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May 2008 is the fifth month of the current leap year. It began on a Thursday and will end after 31 days on a Saturday. It is the current month. This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... For other uses, see May (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see June (disambiguation). ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 122nd day of the year (123rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 123rd day of the year (124th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 124th day of the year (125th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 125th day of the year (126th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 129th day of the year (130th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 131st day of the year (132nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 132nd day of the year (133rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 133rd day of the year (134th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 137th day of the year (138th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 147th day of the year (148th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 149th day of the year (150th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 150th day of the year (151st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see May (disambiguation). ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ...

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International holidays

is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about annual labour observances internationally. ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the holidays celebrated on May 1. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about annual labour observances internationally. ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about annual labour observances internationally. ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about annual labour observances internationally. ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Yom HaShoah (יום השואה yom hash-sho’āh), or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an Israeli holiday that takes place on the 27th day of Nisan, in the Hebrew calendar. ... is the 122nd day of the year (123rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Spain French Empire Commanders Pedro Velarde y Santillán Luís Daoíz de Torres Joachim Murat Casualties 200[1]–450 dead[2] 31[1]–150 dead[2] On May 2, 1808 (Spanish: Dos de Mayo) the people of Madrid rebelled against the occupation of the city by French... is the 125th day of the year (126th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Liberation Day is a day, often a public holiday, that marks the liberation of a place, similar to an independence day. ... is the 125th day of the year (126th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Czechoslovak poster celebrating International Childrens Day Childrens Day is a holiday in many countries around the world. ... is the 125th day of the year (126th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cinco de Mayo (5th of May in English) is primarily a regional and not an obligatory federal holiday in Mexico. ... is the 125th day of the year (126th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Indian Arrival Day is a holiday celebrated on May 30 in Trinidad and Tobago. ... is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lag Baomer (Israeli and Ashkenazi) or Lag Laomer (Sephardi) is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the thirty-third day of the counting of the Omer which is on the 18th of Iyar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... St. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Yom Hazikaron (Memorial Day, Hebrew: יום הזכרון לחללי מערכות ישראל ונפגעי פעולות האיבה, Israel Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism Remembrance Day) is an Israeli national holiday. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Yom Haatzmaut (יום העצמאות yom hā-‘aṣmā’ūṯ), Israeli Independence Day, commemorates the declaration of independence of Israel in 1948. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Churchill waves to crowds in Whitehall on the day he broadcast to the nation that the war with Germany had been won, 8 May 1945. ... is the 129th day of the year (130th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Council of Europe (COE) has developed a series of European symbols for the continent of Europe, and these have since been shared with the European Union (EU). ... is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jerusalem Day, also known by the Hebrew Yom Yerushalayim (יום ירושלים), is an Israeli national holiday commemorating the reunification of Jerusalem in 1967 and the reestablishment of Jewish control of the Old City. ... is the 137th day of the year (138th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Norwegian Constitution Day is the National Day of Norway and is an official national holiday each year. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Queen Elizabeth II in Canada for her official birthday, Victoria Day 2005, Edmonton, Alberta Victoria Day (French: Fête de la Reine) is a Canadian statutory holiday celebrated on the last Monday before or on May 24 in honour of both Queen Victorias birthday and the current reigning Canadian... is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Saints Cyril and Methodius, together with the Cyrillic alphabet. ... For an explanation of terms related to Macedonia, see Macedonia (terminology). ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... On April 15, 1958, in the city of Accra, Ghana, African leaders and political activists gathered at the first Conference of Independent African States. ... is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the holiday in the United States. ... is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Sorry Day is an Australian event, held each year on May 26 since 1998. ... is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Independence Day (disambiguation). ... is the 147th day of the year (148th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Czechoslovak poster celebrating International Childrens Day Childrens Day is a holiday in many countries around the world. ... is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Republic Day is the name of a public holiday in several countries to commemorate the day when they first became republics. ... is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... These are the national holidays of the United Kingdom for 2007 [1] [2]. Workers in the United Kingdom are not automatically entitled to time off on a public holiday. ... is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Relation to other religions Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      Medival... Motto: Je Maintiendrai (Dutch: Ik zal handhaven, English: I Shall Uphold) Anthem: Wilhelmus van Nassouwe Capital Amsterdam1 Largest city Amsterdam Official language(s) Dutch2 Government Parliamentary democracy Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Beatrix  - Prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende Independence Eighty Years War   - Declared July 26, 1581   - Recognised January 30, 1648 (by Spain... is the 149th day of the year (150th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna Day (commonly known as Ratu Sukuna Day) is a national public holiday in Fiji. ... This article is about several worldwide days celebrating motherhood. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Parents Day is a holiday similar to a combination of Fathers Day and Mothers Day that is celebrated in The Republic of Korea on May 8. ... is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... is the 131st day of the year (132nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... [--168. ... Anthem: Tera di Solo y suave biento Capital (and largest city) Kralendijk Official languages Dutch Government See Politics of the Netherlands Antilles  - Bonaire Administrator  - Governor of N.A. Frits Goedgedrag Constitutional monarchy part of the Netherlands Antilles  Area  - Total 288 km² 111 sq mi  Population  - 2001 census 10,791  - Density... For other uses, see Curaçao (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Netherlands (disambiguation). ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see June (disambiguation). ... The Descent of the Holy Spirit in a 15th century illuminated manuscript. ... is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 147th day of the year (148th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Scheduled events

