All fun facts for May

Discover dozens of fun facts for this month. Read the summary for a quick recap on what happened for every day.

Lits of days for May

May, 1
May 1st is a day marked by numerous historical milestones and events, ranging from the unification of England and Scotland to create Great Britain in 1707, the debut of SpongeBob SquarePants on television in 1999, and the beginning of Japan's Reiwa Era in 2019. These events show a diverse array of important moments from politics, culture, science, and history that have unfolded on this significant day.
May, 2
May 2nd marks many important events and milestones, such as the first publication of the King James Bible, the birth of Princess Charlotte, and the first-ever World Tuna Day. This date is also a day for celebration, with observances such as International Harry Potter Day, Golfer's Day, and National Brothers and Sisters Day.
May, 3
From the first commercial jet flight to victories in politics and sports, May 3rd has seen various significant events worldwide. Celebrated as World Press Freedom Day and Polonia Day, this date has witnessed the patenting of the saxophone, inaugurations of iconic museums, and historic marriage dissolutions.
May, 4
May 4th is filled with celebrations and memorable events, including Star Wars Day, International Firefighters' Day, and the completion of New York's earliest land sale. From the foundation of the Oscars to Margaret Thatcher's election as the first female Prime Minister, May 4th serves as an important date in history and culture around the world.
May, 5
May 5th is a day filled with history, ranging from the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo and the first manned US space mission to the first indoor football game and the introduction of comic book character Wonder Woman. It also marks important international awareness campaigns like World Hand Hygiene Day and International Midwives' Day.
May, 6
May 6 is a day rich in history and celebration, from International No Diet Day to National Nurses Day in the United States. The day has been marked by significant events such as Alan Shepard becoming the first American in space and the official opening of the Channel Tunnel, as well as the start of the Works Progress Administration in 1935.
May, 7
May 7th is rich in historical events, such as the sinking of the RMS Lusitania in 1915, the founding of Sony Corporation in 1946, and the premiere of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in 1824. The day also features unique observances like National Teacher Appreciation Day in the United States, World Password Day, and National Roast Leg of Lamb Day.
May, 8
May 8th is notable for marking several national and international days, such as World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, and the victory in Europe Day. Historical events of significance include the creation of the U.S. military draft in 1792, the serving of the first Coca-Cola in 1886, the first jet airliner's passenger service in 1952, and the release of The Beatles' final album, "Let It Be," in 1970.
May, 9
May 9th marks several noteworthy events, including the founding of the University of Denver, the opening of Australia's first national park, the first Mother's Day, and the approval of the first birth control pill. From entertainment milestones to global celebrations such as Europe Day and World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, May 9th has a rich and varied history of significant occurrences.
May, 10
May 10th is a day filled with fascinating historical events, notable birthdays, and important commemorations. From the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as South Africa's president to the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States, May 10th has been a day of progress, celebration, and remembrance.
May, 11
May 11 is a day filled with notable historical events, from the naming of Constantinople in 330 AD to SpaceX's first Falcon 9 rocket launch in 2010. It is also a day to celebrate various national days such as Twilight Zone Day, Eat What You Want Day, and Foam Rolling Day.
May, 12
On May 12th, many significant events took place, including the birth of Florence Nightingale, the first flight over the North Pole, and the presentation of the world's first programmable digital computer, the Z3. Important celebrations such as International Nurses Day and Limerick Day are also observed on this date.
May, 13
May 13th boasts many fun and historical facts, from events such as first Formula One World Championship race to Brazil's abolition of slavery in 1888. The day also sees celebrations like International Hummus Day, National Apple Pie Day, and Saint Servatius Day in the Netherlands.
May, 14
May 14 has witnessed many significant events and celebrations worldwide, from Edward Jenner administering the first smallpox vaccine in 1796 to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s birth in 1984. Various countries also celebrate unique traditions and festivals, such as Thailand's National Children's Day and America's National Dance Like a Chicken Day, on this day.
May, 15
May 15 symbolizes the beginning of the jet-age in aviation, the end of the Paraguayan War, and Mickey Mouse's debut. It is a day to celebrate families, conscientious objectors, and even chocolate chips. Edith Cresson broke barriers in France, and Jessica Watson set a record as the youngest solo sailor to circumnavigate the globe.
May, 16
May 16th is filled with remarkable events and celebrations, from the first Academy Awards ceremony in 1929 to the launch of the first high-definition TV broadcast in the United States. The date also marks several birthdays of influential people, such as singer Janet Jackson and actor Pierce Brosnan.
