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May 2012

 

 
1

May Day

World Asthma Day

2

Nelson Mandela Elected President of South Africa (1994)

3

National Scrapbooking Day

4

International Firefighters Day

5

Cinco de Mayo (Mexico)

6

International No Diet Day

7
8

National Teacher Day

World Red Cross Day

9

School Nurse Day

Beatles Signed First Recording Contract (1962)

10

First Transcontinental Railway Completed (1869)

11

Sports Writer Mike Lupica's Birthday (1952)

12

Kite Day

13

Mother's Day

14

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

15

Int'l Day of Families

16

Biographers Day

17

International Day Against Homophobia

18

International Museum Day

19

Armed Forces Day

20

Charles Lindbergh Began Transatlantic Flight (1932)

21

Amelia Earhart Flew Solo Across the Atlantic (1932)

22

Buy a Musical Instrument Day

23

Turtle Day

24

First Telegraph Message Transmitted (1844)

25

Fork Debuted in U.S. (1630)

26

International Jazz Day

Sally Ride's Birthday (1951)

27

First Recorded Witch Execution (1647)

28

Memorial Day

Athlete Jim Thorpe's Birthday (1888)

29

Hillary and Tenzing Reached Mt. Everest Summit (1953)

30

Lincoln Memorial Dedicated (1927)

31

World No Tobacco Day

 

 
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