Day Guide for Friday May 22nd 2020

This is our day guide for Friday May 22nd 2020 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

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General Information for May 22nd 2020
There are 9 public holidays today.
Day 143 of 2020
223 days left in 2020
Week 21 of the year
Observances on May 22nd 2020
USA: National Maritime Day
USA: National Buy a Musical Instrument Day
USA: National Vanilla Pudding Day
United Nations: International Day for Biological Diversity 
California: Harvey Milk Day
On this Day in History
2006 - At 1pm, thousands of GCSE students across the United Kingdom sit down to their first Humanities paper - little do they know that they are victims of the 2006 GCSE Humanities Paper Debacle.
1969 - Lundy Island, UK is bought by the National Trust.
1959 - Lead singer of The Smiths, Morrissey is born.
1915 - The worst train crash ever to occur in the UK takes place at Quintinshill in Scotland - the accident involves five different trains, with a death toll of 227.