Holidays, Trivia and Zodiac
- National Meditation Day
May 31st is National Meditation Day. Meditation has so many benefits such as stress relief and calming anxiety. We’d like to share this quote with you, “When you’re a kid, you lay in the grass and watch the clouds going over, and you don’t have a thought in your mind. It’s purely meditation, and we lose that.” ~Dick Van Dyke
- National Autonomous Vehicle Day
An Autonomous Vehicle is a car that can drive itself with little or no human input. So every year we celebrate what used to be considered the future but it actually finally happening!
- National Macaroon Day
Every May 31st is National Macaroon Day. So celebrate this year by trying out this recipe for: Make Your Own Macaroons.
- National Smile Day
On May 31st we celebrate the smile. Dr. Tim Stirneman and Jim Wojdyla from Compassionate Dentalcare founded National Smile Day share with the world what the power of a healthy smile can do. Confidence, health, and quality of life are just for the person smiling.
- Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Day
Since 2017, on May 31st, Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Day shines a light on this rare disease, which is a serious bacterial infection that destroys tissue under the skin.
- Save Your Hearing Day
On May 31st, National Save Your Hearing Day recognizes the importance of preserving our hearing. Many cases of hearing loss can be prevented, so today we bring attention to those.
- Speak in Complete Sentences Day
National Speak in Complete Sentences Day is observed annually on May 31st. This day is dedicated to using proper sentence structure while speaking.
- What You Think Upon Grows Day
Every May 31st is What You Think Upon Grows Day. The date was chosen to honor one of the pioneers of the modern positive thinking, Norman Vincent Peale, who was born on this day in 1898.
- World No Tobacco Day
World No Tobacco Day comes just a day after World Vaping Day which his a proven tool to give up smoking. So if you have tried other tools such as patches and gum and it hasn’t work, maybe trying vaping to kick the smoking habit?
May 31st Zodiac
Gemini is the third astrological sign in the zodiac, originating from the constellation of Gemini.
Time period: May 21 – June 21
Ruling planet: Mercury
Zodiac quality: Mutable
Color: Light-Green, Yellow
Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 14, 23
Strengths: Gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, ability to learn quickly and exchange ideas.
Geminis like books and talking a lot and going on trips.
Weaknesses: Geminis have a nervous energy, they can be inconsistent and have a hard time making up their mind. They don’t like routines, they get bored easy and they love being spontaneous.
Famous Geminis: Johnny Depp, Angelina Joli, Marilyn Monroe, John F. Kennedy, Naomi Cambell, Donald Trump, Kanye West, Tupac Shakir, Prince, North West, Morgan Freeman, Paul McCartney, Clint Eastwood, Mark Wahlberg, Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Helena Bonham Carter, Lauryn Hill, Judy Garland, Venus Williams, John Wayne, Shia LaBeouf, Micheal J. Fox, Che Guevara, Tim Allen, Rafael Nadal. Vincent Price, Elizabeth Hurley, Bob Hope, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Zachary Quinto, Annette Bening, Greg Kinnear, Greg Kinnear, Anne Heche.
May 31st Trivia
- 455 – Emperor Petronius Maximus is stoned to death by an angry mob while fleeing Rome.
- 1578 – King Henry III lays the first stone of the Pont Neuf (New Bridge), the oldest bridge of Paris, France.
- 1790 – The United States enacts its first copyright statute, the Copyright Act of 1790.
- 1866 – John Ringling, American entrepreneur; one of the founders of the Ringling Brothers Circus is born.
- 1887 – Saint-John Perse, French poet and diplomat, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1975) is born.
- 1889 – Over 2,200 people die after a dam fails and sends a 60-foot (18-meter) wall of water over the town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania in the – Johnstown Flood.
- 1943 – Joe Namath, American football player, sportscaster, and actor was born.
- 1962 – Corey Hart, Canadian singer-songwriter and producer, known for his song, “I wear my sunglasses at night, was born.
- 1977 – The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System is completed.
- 2017 – This is the President Donald Trump did his infamous, “covfefe” Tweet.
- 2019 – 11 dead in Virginia Beach mass shooting at municipal center.
- 2020 – Elon Musk’s SpaceX and NASA Dragon arrives at the International Space Station. This is the first mission of its kind to the International Space Station in nearly a decade.