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Thursday May 23, 2019

May 23: Day of the Week

May 23, 2019 was the 143rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 222 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.

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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 23 Historical Event(s)

  • 1430
    Siege of Compiègne: Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne.
  • 1609
    Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.
  • 1618
    The Second Defenestration of Prague precipitates the Thirty Years’ War.
  • 1701
    After being convicted of piracy and of murdering William Moore, Captain William Kidd is hanged in London.
  • 1706
    Battle of Ramillies: John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, defeats a French army under Marshal Villeroi.
  • 1844
    Declaration of the Báb: a merchant of Shiraz announces that he is a Prophet and founds a religious movement that would later be brutally crushed by the Persian government. He is considered to be a forerunner of the Bahá'í Faith, and Bahá'ís celebrate the day as a holy day.
  • 1915
    World War I: Italy joins the Allies after they declare war on Austria-Hungary.
  • 1951
    Tibetans sign the Seventeen Point Agreement for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet with the People’s Republic of China.
  • 1967
    Egypt closes the Straits of Tiran and blockades the port of Eilat at the northern end of the Gulf of Aqaba to Israeli shipping.
  • 2002
    The “55 parties” clause of the Kyoto protocol is reached after its ratification by Iceland.

Who were born on May 23?

  • 1855
    Isabella Ford, English feminist and union activist (d. 1924)
  • 1908
    Hélène Boucher, French aviatrix (d. 1934)
  • 1933
    Joan Collins, English actress
  • 1943
    Alan Walden, American rock music manager and promoter
  • 1956
    Albert Voorn, Dutch equestrian
  • 1965
    Athanasios Skourtopoulos, Greek basketball player and coach
  • 1968
    Guinevere Turner, American actress
  • 1970
    Bryan Herta, American race car driver
  • 1974
    Mónica Naranjo, Spanish singer
  • 1980
    Gary Brackett, American football player

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