.
Navy Day - Japan.
 Sellotape Day.
Slavery Abolition Day - Guadeloupe.
 Sun Screen Day.
World MS Day.



28th

 Amnesty International Day.
Armed Forces Day - Croatia.
Downfall of the Derg Day - Ethiopia.
Flag Day - Philippines.
Independence Day - Armenia.
 Menstrual Hygiene Awareness Day.
 National Brisket Day - USA.
 National Burger Day - USA.
Republic Day - Nepal.
TDFR Republic Day.
Youm-e-Takbir - Pakistan.



29th

Army Day - Argentina.
 Biscuit Day.
 Castleton Garland Day - UK.
Democracy Day - Nigeria.
International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.
 Learn About Composting Day.
 Oak Apple Day - UK.
 Paper Clip Day.
 Put a Pillow On Your Fridge Day.
Statehood Day - Rhode Island + Wisconsin, USA.
Veterans Day - Sweden.
World Digestive Health Day.



30th

Anguilla Day - Anguilla.
Canary Islands Day - Spain.
Indian Arrival Day - Trinidad and Tobago.
 Loomis Day.
Lord Airport Massacre Remembrance Day - Puerto Rico.
 Mint Julep Day.
Mother's Day - Nicaragua.
Parliament Day - Croatia.
 Water a Flower Day.



31st

Anniversary of Royal Brunei Malay Regiment - Brunei.
Castile-La Mancha Day - Spain.
 Macaroon Day.
 Save Your Hearing Day.
Visitation of Mary - Western Christianity.
☆ Web Designer Day.
World No Tobacco Day.



Weeks and Months

 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
 Better Hearing and Speech Month.
Celiac Awareness Month.
 Community Action Awareness Month - North Dakota, USA.
Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month.
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month.
 Flores de Mayo - Philippines.
 Garden for Wildlife Month.
 Haitian Heritage Month.
 Hepatitis Awareness Month.
International Mediterranean Diet Month.
 Jewish American Heritage Month - USA.
Kaamatan Harvest Festival - Malaysia.
Mental Health Awareness Month - USA.
Month of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Christianity.
 National ALS Awareness Month - USA.
 National Brain Tumor Awareness Month - USA.
 National Burger Month - USA.
 National Corps Member Appreciation Month - USA.
 National Electrical Safety Month - USA.
 National Foster Care Month - USA.
 National Golf Month - USA.
 National Innovators' Month - USA.
 National Military Appreciation Month - USA.
National Mobility Awareness Month - Canada + USA.
 National Moving Month - USA.
 National Osteoprosis Month - USA.
 National Pet Month - USA.
 National Smile Month - UK.
 National Stroke Awareness Month - USA.
 National Water Safety Month - USA.
New Zealand Music Month - New Zealand.
 Older Americans Month - USA.
Skin Cancer Awareness Month.
South Asian Heritage Month.
World Trade Month.

 Bike Week.
 Emergency Medical Services Week - USA.
 Green Office Week - UK.
 National Hurricane Preparedness Week - USA.
 National Nursing Week - USA.
 National Nursing Home Week - USA.
National Small Business Week - USA.
 National Stuttering Awareness Week - USA.
New Zealand Sign Language Week.
North American Occupational Health and Safety Week.
Teacher Appreciation Week - USA.



Movable

 Accounting Day.
Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day.
 One Day Without Shoes.
Walk Safely to School Day - Australia.

 Poem On Your Pillow Day. [First Tuesday]
World Asthma Day. [First Tuesday]
 National Teacher Appreciation Day - USA. [Tuesday of First Full Week]
 School Nurse Day. [First Wednesday]
National Day of Prayer - USA. [First Thursday]
National Day of Reason - USA [First Thursday]
 World Password Day. [First Thursday]
 International Space Day. [First Friday]
 International Tuba Day. [First Friday]
 No Pants Day - USA. [First Friday]
 Free Comic Book Day. [First Saturday]
 Green Up Day - Vermont, USA. [First Saturday]
 Join Hands Day. [First Saturday]
 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. [First Saturday]
 World Naked Gardening Day. [First Saturday]
 Lemonade Day. [First Sunday]
 Mothers' Day - Various. [First Sunday]
 World Laughter Day. [First Sunday]
 Donate a Day's Wages to Charity Day. [Second Wednesday]
 Receptionists Day. [Second Wednesday]
 Military Spouse Day - USA. [Friday before Second Sunday]
 National Public Gardens Day - USA. [Friday before Second Sunday]
International Migratory Bird Day. [Second Saturday]
 National Tree Planting Day - Mongolia. [Second Saturday]
 National Train Day - USA. [Saturday Closest to May 10th]
National Mills Day - UK. [Second Sunday]
Children's Day - Spain. [Second Sunday]
 Fathers' Day - Romania. [Second Sunday]
 Mother's Day - Various, inc. USA. [Second Sunday]
 State Flag and State Emblem Day - Belarus. [Second Sunday]
 World Fair Trade Day. [Second Sunday]
 Discovery Day - Cayman Islands. [Third Monday]
 Victoria Day. [Last Monday before or on May 24th]
 Global Accessibility Awareness Day. [Third Thursday]
 Notebook Day. [Third Thursday]
 National Defense Transportation Day - USA. [Third Friday]
 Endangered Species Day - USA. [Third Friday]
 International Virtual Assistants Day. [Third Friday]
 National Pizza Party Day - USA. [Third Friday]
 Shades Day. [Friday Closest to UN's International Day of the Family]
☆ Armed Forces Day - USA. [Third Saturday]
 Culture Freedom Day. [Third Saturday]
 Learn To Swim Day. [Third Saturday]
 Plant a Lemon Tree Day. [Third Saturday]
 Sanja Matsuri - Japan. [Third Saturday]
 World Whisky Day. [Third Saturday]
 World Fiddle Day. [Saturday Closest to May 19th]
 Commemoration Day of Fallen Soldiers - Finland. [Third Sunday]
 Father's Day - Tonga. [Third Sunday]
 Feast of Our Lady of the Audience. [Third Sunday]
 Heroes Day - Turks and Caicos Islands. [Last Monday]
 Memorial Day - USA.[Last Monday]
 Senior Health and Fitness Day. [Last Wednesday]
 World Multiple Sclerosis Day. [Last Wednesday]
 Take a Girl Child to Work Day - South Africa. [Last Thursday]
 Bermuda Day - Bermuda. [Last Friday]
 Don't Fry Day. [Fourth Friday]
 Armed Forces Day - Spain. [Saturday Closest to May 30th]
 Arbor Day - Venezuela. [Last Sunday]
 Children's Day - Hungary. [Last Sunday]
 Mother's Day - Various. [Last Sunday]
 Turkmen Carpet Day - Turkmenistan. [Last Sunday]






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