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May Content Calendar

When it comes to marketing your business, a content calendar can help. Use this Content Calendar to help you with what to post.
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When it comes to what to post on social media, the answer can be almost anything.

Just be sure to follow the “TRIANGLE OF TRUST“.

May

May Monthly Celebrations

  • Asian American Month
  • Date Your Mate Month
  • Foster Care Month
  • Gifts from the Garden Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • Mystery Month
  • National Barbecue Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National Blood Pressure Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Photograph Month
  • National Recommitment Month
  • National Salad Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May Weekly Events

  • Be Kind to Animals Week -First full week of month
  • Nurse’s Week – first full week of month
  • Wildflower Week – week two
  • National Bike Week – third week
  • National Police Week – third week of month
  • Emergency Medical Services Week – fourth week of month

May Holidays That Vary

CONTENT CALENDAR

May 1

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1840 “Penny Black”, the world’s first adhesive postage stamp issued by Great Britain
  • 1851 First public flushing toilets the ‘Monkey Closets’ unveiled by George Jennings as part of The Great Exhibition at Hyde Park, London, costing one penny
  • 1920 Legendary slugger Babe Ruth records his first HR for the New York Yankees in 6-0 win over his former club, the Boston Red Sox
  • 1939 Batman first appears in Detective Comics #27
  • 1999 Animated series “SpongeBob SquarePants”, created by Stephen Hillenburg, debuts on Nickelodeon
  • 2000 “Gladiator” directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix premieres in LA (Best Picture 2001)

May 2

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1840 “Penny Black”, the world’s first adhesive postage stamp issued by Great Britain
  • 1851 First public flushing toilets the ‘Monkey Closets’ unveiled by George Jennings as part of The Great Exhibition at Hyde Park, London, costing one penny
  • 1920 Legendary slugger Babe Ruth records his first HR for the New York Yankees in 6-0 win over his former club, the Boston Red Sox
  • 1939 Batman first appears in Detective Comics #27
  • 1999 Animated series “SpongeBob SquarePants”, created by Stephen Hillenburg, debuts on Nickelodeon
  • 2000 “Gladiator” directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix premieres in LA (Best Picture 2001)

May 3

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1374 BC Solar eclipse (2m 07s) seen at Ugarit by Mesopotamian astronomers “On the day of the new moon, in the month of Hiyar, the Sun was put to shame, and went down in the daytime, with Mars in attendance.”
  • 1960 The Anne Frank House opens in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2002 “Spider-Man”, starring Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Willem Dafoe as Norman Osborn/The Green Goblin, premieres (It’s been 20 years! Can you believe it?)

May 4

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1968 1st ABA championship: Pitts Pipers beat NO Buccaneers, 4 games to 3
  • 2002 Barry Bonds hits his 400th home run as an SF Giant, in a 3-0 win over Cincinnati. Bonds is first player with 400 homers for one team and 100 with another (Pirates)
  • 2021 Malian woman Halima Cisse gives birth to nonuplets (nine babies) in Morocco, in only third known case worldwide

May 5

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1900 “The Billboard” began weekly publication
  • 1944 Mahatma Gandhi freed from prison
  • 1969 Milwaukee Bucks sign #1 NBA Draft pick, star UCLA center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 
  • 2021 Baltimore Orioles pitcher John Means no-hits Seattle Mariners, 6-0 at T-Mobile Park, Seattle

May 6

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1957 Last broadcast of “I Love Lucy” on CBS-TV
  • 2004 TV sitcom “Friends” airs season finale in 10th and final season in US (52.5 million viewers)

May 7

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 558 In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt. (DID ANYONE INSPECT IT?)
  • 1789 First US Presidential inaugural ball (for George Washington in NYC)
  • 1867 Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel patents dynamite in England, the first of three patents he would receive for the explosive material
  • 1994 Edvard Munch‘s painting “The Scream” is recovered 3 months after it was stolen

May 8

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1877 1st Westminster Dog Show held
  • 1878 1st unassisted triple play in organized baseball, by Paul Hines
  • 1879 George Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile
  • 1963 1st James Bond film, “Dr. No”, starring Sean Connery, premieres in US

May 9

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1754 1st newspaper cartoon in America-divided snake “Join or Die”
  • 1899 John Burr patents an improved rotary blade lawn mower in the US
  • 1914 US President Woodrow Wilson proclaims Mother’s Day
  • 1980 Slasher horror film “Friday the 13th” is released in US cinemas

May 10

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1775 Second Continental Congress convenes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and issues paper currency for 1st time
  • 1775 Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia names George Washington Supreme Commander
  • 1797 1st US Navy ship, the “United States,” is launched
  • 1869 Golden Spike driven, completing the 1st US Transcontinental Railroad at Promontory Summit, Utah and connecting the Central Pacific Railroad with the Union Pacific
  • 1872 Victoria Woodhull becomes 1st woman nominated for US presidency by Equal Rights Party at Apollo Hall, NYC
  • 1877 US President Rutherford B. Hayes has 1st White House telephone installed, in the telegraph room

May 11

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1850 Work starts on 1st brick building in San Francisco
  • 1987 1st heart-lung transplant take place in Baltimore

May 12

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

May 13

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1918 1st US airmail stamps issued (24 cents)
  • 1942 Helicopter makes its 1st cross-country flight
  • 1958 The trade mark Velcro is registered
  • 2004 The final episode of “Frasier” on NBC is watched by 33 million people

