This is our day guide for Saturday May 8th 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 8th 2021

National Coconut Cream Pie Day

National Coconut Cream Pie Day

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National Have A Coke Day

National Have A Coke Day

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Cornelia De Lange Syndrome Awareness Day 

Cornelia De Lange Syndrome Awareness Day 

A day to highlight this genetic disease that affects 1 in 10,000 live births.

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National Babysitter’s Day  

National Babysitter’s Day  

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National Birth Mother’s Day

National Birth Mother’s Day

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National Miniature Golf Day

National Miniature Golf Day

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National Train Day

National Train Day

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day

Began in 1991, by 2010, the food drive had surpassed the 1 billion pound park in total food collected over its history.

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Public Holidays on May 8th 2021

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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Night of Destiny

Night of Destiny

The night that the first verses of the Qu'ran were revealed to the Prophet Mohammad

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