Buddha's birthday is a holiday observed by Mahayana Buddhists. It celebrates the birthday of Prince Siddhārtha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism. In many east Asian countries (except Japan) it is celebrated on the 8th day of the 4th month in the Chinese calendar.
World Press Freedom Day (also referred to as World Press Day) is an annual United Nations observance held on May 3. It was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 and has been held each year ever since.