Special dates in May – Checkout dates for some of the important days and Indian celebrities’ birthdays in May.
1st May –
International Labour’s Day or Workers’ Day
Celebration of laborers and the working classes.
Commemorating the formation of the state of Maharashtra from the division of the Bombay.
Anushka Sharma’s birthday
Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
Rabindranath Tagore was born on this day. So, this day is celebrated as Rabindranath Jayanti.
World Red Cross Day
World Red Cross day is celebrated on 8th May each year to mark the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant. Born in 1828, he was the founder of International Committee of the Red Cross and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize.
It is celebrated to honor motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.
Maharana Pratap Jayanti
On this day, 13th Rajput King Maharana Pratap was born.
Sunny Leone’s birthday
Madhuri Dixit’s birthday
One of the most popular Indian actresses, Madhuri Dixit was born on 15th May.
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The day spreads awareness about the violence caused by the terrorists and also in the memory of former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi who passed on this day.
Karan Johar’s birthday
Sushil Kumar’s birthday
Jawaharlal Nehru’s death anniversary is celebrated on this day.
Paresh Rawal’s birthday
World No-Tobacco Day
The day encourages a 24-hour period of sobriety from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe.