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Saturday May 22, 2021

May 22: Day of the Week

May 22, 2021 is the 142nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 223 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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

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

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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.

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May 22 Historical Event(s)

  • 1455
    Wars of the Roses: at the First Battle of St Albans, Richard, Duke of York, defeats and captures King Henry VI of England.
  • 1809
    On the second and last day of the Battle of Aspern-Essling (near Vienna), Napoleon is repelled by an enemy army for the first time.
  • 1840
    The transporting of British convicts to the New South Wales colony is abolished.
  • 1843
    Thousands of people and their cattle head west via wagon train from Independence, Missouri to what would later become the Oregon Territory. It is part of the Great Migration. They follow what is now known as the Oregon Trail.
  • 1872
    Reconstruction: U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant signs the Amnesty Act of 1872 into law restoring full civil rights to all but about 500 Confederate sympathizers.
  • 1903
    Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic.
  • 1939
    World War II: Germany and Italy sign the Pact of Steel.
  • 1967
    The L'Innovation department store in the centre of Brussels, Belgium, burns down. It is the most devastating fire in Belgian history, resulting in 323 dead and missing and 150 injured.
  • 1968
    The nuclear-powered submarine the USS Scorpion sinks with 99 men aboard 400 miles southwest of the Azores.
  • 1990
    North and South Yemen are unified to create the Republic of Yemen.

Who were born on May 22?

  • 1724
    Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)
  • 1907
    Sir Laurence Olivier, English stage and screen actor (d. 1989)
  • 1911
    Anatol Rapoport, Russian-born mathematical psychologist and pianist (d. 2007)
  • 1941
    Martha Langbein, German athlete
  • 1955
    Dale Winton, British radio DJ and television presenter
  • 1961
    Mike Breen, American sportscaster
  • 1967
    John Vanderslice, American musician
  • 1977
    Vinnie Potestivo, American TV producer
  • 1985
    CariDee English, American model
  • 1993
    Ben Lewis, English photographer

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