Day Guide for Monday May 3rd 2021 What are the holidays on May 3rd 2021?

This is our day guide for Monday May 3rd 2021 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?


Holidays on May 3rd 2021

International: Early May Bank Holiday

This is a national public holiday in the United Kingdom and is celebrated on the first Monday in May

International: May Day (in lieu)

This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

International: Orthodox Easter Monday

The Orthodox church uses the Julian calendar for the calculation of Easter, which can often mean that Orthodox Easter falls later than Easter observed elsewhere

Antigua and Barbuda: Labour Day

Celebrates the strength of workers and the value of their labour toward the development of the nation

Regional

Australia (regional): Labour Day

Labour Day is a public holiday in Australia that was originally called Eight Hours Day

Dominica: Labour Day

As with other Labour Days, this is a day to honour the contributions of workers to the nation.

Egypt: Sham El Nessim

Sham El-Nessim is an ancient Egyptian spring festival celebrated on the day after Coptic Easter

Ireland: May Bank Holiday

This holiday is nowadays most closely related to the International Worker's Day celebrated around the world on 1 May each year.

Japan: Constitution Memorial Day

Commemorates the adoption of the Constitution of Japan on May 3rd 1947

Kazakhstan: People Solidarity Holiday (in lieu)

Celebrates the unity of all people who live in Kazakhstan

Latvia: Declaration of Independence Day (Bridge Day)

Latvia declared independence from the USSR in 1990

Montserrat: Labour Monday

Celebrated on the first Monday in May in honour of the contribution of workers to the country.

Poland: Constitution Day

Constitution day marks the declaration and adoption of Poland's first constitution on 3 May 1791

Saint Kitts and Nevis: Labour Day

Similar to International Workers' Day, this holiday recognises the importance of workers' rights

Regional

Spain (regional): Community Festival of Madrid (in lieu)

Madrid only. Marks a rebellion against the French during the War of Independence

Observances on May 3rd 2021

USA: Join Hands Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Join Hands Day

USA: National Chocolate Custard Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Chocolate Custard Day

USA: National Garden Meditation Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Garden Meditation Day

USA: National Lumpy Rug Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Lumpy Rug Day

USA: National Paranormal Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Paranormal Day

USA: National Raspberry Pop Over Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Raspberry Pop Over Day

USA: National Specially-Able Pets Day

A day to highlight specially-able pets, an often overlooked issue.

USA: National Two Different Colored Shoes Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Two Different Colored Shoes Day

United Nations: World Press Freedom Day 

The Declaration of Windhoek on May 3rd 1991 was an important milestone in ensuring a free press in Africa.

USA: National Melanoma Monday

Melanoma Monday encourages early detection through screening. It is observed in May, which is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

Ireland: National Open Farm Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Open Farm Day

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General Information for May 3rd 2021
There are 15 public holidays today.
Day 123 of 2021
242 days left in 2021
Week 18 of the year
On this Day in History
1965 - Great Sporting Achievements. Racing legend Red Rum is born.
1903 - Harry Lillis Crosby, better known as Bing Crosby, is born in Tacoma, Washington State.
1886 - How May Day Became a Workers' Holiday. Rallying strikers in the USA are shot dead.
1770 - The first recorded European sighting of Lilli Pilli in Australia, by Sir Joseph Banks.