May 8, 2019

National Have A Coke Day


The first Coca-Cola soft drink was sold on May 8, 1886.

National Coconut Cream Pie Day


A cream pie is filled with a rich custard or pudding that is made from milk, cream, flour, and eggs.

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 School Nurse Day


Since 1972, National School Nurse Day has been set aside to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational setting. It is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurse Week, from May 6 to May 12.

National Receptionists Day


National Receptionists' Day was first launched in 1991 in the U.S. to celebrate the role of professional receptionists, to recognize and appreciate all the things that receptionists do for an organization, and to promote pride and professionalism among receptionists.

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.