The solar eclipse has inspired many mythical stories and influenced human behavior. Even today, eclipses of the Sun are considered bad omens in many cultures. more
May Day, or Labor Day, is a public holiday in many countries worldwide. It usually occurs around May 1, but the date varies across countries. It is associated with the start of spring as well as the celebration of workers.
Is May Day a Public Holiday?
May Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.
About May DayRead more about May Day.
May Day Observances
|2013||Wed||May 1||May Day||Public Holiday|
|2014||Thu||May 1||May Day||Public Holiday|
|2015||Fri||May 1||May Day||Public Holiday|
|2016||Sun||May 1||May Day||Public Holiday|
|2016||Mon||May 2||May Day observed||Public Holiday|
|2017||Mon||May 1||May Day||Public Holiday|
|2018||Tue||May 1||May Day||Public Holiday|
|2019||Wed||May 1||May Day||Public Holiday|
|2020||Fri||May 1||May Day||Public Holiday|
You might also like
A lunar eclipse can be seen with the naked eye, unlike solar eclipses, which have special safety requirements. more
What causes these colorful and dramatic light displays in the sky, and when and from where can you see them? more
10 things you may not know about the December Solstice, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. more