What day of the week is this date?

Tuesday May 22, 2018

May 22: Day of the Week

May 22, 2018 was the 142nd day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 223 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

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

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

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

May 2018
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

My Birthday Ninja Are you not curious to discover some fun facts about your birthday? Find out what happened on my birthday and what was the number one song on your day of birth. Know the meaning of your special day and who shares your birthday! (Sponsored link)

Zodiac & Birthstone

Gemini 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.

Gemini Sun Sign Hmmm... do you believe that self understanding is the key to happiness? Don’t just wish upon the stars. The time you were born has a great impact on who you are. Get your Gemini horoscope and get a boost from the stars. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link)

May 22 Historical Event(s)

  • 1254
    Serbian King Stephen Uroš I and the Republic of Venice sign a peace treaty.
  • 1377
    Pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe.
  • 1762
    Sweden and Prussia sign the Treaty of Hamburg.
  • 1826
    HMS Beagle departs on its first voyage.
  • 1844
    Persian Prophet The Báb announces his revelation, founding Bábism. He announces to the world the coming of “He whom God shall make manifest”. He is considered the forerunner of Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith.
  • 1848
    Slavery is abolished in Martinique.
  • 1856
    Congressman Preston Brooks of South Carolina beats Senator Charles Sumner with a cane in the hall of the United States Senate for a speech Sumner had made attacking Southerners who sympathized with the pro-slavery violence in Kansas (“Bleeding Kansas”).
  • 1972
    Ceylon adopts a new constitution, thus becoming a Republic, changes its name to Sri Lanka, and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • 1987
    First ever Rugby World Cup kicks off with New Zealand playing Italy at Eden Park, Auckland.
  • 2002
    American civil rights movement: a jury in Birmingham, Alabama, convicts former Ku Klux Klan member Bobby Frank Cherry of the 1963 murders of four girls in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church.

Who were born on May 22?

  • 1715
    François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)
  • 1813
    Richard Wagner, German composer (d. 1883)
  • 1823
    Isabella Glyn, British actress (d. 1889)
  • 1913
    František Jílek, Czech conductor (d. 1993)
  • 1924
    Charles Aznavour, Armenian-French singer, actor, and composer
  • 1934
    Arne Harris, American television sports director (d. 2001)
  • 1943
    Betty Williams, Northern Irish political activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1955
    Jerry Dammers, English musician (The Specials)
  • 1968
    Randy Brown, American basketball player
  • 1977
    Seán Óg Ó hAilpín, Irish hurler

Share InfoNow try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.