International Workers day or Workers Day or Labour Day or May Day is celebrated across the globe in many countries on 01 May every Year. It is a National Holiday in many parts of the World. It commemorates the Haymarket affair in Chicago on 04 May 1886.
Stampdigest extends Greetings to its readers on May Day.
A Cover issued by Israel on the 50th Anniversary of International Labour Organisation issued on 16 April 1969is listed.
Thailand issued a Miniature sheet with one 5 baht stamp on 23 Apr 2013. The theme was Bangkok World Book Capital 2013, It was an unusual stamp as it has a small book attached to the stamp. The Book is Kaew Jom Kan youth literature composed by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn based on her childhood experiences. Kaew is a girl who is the leading character in the book. The book even has Thai desserts recipe in the chapter Mae Khrua Hua Pa.
Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster April 1986 – Stamps of Bhutan 1997.
The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster took place on 25-26 April 1986 in Northern Soviet Ukraine. Bhutan issued a stamp on 02 May 1997 to mark the 11th Anniversary of the disaster and a reminder of dangers of Nuclear. The stamp features a boy and logo of UNESCO. A sheet containing ten stamps is listed.
Stamp caption says “A decade later 1986-1996” but the stamp was issued in 1997 ???