17 Major Events That Happened In The History Of May

There's a lot to May!


Call me biased but May is my favorite month of the year and why not, it is the month that welcomed me in this world. On a more serious note, May is a beautiful time of the year as the sun shines bright and flowers abound. In case you don’t know, this month was named for Maia, the Greek goddess of fertility. I wonder why is it considered a bad luck month for marriages then! Recall that poem that goes something like this - "Marry in May and you'll rue the day".  Who cares when June is next in line *wink*

Besides the promise of warmth and floral bliss, May is also celebrated as the National Smile Month in the United Kingdom.

And now it’s time for some history lessons. Let’s explore the list of major events that happened in the month of May. It’s always good to add to your knowledge, isn’t it?