Holidays and Festivals

World Press Freedom Day (International)
Constitution Day (Poland)
* (see below)
Constitution Day (Japan)
Constitution Day (Lithuania)
Garden Meditation Day

Paranormal Day
Lumpy Rug Day
National Two Different Colored Shoes Day
Christian Feast Day of Abhai
(Syriac Orthodox Church)
Christian Feast Day of Antonia and Alexander
Christian Feast Day of Juvenal of Narni
Christian Feast Day of Philip and James the Less
Christian Feast Day of Pope Alexander I
Christian Feast Day of Sarah the Martyr
(Coptic Church)
Christian Feast Day of Moura (Coptic Church)
Christian Feast Day of Theodosius of Kiev (Eastern Orthodox Church)
Discoflux (Discordianism)
Earliest date on which National Teacher's Day can fall, celebrated on the Tuesday of the first full week of May. (United States)
Roodmas, or Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross (Gallican Rite of the Catholic Church)
* The Big Copenhagen Beer Festival (Denmark)takes place every year in May
* Creamfields Australia - Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, and Melbourne - May 1st-3rd and 8th (3of4) (2010)
* Festival of Nations 4/29/2010 - 5/3/2010 St. Paul, Minnesota, USA (5of5) (2010)
* Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival 4/29/2010 - 5/2/2010 Fernandina Beach, Florida, USA (5of5) (2010)
* Towsontown Spring Festival 5/1/2010 - 5/3/2010 Towson, Maryland, USA   (3OF3)(2010)

* Constitution Day (Poland),  one of the two most important national holidays in Poland  (the other being National Independence Day on 11 November).     It commemorates proclamation of Constitution of May 3 (the first modern constitution in Europe)
Fête de la Chamerisier   Translation:  Fan Palm tree Day (French Republican) The 14th day of the Month of Floréal in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

 "Here's to you and here's to me,
Friends may we always be!
But, if by chance we disagree,
Up yours! Here's to me!"

- Traditional

Drink of The Day

 Absolut Stress

3/4 shot Vodka
3/4 shot Malibu
Splash of Cranberry Juice
1/2 shot Peach Schnapps
Splash of Pineapple Juice
Shake with ice, Pour in a Highball glass with Ice

Wine of The Day  

Truth 2006 Lindsey's Cuvee
Style - Selected Blend

Beer of The Day

 Hitachino Nest Beer XH (Japan)
Style - Belgian-style brown ale brewed
Attributes - Aged for three months in shochu casks
Flavor - Strong, spicy, frothy complex flavors of cinnamon and wood, gin-like aroma
- In celebration of Constitution Day (Japan), May 3rd, 1947.

Joke of The Day

 A fat girl served me food at a fast food restaraunt during lunch time. She said, 'sorry about the wait.'
I said, 'don't worry, with some dedication, you’re bound to lose it eventually.'

Quote of The Day 

"I never knew my father was an alcoholic until he came home sober that one night..."
- Anonymous

Whiskey of The Day

Origine Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

May Observances

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's Disease) Awareness Month
APS (Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome) Awareness Month
American Wetlands Month
Arthritis Awareness Month
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Awareness of Medical Orphans Month
Bicycle Safety Month
Borderline Personality Disorder Month
Brain Tumor Awareness Month
Carrots and Cauliflower Month
Celiac Awareness Month
Clean Air Month
Community Living Month (Ontario, Canada)
Creative Beginnings Month
Date Your Mate Month
EcoDriving Month
Family Wellness Month
Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
Freedom Shrine Month
Gardening for Wildlife Month
Get Caught Reading Month
Gifts From The Garden Month
Go Fetch! Food Drive for Homeless Animals Month
Good Car-Keeping Month, Natl
Grapefruit and Kiwi Month
Haitian Heritage Month
Heal the Children Month
Healthy Vision Month
High Blood Pressure Education Mont
Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
Internal Audit Awareness Month, Intl
International Audit Month
International Business Image Improvement Month
International Civility Awareness Month
International Multiple Sclerosis Month
International Victorious Woman Month
Jewish-American Heritage Month
Latino Books Month
(World) Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
National Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month
National Arthritis Month
National Barbecue Month
National Better Hearing and Speach Month
National Bike Month
National Blood Pressure Month
National Cancer Research Month
National Correct Posture Month
National Egg Month
National Electric Safety Month
National Family Month (5/12 to 6/16)
National Foster Care Month
National Good Car Keeping Month
National Hamburger Month
National Hepatitis Awareness Month
National Inventors Month
National Lupus Awareness Month
National Meditation Month
National Mediterranean Diet Month
National Mental Health Month
National Military Appreciation Month
National Motorcycle Safety Month
National Moving Month
National Neurofibromatosis (NF) Awareness Month
National Older Americans Month
National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
National Photo Month
National Photograph Month
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
National Physiotherapy Month
National Prepare To Buy a Home Month
National Preservation Month
National Recommitment Month
National Salad Month
National Salsa (Food) Month
National Smile Month
National Stroke Awareness Month
National Sweet Vidalia Onions Month
National Teen Self-Esteem Month
National Tuberous Sclerosis Month
National Vinegar Month
National Week of The Ocean Festival Sea-son Thursday before the Second Saturday in March through Second Saturday in June
National Youth Traffic Safety Month
Personal History Month
Potatoes and Limes Month
Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month
Preeclampsia Awareness Month
Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month (5/12-6/16)
Revise Your Work Schedule Month
Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Strike Out Strokes Month
Sweet Vidalia Month, Natl
Tay-Sachs and Canavan Diseases Awareness Month
Teen CEO Month
Teen Self Esteem Month
Tennis Month
Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month (5/15 - 6/15)
Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month
Ultra-violet Awareness Month
Women's Health Care Month
Young Achiever Month
Young Achievers of Tomorrow Month

Observances this Week

Maifest, first week of May including the first weekend (May Day and Labour Day festivals)
Cinco de Mayo Week, first week of May. Includes the closest weekend to Cinco De Mayo when most of the festivals occur.
North American Occupational Safety and Health Week, First Week in May
National Safe Kids Week, First Week in May
National Travel and Tourism Week, First Week in May
National Charter Schools Week, First Week in May
Children's Book Week, First Week in May
Brain Tumor Action Week, First Week in May
Child Nutrition Employee Appreciation Week, First Week in May
National Women's Health Week, First Week in May
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week, First Week in May
National Transportation Week, First Week in May
Choose Privacy Week, First Week of May

National Forest Week (Nova Scotia, Canada), * CLICK HERE

International Wildlife Film Week, 8 Days Usually Starting First Saturday in May

Historical Events on May 3rd


Born on May 3rd


Died on May 3rd


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