May Fun Facts

Emerald - the Birthstone of May

Emerald – Birthstone of May

  • May is the fifth month of the year
  • May was originally the third month according to the early Roman Calendar
  • May has always had 31 days
  • May was named after the Roman goddess of spring and growth known as Maia. Her name means “she who is great”
  • May is best known for Labour Day which happens to be May 1st
  • May 7th is known as World Laughter Day
  • Birthstone associated with May: Emerald
Lily of the Valley - Flower of May

Lily of the Valley – Flower of May

  • Flower associated with May is the Hawthorn and the Lily of the Valley
  • Season: Spring
  • Astrological Signs: Taurus (until May 20th) & Gemini (from May 21st)

Famous People born in May:

  • 2nd May 1904 – Bing Crosby, Famous singer and actor
  • 6th May 1856 – Sigmund Freud, Psychiatrist and Founder of Psychoanalysis
  • 20th May 1946 – Cher, Famous actress and singer
May flower - Hawthorn

May flower – Hawthorn

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Image Source: Lily of the Valley – torontogardens.blogspot | Emerald – www.malinichjewelers.com | Hawthorn – flowerinfo.org/hawthorn-flowers

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