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National Maritime Day 2016


1947 poster celebrating National Maritime Day.1947 poster celebrating National Maritime Day.

National Maritime Day for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, May 22nd.


National Maritime Day is held every year on May 22nd. The day is held in honor of the maritime industry and all that they do for us. The date selected was based on the steamship Savannah leaving from Savannah Georgia (May 22nd 1819) doing the first ever transoceanic voyage all under steam powered engines.

Days to National Maritime Day

Sunday, May 22nd is day number 143 of the 2016 calendar year with -3 years, -1 month, -4 days until National Maritime Day 2016.


More information on National Maritime Day. (Traditions, Customs and History)

National Maritime Day
Name(s):National Maritime Day
Type:Observance
When:May 22nd annually

May 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Sun May Day 2016 Observance-1151
May 4Yom Hashoah 2016Jewish-1148
May 5Isra and Mi'raj 2016Muslim-1147
May 5 - Thurs Cinco de Mayo 2016 Observance-1147
May 5 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2016 Observance-1147
May 5 - ThursAscension Day 2016Christian-1147
May 6 - FriNational Nurses Day 2016Observance-1146
May 8 - Sun Mothers' Day 2016 Observance-1144
May 15 - SunPeace Officers Memorial Day 2016Observance-1137
May 15 - SunPentecost 2016Christian-1137
May 21Laylat al Bara'at 2016Muslim-1131
May 21 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2016 Observance-1131
May 22 - SunNational Maritime Day 2016Observance-1130
May 26Lag BaOmer 2016Jewish-1126
May 26Corpus Christi 2016Christian-1126
May 30 - Mon Memorial Day 2016Federal Holiday-1122

National Maritime Day by Year



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