What day of the week is this date?

Wednesday May 1, 2019

May 1: Day of the Week

May 1, 2019 was the 121st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 244 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

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

May 2019
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

My Birthday Ninja Are you not curious to discover some fun facts about your birthday? Find out what happened on my birthday and what was the number one song on your day of birth. Know the meaning of your special day and who shares your birthday! (Sponsored link)

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.

MyFirstName.Rocks What no one tells you about the hidden secrets of your first name. Are there magical powers in your given name? Every name has a character and personality. Get smart with name meanings. Find out what your name means! (Sponsored link)

May 1 Historical Event(s)

  • 1576
    Stefan Batory, the reigning Prince of Transylvania, marries Anna Jagiellon and they become the co-rulers of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
  • 1778
    American Revolution: The Battle of Crooked Billet begins in Hatboro, Pennsylvania.
  • 1851
    Queen Victoria opens the Great Exhibition in London.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: The Battle of Chancellorsville begins.
  • 1884
    Proclamation of the demand for eight-hour workday in the United States.
  • 1886
    Rallies are held throughout the United States demanding the eight-hour work day culminating in the Haymarket Affair.
  • 1944
    200 Communist prisoners are shot by the Germans at Kaisariani in Athens as reprisals for the killing of General Franz Krech by partisans at Molaoi
  • 1982
    Operation Black Buck: The Royal Air Force attacks the Argentine Air Force during Falklands War.
  • 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.
  • 2011
    Pope John Paul II is beatified by his successor, Pope Benedict XVI.

Who were born on May 1?

  • 1672
    Joseph Addison, English politician and writer (d. 1719)
  • 1881
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French palaeontologist and philosopher (d. 1955)
  • 1901
    Sterling Allen Brown, American professor, poet and literary critic (d. 1989)
  • 1919
    Manna Dey, Indian singer
  • 1921
    Vladimir Colin, Romanian fantasy and science fiction short story writer and novelist (d. 1991)
  • 1943
    Vassal Gadoengin, Nauruan politician (d. 2004)
  • 1948
    Patricia Hill Collins, American black-feminist and scholar
  • 1957
    Kow Otani, Japanese composer
  • 1966
    Charlie Schlatter, American actor
  • 1975
    Marc-Vivien Foé, Cameroonian footballer (d. 2003)

Share InfoNow try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.