Odd And Interesting Dates Throughout The Month Of May

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(This began as a feature in the now discontinued 2017 monthly newsletter.  Now we have it here.)

 

May 1: May Day

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May 2: National Teacher Day

 

May 3: Solar or Sun Day

May Sarton’s birthday

 

May 4: Star Wars Day

 

May 5: Cinco De Mayo

Nellie Bly’s birthday

 

May 6: National Nurse’s Day

 

May 7: Robert Browning’s birthday

 

May 9: J.M Barrie’s birthday

 

May 10: Full Flower Moon

 

May 11: Johnny Appleseed’s birthday

Salvador Dali’s birthday

 

May 12: Florence Nightingale’s birthday

 

May 14: Mother’s Day

 

May 15: Frank L. Baum’s birthday

 

May 18: Bertrand Russell’s birthday

 

May 19: Malcolm X’s birthday

 

May 20: Armed Forces Day

 

May 23: Mary Cassatt’s birthday

 

May 25: New Moon

Ralph Waldo Emerson’s birthday

 

May 26: Ramadan begins at Sundown

 

May 28: Sierra Club founded

 

May 29: Memorial Day

President John F. Kennedy’s birthday

 

May 31: Walt Whitman’s birthday

 

 

 

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