NIH Diversity Calendar - May 2021

May: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month & Jewish American Heritage Month

  • 2nd
    Orthodox Easter
  • 3rd
    World Press Freedom Day
  • 5th
    Cinco de Mayo
  • 8th
    Laila Al-Qadr (Islamic)
  • 8th
    Time to Remember Lost Lives from WWII
  • 9th
    Mother’s Day
  • 12th
    Eid Al-Fitr (Islamic) (May 23 - 24)
  • 17th
    Shavuot (Jewish)
  • 21st
    World Day for Cultural Diversity
  • 22nd
    Declaration of the Bab (Baha’i)
  • 23rd
    Pentecost (Christian)
  • 25th
    National Missing Children’s Day
  • 26th
    Visakha Puja/ Vesak/ Buddha Day
  • 28th
    Ascension of Baha’U’llah (Baha’i)
  • 29th
    Lag B’Omer (Jewish)
  • 29th
    Ascension of Baha’U’llah (Baha’i)
  • 31st
    Memorial Day