Public Holidays: May 2010

Day Date Country Holiday
Sat 1st Various Various May Day
Sat 1st Estonia Estonia Spring Day
Sun 2nd Lithuania Lithuania Mother's Day
Mon 3rd Japan Japan Constitution Memorial Day
Mon 3rd United Kingdom United Kingdom Early May Bank Holiday
Mon 3rd Spain Spain Madrid
Mon 3rd Ireland Ireland May Bank Holiday
Tue 4th Latvia Latvia Declaration of Independence Day
Tue 4th Japan Japan Greenery Day
Wed 5th Japan Japan Childrens Day
Wed 5th Mexico Mexico Cinco de Mayo
Sat 8th Slovakia Slovakia Day of victory over fascism
Sat 8th France France V-E Day
Sun 9th Australia Australia Mother's Day
Mon 10th Russia Russia Victory Day
Thu 13th Various Various Ascension Day
Mon 17th Norway Norway Constitution Day
Wed 19th Israel Israel Pentecost
Fri 21st South Korea South Korea Buddhas Birthday
Mon 24th Greece Greece Holy Spirit Monday
Mon 24th Canada Canada Victoria Day
Mon 24th Various Various Whitmonday
Tue 25th Argentina Argentina May Day Revolution
Thu 27th India India Buddha Purnima
Fri 28th Various Various The Buddhas Birthday
Mon 31st Spain Spain Canary Islands
Mon 31st Spain Spain Castilla-La Mancha
Mon 31st United Kingdom United Kingdom May Bank Holiday
Mon 31st USA USA Memorial Day


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May was named for the Greek goddess Maia, who was identified with the Roman era goddess of fertility