List of important days in May 2020

Celebrate Maharashtra Day, Eid, Mother's Day and more this May 2020.

May is the fifth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and the third of seven months to have a length of 31 days. May typically marks the start of the summer vacation season in the United States and Canada that ends on Labor Day, the first Monday of September. No month starts and ends on the same day of the week as May in any year.

This month is the only month with these two properties. May however, starts and ends on the same day of the week as January of the following year. Also, in common years, May begins on the same day of the week as August of the previous year, and, in leap years, it begins on the same day as February, March, and November of the previous year.

Here’s the list of important days in May 2020 and know the reason why they are celebrated. Celebrate Maharashtra Day, Eid, Mother’s Day and more this May 2020.

1 May: International Labor Day or May Day
1 May: Maharashtra Day
3 May: World Laughter Day (first Sunday of May)
3 May: Press Freedom Day
4 May: Coal Miners Day
4 May: International Firefighter’s Day

5 May: World Asthma Day (First Tuesday of May)
7 May: World Athletics Day
7 May: Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
8 May: World Red Cross Day
8 May: World Thalassaemia Day
9 May: Surdas Jayanti, Ramanujacharya Jayanti, Shankaracharya Jayanti
10 May: Mother’s Day (Second Sunday of May)
11 May: National Technology Day

12 May: International Nurses Day
15 May: International Day of Families, National Endangered Species Day (Third Friday in May)
17 May: World Telecommunication Day
17 May: World Hypertension Day
18 May: World AIDS Vaccine Day
18 May: International Museum Day
18 May: Armed Forces Day (Third Saturday of the May)
21 May: National Anti-Terrorism Day
22 May: International Day for Biological Diversity
25 May: National Memorial Day (last Monday of May)
31 May: Anti-Tobacco Day

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