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  • Memorial Day 2019: Last Monday of May

    Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May every year to honour the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. In 2019, Memorial Day occurs on 27 May, 2019. Let us see more about Memorial Day, history, significance and celebrations etc.

    18 hrs ago
  • Anti Terrorism Day 2019: History and Significance

    Anti Terrorism Day is observed on 21 May annually to raise awareness about the violence caused by the terrorists and also in the memory of former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi who passed on this day. Let us see in detail about Anti Terrorism Day 2019, its history and significance etc.

    21 hrs ago
  • International Day for Biodiversity 2019: Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health

    International Biodiversity Awareness Day is observed every year on 22 May to raise awareness about the world's biodiversity issues. Since 2001, it is celebrated every year. Let us study more about Biodiversity, its importance, uses and about International Biological Diversity Convention etc.

    1 day ago
  • Omar Khayyam Biography: Famous Mathematician, Poet and Astronomer

    Omar Khayyam was born on 18 May, 1048 in Nishapur, the Khorasan province Persia. He was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, poet and philosopher. His works paved a great impact on several scholars in English speaking countries event centuries later. Let us see more about Omar Khayyam's early life, his works, contributions to mathematics, his achievements etc.

    3 days ago
  • National Armed Forces Day 2019: Third Saturday in May| History and Significance

    Every year on third Saturday of May National Armed Forces Day is celebrated and this year in 2019 it falls on 18 May. On this day tribute is given to the men and women who serve the United States Armed Forces. Let us tell you that Armed Forces Day is also a part of Armed Forces Week.

    3 days ago
  • International Museum Day 2019: Theme, History and Importance

    Every year on 18 May International Museum Day is observed to raise awareness among people about the museums as an important means of cultural exchange and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among people. International Council of Museums (ICOM) organise an event annually on this day. What is the history behind Inrternational Museum Day celebration, theme of 2019 and how it is celebrated.

    3 days ago
  • HIV Vaccine Awareness Day/ World AIDS Vaccine Day 2019

    World AIDS Vaccine Day is also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD). It is an annual event observed on 18 May to spread awareness about the continued need for a vaccine to prevent HIV infection and AIDS. What is AIDS, how it spreads, what is HIV vaccine, how HIV leads to AIDS etc. Let us find out.

    3 days ago
  • May 2019: List of important National, International Days and Events

    India is a hierarchical society and offers astounding variety in virtually every aspect of life. Lots of diversities are observed whether ethnic, linguistic, regional, economic, religious, class and caste groups, etc. There are several events, festivals which are celebrated across the globe. Let us see through this article about events, festivals, birth anniversary that falls on the month of May 2019.

    May 17, 2019
  • National Endangered Species Day 2019: Third Friday in May| Significance

    National Endangered Species Day is observed on third Friday of May every year to spread awareness about the importance of protecting endangered species, their habitats and to take actions necessary to protect them. What is the history behind this day, when it was first time celebrated? Do you know what are endangered species? Let us see below.

    May 17, 2019
  • World Hypertension Day 2019: Know your numbers| Signs and Risks of Hypertension

    World Hypertension Day is observed every year on 17 May to spread awareness about hypertension disease, its prevention, detection and control. The main risk factor to develop cardiovascular disease is high blood pressure. Let us see more about World Hypertension Day, its theme, history, hypertension disease, its causes, symptoms and prevention.

    May 17, 2019
  • World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2019: Theme, History and Purpose

    Every year on 17 May, World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is observed with a new theme to raise the awareness about the importance of communication and focuses on to increase the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Let us see about World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, its theme of 2019, history and why it is celebrated.

    May 17, 2019
  • International Day of Families 2019: "Families and Climate Action: focus on SDG13"

    International Day of Families is celebrated on 15th May every year around the world to spread awareness about the importance of families and the role of international community in development of the families. Let us see more about International Day of families, history, theme of 2019,how it is celebrated worldwide etc.

    May 15, 2019
  • International Nurses Day 2019: All You Need To Know

    International Nurses Day 2019 is observed on 12th May. It is celebrated to honour the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale and also to thanks the nurses for their tireless efforts and contributions.

    May 12, 2019
  • Mother's Day 2019: 2nd Sunday of May

    "God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers." Mother’s Day is celebrated to salute the motherhood, to increase the influence of mothers in the society, to increase the maternal bonds to children. Mother's are the best gift of nature. It is the time to think about the legacies, aspects of society and challenges that mother face everyday.

    May 11, 2019
  • Ramanujacharya Jayanti 2019: Birth Anniversary

    Ramanujacharya was a great Hindu philosopher, scholar and worshiper of Lord Vishnu. The birth anniversary of Ramanujacharya is also known as Sri Ramanuja Jayanthi and is celebrated on Thiruvathirai Nakshatra say of Chithirai month every year. This day is decided on the basis of Tamil Solar Calendar.

    May 9, 2019