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14 May Important Days 2023

14 May Important Days 2023 – May is the 5th month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and is the 3rd of seven months to have a length of 31 days. It is a month of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. May Month hosts different festivals, birth anniversaries, and events of national and international importance across the world.

14th May important days

World Topiary Day

  • When Observed- 2nd Sunday of May (In 2023, 14th May)
  • Founder – Levens Hall and Gardens
  • Purpose – Put aside your excuses and get out your gardening tools.

The Stars and Stripes Forever Day (US)

  • When Observed- 14th May
  • Purpose – To honor the American march of the same name written and composed by John Philip Sousa.
  • Written and Composed – John Philip Sousa in 1896.

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day (United Kingdom)

  • When Observed – 14th May
  • Purpose – Raise the profile of people with spinal cord injuries in the U.K. and educate citizens on its impact, effect, and treatment.
  • Where is the spinal cord located in our body? – brainstem to low back.
  • Colour ribbon for spinal cord injury – lime green

Paraguay Independence Day (Día de la Independencia de Paraguay)

  • When Observed – 14th May
  • Got Independence – 14 May 1811.
  • Purpose – The Paraguayan national motto is “Peace and Justice.” 

Online Romance Day (US)

  • Date – May 14
  • Purpose – To celebrate the practice of falling in love and expressing love online.

National Veal Ban Action Day (US)

  • Date – May 14 in 2023 – 2nd Sunday

National Underground America Day (US)

  • Date – May 14
  • Purpose – the concept of societies living underground and thriving.

National Travel Insurance Claims Day (US)

  • Date – May 14
  • Purpose – To honour those responsible for processing claims in the travel insurance industry.
  • History – National Travel Insurance Claims Day was first celebrated in 2019 by Aon Travel Practice, a travel insurance organization in the United States.

National Decency Day (US)

  • Date – May 14
  • Purpose – To spread the message of how a decent human being can lead to the overall progress of a society.
  • History – National Decency Day was created by a New York-based graphic designer Lisa Cholnoky in 2017

National Dance Like a Chicken Day (US)

  • Date – May 14
  • Purpose – about reliving fond memories of busting out the iconic Chicken Dance. 
  • The Chicken Dance Name – ‘Bird Song,’ the ‘Birdie Song,’ the ‘Bird Dance’ or the ‘Chicken Song.’

National Children’s Day UK (UK)

  • Date – May 14
  • Purpose – To stress the importance of having a healthy childhood and how to protect the freedoms and rights of children along with other young people.

National Bruce Day (US)

  • Date – May 14
  • Purpose –

Mothers at the Wall Day (US)

  • Date – May 14 in 2023, (2nd Sunday of May)
  • Purpose –
  • History – celebrating mothers is credited to two women, Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis.

International Dylan Thomas Day (US)

  • Date – May 14
  • Purpose –

International Chihuahua Appreciation Day (US)

  • Date – May 14
  • Purpose – To appreciate Chihuahuas, the smallest breed of dog in the world.
  • History – in 2020 when former Miss British Columbia and fitness advocate Nadia Alterio announced.

Bond With Your Dog Day (US)

  • Date – May 14
  • Purpose – Certified dog trainer and mind coach Tina Elven created the first Bond With Your Dog Day on May 14, 2021.

National Buttermilk Biscuit Day (US)

  • Date – May 14
  • Purpose –


what are the important days in may

Important days that will be celebrated in India in the month of May include Buddha Purnima (5th May), Gujarat Day and Maharashtra Day (1st May), Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti (7th May), Mother’s Day (14th May), etc.

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