May 16th is the 136th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Queen Elizabeth became the first monarch to address the United States Congress; the first Academy Awards were bestowed, and then President Andrew Johnson was acquitted of impeachment by a single vote in the U.S. Senate. Famous May 16th birthdays include Janet Jackson and Liberace. Today is National Mimosa Day.
We have 20 holidays listed for May 16.
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International Day of Light
Today, let’s come together to celebrate the life-giving light and its role in our lives.
Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq
Today we appreciate and reflect on Islamic history as we observe the Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq.
National Barbecue Day
Are you ready to get grilling? Here’s how you can celebrate National Barbecue Day.
National Coquilles Saint Jacques Day
It’s time to come out of your ‘shell’ as we celebrate a lip-smacking French seafood delicacy.
National Do Something Good for Your Neighbor Day
A neighbor is not merely the person who lives closest to you.
National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day
A time to pay tribute to those who have paved the way for the LGBT community.
National Piercing Day
A fun observance that focuses on the art of piercings and its intriguing history.
National Stop Nausea Day
Nausea can be very uncomfortable but these days, it can be treated with medication.
National Wear Purple for Peace Day
Let’s wear purple to show that we all long for peace and will always do so.
Let's work together to educate people about the benefits and drawbacks of the transitional metal, nickel.
Ride a Unicycle Day
Ride a Unicycle Day takes place annually to appreciate the fun one-wheeled vehicle.
Sex Differences in Health Awareness Day
Learn the differences in health conditions regarding different sexes this Sex Differences in Health Awareness Day.
National Waiters’ Day is a national campaign that celebrates the food and service industry workers.