May 22, 1856: Day of the Week
May 22, 1856 was the 143rd day of the year 1856 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 223 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
A person born on this day will be 167 years old today. If that same person saved a dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $59,669.00 today.
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Here’s the May 1856 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1856 calendar.
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.
May 22, 1856 Historical Event(s)
- 1856Congressman 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”).
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