Vicki Blackwell's Internet Guide for Educators

May
Happy Mother's Day
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Classroom Connect - May Connected Calendar
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Special Weeks in May

May 6 - 12

pansyNational Family Week, Be Kind to Animals Week, National Music Week, National Nurses Week
May 13 - 19



PansyNational Etiquette Week, National Hospital Week, , National Transportation Week, Astronomy Week, PTA Teacher Appreciation Week, National Pet Week, International Pickle Week
May 20 - 26

PansyPublic Transportation Week, National Police Week, National Bike Week, National Educational Bosses Week,
May 27 - 31
PansyNational Safe Boating Week
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- May Day
- Hawaiian Lei Day
- Mother Goose Day
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- Space Day
 
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- In 1973 Bob Matern set the world record for eating hamburgers. He ate 83 in just 2 1/2 hours.
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- Cinco de Mayo
- Japanese Feast of Flags Day
- Kentucky Derby Day
 
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- Leo Lionni's birthday (1910)
- The world's first postage stamp was issued in 1840 in Great Britain.
- The Hindenburg Disaster (1937)
 
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- National Teacher's Day
- Robert Browning's birthday (1812)
- Johannes Brahms' birthday (1833)
- Peter Tchaikosvsky's birthday (1840)
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- Red Cross Day
- Coca-Cola was invented in 1886
- No Socks Day
 
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- Sir James M. Barrie's birthday (1860) author of Peter Pan
-Mother's Day
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- Edward Lear's birthday (1812)
- Kite Day
- Ocean Day
- Nurse Day - Florence Nightingale's birthday (1820)
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- L. Frank Baum's birthday (1856)
 
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- Bruce Coville's birthday (1950)
- Jim Henson dies (1990)
 
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- Gary Paulsen's birthday (1939)
 
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- Armed Forces Day
- 1980 Mount St. Helens erupted
- Lillian Hoban's birthday (1925)
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- Circus Day
 
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- Flower Day
 
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- Arnold Lobel's birthday
 
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- Margaret Wise Brown's birthday (1910)
 
 
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- Frank Oz's birthday (1944)
 
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- Sally Ride's birthday
 
 
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- Golden Gate Bridge opened (1927)
 
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- Patrick Henry's birthday (1736)
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy's birthday (1939 - 1963)
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- Hug Your Cat Day
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- Walt Whitman's birthday (1819)
- Elizabeth Blackwell's birthday (1910)
- Memorial Day
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pansy On This Day from the New York Times Learning Network will give you facts about what happened each day in history.
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This page was last updated on Tuesday, May 25, 2010.
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