Holidays Calendar for May 13, 2016

Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel's Independence Day)

Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel’s Independence Day) is the national day of Israel celebrated on the 5th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar. This holiday commemorates the Israeli Declaration of Independence by David Ben-Gurion in 1948.

King Norodom Shiamoni's Birthday in Cambodia

The King’s birthday is one of the national holidays in Cambodia. The reigning King of Cambodia Norodom Shiamoni was born on May 14, 1953. The festivities last for three days, from May 13 to May 15.

Black Sea Fleet Day in Russia

Black Sea Fleet Day is an annual celebration in the Russian Navy held on May 13. It commemorates the creation of the Black Sea Fleet in 1783.

Rotuma Day in Fiji

Rotuma Day is an annual holiday celebrated on the island of Rotuma, a Fijian dependency. It commemorates the anniversary of the island’s cession to the UK in 1881.

International Hummus Day

Hummus is a very popular dip in a number of countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Every year thousands of people from another countries try this dip and find out it’s amazing taste. If you’ve never tried hummus, then May 13 is a perfect day to do it, and thus join celebration ofInternational Hummus Day.

National Apple Pie Day

Apple pie is considered to be a national American dessert. Enjoy a piece or even two of apple pie to celebrate National Apple Pie Day, that falls on May 13.


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