National Hamburger Day (May 28, July 28 and also December 21)
Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day - May 28, 2018 (Last Monday in May / Same Day as Memorial Day)
Slugs Return From Capistrano Day
Whooping Crane Day
2018 Weekly Holidays that include May 28, are:
Black Single Parents Week - May 27 - June 2, 2018
Mudbug Madness Days - May 26-28, 2018 (Memorial Day Weekend)
National Backyard Games Week - May 21-28, 2018 (Week before Memorial Day)
National Tire Safety Week - May 26 - June 2, 2018 (Starts Memorial Day Weekend)
Ramadan - Evening of May 15, 2018 to Evening of June 14, 2018 (Dates may vary depending on location) - (Muslim Holiday)
Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non Self-Governing Territories - May 25-31
2018 Monthly Holidays that include May 28, 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 25 - June 16, 2018 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 28 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.
1908 - Ian Fleming, English journalist and author who created James Bond (d. 1964)
1944 - Rudy Giuliani, American lawyer and politician who served as the 107th Mayor of New York City
1944 - Gladys Knight, American singer, songwriter and actress who is known as the Empress of Soul
1945 - Patch Adams, American physician and author who founded the Gesundheit! Institute
1945 - John Fogerty, American singer, songwriter, producer who was the lead singer of Creedence Clearwater Survival
1968 - Kylie Minogue, Australian singer, songwriter, producer and actress
1787 - Leopold Mozart, Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor. Father and teacher of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (b. 1719)
1843 - Noah Webster, American lexicographer who published his first dictionary in 1806 (b. 1758)
2010 - Gary Coleman, American actor (Diff'rent Strokes) (b. 1968)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1954 - Actor Kirk Douglas marries producer Ann Buydens
1959 - Muppeteer Jim Henson marries Jane Nebel
1988 - Actress Genie Francis (General Hospital) marries actor Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek TNG)
2011 - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo marries Candice Crawford
Quote of the Day
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life! Be positive!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day