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Monthly Events:

National Salad Month
National Safety Month
Correct Posture Month
National Allergy/Asthma Month
National Promote your ideas Month
National Duckling Month
American Bike Month
National Barbecue Month
Older Americans Month
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
National High Blood Pressure Month
National Egg Month
National Photo Month
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
Better Sleep Month
National Good Car Care Month
Revise Your Work Schedule Month
Date Your Mate Month
National Hamburger Month
Fungal Infection Awareness Month
National Mental Health Month
National Strawberry Month
Flower Month
Asparagus Month
Better Hearing Month
Transportation Month
Breathe Easy Month 
Family Support Month
Fibromyalgia Education & Awareness Month
Modern Dance Month
National Arthritis Month
National Business Image Awareness Month 
National Salsa Month
National Scholarship Month
National Teaching & Joy Month
Personal History Awareness Month
Project Safe Baby Month
Strike Out Strokes Month
National Digestive Disease Awareness Month
National Scrapbooking Month
Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Blossom Month
California State Parks Month
Creative Beginnings Month
Clean Air Month
Displaced Homemakers and Single Parents Month
Moms Are Marvelous Month
National Beef Month
National Motorcycle Safety Month
Older Americans Month
Get Caught Reading Month
National Birds of Prey Month
National Correct Posture Month
al Electrical Safety Month
National Foster Care Month
National Guy Pride Month
National Hepatitis Awareness Month
National Mental Health Month
National Multiple Sclerosis Month

Weekly Events:

Child Care Awareness Week- First Week
National Safe Kids Week - First Week 
National Computer Education Week - First Week
National Postcard Week - First Week 
National Be Kind To Animals Week - First Week
National Teacher Appreciation Week - First Week
National Music Week - First Week
National Family Week - First Week
National Family Reading Week- First Week
Clear Air Week - First Week
National Wildflower Week - First Week
Cartoon appreciation Week - First Week
National Tourism Week - First Week
National Raisin Week - First Week
National Herb Week - First Week
National Nurses Week  - First Week
Jewish Heritage Week - First Week
Read Me Week - First Week
Water/Detect-a-Leak Week - First Week
Food Allergy Awareness Week - First Week
Flexible Work Arrangements - First Week
National Nursing Home Week - Second Week
National Police Week - Second Week
National Pet Week - Second Week
National Hospital Week - Second Week
National Music Week - Second Week
Universal Family Week - Second Week
Girls Incorporated Week - Second Week
National Etiquette Week - Second Week
National Historic Preservation Week - Second Week 
National Bike Week - Second Week
Hurricane Awareness Week- Third Week
National Transportation Week - Third Week
National New Friends, Old Friends Week - Third Week
Buckle Up America! Week - Third Week
Running & Fitness Week; World Trade Week - Third Week
Astronomy Week - Third Week
Medic Alert Awareness Week - Third Week
Surgical Technologist Week (Always the week with the 3rd Sunday) - Third Week
National Backyard Games week- Fourth Week (Last full week before Memorial Day.)
National Shoe Week - Fourth Week
National Pickle Week - Fourth Week
National Safe Boating Week - Fourth Week
Good Stewardship Week - Fourth Week

Daily Events:

