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Thursday May 2, 2019

May 2: Day of the Week

May 2, 2019 is the 122nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 243 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.

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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 2 Historical Event(s)

  • 1611
    King James Bible is published for the first time in London, England, by printer Robert Barker.
  • 1757
    End of Konbaung-Hanthawaddy War, and end of Burmese Civil War (1740–1757)
  • 1866
    Peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao.
  • 1885
    Cree and Assiniboine warriors win the Battle of Cut Knife, their largest victory over Canadian forces during the North-West Rebellion.
  • 1932
    Comedian Jack Benny’s radio show airs for the first time.
  • 1933
    Gleichschaltung: Adolf Hitler bans trade unions.
  • 1945
    World War II: The US 82nd Airborne Division liberates Wöbbelin concentration camp finding 1000 dead inmates, most starved to death.
  • 1963
    Berthold 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.
  • 1999
    Panamanian election, 1999: Mireya Moscoso becomes the first woman to be elected President of Panama.
  • 2002
    Marad massacre of eight Hindus near Palakkad in Kerala.

Who were born on May 2?

  • 1729
    Catherine II of Russia, Empress of Russia (d. 1796)
  • 1773
    Henrik Steffens, Norwegian philosopher (d. 1845)
  • 1810
    Hans Christian Lumbye, Danish composer (d. 1874)
  • 1898
    Henry Hall, British bandleader (d. 1989)
  • 1921
    Satyajit Ray, Indian director (d. 1992)
  • 1954
    Stephen Venables, British mountaineer
  • 1977
    Brian Cardinal, American basketball player
  • 1981
    Tiago Mendes, Portuguese footballer
  • 1984
    Saulius Mikoliūnas, Lithuanian footballer
  • 1990
    Paul George, American basketball player

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