May 21, 2019

National American Red Cross Founder’s Day

Clara Barton and a circle of her acquaintances founded the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. on May 21, 1881. The American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world.

National Waitstaff Day

National Waitstaff Day is observed each year on May 21 to show appreciation to all waitstaff for making our dining experiences enjoyable ones.

National Strawberries and Cream Day

Strawberries are packed with vitamins, fiber, and high levels of antioxidants.

National Memo Day

A memorandum, or memo, is a usually brief written message from one person or department in an organization or company to another.

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

In 2002, the United Nations General Assembly, declared May 21 to be the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. The day provides us with an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the values of cultural diversity and learn how to live together in harmony.