This is our day guide for Tuesday May 23rd 2023 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 2023

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 2023

Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom day

Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom day

Guru Arjun Dev was the fifth Sikh Guru and the first Sikh martyr, killed in 1606. ☬

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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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