This is our day guide for Friday May 5th 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 5th 2023

Dutch Heritage Day

Dutch Heritage Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Dutch Heritage Day

Read More
Liberation day

Liberation day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Liberation day

Read More
World Password Day

World Password Day

This day was created to raise awareness about the importance of using strong passwords.

Read More
Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is one of two days, which mark Mexico's independence from foreign rulers

Read More
National Cartoonists Day

National Cartoonists Day

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

Read More
National Hoagie Day

National Hoagie Day

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

Read More
National Totally Chipotle Day

National Totally Chipotle Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Totally Chipotle Day

Read More
National Space Day

National Space Day

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

Read More
National Astronaut Day

National Astronaut Day 👨‍🚀

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Astronaut Day.

Read More

Public Holidays on May 5th 2023

Buddha Purnima

Buddha Purnima

Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achievement of Nirvana

Read More
General Prayer Day

General Prayer Day

Great Prayer Day is basically a collection of minor Christian holy days consolidated into one day

Read More
Patriots' Victory Day

Patriots' Victory Day

On May 5th 1941, Emperor Haile Selassie entered Addis Ababa, marking the end of the Italian occupation

Read More
Arrival Day

Arrival Day

Commemorates the arrival of 396 indentured labourers from India on May 5th 1838

Read More
Children's Day

Children's Day

This is a day set aside to respect childrens personalities and to celebrate their happiness

Read More
Constitution Day

Constitution Day

The first post-Soviet Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic was adopted on May 5th 1993

Read More
Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is one of two days, which mark Mexico's independence from foreign rulers

Read More
Netherlands Liberation Day

Netherlands Liberation Day

Marks the liberation of the Netherlands from Nazi occupation at the end of the second world war

Read More
South Korea Children's Day

South Korea Children's Day

This Holiday was founded by the Korean childrens writer Pang Chong-hwan in 1923 as a way to instil in the children a sense of independence and national pride

Read More

← May 4th 2023 | Go to Today | May 6th 2023 →