May 8th Holidays

May 8th is the 128th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Reinhold Messmer and Peter Habeler became the first climbers to ascend Mt. Everest without supplemental oxygen. The day also marks the end of the Prague Uprising, now a national holiday in the Czech Republic, and the first matches in the Italian Football League were played. Famous May 8th birthdays include former President Harry Truman and singer Enrique Iglesias. Today is National Teacher's Day and National Have a Coke Day.

We have 25 holidays listed for May 8.

May08

National Have a Coke Day

If the very thought of Coke makes you want to break into song, you’re not alone.

May08

Free Trade Day

Keep reading to learn the history and important facts about free trade and Free Trade Day.

May08

Iris Day

We’re getting ready to stop and smell the irises on this fragrant holiday!

May08

Jamestown Day

Take a day to reflect on colonialism, life in 17th century Virginia, and Native American cultures.

May08

National Amyloidosis Day

Let us join hands and hearts in solidarity with the patients and families affected by amyloidosis.

May08

National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

Circumstances may compel you to act. Plan ahead of time for yourself and your beloved pets!

May08

National Coconut Cream Pie Day

A day devoted to the ultimate custard-and-cream concoction.

May08

National Dakota Day

Dakotas, are you ready to celebrate and be celebrated by the whole world?

May08

National Give Someone a Cupcake Day

Get your frosting and toppings ready for National Give Someone a Cupcake Day!

May08

National Maria Day

This National Maria Day, honor the 18th most popular name in the United States.

May08

National Meeting Planners Appreciation Day

Time to make a plan for planners. Celebrate National Meeting Planners Appreciation Day with us!

May08

National Nova Day

Nova is a unique name that deserves to be celebrated this National Nova Day!

May08

National Student Nurse Day

Let’s get ready to celebrate the determination and achievements of student nurses.

May08

National Women's Check-up Day

Celebrate National Women's Check-up Day by scheduling a checkup. It may just save your life.

May08

National Women’s Checkup Day

Get checked and stay healthy if you’re a woman, on National Women's Checkup Day.

May08

No Socks Day

Keep reading to find out who created No Socks Day and why!

May08

Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who Lost their Lives during WWII

We need to work through the past to understand the present and build the future.

May08

Truman Day

Join us as we commemorate Harry S. Truman's birth and honor him!

May08

Victory in Europe Day

Relive the Allies’ victory over Nazi Germany this Victory in Europe Day.

May08

White Lotus Day

White Lotus Day celebrates theosophists and commemorates the death of the co-founder of the Theosophical Society.

May08

World Donkey Day

Learn more about the strong, resilient, friendly, and helpful animal known as the donkey.

May08

World Ovarian Cancer Day

Learn about ovarian cancer and its diagnosis with our article on World Ovarian Cancer Day.

May08

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

Let’s celebrate the spirit of peace and honor the pathway of truces.

May08

Harry S. Truman’s Birthday

Harry S. Truman, the 33rd American president, presided over World War II.

May08

Enrique Iglesias’s Birthday

Iglesias occupies the number one spot on the Greatest of All Time Latin Artists chart.