is the 122nd day of the year (123rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the British House of Lords. ... is the 123rd day of the year (124th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Madrid, Spain. ... is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Indiana (disambiguation). ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (900 km)  - % water 9. ... The United States presidential election of 2008, scheduled to be held on November 4, 2008, will be the 55th consecutive quadrennial president and vice president of the United States. ... is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Taoiseach (IPA: , phonetic: TEE-shock — plural: Taoisigh ( or ), also referred to as An Taoiseach [1], is the head of government or prime minister of the Republic of Ireland . ... Patrick Alan Bartholomew Ahern (born 12 September 1951) is an Irish politician who has been the tenth Taoiseach of Ireland since 26 June 1997. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev (Russian: ; Russian pronunciation: ; born September 14, 1965 in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) is a Russian politician, President-elect of Russia and the countrys current First Deputy Prime Minister. ... Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (Russian: ) (born October 7, 1952) is the current President of the Russian Federation. ... The President of Russia (Russian: ) is the Head of State and highest office within the Government of Russia. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Yom Haatzmaut (Hebrew: ), Israeli Independence Day, commemorates the declaration of independence of Israel in 1948. ... is the 132nd day of the year (133rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Jet Blue database used in Exchange Server and Active Directory, see Extensible Storage Engine. ... John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK) (originally Idlewild) is an international airport located in Jamaica, Queens, in southeastern New York City on the edge of Jamaica Bay. ... Tucson (pronounced ) is the seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, located 118 miles (188 km) southeast of Phoenix and 60 miles (98 km) north of the U.S.-Mexico border. ... is the 133rd day of the year (134th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Nebraska (disambiguation). ... Official language(s) none (de facto English) Demonym West Virginian Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Largest metro area Charleston metro area Area  Ranked 41st in the US  - Total 24,230 sq mi (62,755 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ... The United States presidential election of 2008, scheduled to be held on November 4, 2008, will be the 55th consecutive quadrennial president and vice president of the United States. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the current season, see UEFA Cup 2007-08. ... The City of Manchester Stadium (also known as COMS or Eastlands) is a sports venue in Manchester, England. ... This article is about the City of Manchester in England. ... is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Rick Emerson Show is a long running show based out of Portland, Oregon and hosted by Rick Emerson. ... is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... West Indies redirects here. ... For other uses, see Lima (disambiguation). ... is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, is a future space-based gamma-ray telescope, designed to explore the high-energy Universe. ... The Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, is a future space-based gamma-ray telescope, designed to explore the high-energy Universe. ... is the 137th day of the year (138th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nightwish is a Finnish metal band, formed in 1996 in the town of Kitee, Finland. ... This article is about the Canadian city. ... is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... The United States presidential election of 2008, scheduled to be held on November 4, 2008, will be the 55th consecutive quadrennial president and vice president of the United States. ... is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia in April or October 2008. ... is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... European Cup redirects here. ... The Grand Sports Arena of the Luzhniki Olympic Complex (Большая спортивная арена Олимпийского комплекса Лужники) in Moscow, or briefly Luzhniki Stadium (Стадион Лужники), is the biggest sports stadium in Russia. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Eurovision Song Contest 2008 is the 53rd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, which will be hosted by Serbia. ... For other uses, see Belgrade (disambiguation). ... Anthem:  Serbia() on the European continent()  —  [] Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Slovak, Romanian, Croatian, Rusyn 1 Albanian 2 Demonym Serbian Government Parliamentary Democracy  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica    -  First state 7th century   -  Serbian Kingdom3 1217   -  Serbian Empire 1345   -  Independence lost... is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Port Darwin redirects here. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Phoenix is a robotic spacecraft on a space exploration mission to Mars under the Mars Scout Program. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The 92nd Indianapolis 500 is tentatively scheduled to be run on Sunday, May 25, 2008 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. ... Indianapolis Motor Speedway, located in Speedway, Indiana (a separate town completely surrounded by Indianapolis) in the United States, is the second-oldest surviving automobile racing track in the world (after the Milwaukee Mile), having existed since 1909, and the original Speedway, the first racing facility historically to incorporate the word. ... The IndyCar Series is the premier series of the Indy Racing League. ... is the 147th day of the year (148th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Idaho (disambiguation). ... The United States presidential election of 2008, scheduled to be held on November 4, 2008, will be the 55th consecutive quadrennial president and vice president of the United States. ...

Current events

Current events of May 1, 2008 (2008-05-01) (Thursday) edit history watch

is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ...

References

  1. ^ Reference Group concludes Belgrade visit. Eurovision.TV. Retrieved on 2007-11-13.

 
 

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