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Friday May 1, 2020

May 1: Day of the Week

May 1, 2020 was the 122nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 244 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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May 1 Historical Event(s)

  • 1751
    The first cricket match is played in America.
  • 1776
    Establishment of the Illuminati in Ingolstadt (Upper Bavaria), by Jesuit-taught Adam Weishaupt.
  • 1778
    American Revolution: The Battle of Crooked Billet begins in Hatboro, Pennsylvania.
  • 1844
    Hong Kong Police Force, the world’s second, Asia’s first modern police force is established.
  • 1915
    The RMS Lusitania departs from New York City on her two hundred and second, and final, crossing of the North Atlantic. Six days later, the ship is torpedoed off the coast of Ireland with the loss of 1,198 lives, including 128 Americans, rousing American sentiment against Germany.
  • 1950
    Guam is organized as a United States commonwealth.
  • 1977
    36 people are killed in Taksim Square, Istanbul, during the Labour Day celebrations.
  • 1978
    Japan’s Naomi Uemura, travelling by dog sled, becomes the first person to reach the North Pole alone.
  • 1991
    Rickey Henderson of the Oakland Athletics steals his 939th base, making him the all-time leader in this category. However, his accomplishment is overshadowed later that evening by Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers, when he pitches his seventh career no-hitter, breaking his own record.
  • 2008
    The London Agreement on translation of European patents, concluded in 2000, enters into force in 14 of the 34 Contracting States to the European Patent Convention.

Who were born on May 1?

  • 1901
    Heinz Eric Roemheld, American film composer (d. 1985)
  • 1912
    Otto Kretschmer, German U-Boat commander (d. 1998)
  • 1917
    Danielle Darrieux, French singer and actress
  • 1918
    Jack Paar, American television host (d. 2004)
  • 1937
    Una Stubbs, English actress
  • 1954
    Joel Rosenberg, science fiction author
  • 1957
    Kow Otani, Japanese composer
  • 1977
    Vera Lischka, Austrian swimmer, politician
  • 1986
    Adam Casey, Australian footballer
  • 1991
    Creagen Dow, American actor

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