May federal holidays, work schedule, and printable calendars

May 2024 Calendar

Below are printable calendars for May 2024 with notable date history, information, and events.

Printable Calendar for May 2024

May 2024 Work Calendar

May 2024 Holiday Calendar

Holidays in May 2024

Date Holiday
May 1, 2024 May Day 2024
May 2, 2024 National Day of Prayer 2024
May 3, 2024 Orthodox Good Friday 2024
May 5, 2024 Cinco de Mayo 2024
May 5, 2024 Orthodox Easter 2024
May 6, 2024 Yom Hashoah 2024
May 6, 2024 National Nurses Day 2024
May 9, 2024 Ascension Day 2024
May 12, 2024 Mothers' Day 2024
May 15, 2024 Peace Officers Memorial Day 2024
May 18, 2024 Armed Forces Day 2024
May 19, 2024 Pentecost 2024
May 20, 2024 Whit Monday 2024
May 22, 2024 National Maritime Day 2024
May 26, 2024 Lag BaOmer 2024
May 27, 2024 Memorial Day 2024
May 30, 2024 Corpus Christi 2024
May 6, 2024 Early May Bank Holiday
May 27, 2024 Spring Bank Holiday
May 7, 2024 Birthday of Rabindranath
May 23, 2024 Buddha Purnima Vesak

Famous Sporting and Music Events in May

Date Event
May, 1 1850 Soldier William Tecumseh Sherman (30) weds Eleanor Boyle Ewing in Washington, D.C.
May, 2 1906 US Secretary of State James F. Byrnes marries Maude Busch
May, 3 1986 American Mousketeer-actress-singer Annette Funicello (43) weds American harness racing horse breeder and trainer Glen Holt (55)
May, 4 2008 Seth MacFarlane reaches an agreement worth $100 million with Fox to keep "Family Guy" and "American Dad" on television until 2012, making MacFarlane the world's highest paid television writer
May, 5 2018 Childish Gambino [Donald Glover] releases the music video to new single "This is America" to wide acclaim
May, 6 1946 Comedian Stan Laurel (55) marries for the 5th time actress Ida Kitaeva (47)
May, 7 2017 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion becomes the highest grossing Indian box office film ever earning $120 million
May, 8 1958 Classic Hammer horror film "Dracula" film starring Christopher Lee as the eponymous vampire alongside Peter Cushing, directed by Terence Fisher released
May, 9 1987 Actor Tom Cruise (27) weds actress Mimi Rogers (33)
May, 10 1986 Tommy Lee drummer of Motley Crue marries Heather Locklear
May, 11 1969 British comedy troupe Monty Python forms, made up of Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin
May, 12 1763 Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman (42) weds second wife Rebecca Prescott (20)
May, 13 2004 The final episode of "Frasier" on NBC is watched by 33 million people
May, 14 1998 Seinfeld's final 2-part episode "The Finale" airs on NBC-TV to 76.3M viewers with commercials priced at $2M for 30 seconds
May, 15 2002 "Bowling for Columbine", a documentary directed by Michael Moore has its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival
May, 16 1981 Pretenders' Martin Chambers weds Tracy Atkinson
May, 17 1939 1st televised baseball game is broadcast on NBC, with Princeton defeating Columbia 2-1
May, 18 1964 Guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (19) weds Margrit Volkmar
May, 19 1989 "Do the Right Thing", directed by Spike Lee, starring Danny Aiello and Ossie Davis premieres at the Cannes Film Festival
May, 20 1891 1st public display of Thomas Edison's prototype kinetoscope to members of the National Federation of Women's Club
May, 21 1908 1st American horror movie silent film "Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde" premieres in Chicago
May, 22 1956 Swedish actress Anita Ekberg (24) weds actor and singer Anthony Steel (36) in Florence, Italy; divorce in 1959
May, 23 1953 John F. Kennedy's sister Eunice Kennedy (31) weds activist and attorney Sargent Shriver at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City
May, 24 1895 Henry Irving becomes the first actor to receive a knighthood
May, 25 1901 Anton Chekhov (41), Russian physician, dramatist and author marries actress Olga Knipper (31)
May, 26 1913 US Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC)
May, 27 1949 American "Gilda" actress Rita Hayworth (31) weds Pakistani race horse owner Prince Aly Khan (37); separate in 1951, divorce finalized in 1953
May, 28 1954 "The Bad and the Beautiful" actor Kirk Douglas (37) weds producer Ann Buydens (24) at Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas
May, 29 1884 Irish writer Oscar Wilde marries Constance Lloyd at St. James Church, Paddington, London
May, 30 1987 North American Philips Company unveils compact disc video
May, 31 1991 Oldest bride - Minnie Munro, 102, weds Dudley Reid, 83, in Australia

Famous Birthdays in May

Date Person
May Magnus Hirschfeld
May Franjo Tudman
May George Lucas
May Dennis Martinez
May Cate Blanchett
May Mark Zuckerberg

May Birth Month Facts

Let's dive into May. May is the fifth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar and has 31 days. There are 4 weekends in May, with 22 workdays, totaling 176 hours in the month (assuming an 8-hour workday). May is known for being the beginning of summer in the northern hemisphere and is often associated with warmer weather, longer days, and outdoor activities.