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Wednesday May 24, 2023

May 24: Day of the Week

May 24, 2023 is the 144th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 221 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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

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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 24 Historical Event(s)

  • 1276
    Magnus Ladulås is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral.
  • 1832
    The First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.
  • 1930
    Amy Johnson lands in Darwin, Northern Territory, becoming the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia (she left on May 5 for the 11,000 mile flight).
  • 1960
    Following the 1960 Valdivia earthquake, the largest ever recorded earthquake, Cordón Caulle begins to erupt.
  • 1961
    American civil rights movement: Freedom Riders are arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for “disturbing the peace” after disembarking from their bus.
  • 1988
    The fourth game of the 1988 Stanley Cup Finals between the Edmonton Oilers and the Boston Bruins had to end in a tie because of a power failure. The Oilers went on to win the Stanley Cup with a 6-3 victory in game 5.
  • 1991
    Eritrea gains its independence from Ethiopia.
  • 2000
    Israeli troops withdraw from southern Lebanon after 22 years of occupation.
  • 2001
    The Versailles wedding hall disaster in Jerusalem, Israel, kills 23 and injures over 200
  • 2002
    Russia and the United States sign the Moscow Treaty.

Who were born on May 24?

  • 1810
    Abraham Geiger, German rabbi and scholar (d. 1874)
  • 1900
    Eduardo De Filippo, Italian actor and screenwriter (d. 1984)
  • 1900
    Lionel Conacher, Canadian athlete and politician (d. 1954)
  • 1964
    Liz McColgan, British runner
  • 1965
    Jens Becker, German bassist (Grave Digger)
  • 1966
    Ricky Craven, American NASCAR driver
  • 1967
    Carlos Hernández, Venezuelan baseball player
  • 1967
    Steve McDonald, American bassist (Redd Kross)
  • 1978
    Brad Penny, American baseball player
  • 1984
    Brodney Pool, American football player

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