1886 Coca-Cola patented as a medicine
1926 David Attenborough’s birthday – Africa, The Blue Planet and Life in the Undergrowth are my favourites.
Birthday of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (led a failed attempt at Mexican independence in 1810, leading to a decade of war)
Korea Parents’ Day – children give parents carnations.
[President] Truman Day (Missouri)
Victory in Europe Day – related days: Czech Liberation Day, France/Slovakia/Tahiti Victory Day, Turkmenistan Heroes’ Day; this book looks fun.
International Red Cross/Red Crescent Day