May, 17
May 17th has witnessed various significant historical events, including the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case in 1954 and the discovery of the Antikythera Mechanism in 1902. The day also sees celebrations such as Norwegian Constitution Day, and annual events like World Hypertension Day and World Baking Day.
May, 18
May 18 is marked by significant historical events and celebrations, such as International Museum Day, World Meteorological Organization's founding, and Norway's National Day. Other notable moments include Mount St. Helens eruption, Alex Honnold's record-breaking climb, and the birth of inspiring individuals like Tina Fey and Bertrand Russell.
May, 19
May 19th is a day marked by events such as National Devil's Food Cake Day and Ataturk, Youth, and Sports Day in Turkey. It is also a day filled with historical events, such as Halley's Comet's closest approach to Earth in 1910, T.E. Lawrence's death, and the release of Star Wars Episode III in 2005.
May, 20
May 20th is a significant day in history, recognized for innovations in technology and undeterred milestones in the aviation industry. Notable events include the patent approval for blue jeans, Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh's solo transatlantic flights, and the first images sent back from the Hubble Space Telescope. This day marks multiple political events and national days around the world, upholding the spirit of progress and unity.
May, 21
May 21 marks a diverse range of events and celebrations, from the formation of FIFA, the first solo transatlantic flight, and the beginning of the Mr. Men children's book series. The day also recognizes an array of commemorative days, such as National Waitstaff Day, World Day for Cultural Diversity, and National Endangered Species Day.
May, 22
May 22nd is a day filled with diverse and interesting events, from the celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity to the birth of famous individuals like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Morrissey, and Naomi Campbell. This day also marks historical events such as the founding of Townsend, Delaware and the first telegraphed news dispatch sent from the White House.
May, 23
May 23rd is a day filled with various historical milestones, such as the birth of the Bahá'í Faith, the formation of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and the creation of Java programming language. On this day, several national and international observances take place, including World Turtle Day, Jamaica's Labor Day, and the International Day of Slavic Writing and Culture.
May, 24
May 24th is filled with historical, cultural, and fun events worldwide. Highlights include Samuel Morse's first telegraph message, the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge, the births of notable figures like Bob Dylan and Queen Victoria, as well as celebrations such as National Brothers' Day in the US and International Tiara Day.
May, 25
May 25th is an eventful day in history with the celebration of National Wine Day and International Missing Children's Day, commemoration of important historical moments like the start of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 or the debut of the original Star Wars movie in 1977, and remarkable birthdays and events, such as the birth of tap dancer Bill Robinson, composer Igor Stravinsky, and the beginning of U2's "Joshua Tree" tour.
May, 26
May 26th is marked by various significant events, such as the release of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" in 1897, the launch of Apollo 10 in 1969, and Ireland's legalization of same-sex marriage in 2015. The day also features numerous national and international celebrations, including National Blueberry Cheesecake Day, Paper Airplane Day, and World Lindy Hop Day.
May, 27
On May 27th, remarkable events have taken place throughout history, such as the first operational telegraph line in the US, the founding of the American Red Cross, and the launch of the first solar-powered satellite. This day also holds various celebrations worldwide, including National Grape Popsicle Day, National Sunscreen Day, and the International Day of Action for Women's Health.
May, 28
May 28 is a day filled with a wide variety of fun and interesting events such as National Hamburger day, Menstrual Hygiene Day, and the historical first ascent of Mount Everest. The day also marks significant anniversaries for iconic landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and the Sierra Club, while promoting various health initiatives and celebrating cultures worldwide.
May, 29
May 29 holds significant importance in various areas, including international relations, space exploration, literature and arts. Notably, May 29 is marked by the fall of the Byzantine Empire in 1453, the first successful ascent of Mount Everest in 1953, and the first-ever meeting between an acting US president and a North Korean leader in 2018.
May, 30
May 30th is an eventful day marked by various achievements, celebrations, and historical milestones. From the signing of important treaties to the advancements in space exploration and honoring influential figures in various fields, there is no shortage of fascinating incidents and activities associated with this date.
May, 31
May 31 is a day filled with historical events, celebrations, and commemorations. Significant moments on this day include the end of the Second Boer War, the launch of the Titanic, and the birth of influential figures like Clint Eastwood and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. This day also marks global initiatives like World No Tobacco Day and national observances such as Memorial Day in the United States and National Awakening Day in Indonesia.