May is the fifth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and the third month to have 31 days. No other month starts or ends on the same day of the week as May in any given year. May is the only month with this characteristic. May is also the month with the shortest name.
Flower: Lily of the Valley and the common Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna), also known as “may blossom”
Zodiac signs: Taurus (until May 20) and Gemini (May 21 onwards)
Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 - Beltane (Pagan/Wiccan)
1 - May Day
2 - Early May Bank Holiday (UK)
2 - Eid al-Fitr (Islamic)
5 - Cinco de Mayo (Mexico)
8 - Mother’s Day
8 - First Quarter 8:21 pm EDT
10 - Mercury Retrograde Until June 3
16 - Vesak (Buddhist)
16 - Total Lunar Eclipse 12:11 am EDT3
16 - Full Moon 12:14 am EDT
20 - Bike to Work Day
21 - Armed Forces Day
22 - Last Quarter 2:43 pm EDT
23 - Victoria Day (Canada)
26 - Ascension (Christian)
29 - Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh (Bahá’í)
30 - Memorial Day
30 - Spring Bank Holiday (UK)
30 - New Moon 7:30 am EDT
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Posted by Amber Lotus Publishing on 1st May 2022