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1 May
Happy May Day! Its customs originate from the Roman holiday Floralia, though many now observe it as a workers’ day: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/may_day
2 May
May is National Bike Month! Worldwide, bikes outnumber cars 3 to 1. That’s 800 million bicycles! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/bicycle
3 May
Today is World Press Freedom Day, a good time to reflect on the 1st Amendment of the US Constitution: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/first_amendment_to_the_united_states_constitution
4 May
May the Fourth be with you! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/star_wars_films #StarWarsDay
5 May
Happy Space Day! Start your research on anything in the galaxy with Topic Pages like this one: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/space_exploration
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8 May
Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation is one way we know the universe gets cooler every day: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/cosmic_microwave_background_radiation
9 May
The Treaty of Windsor between England and Portugal turns 631 today, the oldest European alliance still in effect. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/alliance
10 May
While not the most exciting holiday, at least National Clean Your Room Day only comes around once a year: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/hygiene
11 May
The Roman Empire got a little less Roman this day in 330, as Constantine moved the capital to Constantinople. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/constantine_i_emperor_of_rome_337
12 May
This is the mother of all motherhood Topic Pages: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/motherhood
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15 May
Happy birthday Frank L. Baum, author of The Wizard of Oz! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/baum_l_frank
16 May
Let them eat wedding cake! Marie Antoinette and LouisXVI this day in 1770: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/marie_antoinette
17 May
After election year “horse race” coverage, it seems quaint to apply term to literal racing of horses. #KentuckyDerby https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/horse_racing
18 May
Today is International Museum Day! What museum has been your favorite to visit? http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/museums
19 May
One can get Spirited Away reading up on the world’s preeminent animator Hayao Miyazaki http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/miyazaki_hayao_1941
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22 May
Celebrate Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle’s birthday with this “elementary” Topic Page: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/element
23 May
Happy birthday Margaret Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon! During her too-short career, she wrote over 100 books: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/brown_margaret_wise
24 May
The Brooklyn Bridge opened this day in 1883 — and would you believe it’s been for sale ever since? http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/brooklyn
25 May
Star Wars turns 40 today! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/star_wars_films
26 May
Dracula went on sale in London 120 years ago today and remains an immortal part of the Vampire canon. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/dracula
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29 May
President John F. Kennedy was born 100 years ago today! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/kennedy_john_1917_1963
30 May
Joan of Arc was martyred as a heretic this day in 1431: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/joan_of_arc
31 May
“Big Ben” originally referred to the bell, not the clock tower, at Westminster Palace. Now it applies to both. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/houses_of_parliament