This is our day guide for Monday May 23rd 2022 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 23rd 2022

World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day 🐢

A special day to appreciate these heroes in a half-shell.

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Linnaeus Day

Linnaeus Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Linnaeus Day in Sweden.

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National Taffy Day

National Taffy Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Taffy Day

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National Lucky Penny day

National Lucky Penny day

Appreciate all the ways you’ve been lucky in your life today, and maybe you’ll find a penny on the ground while walking around to bring you some extra luck!

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International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 

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Public Holidays on May 23rd 2022

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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Public Holiday

Public Holiday

The Iraqi government has announced a bank holiday in eight governorates due to a heatwave.

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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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