National Senior Health & Fitness Day - May 27, 2020 (Last Wednesday in May)
World Otter Day - May 27, 2020 (Last Wednesday in May)
2020 Weekly Holidays that include May 27, are:
Ascension of Baha'uLlah - Evening of May 27 - Evening of May 28, 2020
National African Violet Week - May 24-30, 2020
National Backyard Games Week - May 25 - June 1, 2020 (Week before Memorial Day)
Older Americans Mental Health Week - May 24-30, 2020 (Last Full Week in May)
Scripps National Spelling Bee - May 25-28, 2020 (Tuesday - Thursday of Memorial Day Weekend)
Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non Self-Governing Territories - May 25-31
2020 Monthly Holidays that include May 27, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our May Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of May.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events
Vivid Sydney - May 22 - June 13, 2020 located in Sydney, Australia is where art, technology, and commerce intersect, and is an event of light, music, and ideas. Featuring outdoor lighting sculptures, cutting edge contemporary music, and the illumination of the Sydney Opera House. Check out our Holidays in Australia page!
The Astrological Sign for May 27 is Gemini.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for May are:
The Lily of the Valley - Humility, Chastity and Sweetness - signifies a return to happiness
The Birthstone(s) for May is the Emerald which is a symbol of rebirth and is believed to grant the owner foresight, good fortune, and youth.
1837 - Wild Bill Hickok, American lawman (d. 1876)
1911 - Hubert Humphrey, American politician who became the 38th Vice President of the United States under President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965 to 1969 (d. 1978)
1911 - Vincent Price, American actor best known for his performances in horror films (d. 1993)
1923 - Henry Kissinger, American politician who was the 56th US Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford
1935 - Lee Meriwether, American Model and actress (Miss America in 1955, best know for her role in Barnaby Jones)
1936 - Louis Gossett, Jr., American actor and producer (Roots, An Officer and a Gentleman)
1949 - Robert Ripley, American businessman who founded Ripley's Believe It or Not! He was also a cartoonist and publisher (b. 1890)
2007 - Ed Yost, American investor who created the hot air balloon (b. 1919)
2011 - Jeff Conaway, American actor (Taxi) (b. 1950)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1929 - Aviator Charles Lindbergh marries author Anne Morrow
2003 - Actress Angelina Jolie divorces actor Billy Bob Thornton
Quote of the Day
You can't accomplish anything with out making a decision to try, and then taking action!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day