May is the third month of the Spring and the fifth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian schedule. It was named after Maia which is Greek goddess. In Northern Hemisphere, May is spring time while in Southern Hemisphere, May is a period of Autumn.In addition, November is the seasonal equivalent of May in Southern Hemisphere.  At first the third month of the year, May was moved to the fifth month when January and February were incorporated to the schedule May comprises of 31 days. Local American ethnic gatherings called May, The Corn Planting Moon, The Full Flower Moon or The Milk Moon. Some trusted that getting hitched amid this month is a misfortune, as it is viewed as the wedding month of Greek Goddess and it will be to a great degree inconsiderate to upstage them. 

There are heaps of celebrations and essential occasions celebrated amid this month. Beside International Worker's Day, May likewise houses couple of different days as well. The second Sunday of the month is commended as IMD or International Mother's Day. Last Monday of the month is praised as Memorial Day. May five is Cinco de Mayo and on the first Sunday, Kentucky Derby is celebrated.

May in Other Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin) - kěnéng
  • Danish - Kan
  • Dutch - mei
  • German - Kann
  • Finnish - saattaa
  • French - Mai
  • Italian - Può
  • Latin - May
  • Spanish - Mayo

May 2019 Holidays

  • 05: Sunday - Cinco de Mayo
  • 12: Sunday - Mother's Day
  • 27: Monday - Memorial Day