1- May Day
1- Cheerios Birthday 1941
1- Mother Goose Day
1- Save Rhino Day
1- Labor Day in Mexico & Canada
1- Amtrak's Birthday (began passenger operations in 1971)
1- Golfing Association Birthday 1744
1- Law Day
1- Loyalty Day
1- Hawaiian Lei Day
1- Worthy wage Day
1- Couple Appreciation Day! Famous couples; Superman & Lois Lane; Mickey & Minnie; peanut butter & jelly, etc.
1- School Principals Day
1- Batman's Birthday 1939
1- Calamity Jane's Birthday
1- Empire State Building Birthday 1931
1- Make-A-Book Day
1- Disney's MGM Studio Birthday 1989
2- National Baby's day
2- Dr. Benjamin Spock's Birthday Born in 1903.
2- National Day of Prayer
2- Brother/Sister Day
2- Sibling Appreciation Day
2- Take a Baby to Lunch Day
3- Sun Day
3- Lumpy Rug Day
3- National Public Radio Day
3- Colored Comic Book Birthday
3- Hug Your Cat Day
3- Kite Day
3- Kentucky Derby (the first Saturday in May)
3- National Scrapbook Day
3- Sears Tower Birthday
4- Susan's Birthday (Sesame Street)
4- National Weather Observers Day
4- Day of Remembrance Holocaust Remembrance Day
4- Space Day
4- 4-H Birthday 1901
4- Baseball League Day
4- Youth Day In China
4- Cartoonists Day
4- Grammy Awards Birthday
4- Star Wars Day (May The 4th Be With You)
4- National Candied Orange Peel Day
4- National Kids Fitness Day
4- Orange Juice Day
4- Lunar Roving Vehicle Birthday 1971
5- Children's Day in Japan
5- Cinco De Mayo
5- First American in Space
5- Great Lakes Awareness Day (Monday of the first full week in May)
5- First Perfect Baseball Game. In 1904, Cy Young pitches the first perfect game.
5- Museum Lover's Day
5- Yosemite Sam's Birthday
6- National Hoagie Day
6- National Beverage Day
6- American Lung Association Birthday
6- School Family Day
6- Beverage Day
6- Willie May's Birthday
6- National River Clean Up Day (First Tuesday in May)
6- National Teacher's Day (Tuesday of the first full week)
6- International No Diet Day
6- National Nurse's Day
6- Anniversary of Babe Ruth's first Major League Home Run in 1915
7- Paste-up Day
7- International Tuba Day
7- Childhood Depression Awareness Day (Proudly wear a green ribbon to draw attention to childhood depression.)
7- Fire Escape Ladder Birthday
7- National Tourism Day
8- No Sock Day
8- Nation coconut cream pie day
8- Have A Coke Day
8- Make-A-Book Day, on the Thursday of National Family Reading Week
8- World Red Cross Day
8- Mad Magazine Birthday
8- Harry S. Truman's Birthday 1884
9- First Newspaper Cartoon (In the USA) in 1754. 
9- Sir John Barbie's B'day (Peter Pan)
9- Lost Sock Memorial Day
9- National Windmill day
9- Dagwood's Birthday (Blondie)
9- Hurray for Buttons Day
9- National Family Child Care Provider's appreciation Day (The Friday before Mother's Day)
9- Peter Pan Day (author of classic "Peter Pan" is James Matthew Barrie, who was born on May 9, 1860, in Scotland.)
9- Tear the Tags Off the Mattress Day
10- Clean Up Your Room Day
10- National Small Business Day!
10- Trust Your Intuition Day
10- National Receptionist Day
10- Homer Simpson's Birthday
10- National Garage Sale Day (Second Saturday of May)
10- Sun Awareness Day (Second Saturday of May)
10- National Bake Sale Day (Second Saturday of May)
10- Lipton's Birthday
10- Blood Pressure Day
11- Twilight Zone Day 
11- Eat What You Want Day
11- Mother's Day
11- Jigsaw Puzzle Day
11- National Military Spouse Appreciation Day
12- Limerick Day
12- Florence Nightingale's B'day
12- International Migratory Bird Day
12- Goofy's Birthday
13- Cough Drop Day
13- Airmail Stamp Birthday (The first U.S. airmail stamp was issued on May 13, 1918.)
13- I Just Called to Say I Love You Day
13- Cross-Country Helicopter Flight Day (The first cross-country flight via helicopter began in 1942.)
