This is our day guide for Monday May 24th 2021 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 24th 2021

European Parks Day

European Parks Day

Some countries allow free entry to national parks to mark this day.

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World Schizophrenia Day

World Schizophrenia Day

An opportunity to learn more about the illness and challenge the stigma around mental ill health.

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National Escargot Day

National Escargot Day

Escargot is a French word for an edible snail, usually prepared as an appetizer or entree.

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National Scavenger Hunt Day

National Scavenger Hunt Day

There's treasure in them thar hills - or at least what's on our scavenger hunt list.

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National BBQ Week

National BBQ Week

Fire up the barbie - It's the 25th National BBQ Week!

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Public Holidays on May 24th 2021

Orthodox St Cyril and Methodius Day

Orthodox St Cyril and Methodius Day

Slavic missionaries Cyril (Constantine) and Metod (Methodius) came to Great Moravia

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Whit Monday

Whit Monday

Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

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Sovereign's Day/Commonwealth Day

Sovereign's Day/Commonwealth Day

Originally known as Empire Day, this holiday marked Queen Victoria's birthday

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National Patriots' Day

National Patriots' Day

National Patriots' Day (Journée nationale des patriotes) is a commemoration of the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1837

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Victoria Day

Victoria Day

Victoria Day celebrates the birthday of Queen Victoria. Following the death of Queen Victoria, May 24th was decreed as Empire Day across the British Empire

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Anniversary of the Battle of Pichincha

Anniversary of the Battle of Pichincha

The Battle of Pichincha took place on May 24th 1822, on the slopes of the Pichincha volcano, 3,500 meters above sea-level, next to the city of Quito

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Jamaica Labour Day

Jamaica Labour Day

Replaced Empire Day in 1961. Marks a labour rebellion in 1938

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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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Day of the Azores

Day of the Azores

Honjours Azorean self-rule as granted in the Portuguese Constitution of 1976

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