This is our day guide for Wednesday May 8th 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 8th 2019

National Receptionists Day

National Receptionists Day

Receptionists are the face of many companies and their professionalism helps everyone get what they need.

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World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Israel's official remembrance day is commemorated on the day before Independence day

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National Coconut Cream Pie Day

National Coconut Cream Pie Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Coconut Cream Pie Day

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National Have A Coke Day

National Have A Coke Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Have A Coke Day

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National School Nurse Day

National School Nurse Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National School Nurse Day

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National Third Shift Workers Day

National Third Shift Workers Day

A day, or should that be night, to honor all those who work the night shift.

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Public Holidays on May 8th 2019

V-E Day

V-E Day

Victory in Europe Day marks May 8th 1945 when the Allies formally accepted an unconditional surrender by the armed forces of Germany

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Belarus Public Holiday

Belarus Public Holiday

In Belarus, bridge holidays may be granted each year, compensated by working Saturdays.

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Israel Memorial Day

Israel Memorial Day

Israel's official remembrance day is commemorated on the day before Independence day

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South Africa General Elections

South Africa General Elections

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared May 8th 2019 as a public holiday to allow voters to participate in the National and Provincial elections

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Truman Day

Truman Day

Honours the legacy of Harry S. Truman, former US president

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