May 17th is the 137th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Gina Haspel, after confirmation by the U.S. Senate, became the first woman to lead the Central Intelligence Agency; the first Chuck E Cheese restaurant opened in San Jose, California, and Hanry VIII and Anne Boleyn's marriage was annulled. Famous May 17th birthdays include boxer Sugar Ray Leonard and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands. Today is National Walnut Day.
We have 21 holidays listed for May 17.
National Walnut Day
They’re great for your heart, brain, and bones; and you can incorporate them into any meal.
International Child Helpline Day
International Child Helpline Day takes place annually to celebrate the work of child helplines.
International Day Against Homophobia Transphobia and Biphobia
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is an important L.G.B.T.Q. awareness holiday.
National Bike To School Day
Check out our fun ideas to enjoy National Bike To School Day with the family.
National Cherry Cobbler Day
Cherry cobbler is a baked dessert with a rich cherry filling and a biscuit dough crust.
National Employee Health and Fitness Day
On this day, employees and employers are reminded of the necessity and advantages of regular exercise.
National Juice Slush Day
Marking the start of summer, juice slush is a pleasant drink that will quench your thirst.
National Mushroom Hunting Day
Pack yourself with the essential info for the mushroom hunt into the wild.
National Pinkfix Day
With guidance from experts and your own learning, you can make wise decisions about your money.
Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day
Help raise awareness of neurofibromatosis to support research to end this condition this Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day.
Pinot Grigio Day
Get a bottle of pinot grigio, bring your glass, and celebrate the day lightly.
Turn Beauty Inside Out Day
Let’s put an end to the media’s self-esteem breakers by celebrating Turn Beauty Inside Out Day.
World Facilities Management Day
Let’s give those working in facilities management more credit for their essential contribution to business.
World Hypertension Day
Let’s raise awareness of this condition to prevent strokes or other diseases.
World Information Society Day
Raise awareness of the internet and I.C.T. so that we can bridge the digital divide this World Telecommunication and Information Society Day.
LuAnn de Lesseps’s Birthday
From becoming a countess to headlining a hit reality show, de Lesseps has done it all.