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    May 27 | Memorial Day

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    Italy: Italy became a nation on March 17 1861, when most of the states of the region and the two Sicilies were united under king Victor Emmanuel II. Read More

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Apr 2019

Public Holidays in May 2019

Jun 2019
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
     
1
Estonia Estonia: Spring Day
Finland Finland: Vappu
India India (regional): Maharashtra Day
Japan Japan: Accession of new emperor
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan People Solidarity Holiday
Various Various: May Day
Various Various: Labour Day
2
Japan Japan: Public Holiday
Jordan Jordan: May Day
Spain Spain (regional): Community Festival of Madrid
Various Various: May Day Holiday
3
China China: Labour Day Holiday
Japan Japan: Constitution Memorial Day
Poland Poland: Constitution Day
4
Japan Japan: Greenery Day
Namibia Namibia: Cassinga Day
Netherlands Netherlands: National Remembrance Day
5
Ethiopia Ethiopia: Patriots' Victory Day
Guyana Guyana: Arrival Day
Japan Japan: Children's Day
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan: Constitution Day 
Lithuania Lithuania: Mother's Day 
Mexico Mexico (regional): Cinco de Mayo
Netherlands Netherlands: Liberation Day
South Korea South Korea: Children's Day 
Various Various: Ramadan
Various Various: Mother's Day
6
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda: Labour Day  
Australia Australia (regional): Labour Day
Bulgaria Bulgaria: St Georges Day (Army Day)
Dominica Dominica: May Day
Ireland Ireland: May Bank Holiday
Japan Japan: Children's Day (observed)
Latvia Latvia: Declaration of Independence Day Holiday
Moldova Moldova: Memorial Easter
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis: Labour Day 
South Korea South Korea: Children's Day Holiday
Thailand Thailand: H.M. King's Coronation
United Kingdom United Kingdom: Early May Bank Holiday
Various Various: Ramadan
7
Belarus Belarus: Commemoration Day
India India (regional): Basava Jayanthi
India India (regional): Parashurama Jayanti
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Defenders Day
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Hari Hol Sultan of Pahang
8
Czech Republic Czech Republic: Liberation Day
France France: V-E Day
Slovakia Slovakia: Day of victory over fascism
South Africa South Africa: Public Holiday
Ukraine Ukraine: Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation
9
India India (regional): Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore
Israel Israel: Independence Day
Kosovo Kosovo: Europe Day
Luxembourg Luxembourg: Europe Day 
Thailand Thailand: Royal Ploughing Ceremony
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan: Memorial Day
Various Various: Victory Day
Various Various: Liberation Day
10
El Salvador El Salvador: Mother's Day
Mexico Mexico: Mother's Day 
Various Various: Victory Day Holiday
11
12
Georgia Georgia: Saint Andrew the First-Called Day
Romania Romania: Father's Day
Various Various: Mother's Day
Various Various: The Buddhas Birthday
13
Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday
Hong Kong Hong Kong: The Day after Buddha's Birthday
Macau Macau: The Buddha's Birthday
Philippines Philippines: Public Holiday
Samoa Samoa: Mother's Day
14
Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday Holiday
Liberia Liberia: National Unification Day
Malawi Malawi: Kamuzu Day
Paraguay Paraguay: Independence Day Holiday
15
Cambodia Cambodia: King's Birthday Holiday
Paraguay Paraguay: Independence Day
Spain Spain (regional): Fiesta de San Isidro
16
India India (regional): Sikkim State Day
Lebanon Lebanon: National Holiday
17
Denmark Denmark: General Prayer Day
DR Congo DR Congo: Liberation Day
Norway Norway: Constitution Day
Spain Spain (regional): Galician Literature Day
18
Bangladesh Bangladesh: The Buddha's Birthday
Haiti Haiti: Flag and Universities' Day
India India (regional): Buddha Purnima
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan: Constitution Day
Uruguay Uruguay: Battle of Las Piedras
Various Various: The Buddhas Birthday
19
India India (regional): Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhav Dev
Turkey Turkey: Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day
Various Various: Wesak Day
20
Cambodia Cambodia: Day of Remembrance
Cameroon Cameroon: National Day
Canada Canada (regional): Victoria Day
Canada Canada (regional): National Patriots' Day
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands: Discovery Day
East Timor East Timor: Independence Restoration Day
Singapore Singapore: Vesak Day Holiday
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Public Holiday
Various Various: The Buddha's Birthday
21
Chile Chile: Navy Day
Montenegro Montenegro: Independence Day
22
Brunei Brunei: Nuzul Al-Quran
Cambodia Cambodia: Royal Plowing Ceremony
Martinique Martinique: Abolition Day
Montenegro Montenegro: Independence Day (2nd Day)
Yemen Yemen: Unification Day
23
Jamaica Jamaica: Labour Day
24
Bermuda Bermuda: Bermuda Day
Bulgaria Bulgaria: Culture and Literacy Day
Ecuador Ecuador: Battle of Pichincha
Macedonia Macedonia: St. Cyril and St. Methodius
25
Argentina Argentina: May Day Revolution
Bolivia Bolivia (regional): Public Holiday
Ghana Ghana: African Unity Day 
Jordan Jordan: Independence Day
Lebanon Lebanon: Resistance and Liberation Day
Various Various: African Unity Day
26
Georgia Georgia: Independence Day
Guyana Guyana: Independence Day 
Iran Iran: Martyrdom of Imam Ali
Jordan Jordan: Independence Day Holiday
Various Various: Mother's Day
27
Australia Australia (regional): Reconciliation Day
Belize Belize: Sovereign's Day
Gibraltar Gibraltar: Spring Bank Holiday 
Guadeloupe Guadeloupe: Abolition Day
Nigeria Nigeria: Childrens Day
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands: National Heroes Day
United Kingdom United Kingdom: Spring Bank Holiday
USA USA: Memorial Day
28
Armenia Armenia: Day of the First Republic
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan: Republic Day
Ethiopia Ethiopia: Downfall of the Derg
29
Nigeria Nigeria: Public Holiday
30
Anguilla Anguilla: Anguilla Day
Germany Germany: Father's Day
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Harvest Festival
Spain Spain (regional): Canary Islands
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago: Indian Arrival Day
Various Various: Ascension Day
31
Bangladesh Bangladesh: Jumatul Bidah
Belgium Belgium: Ascension Friday
Denmark Denmark: Bank Holiday
India India (regional): Jumat-ul-Wida
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Harvest Festival
Spain Spain (regional): Castilla-La Mancha
Sweden Sweden: The Friday after Ascension Day

