National Veal Ban Action Day - May 9, 2021 (Second Sunday in May)
Tear The Tags off the Mattress Day
2021 Weekly Holidays that include May 9, are:
Armed Forces Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Week prior to Armed Forces Day, the Third Sunday in May)
Food Allergy Awareness Week - May 9-15, 2021
International Coaching Week - May 3-9, 2021
International Wildlife Film Week - April 17 - May 15, 2021
National Children's Book Week - May 3-9, 2021 and also November 9-15, 2020
National Hospital Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Second week in May)
National Neuropathy Awareness Week - May 3-9, 2021
National Nurses Week - May 6-12
National Nursing Home Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Starts on Mother's Day to Following Saturday)
National Police Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Second Full Week in May)
National Prevention Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Third Week in May)
National Public Gardens Week - May 7-16, 2021
National Return to Work Week - May 9-15, 2021
National Stuttering Awareness Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Second Full Week in May)
National Sun Safety Week - May 3-9, 2021
National Wildflower Week - May 3-9, 2021
National Women's Health Week - May 9-15, 2021
Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness Week - May 3-9, 2021
Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month - May 9 - June 20, 2021
Puppy Mill Action Week - May 3-9, 2021 (Begins the Monday before Mother's Day)
Ramadan - Evening of April 12, 2021 - Evening of May 11, 2021
Reading is Fun Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Second Full Week in May)
Salute to Moms 35+ Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Starts on Mother's Day)
Salvation Army Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Second Week in May)
Screen-Free Week (Digital Detox Week - Formerly TV Turnoff Week) - May 3-9, 2021
The Biggest Week in American Birding - May 6-10, 2021
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who Lost their Lives during the Second World War - May 8-9
Work at Home Mom's Week - May 9-15, 2021
World Cocktail Week - May 6-13
World Dystonia Awareness Week - May 3-11
2021 Monthly Holidays that include May 9, 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.
The Astrological Sign for May 9 is Taurus.
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.
1936 - Albert Finney, English actor
1949 - Billy Joel, American singer, songwriter and pianist (Piano Man)
1961 - John Corbett, American actor (Northern Exposure, Sex and the City)
1968 - Harold Gray, American cartoonist who created Little Orphan Annie (b. 1894)
2012 - Vidal Sassoon, English-American hairdresser and businessman who co-founded the Paul Mitchell Systems with Paul Mitchell. (b. 1928)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1987 - Actor Tom Cruise marries Mimi Rogers, his first wife
Quote of the Day
This made me laugh! Happy National Moscato Day today!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
You have seen that a healthy breakfast is an important healthy diet habit for weight control, craving control, blood sugar control, and just to feel well. So how should you develop this breakfast habit, and what should you eat? Find out more Healthy Breakfast ideas's from Kerry's healthy diet habits website!
This Day in History
1877 - An 8.8 magnitude earthquake hits off the coast of Peru and kills 2,541
1887 - Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show opens in London
1927 - The Australian Parliament convenes for the first time in Canberra, the Capital of Australia
1949 - Rainier Grimaldi III becomes Prince of Monaco
1955 - West Germany joins NATO
1974 - The US House Committee opens formal and public impeachment hearings against President Richard Nixon
2018 - The Patel dam breaks in Solai, Kenya during the 2019 East Africa floods, killing 48 people and leaving 2,000 homeless
This Day in Music
1966 - For No One is recorded by The Beatles
1970 - American Woman by The Guess Who hits #1 on the US Charts
1986 - One Hit (To the Body) is released by The Rolling Stones
1998 - Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys plays his first solo concert in St. Charles, Illinois
1999 -I Want It That Way by The Backstreet Boys hits #1 in the UK (video below)
This Day in Sports
1973 - Johnny Bench hits 3 HRs in a game for the second time
1975 - Brian Oldfield sets a shot put world record of 22.86 m
2010 - Dallas Braden of the Oakland A's is the 19th pitcher to throw a perfect game - 4-0 against Tampa Bay
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. A term that is deliberately vague or euphemistic in meaning.
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