Tuesday June 18, 2019

National Maritime Day 2019

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

National Maritime Day for the year 2019 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, May 22nd is day number 142 of the 2019 calendar year with -27 days until National Maritime Day 2019.

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

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

May 2019 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Wed May Day 2019 Observance-49
May 2 - ThurYom Hashoah 2019Jewish-48
May 2 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2019 Observance-48
May 5 - Sun Cinco de Mayo 2019 Observance-45
May 6 - MonNational Nurses Day 2019Observance-44
May 6 - Mon Ramadan starts 2019 Muslim-44
May 12 - Sun Mothers' Day 2019 Observance-38
May 15 - WedPeace Officers Memorial Day 2019Observance-35
May 18 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2019 Observance-32
May 22 - WedNational Maritime Day 2019Observance-28
May 23 - ThursLag BaOmer 2019Jewish-27
May 27 - Mon Memorial Day 2019Federal Holiday-23
May 30 - ThursAscension Day 2019Christian-20

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