Public Holidays in May 2019

Day Date Country Holiday
Wed 1st Estonia Estonia Spring Day
Wed 1st Finland Finland Vappu
Wed 1st India India Maharashtra Day
Wed 1st Japan Japan Accession of new emperor
Wed 1st Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan People Solidarity Holiday
Wed 1st Various Various May Day
Wed 1st Various Various Labour Day
Thu 2nd Japan Japan Public Holiday
Thu 2nd Jordan Jordan May Day
Thu 2nd Spain Spain Community Festival of Madrid
Thu 2nd Various Various May Day Holiday
Fri 3rd China China Labour Day Holiday
Fri 3rd Japan Japan Constitution Memorial Day
Fri 3rd Poland Poland Constitution Day
Sat 4th Japan Japan Greenery Day
Sat 4th Namibia Namibia Cassinga Day
Sat 4th Netherlands Netherlands National Remembrance Day
Sun 5th Ethiopia Ethiopia Patriots' Victory Day
Sun 5th Guyana Guyana Arrival Day
Sun 5th Japan Japan Children's Day
Sun 5th Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Constitution Day 
Sun 5th Lithuania Lithuania Mother's Day 
Sun 5th Mexico Mexico Cinco de Mayo
Sun 5th Netherlands Netherlands Liberation Day
Sun 5th South Korea South Korea Children's Day 
Sun 5th Various Various Ramadan
Sun 5th Various Various Mother's Day
Mon 6th Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Labour Day  
Mon 6th Australia Australia Labour Day
Mon 6th Bulgaria Bulgaria St Georges Day (Army Day)
Mon 6th Dominica Dominica May Day
Mon 6th Ireland Ireland May Bank Holiday
Mon 6th Japan Japan Children's Day (observed)
Mon 6th Latvia Latvia Declaration of Independence Day Holiday
Mon 6th Moldova Moldova Memorial Easter
Mon 6th Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Day 
Mon 6th South Korea South Korea Children's Day Holiday
Mon 6th Thailand Thailand H.M. King's Coronation
Mon 6th United Kingdom United Kingdom Early May Bank Holiday
Mon 6th Various Various Ramadan
Tue 7th Belarus Belarus Commemoration Day
Tue 7th India India Basava Jayanthi
Tue 7th India India Parashurama Jayanti
Tue 7th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Defenders Day
Tue 7th Malaysia Malaysia Hari Hol Sultan of Pahang
Wed 8th Czech Republic Czech Republic Liberation Day
Wed 8th France France V-E Day
Wed 8th Slovakia Slovakia Day of victory over fascism
Wed 8th South Africa South Africa Public Holiday
Wed 8th Ukraine Ukraine Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation
Thu 9th India India Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore
Thu 9th Israel Israel Independence Day
Thu 9th Kosovo Kosovo Europe Day
Thu 9th Luxembourg Luxembourg Europe Day 
Thu 9th Thailand Thailand Royal Ploughing Ceremony
Thu 9th Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Memorial Day
Thu 9th Various Various Victory Day
Thu 9th Various Various Liberation Day
Fri 10th El Salvador El Salvador Mother's Day
Fri 10th Mexico Mexico Mother's Day 
Fri 10th Various Various Victory Day Holiday
Sun 12th Georgia Georgia Saint Andrew the First-Called Day
Sun 12th Romania Romania Father's Day
Sun 12th Various Various Mother's Day
Sun 12th Various Various The Buddhas Birthday
Mon 13th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday
Mon 13th Hong Kong Hong Kong The Day after Buddha's Birthday
Mon 13th Macau Macau The Buddha's Birthday
Mon 13th Philippines Philippines Public Holiday
Mon 13th Samoa Samoa Mother's Day
Tue 14th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday Holiday
Tue 14th Liberia Liberia National Unification Day
Tue 14th Malawi Malawi Kamuzu Day
Tue 14th Paraguay Paraguay Independence Day Holiday
