May 1: May Day is observed as the arrival of Spring and by some as a Russian workers’ holiday. In Russia, it is Spring and Labor Day, with a celebration that occurs May 1 – 4. But over radio, May Day! is a distress call.
May 1 is also Batman Day. Adam West was a hit as comics’ Caped Crusader in the popular 1960s TV Series, beating out Lyle Waggoner. The first appearance of the hero in a comic book is celebrated later in the month. May 3rd is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY and many book stores and comic book establishments will behaving special events along with giveaways of good comic books – so have fun!
May 2: Pay Ball! The famous song Take Me Out to the Ball Game was registered on May 2, 1844 by Albert von Tilzer (1878 – 1956), a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
May 3: Free Comics Day. Don’t forget to go get a couple of free comics (different ones at different stores) and see what else you can celebrate this mnth —