This is our day guide for Wednesday May 15th 2024 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 15th 2024

National Day for Helping the Disabled

National Day for Helping the Disabled

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Day for Helping the Disabled

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Teachers Day

Teachers Day 👩‍🏫

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Teachers Day

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Astronomy Day

Astronomy Day 🌑

This day happens twice a year, giving us twice the chance to explore the wonders of the night sky.

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International Customer Support Day

International Customer Support Day

Customer support staff are there to give us all a helping hand, so on the third Wednesday in May take a moment to thank them.

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National Tuberous Sclerosis Day

National Tuberous Sclerosis Day

The purpose of this national holiday is to increase awareness of T.S.C. patients and eliminate the stigma associated with the disease worldwide.

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National Chocolate Chip Day

National Chocolate Chip Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Chocolate Chip Day

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National Nylon Stocking Day

National Nylon Stocking Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Nylon Stocking Day

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National Peace Officers Memorial Day

National Peace Officers Memorial Day

A day to honour those police officers who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty.

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International Day of Families 

International Day of Families 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day of Families 

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Public Holidays on May 15th 2024

Traditional Day

Traditional Day

Burkina Faso marks May 15th as a public holiday to celebrate its rich traditions and reinforce secularism, highlighting the importance of traditional religion.

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Hong Kong Buddha's Birthday

Hong Kong Buddha's Birthday

Statutory. The Buddha's Birthday was only made a holiday in 1998

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Buddha Purnima

Buddha Purnima

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

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Paraguay Independence Day

Paraguay Independence Day

Spanish authority in Paraguay was overthrown by an uprising on May 14th and 15th 1811

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Buddha's Birthday

Buddha's Birthday

Lantern parades are held for Buddhas Birthday which is celebrated in late April or early May

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Feast of St. Isidro

Feast of St. Isidro

San Isidro is the patron saint of the peasants and labourers and is also the patron saint of Madrid

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