May 14

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1787 Delegates gather in Philadelphia to draw up US constitution
  • 1878 Vaseline is granted a patent (U.S. Patent 127,568)
  • 1989 1st time since 1948 a player hit 6 consecutive doubles (Kirby Puckett)

May 15

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1672 1st copyright law enacted by Massachusetts
  • 1718 James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world’s 1st machine gun
  • 1917 The first officer’s training camp is opened in the US, as the country prepares for war
  • 1933 1st voice amplification system to be used in US Senate
  • 2005 “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith”, directed by George Lucas, starring Ewan McGregorHayden Christensen and Natalie Portman, premieres at the Cannes Film Festival
  • 2010 Jessica Watson at age 16 becomes the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world

May 16

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

May 17

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1620 1st merry-go-round seen at a fair in Philippapolis, Turkey
  • 1875 1st Kentucky Derby: Oliver Lewis aboard Aristides wins in 2:37.75
  • 1881 Frederick Douglass appointed recorder of deeds for Washington, D.C.
  • 1884 Alaska becomes a US territory
  • 1939 1st televised baseball game is broadcast on NBC, with Princeton defeating Columbia 2-1
  • 1970 Anonymous buyer purchases one of the pairs of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in “The Wizard of Oz” for $15,000 at MGM Studio auction, and donates them to the Smithsonian Institute
  • 2020 Michael Jordan‘s autographed Air Nike 1s trainers from 1985 sell for a record $560,000 in an online auction

May 18

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1860 US Republican Party nominates Abraham Lincoln for president
  • 1952 Professor WF Libby says Stonehenge dates back to 1848 BC
  • 1965 American engineer Ray Dolby founds Dolby Laboratories in London, England
  • 1974 Novelty song “The Streak” by Ray Stevens hits #1
  • 1980 Mount St Helens erupts in Washington state, causing the largest landslide in history, killing 57 people and costing $1 billion in damage
  • 2001 DreamWorks Pictures “Shrek”, starring Mike MyersEddie Murphy, and Cameron Diaz in voice-over roles, debuts

May 19

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

May 20

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

Be a Millionaire Day – now we all can go for that

Pick Strawberries Day

This Day In History

  • 1639 Dorchester Massachusetts forms 1st school funded by local taxes
  • 1862 US President Abraham Lincoln signs into law the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for the settlement of the American West (80 million acres by 1900)
  • 1873 Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis patent the first blue jeans with copper rivets
  • 1932 Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland on her journey to become the 1st woman to fly solo and nonstop across the Atlantic
  • 1990 Hubble Space Telescope sends its 1st photographs from space

May 21

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1908 1st American horror movie silent film “Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde” premieres in Chicago
  • 1980 “Star Wars Episode V – Empire Strikes Back”, produced by George Lucas opens in cinemas in UK and North America
  • 1981 Reggae musician Bob Marley receives a Jamaican state funeral

May 22

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1807 Former US Vice President Aaron Burr is tried for treason in Richmond, Virginia (acquitted)
  • 1849 Abraham Lincoln receives a patent (only US President to do so) for a device to lift a boat over shoals and obstructions
  • 1961 1st revolving restaurant (Top Of The Needle in Seattle) opens
  • 2012 Philip Philips is crowned the eleventh American Idol

May 23

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1865 Flag flown at full mast over White House for the first time since Lincoln was shot
  • 1903 1st automobile trip across US leaves San Francisco for New York, (arrives July 26)

May 24

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1775 John Hancock is unanimously elected President of the Continental Congress
  • 1959 1st house with built-in bomb shelter exhibited (Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania)

May 25

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

May 26

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1857 US slave Dred Scott and family freed by owner Henry Taylor Blow, only 3 months after US courts ruled against them in Dred Scott v. Sandford
  • 1927 Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company produce the last (and 15th million) Model T Ford / Tin Lizzie
  • 1940 1st successful helicopter flight in US: Vought-Sikorsky US-300 designed by Igor Sikorsky
  • 1978 1st legal gambling casino opens in Atlantic City

May 27

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1919 1st transatlantic flight ends; US Navy flying boat takes 11 days
  • 1961 1st black light is sold
  • 2005 DreamWorks releases computer-animated film “Madagascar” with voices by Ben Stiller, Chris RockDavid Schwimmer, and Jada Pinkett-Smith

May 28

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1936 Alan Turing submits “On Computable Numbers” for publication, in which he set out the theoretical basis for modern computers.
  • 2006 Barry Bonds hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth on the MLB all-time list

May 29

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1790 Rhode Island becomes last of original 13 colonies ratifying US Constitution
  • 1900 Trademark “Escalator” registered by Otis Elevator Co.
  • 1980 Larry Bird beats out Magic Johnson for NBA rookie of year
  • 1990 Rickey Henderson steals record 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb‘s record
  • 2004 The World War II Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.

May 30

DON’T FORGET TO POST: Post a status update, picture, or video as you get your day started. 

Holidays

This Day In History

May 31

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Holidays

This Day In History

  • 1879 Madison Square Garden opens in New York, named after 4th President James Madison
  • 1969 Stevie Wonder releases the single “My Cherie Amour” which goes on to become a soul classic
  • 2007 Rihanna releases her breakthrough album “Good Girl Gone Bad”

NOTE: Information within the Content Calendar was curated from Holidayinsights.com, & OnThisDay.com.

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