This is our day guide for Friday May 22nd 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 22nd 2020

Sherlock Holmes Day

Sherlock Holmes Day

It's elementary that Sherlock Holmes Day is on May 22nd. As that is the birthday of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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World Goth Day

World Goth Day

A day where the goth scene gets to celebrate its own being, and an opportunity to make its presence known to the rest of the world.

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Harvey Milk Day

Harvey Milk Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Harvey Milk Day

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National Buy a Musical Instrument Day

National Buy a Musical Instrument Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Buy a Musical Instrument Day

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National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

Maritime Day honors the SS Savannah which made the first trans-Atlantic crossing under steam power in 1819.

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National Vanilla Pudding Day

National Vanilla Pudding Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Vanilla Pudding Day

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National Don’t Fry Day

National Don’t Fry Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Don’t Fry Day

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International Biodiversity Day

International Biodiversity Day

The General Assembly of the United Nations declared May 22 as the International Biodiversity Day to raise the awareness of citizens and increase understanding of the importance of its conservation and sustainable use.

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Public Holidays on May 22nd 2020

Ascension Friday

Ascension Friday

The Friday after Ascension is often given or taken as a holiday to form a long weekend

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Eid Al Fitr

Eid Al Fitr

The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

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Jumatul Bidah

Jumatul Bidah

Jumatul Bidah translates as 'Friday of farewell' and marks the last Friday prayers in the holy month of Ramadan

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Savitri Amavasya

Savitri Amavasya

A fasting day for married Hindu women who pray for their husbands to have a long life.

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Cuti Bersama

Cuti Bersama

Besides official holiday, there are the so-called "libur bersama" or "cuti bersama", or joint leave(s) declared nationwide by the government

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Jerusalem Day

Jerusalem Day

Marks the reunification of Jerusalem after the Six-Day War in 1967

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Abolition Day

Abolition Day

Slavery was finally abolished in all French possessions on May 28th 1848

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Montenegro Independence Day

Montenegro Independence Day

Anniversary of the Montenegrin independence referendum in 2006 when the country decided to leave Serbia and Montenegro.

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Yemen Unification Day

Yemen Unification Day

Marks the anniversary of the unification of North Yemen and South Yemen in 1990.

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