Wed 15th Cambodia Cambodia King's Birthday Holiday
Wed 15th Paraguay Paraguay Independence Day
Wed 15th Spain Spain Fiesta de San Isidro
Thu 16th India India Sikkim State Day
Thu 16th Lebanon Lebanon National Holiday
Fri 17th Denmark Denmark General Prayer Day
Fri 17th DR Congo DR Congo Liberation Day
Fri 17th Norway Norway Constitution Day
Fri 17th Spain Spain Galician Literature Day
Sat 18th Bangladesh Bangladesh The Buddha's Birthday
Sat 18th Haiti Haiti Flag and Universities' Day
Sat 18th India India Buddha Purnima
Sat 18th Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Constitution Day
Sat 18th Uruguay Uruguay Battle of Las Piedras
Sat 18th Various Various The Buddhas Birthday
Sun 19th India India Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhav Dev
Sun 19th Turkey Turkey Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day
Sun 19th Various Various Wesak Day
Mon 20th Cambodia Cambodia Day of Remembrance
Mon 20th Cameroon Cameroon National Day
Mon 20th Canada Canada Victoria Day
Mon 20th Canada Canada National Patriots' Day
Mon 20th Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Discovery Day
Mon 20th East Timor East Timor Independence Restoration Day
Mon 20th Singapore Singapore Vesak Day Holiday
Mon 20th Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Public Holiday
Mon 20th Various Various The Buddha's Birthday
Tue 21st Chile Chile Navy Day
Tue 21st Montenegro Montenegro Independence Day
Wed 22nd Brunei Brunei Nuzul Al-Quran
Wed 22nd Cambodia Cambodia Royal Plowing Ceremony
Wed 22nd Martinique Martinique Abolition Day
Wed 22nd Montenegro Montenegro Independence Day (2nd Day)
Wed 22nd Yemen Yemen Unification Day
Thu 23rd Jamaica Jamaica Labour Day
Fri 24th Bermuda Bermuda Bermuda Day
Fri 24th Bulgaria Bulgaria Culture and Literacy Day
Fri 24th Ecuador Ecuador Battle of Pichincha
Fri 24th Macedonia Macedonia St. Cyril and St. Methodius
Sat 25th Argentina Argentina May Day Revolution
Sat 25th Bolivia Bolivia Public Holiday
Sat 25th Ghana Ghana African Unity Day 
Sat 25th Jordan Jordan Independence Day
Sat 25th Lebanon Lebanon Resistance and Liberation Day
Sat 25th Various Various African Unity Day
Sun 26th Georgia Georgia Independence Day
Sun 26th Guyana Guyana Independence Day 
Sun 26th Iran Iran Martyrdom of Imam Ali
Sun 26th Jordan Jordan Independence Day Holiday
Sun 26th Various Various Mother's Day
Mon 27th Australia Australia Reconciliation Day
Mon 27th Belize Belize Sovereign's Day
Mon 27th Gibraltar Gibraltar Spring Bank Holiday 
Mon 27th Guadeloupe Guadeloupe Abolition Day
Mon 27th Nigeria Nigeria Childrens Day
Mon 27th Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands National Heroes Day
Mon 27th United Kingdom United Kingdom Spring Bank Holiday
Mon 27th USA USA Memorial Day
Tue 28th Armenia Armenia Day of the First Republic
Tue 28th Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Republic Day
Tue 28th Ethiopia Ethiopia Downfall of the Derg
Wed 29th Nigeria Nigeria Public Holiday
Thu 30th Anguilla Anguilla Anguilla Day
Thu 30th Germany Germany Father's Day
Thu 30th Malaysia Malaysia Harvest Festival
Thu 30th Spain Spain Canary Islands
Thu 30th Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Indian Arrival Day
Thu 30th Various Various Ascension Day
Fri 31st Bangladesh Bangladesh Jumatul Bidah
Fri 31st Belgium Belgium Ascension Friday
Fri 31st Denmark Denmark Bank Holiday
Fri 31st India India Jumat-ul-Wida
Fri 31st Malaysia Malaysia Harvest Festival
Fri 31st Spain Spain Castilla-La Mancha
Fri 31st Sweden Sweden The Friday after Ascension Day