13- Tulip Day
14- Drunk Driving Memorial Day
14- Marshmallow Fluff Birthday
14- Motorcycle Day
14- National Third Shift Workers Day
14- Star Wars Day (George Lucas' Birthday)
14- National Dance Like A Chicken Day
14- Crazy Day
15- National Chocolate Chip Day
15- L.F. Baum's Birthday Wizard of Oz Stories
15- Over The Rainbow Day
15- Dinosaur Bones Discovered
15- Brown Bag It Thursday (Third Thursday in May)
15- International Day of Families
15- National Employee Health & Fitness Day
16- First US Nickel Minted In 1866 
16- Wear Purple For Peace Day
16- National Bike to Work Day
16- International Pickle Day
16- Biographers Day
16- Root Beer Birthday
16- Spaghetti-Os Birthday
16- Spam Birthday
17- First Kentucky Derby 
17- Pack Rat Day
17- Merry-Go-Round Birthday In 1620, horses powered the first merry-go-round.
17- Armed Forces day (The third Saturday of May.)
17- World Telecommunications Day!
17- Child Safety Awareness Day
17- Kids Helping Kids Day
18- Head Start's Birthday
18- Mount St. Helens Erupted In 1980. 
18- International Museum Day
18- Visit Your Relative's Day
18- Worlds Largest Lego Completed
18- No Dirty Dishes day
19- Ringling Brothers Founded Their Circus (Circus Day)
19- Frog Jump Day
19- National Be a Millionaire Day
19- Peace Day
20- Weight and Measure's Day
20- Flower Day
20- Blue Jeans Birthday (In 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis received a patent for blue jeans with riveted pockets.)
20- National Bike to Work Day (Third Tuesday in May)
20- National Stroke Awareness Day
20- Strawberries Day
21- National Waitresses/Waiters Day
21- National Waitstaff Day
21- Red Cross founded in US
22- Buy-A-Musical-Instrument Day
22- Toothpaste Tube Birthday
22- Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Birthday 1967
22- National Maritime Day
23- Penny Day
23- Victoria Day (Canada)
23- National Taffy Day
23- Sea Turtle Day
23- National Pickle Day
24- First Morse Code Message Sent Sent from Washington DC to Baltimore in 1844. 
24- Sam the Robot (Sesame Street)
24- Brooklyn Bridge's Birthday. Finished in 1983
24- Asparagus Day
24- Mary Had A Little Lamb Birthday (1830)
24- Methodist Church Birthday (1738)
24- Scavenger Hunt Day
25- Arthur's Birthday (PBS Character)
25- Star Wars Birthday (Saga started this date in 1977)
25- National Missing Children's Day
25- National Tap Dance Day
25- International Sing-out Day!
25- Indian Motorcycle Birthday 1901
25- National Something day
26- Sally Ride's Birthday
26- National Senior Health and Fitness Day
26- Blueberry Cheese Cake Day
26- Celebrity Marriage Day
26- Memorial Day
26- Cherry Dessert Day
26- Dracula's Birthday 1897
27- Pop-Up Toaster Birthday 1918
27- National Grape Popsicle day
27- Golden Gate Bridge Opens In 1937. 
27 - Masking Tape Patented In 1930. 
27- Cellophane tape patented
28- National Hamburger day
28- Morning Radio Wise Guy Day!
28- Woman Trousers Day In 1923, the U.S. Attorney General determined that it was legal for women to wear trousers any time they wanted
28- Whooping Crane Day first born in captivity in 1975
28- Daytime Emmy Birthday 1974
28- Sierra club Founded
29- Pink Flamingo Day 1956
29- Paper Clip Day
29- Ancestor Honor Day.
29- John F. Kennedy's Birthday Born in 1917. 
30- My bucket's got a hole in it day
30- Compact Disc Birthday 1981
30- Ice Cream Freezer Birthday 1848
30- Lincoln Memorial Dedication 1922
30- First Indianapolis 500 car race was held in 1911
31- National Macaroon Day
31- World No Tobacco Day
31- Bicycle Race Day (The first official bicycle race was held in 1868.)
31- Make My Day Day (Clint Eastwood's Birthday)
31- National save your hearing day



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