Day Guide for Tuesday May 17th 2022 What are the holidays on May 17th 2022?

This is our day guide for Tuesday May 17th 2022 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 17th 2022

DR Congo: Liberation Day

Marks the 1997 coup led by Laurent-Désiré Kabila following the First Congo War

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India (regional): Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhav Dev

Birthday of Madhab Dev. One of the most popular Vaishnava Saints in Assam

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Malaysia (regional): Birthday of the Raja of Perlis

The Raja of Perlis , Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin was born in Arau, Perlis on May 17th 1943

Norway: Constitution Day

Norway's National Day marks the adoption of the Constitution which declared the country as a kingdom independent of Sweden on May 17th 1814.

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Spain (regional): Galician Literature Day

This annual celebration of the Galician language and its literature was initiated in 1963

Observances on May 17th 2022

Canada: National Caesar Day

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

USA: National Cherry Cobbler Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Cherry Cobbler Day

USA: National Pack Rat Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Pack Rat Day

USA: National Walnut Day

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United Nations: World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 

While most people in the west take the availability of telecommunications for granted, this day highlights its benefits to all parts of the world.

International: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

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General Information for May 17th 2022
There are 5 public holidays today.
Day 137 of 2022
228 days left in 2022
Week 20 of the year
On this Day in History
2000 - The number of the famous Mojave Phone Booth is quietly disconnected and the box itself disappears a short time after.
1995 - Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet, becomes the world's youngest political prisoner.
1973 - The investigation into the Watergate affair is launched.
1749 - Vaccine pioneer Edward Jenner is born, a notable day for modern medicine.