NIH Diversity Calendar - May 2022

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

  • 2nd
    Eid Al-Fitr (Islamic) (Sunset May 2 to Sunset May 3)
  • 3rd
    World Press Freedom Day
  • 5th
    Cinco de Mayo
  • 5th
    Yom HaAtzmaut (Jewish)
  • 6th
    Visakha Puja/ Vesak/ Buddha Day
  • 8th
    Time to Remember Lost Lives from WWII
  • 9th
    Mother’s Day
  • 16th
    Shavuot (Jewish) (Sunset May 16 to Sunset May 18)
  • 18th
    Lag B’Omer (Jewish) (Sunset May 18 to Sunset May 19)
  • 21st
    World Day for Cultural Diversity
  • 24nd
    Declaration of the Bab (Baha’i)
  • 25th
    National Missing Children’s Day
  • 29th
    Ascension of Baha’U’llah (Baha’i)
  • 31st
    Memorial Day