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An archive of historical anniversaries that appeared on the Main Page
2022 day arrangement

May 1: International Workers' Day; Beltane and Samhain in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, respectively; Maharashtra Day in Maharashtra, India (1960); Loyalty Day in the United States

Moses Fleetwood Walker
Moses Fleetwood Walker
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May 2: Eid al-Fitr (Islam, 2022); Flag Day in Poland

ARA General Belgrano
ARA General Belgrano
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May 3: World Press Freedom Day; Constitution Memorial Day in Japan (1947); Onbashira Festival in Nagano, Japan (2022); Constitution Day in Poland (1791)

Scene from Raja Harishchandra
Scene from Raja Harishchandra
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May 4: Youth Day in China; Yom HaZikaron in Israel (2022); Literary Day in Taiwan; Star Wars Day

Parliament House, Valletta
Parliament House, Valletta
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May 5: Lusophone Culture Day; Independence Day in Israel (2022); Children's Day in Japan; Cinco de Mayo in Mexico and the United States (1862); National Day of Prayer in the United States (2022)

Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall
Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall
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May 6

Cartoon of a Chinese man barred from entering the U.S.
Cartoon of a Chinese man barred from entering the U.S.
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May 7

Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
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May 8: World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day; Anniversary of the birth of Miguel Hidalgo in Mexico (1753); Victory in Europe Day (1945)

The remains of Tollund Man shortly after his discovery
The remains of Tollund Man shortly after his discovery
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May 9: Europe Day in the European Union; Victory Day in various Eastern European countries (1945); Liberation Day in the Channel Islands (1945)

Battle of Heligoland
Battle of Heligoland
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May 10

Ethan Allen demanding the surrender of Fort Ticonderoga
Ethan Allen demanding the surrender of Fort Ticonderoga
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May 11

Deep Blue
Deep Blue
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May 12

Coppergate Helmet
Coppergate Helmet
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May 13

Julian of Norwich
Julian of Norwich
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May 14: Feast day of Saint Matthias (Catholicism)

U.S. Camel Corps at the Drum Barracks in California
U.S. Camel Corps at the Drum Barracks in California
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May 15: Feast day of Saint Carthage (Catholicism); Nakba Day in Palestinian communities

Baily's beads observed during a solar eclipse in 1999
Baily's beads observed during a solar eclipse in 1999
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May 16

Flag of Sikkim, prior to its 1975 annexation by India
Flag of Sikkim, prior to its 1975 annexation by India
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May 17: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia; Galician Literature Day in Galicia, Spain

Coco Chanel
Coco Chanel
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May 18: Haitian Flag Day in Haiti (1803); Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Crimean Tatar Genocide in Ukraine and several other countries

The Bath School after the explosions
The Bath School after the explosions
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May 19: Global Accessibility Awareness Day (2022); Lag BaOmer (Judaism, 2022); Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919); Ho Chi Minh's Birthday in Vietnam

Thai soldiers during the crackdown on political protests
Thai soldiers during the crackdown on political protests
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May 20: National Day of Remembrance in Cambodia (1976); National Day in Cameroon (1972); National Awakening Day in Indonesia (1908); Sanja Matsuri begins in Tokyo, Japan (2022)

Abdulaziz, also known as Ibn Saud
Abdulaziz, also known as Ibn Saud
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May 21

Recreation of the Manhattan Project "demon core"
Recreation of the Manhattan Project "demon core"
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May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity

Prayut Chan-o-cha
Prayut Chan-o-cha
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May 23: Aromanian National Day; Victoria Day in Canada (2022)

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May 24: Aldersgate Day (Methodism)

Patrick Francis Healy
Patrick Francis Healy
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May 25: Africa Day (1963); Anniversary of the First National Government in Argentina (1810); Independence Day in Jordan (1946)

Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China
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May 26: Independence Day in Georgia (1918)

Artist's impression of the Grue Church fire
Artist's impression of the Grue Church fire
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May 27: Qibla observation by shadows (09:18 UTC, Islam)

HMS Princess Irene
HMS Princess Irene
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May 28: Republic Day in Armenia (1918); Republic Day in Azerbaijan (1918)

The Last Supper
The Last Supper
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May 29: Feast day of Saint Paul VI (Catholicism)

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
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May 30: Statehood Day in Croatia (1990); Lod Massacre Remembrance Day in Puerto Rico (1972); Memorial Day in the United States (2022)

Jane Seymour
Jane Seymour
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May 31: World No Tobacco Day; Feast of the Visitation (Catholicism and Anglicanism)

Revolutionary Tribunal
Revolutionary Tribunal
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