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Wednesday May 18, 2022

May 18: Day of the Week

May 18, 2022 was the 138th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 227 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.

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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 18 Historical Event(s)

  • 332
    Constantine the Great announced free distributions of food to the citizens in Constantinople.
  • 1268
    The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch.
  • 1302
    Bruges Matins, the nocturnal massacre of the French garrison in Bruges by members of the local Flemish militia.
  • 1804
    Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Emperor of the French by the French Senate.
  • 1811
    Battle of Las Piedras: The first great military triumph of the revolution of the Río de la Plata in Uruguay led by Jose Artigas.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: The Siege of Vicksburg begins.
  • 1910
    The Earth passes through the tail of Comet Halley.
  • 1933
    New Deal: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an act creating the Tennessee Valley Authority.
  • 1965
    Israeli spy Eli Cohen was hanged in Damascus, Syria.
  • 2005
    A second photo from the Hubble Space Telescope confirms that Pluto has two additional moons: Nix and Hydra.

Who were born on May 18?

  • 1854
    Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer and music teacher (d. 1924)
  • 1902
    Meredith Willson, American composer (d. 1984)
  • 1923
    Hugh Shearer, Prime Minister of Jamaica (d. 2004)
  • 1924
    Jack Whitaker, American sportscaster
  • 1931
    Robert Morse, American actor
  • 1979
    Anna Chatziathanassiou, Greek figure skater
  • 1979
    Michal Martikán, Slovak slalom canoeist
  • 1979
    Milivoje Novakovič, Slovenian footballer
  • 1981
    Mahamadou Diarra, Malian footballer
  • 1988
    Kōji Seto, Japanese actor and singer

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