This is our day guide for Sunday May 5th 2019 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Observances on May 5th 2019

Dutch Heritage Day

Dutch Heritage Day

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Liberation day

Liberation day

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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is one of two days, which mark Mexico's independence from foreign rulers

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World Laughter Day

World Laughter Day 🤣

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National Cartoonists Day

National Cartoonists Day

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National Hoagie Day

National Hoagie Day

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National Totally Chipotle Day

National Totally Chipotle Day

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National Infertility Survival Day

National Infertility Survival Day

Fertility treatments can be lengthy and traumatic for many couples. On the week before Mother's Day, we recognize those who are struggling to bring new life into the world.

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Lemonade Day

Lemonade Day

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Public Holidays on May 5th 2019

Mother's Day

Mother's Day

Mother's Day is celebrated across the world, in more than 50 countries, though not all countries celebrate it on the same day

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Patriots' Victory Day

Patriots' Victory Day

On May 5th 1941, Emperor Haile Selassie entered Addis Ababa, marking the end of the Italian occupation

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Arrival Day

Arrival Day

Commemorates the arrival of 396 indentured labourers from India on May 5th 1838

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Tithi of Damodar Deva

Tithi of Damodar Deva

Sri Damodar Dev was a famous religious preacher in the Vaishnavite movement of Assam

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Children's Day

Children's Day

This is a day set aside to respect childrens personalities and to celebrate their happiness

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Kyrgyzstan Constitution Day

Kyrgyzstan Constitution Day

The first post-Soviet Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic was adopted on May 5th 1993

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Ramadan

Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar. It is during this month that Muslims fast

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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is one of two days, which mark Mexico's independence from foreign rulers

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Netherlands Liberation Day

Netherlands Liberation Day

Marks the liberation of the Netherlands from Nazi occupation at the end of the second world war

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South Korea Children's Day

South Korea Children's Day

This Holiday was founded by the Korean childrens writer Pang Chong-hwan in 1923 as a way to instil in the children a sense of independence and national pride

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