May 1, 1956: Day of the Week
May 1, 1956 was the 122nd day of the year 1956 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 244 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
A person born on this day will be 67 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $2,340.50 today.
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Here’s the May 1956 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1956 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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Monkey is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
May 1, 1956 Historical Event(s)
- 1956A doctor in Japan reports an “epidemic of an unknown disease of the central nervous system”, marking the official discovery of Minamata disease.
- 1956The polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk is made available to the public.
Who were born on May 1, 1956?
- 1956Catherine Frot, French actress
- 1956Phil Foglio, American cartoonist and comic book artist
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