May 2: Day of the Week
May 2, 2020 was the 123rd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 243 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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 2 Historical Event(s)
- 1757End of Konbaung-Hanthawaddy War, and end of Burmese Civil War (1740–1757)
- 1876The April Uprising breaks out in Bulgaria.
- 1879The Spanish Socialist Worker‘s Party is founded in Casa Labra Pub (city of Madrid) by the historical Spanish workers’leader Pablo Iglesias.
- 1885The Congo Free State is established by King Léopold II of Belgium.
- 1906Closing ceremony of the Intercalated Games in Athens, Greece.
- 1933Gleichschaltung: Adolf Hitler bans trade unions.
- 1945World War II: The US 82nd Airborne Division liberates Wöbbelin concentration camp finding 1000 dead inmates, most starved to death.
- 1963Berthold Seliger launches a rocket with three stages and a maximum flight altitude of more than 100 kilometres near Cuxhaven. It is the only sounding rocket developed in Germany.
- 1994In a bus disaster in Poland, 32 people die.
- 1998The European Central Bank is founded in Brussels in order to define and execute the European Union’s monetary policy.
Who were born on May 2?
- 1737William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1805)
- 1898Henry Hall, British bandleader (d. 1989)
- 1915Peggy Mount, English actress (d. 2001)
- 1954Stephen Venables, British mountaineer
- 1962Ray Traylor, American wrestler (d. 2004)
- 1980Zat Knight, English footballer
- 1981Chris Kirkland, English footballer
- 1982Lorie, French singer
- 1985Ashley Harkleroad, American tennis player
- 1988Neftali Feliz, Dominican baseball player
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