May 26th Holidays, Observances and Trivia

May 26th Holidays, Observances and Trivia

Welcome to Time for the Holidays! We hope you will find something to celebrate everyday! Look down the list of today’s holidays to see if anything catches your eye!

National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
We think you probably know how to celebrate this day!  Blueberry topping is the most popular cheesecake topping. Check out some #BlueberryCheesecakeRecipes and bake your heart away! Share with someone you love and have a delicious time!

National Cherry Dessert Day
nother delicious holiday that falls on every May 26th. There are so many scrumptious cherry desserts to try! #CherryPieRecipes #CherryTrifle  #CherryPudding #CherryTart

National Grey Day
Celebrate everything grey today! Pet a grey dog, wear grey socks, paint your nails grey!

National Paper Airplane Day
Paper airplane day celebrations typically include social gatherings at which participants create and fly paper airplanes. Put together some fun contests in your neighborhoods! Get the kids involved and have a fun neighborhood get together!

Sally Ride Day
Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012) was an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, she joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman in space in 1983. Ride was the third woman in space overall, after USSR cosmonauts Valentina Tereshkova (1963) and Svetlana Savitskaya (1982).  Wiki

World Dracula Day
elebrate everything dracula! Whether you have a binge session of Twilight, watch Interview With the Vampire, or read the book series, “The Awakening (The Vampire Diaries, Vol. 1)” do something vampire related today! But please don’t bite anyone’s neck!

World Redhead Day
World Redhead Day, an annual occasion created by the Queen of Holidays. If you are a redhead have pride! If you are not, respect them! Check out the Ginger Pride Rally that was held in Australia, also termed, “Day of the Walking Red.”

World Lindy Hop Day
The Lindy Hop is a jazzy dance that originated in black communities in Harlem, in New York City back in the 1920’s.  So put on some jazz and learn the Lindy Hop!

Fun Memes to Share!

Send a card to someone you love!
National Cherry Dessert Day May 26th Card

National Cherry Dessert Day MAy 26th Card

May 26th Trivia

  • May 26 is the 146th day of the year.
  • 1478 – Pope Clement VII  is born.
  • 1864 – Montana is organized as a United States territory.
  • 1868 – The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson ends with his acquittal by one vote.
  • 1897 – Dracula, a novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, is published.
  • 1917 – Several tornadoes hit Illinois, including the city of Mattoon, killing 101 people and injuring 689.
  • 1949 – Hank Williams Jr., American singer-songwriter and guitarist is born.
  • 1972 – The United States and the Soviet Union sign the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
  • 2004 – US Army veteran Terry Nichols is found guilty of 161 state murder charges for helping carry out the Oklahoma City bombing.
  • 2016 – Hedy Epstein, German-born American human rights activist and Holocaust survivor (b. 1924) passes away.
  • 2016-  An internal government watchdog has concluded Hillary Clinton broke government rules by using a private email server without approval for her work while she was secretary of state.
  • 2017- Appeals Court Upholds Block on Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban.

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