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Saturday May 23, 2020

May 23: Day of the Week

May 23, 2020 is the 144th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 222 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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

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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.
  • 1788
    South Carolina ratifies the Constitution as the 8th American state.
  • 1829
    Accordion patent granted to Cyrill Demian in Vienna.
  • 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.
  • 1900
    American Civil War: Sergeant William Harvey Carney becomes the first African American to be awarded the Medal of Honor, for his heroism in the Assault on the Battery Wagner in 1863.
  • 1907
    The unicameral Parliament of Finland gathers for its first plenary session.
  • 1945
    World War II: Heinrich Himmler, the head of the SS, commits suicide while in Allied custody.
  • 1951
    Tibetans sign the Seventeen Point Agreement for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet with the People’s Republic of China.
  • 1990
    Jordan Mack was born.
  • 1995
    Oklahoma City bombing: In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the remains of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building are imploded.

Who were born on May 23?

  • 1718
    William Hunter, Scottish anatomist (d. 1783)
  • 1820
    Lorenzo Sawyer, American jurist (d. 1891)
  • 1875
    Alfred P. Sloan, American automotive executive (d. 1966)
  • 1918
    Denis Compton, English cricketer (d. 1997)
  • 1943
    Vicky Moscholiou, Greek singer (d. 2005)
  • 1955
    Luka Bloom, Irish singer/songwriter
  • 1958
    François Feldman, French singer
  • 1959
    Ryuta Kawashima, Japanese neuroscientist
  • 1973
    Jacopo Gianninoto, Italian musician
  • 1980
    Lane Garrison, American actor

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