Day Guide for Wednesday May 5th 2021 What are the holidays on May 5th 2021?

This is our day guide for Wednesday May 5th 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 5th 2021

China: Labour Day Holiday

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

Ethiopia: Patriots' Victory Day

On May 5th 1941, Emperor Haile Selassie entered Addis Ababa, marking the end of the Italian occupation

Georgia: Public Holiday

May 4th -11th 2021 declared holidays in Georgia to curb spread of Covid-19.

Guyana: Arrival Day

Commemorates the arrival of 396 indentured labourers from India on May 5th 1838

Japan: Children's Day

This is a day set aside to respect childrens personalities and to celebrate their happiness

Kyrgyzstan: Constitution Day

The first post-Soviet Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic was adopted on May 5th 1993

Regional

Mexico (regional): Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is one of two days, which mark Mexicos independence from foreign rulers

Public sector only

Netherlands: Liberation Day

Marks the liberation of the Netherlands from Nazi occupation at the end of the second world war

Russia: National Holiday

Information about the attempts to tackle the Coronavirus Outbreak by declaring public holidays.

South Korea: Children's Day

This Holiday was founded by the Korean childrens writer Pang Chong-hwan in 1923 as a way to instil in the children a sense of independence and national pride

Observances on May 5th 2021

Canada: Dutch Heritage Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Dutch Heritage Day

Denmark: Liberation day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Liberation day

USA: National Cartoonists Day

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

USA: National Hoagie Day

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

USA: National Totally Chipotle Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Totally Chipotle Day

International: Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is one of two days, which mark Mexico's independence from foreign rulers

International: World Asthma Day

Organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma to improve asthma awareness and care around the world.

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There are 10 public holidays today.
Day 125 of 2021
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Week 18 of the year
On this Day in History
2000 - The film Gladiator has its world premiere.
1930 - Mahatma Gandhi is arrested.
1652 - Poet John Milton's wife dies.
1494 - Christopher Columbus discovers Jamaica.