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 2016
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May Day

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3

National Scrapbooking Day

National Teacher Day

World Asthma Day

4

International Firefighters Day

5

Cinco de Mayo (Mexico)

6

International No Diet Day

7

Composer Peter Tchaikovsky's Birthday (1840)

8

Mother's Day

World Red Cross Day

9

Beatles Signed First Recording Contract (1962)

10

First Transcontinental Railway Completed (1869)

11

School Nurse Day

Sports Writer Mike Lupica's Birthday (1952)

12

Kite Day

13

U.S. Declared War on Mexico (1846)

14

First Olympic Games Held in U.S. (1904)

15

International Day of Families

16

Biographers Day

17

International Day Against Homophobia

18

International Museum Day

19

New England Confederation Formed (1643)

20

Charles Lindbergh Began Transatlantic Flight (1927)

21

Armed Forces Day

Amelia Earhart Flew Solo Across the Atlantic (1932)

22

Buy a Musical Instrument Day

International Day for Biological Diversity

23

Wright Brothers Patented the Aircraft (1906)

24

First Telegraph Message Transmitted (1844)

25

Fork Debuted in U.S. (1630)

26

Astronaut Sally Ride's Birthday (1951)

27

Golden Gate Bridge Opened (1937)

28

Athlete Jim Thorpe's Birthday (1888)

29

Hillary and Tenzing Reached Mt. Everest Summit (1953)

30

Memorial Day

Lincoln Memorial Dedicated (1927)

31

World No Tobacco Day

 

 

 

 
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