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Sunday May 16, 2021

May 16: Day of the Week

May 16, 2021 is the 136th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 229 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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

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

May 2021
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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 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 218
    Julia Maesa, aunt of the assassinated Caracalla, is banished to her home in Syria by the self-proclaimed emperor Macrinus and declares her 14-year old grandson Elagabalus, emperor of Rome.
  • 1204
    Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire.
  • 1866
    The U.S. Congress eliminates the half dime coin and replaces it with the five cent piece, or nickel.
  • 1874
    A flood on the Mill River in Massachusetts destroys much of four villages and kills 139 people.
  • 1918
    The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense.
  • 1920
    In Rome, Pope Benedict XV canonizes Joan of Arc.
  • 1948
    Chaim Weizmann is elected the first President of Israel.
  • 1974
    Josip Broz Tito is re-elected president of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. This time he is elected for life.
  • 1983
    Sudan People’s Liberation Army/Movement rebels against the Sudanese government.
  • 2005
    Kuwait permits women’s suffrage in a 35-23 National Assembly vote.

Who were born on May 16?

  • 1611
    Pope Innocent XI (d. 1689)
  • 1891
    Richard Tauber, Austrian tenor (d. 1948)
  • 1919
    Ramon Margalef, Spanish scientist (d. 2004)
  • 1925
    Bobbejaan Schoepen, Belgian entertainer (d. 2010)
  • 1929
    Claude Morin, French Canadian politician
  • 1946
    Roger Earl, English rock drummer (Savoy Brown, Foghat)
  • 1955
    Debra Winger, American actress
  • 1964
    Boyd Tinsley, American musician (Dave Matthews Band)
  • 1966
    Janet Jackson, American singer
  • 1972
    Derek Mears, American actor

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