May 23rd is the 143rd day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day The Troubles in Northern Ireland came to an end with the acceptance of the Good Friday Agreement; Heinrich Himmler, head of the Schutzstaffel, committed suicide while in custody of the Allies, and infamous bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde were ambushed by police in Louisiana. Famous May 23rd birthdays include Joan Collins and "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler. Today is National Taffy Day.
We have 12 holidays listed for May 23.
National Taffy Day
A day to indulge in the unwrapping that twisty wax paper and popping a chewy bit of taffy into your mouth.
International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
On this International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, we’re providing support and spreading awareness.
Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji
Let’s honor Guru Arjun Dev Ji’s memory and remember his deeds, which bettered humanity.
National Drinking with Chickens Day
This National Drinking with Chickens Day, let’s celebrate with a cocktail or two!
National Ethan Day
Here’s how you can celebrate National Ethan Day in honor of all the Ethans out there.
National Medical Coder Day
Let’s get together to show appreciation for all American medical coders this National Medical Coder Day.
World Crohn's and Colitis Day
Let's raise awareness about two chronic gastrointestinal diseases that have no cure.
World Turtle Day
This day honors two animals associated with wisdom and perseverance — turtles and tortoises.
Jason Nash’s Birthday
This actor and comedian is one joke away from colossal world domination.