Kentucky Derby takes place today
Mother Goose Day
Al-Qaeda founder, Osama bin Laden, killed. 2011, 20:00 UTC/GMT
Hawaiian Lei Day
Worthy Wage Day For child care providers.
Dr. Benjamin Spock Born in 1903
National Sun Day
Constitution Memorial Day in Japan
National Teacher Day
National Weather Observers' Day
Susan's Birthday (from Sesame Street)
Leo Lionni born, 1910
Cinco de Mayo
Children's Day In Japan
Eiffel Tower opens to the public in 1889
Nonny Hogrogian born, 1932
1st Stamp Collection Started
Pulitzer Prize Established (1917)
No Socks Day
Eleanor Estes born, 1906
First Newspaper Cartoon In the USA in 1754.
Clean Up Your Room Day
Christopher Paul Curtis born, 1953
Twilight Zone Day
Peter Sis born, 1949
Mark Lupica (BDay)
Eid al-Fitr, Muslim Holiday (13th in North America)
National School Nurse Day
International Nurses Day
Beginning of Lewis and Clark Expedition In 1804.
National Dance Like a Chicken Day
Eoin Colfer born, 1965
Armed Forces Day
Norma Fox Mazer born, 1931
Frank L. Baum Author of The Wizard of Oz - born in 1856.
National Chocolate Chip Day
Paul Zindel born, 1936
First US Nickel Minted In 1866, called the 'Shield Nickel'.
First Kentucky Derby In 1875
Gary Paulson born, 1939
Lillian Hoban born, 1925
International Museum Day
Mount St. Helens Erupted In 1980.
Visit Your Relatives Day
Lindbergh Flight Day in 1927
Mary Pope Osborne born, 1949
American Red Cross Founded Founded by Clara Barton in 1881.
Miniature Golf Day (Some celebrate on Sept 21st)
Arnold Lobel born, 1933
Buy-A-Musical Instrument Day
Margaret Wise Brown born, 1910
Scott O' Dell born, 1898
Peter Parnall born, 1936
Lucky Penny Day
Victoria Day Celebrated in Canada on the Monday before May 25.
Mary Had A Little Lamb Published in 1830.
First Morse Code Message Sent Sent from Washington DC to Baltimore in 1844.
Martha Alexander born, 1920
National Missing Children's Day
National Tap Dance Day
Blueberry Cheesecake Day
Golden Gate Bridge Opens in 1937
Masking Tape Patented in 1930
Jim Thorpe Born in 1888
John F. Kennedy Born in 1917
Andrew Clements born, 1949
Ice Cream Freezer Patented In 1848 by William Young.
Jay Williams born, 1981
World No Tobacco Day