Important Days in May 2022 with theme and Significance

May is the month that comes after the month of April . May is the fifth month of the year . There are a lot of important days in May 2022. Here is complete list of important days in May 2022.

Important Days in May 2022

This list of important days in May 2022 is very useful for govt exam aspirants and also add value knowledge to the readers. The below given table provides the list of important days in May 2022. Thereafter, significance, theme and importance of each day is also mentioned after table.

Date [ Important Days in May 2022 ]Day Name
1 May 20221. International Labour Day ( May Day)
2. Maharashtra Day
3. Gujarat Day
4.World Laughter Day ( First Sunday of May )
2 May 2022
3 May 20221. Press Freedom Day
2. World Asthma Day ( First Tuesday of May )
4 May 20221. Coal Miners Day
2. World Firefighter’s Day
5 May 2022
6 May 2022
7 May 20221. International Athletics Day
2. Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
8 May 20221. World Red Cross Day
2. World Thalassaemia Day
3. Mothers Day ( Second Sunday of May )
9 May 2022
10 May 2022
11 May 2022National Technology Day
12 May 2022International Nurses Day
13 May 2022
14 May 2022World Migratory Bird Day
15 May 2022International Day of Families
16 May 20221. International Day of Living Together in Peace
2. National Dengue Day
17 May 20221. World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
2. World Hypertension Day
18 May 20221. World AIDS Vaccine Day
2.International Museum Day
19 May 2022
20 May 20221. National Endangered Species Day ( Third Friday in May )
2. World Metrology Day
3. World Bee Day
21 May 20221. Armed Forces Day ( Third Saturday of May )
2. National Anti Terrorism Day
3. “World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.
22 May 2022International Day for Biological Diversity.
23 May 2022
24 May 2022
25 May 2022
26 May 2022Buddha Jayanti (Buddha Purnima )
27 May 2022
28 May 2022
29 May 2022
30 May 2022National Memorial Day ( Last Monday of May )
31 May 2022Anti Tobacco Day
Important Days in May 2022

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Important Days in May 2022 with Theme and Significance and other useful details

1st May 2022

Day : International Labour Day ( May Day ) / Workers Day
International Labour Day is celebrated on 1st May every year
Significance : International Labour Day is celebrated to mark the contribution of worker for the development of society and hence the country.

Day : Maharashtra Day
Maharashtra Day is observed on 1st May Every Year.

Day : Gujarat Day
Gujarat Day is celebrated on 1st May every year

Day : World Laughter Day ( First Sunday of May )
First Sunday of May is celebrated as World Laughter Day This year the fist Sunday of May is on 1st May . So for the year 2022, World Laughter Day is celebrated on 1st May
Significance :

3rd May 2022

Day : Press Freedom Day

Day : World Asthma Day ( First Tuesday of May )

4th May 2022

Day : Coal Miners Day

Day : World Firefighter’s Day

7th May 2022

Day : International Athletics Day

Day : Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti

8th May 2022

Day : World Red Cross Day

Day : World Thalassaemia Day

Day : Mothers Day ( Second Sunday of May )

11th May 2022

Day : National Technology Day

12th May 2022

Day : International Nurse Day

15th May 2022

Day : International Day of Families

17th May 2022

Day : World Telecommunications Day

Day : World Hypertension Day

18th May 2022

Day : World AIDS Vaccine Day

Day : International Museum Day
Theme 2022: The theme for the International Museum day 2022 is “The Power of Museums” .
Significance : International Museum Day is celebrated to generate awareness regarding the importance of museums in community building and cultural exchange between countries.

20th May 2022

Day : World Metrology Day
World Metrology Day is celebrated on 20th May every year.
Significance : World Metrology Day marks the signing of the ‘Metre Convention 1875’.
Key Points : Metrology is defined as the study of Measurement.

Day : National Endangered Species Day
Every year, National Endangered Species Day is observed on 3rd Friday of May. This Year 3rd Friday in May is on 20th May. So in 2022, National Endangered Species Day is celebrated on 20th May 2022.
Theme 2022 : The theme for the National Endangered Species Day 2022 is ” Recovering Key Species for Ecosystem Restoration”.

Day : World Bee Day
World Bee Day is observed on 20th May every year.
Theme 2022 : The theme for World Bee Day 2022 is ” Bee Engaged : Celebrating the diversity of bees and beekeeping systems “
Significance : The World Bee Day is celebrated to acknowledge the role of bees and other pollinators in the ecosystem. This raise awareness of the importance of pollinators in our environment, the threats they face.
Key Points : World Bee Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of beekeeping pioneer Anton Jansa.
World Bee day was first celebrated on 20th May 2018.

21st May 2022

Day : Armed Forces Day ( Third Saturday of May )

Day : World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
Every year, World Day for cultural diversity for dialogue and development is observed on 21st May.
Significance : The day is observed with an aim to celebrated the richness of the world’s cultures and highlight the significance of its diversity as an agent of inclusion and positive change for achieving peace and sustainable development.

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