This is our day guide for Friday May 8th 2020 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 2020

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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Fintastic Friday

Fintastic Friday

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Fintastic Friday.

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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 Military Spouse Appreciation Day

National Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Our military spouses embody ideals we cherish: strength, loyalty, and commitment. They are why we serve.

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National Provider Appreciation Day

National Provider Appreciation Day

Provider Appreciation Day® is a special day in May to recognize child care providers, teachers and other educators of young children everywhere.

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Public Holidays on May 8th 2020

Early May Bank Holiday

Early May Bank Holiday

This is a national public holiday in the United Kingdom and is celebrated on the first Monday in May

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General Prayer Day

General Prayer Day

Great Prayer Day is basically a collection of minor Christian holy days consolidated into one day

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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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Victory Day

Victory Day

Celebrates the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War

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Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore

Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music

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Wesak Day

Wesak Day

Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achievement of Nirvana

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Truman Day

Truman Day

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

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