Special Days in May

Special Days in May May is… ALS Awareness Month Ameican Cheese MOTh Asian American Month National Bike Month Creative Beginnings Month Barbeque Month Celiac Disease Awareness Month Deck Safety Month Devotions for The Blessed Virgin Mary Duckling Month International Drum Month Foster Care Month Gifts From The Garden Month Haitian Heritage Month Hamburger Month Inventors […]

May 31 in History

May 31 in Pop Culture History May 31st is… Autonomous Vehicle Day Macaroon Day Save Your Hearing Day Smile Day Speak in Sentences Day Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Day 1279 BC – Ramesses II became pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. He may have been the pharaoh involved with Moses. He was the subject of Percy Bysshe Shelly’s […]

May 30 in History

May 30 in Pop Culture History May 30th is… Loomis Day Creativity Day Hole In My Bucket Day Mint Julep Day Water a Flower Day World Multiple Sclerosis Day 1431 – At Rouen, Normandy, Joan of Arc was burned at the stake for heresy. 1631 – Gazette de France, the first French newspaper, began publication. […]

May 29 in Pop Culture History

May 29 in Pop Culture History May 29th is… 529 Day Coq Au Vin Day Paperclip Day 1453 – Ottoman armies under Sultan Mehmed II Fatih captured Constantinople after a 53-day siege, commonly called The Fall of Constantinople. 1790 – Rhode Island was the last of the original United States’ colonies to ratify the Constitution […]

May 28 in History

May 28 in Pop Culture History May 28th is… Beef Burger Day Brisket Day National Hamburger Day 585 BC – A solar eclipse occurred, as predicted by the Greek philosopher and scientist Thales. Knowing this date helped historians find other exact and near-exact historical dates. 1830 – US President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal […]

May 27 in History

May 27 in Pop Culture History May 27th is… Cellophane Tape Day Grape Popsicle Day Italian Beef Day 1199 – John (December 24, 1166 – October 19, 1216) became King of England. He’s the one who signed The Magna Carta, which was the first document to offer people individual rights. 1796 – The patent (#X0116) […]

May 26 in History

May 26 in Pop Culture History May 26th is… Blueberry Cheesecake Day Paper Airplane Day World Sherry Day 1293 (Earthquake) Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan, killing about 30,000. 1869 – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts chartered Boston University. 1896 – Charles Dow published the first edition of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. 1897 – Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel […]

May 25 in History

May 25 in Pop Culture History May 25th is… Brown-Bag It Day Missing Children’s Day Tap Dance Day Towel Day Wine Day 1878 – Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore opened at the Opera Comique in London. 1935 – At Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Babe Ruth hit his 714th (and final) home run. […]

May 24 in History

May 24 in Pop Culture History May 24th is… Aviation Maintenance Technician Day Brother’s Day Escargot Day Scavenger Hunt Day Yucatan Shrimp Day 1775 – John Hancock was elected president of the Second Continental Congress. 1830 – Mary Had a Little Lamb by Sarah Josepha Hale was published. 1844 – Samuel F.B. Morse sent the […]

May 23 in History

May 23 in Pop Culture History May 23rd is… National Lucky Penny Day Taffy Day World Turtle Day 1701 – Scottish-born sea captain William Kidd was hanged on the banks of the Thames after being found guilty of piracy and murder. 1911 – The New York Public Library was dedicated. 1920 – Pope Benedict XV […]

May 22 in History

May 22 in Pop Culture History May 22nd is… Being You Day National Buy a Musical Instrument Day National Craft Distillery Day National Maritime Day National Solitaire Day National Vanilla Pudding Day World Paloma Day 1455 – England’s War of the Roses began when the Yorkists defeated King Henry VI’s Lancastrian forces at St. Albans. […]

May 21 in History

May 21 in Pop Culture History May 21st is… American Red Cross Founder’s Day Memo Day Strawberries and Cream Day Waitstaff Day 1863 – Organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Battle Creek, Michigan. 1955 – George B. Hansburg of Walker Valley, N.Y., was issued a patent (#2,793,036) for inventing an improved pogo stick. 1975 […]