May 8, 2019
World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. World Red Cross Red Crescent Day is celebrated on 8 May each year. This date is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant (born May 8, 1828), the founder of International Committee of the Red Cross and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize. It is an opportunity to celebrate the bravery and the achievements of the volunteers and staff members who ensure that we keep our commitment to humanity every day by being there before, during, and after a disaster, health crisis or conflict.
National Third Shift Workers Day
National Third Shift Workers Day, is observed annually on the second Wednesday in May to honor the those who work during non-daylight hours. The third shift, also referred to as the midnight shift, the night shift, or the graveyard shift, usually starts just before midnight until mid-morning.