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Friday May 24, 2019

May 24: Day of the Week

May 24, 2019 was the 144th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 221 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.

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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)

  • 1830
    The first revenue trains in the United States begin service on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad between Baltimore, Maryland and Ellicott’s Mills, Maryland.
  • 1832
    The First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Union troops occupy Alexandria, Virginia.
  • 1901
    Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
  • 1940
    Igor Sikorsky performs the first successful single-rotor helicopter flight.
  • 1956
    The first Eurovision Song Contest is held in Lugano, Switzerland
  • 1961
    American civil rights movement: Freedom Riders are arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for “disturbing the peace” after disembarking from their bus.
  • 1968
    FLQ separatists bomb the U.S. consulate in Quebec City.
  • 1973
    Earl Jellicoe resigns as Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords.
  • 1991
    Eritrea gains its independence from Ethiopia.

Who were born on May 24?

  • 1874
    Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine (d. 1878)
  • 1878
    Lillian Moller Gilbreth, American engineer (d. 1972)
  • 1886
    Paul Paray, French conductor and composer (d. 1979)
  • 1934
    Jane Byrne, 50th Mayor of Chicago
  • 1966
    Ricky Craven, American NASCAR driver
  • 1967
    Bruno Putzulu, French actor
  • 1982
    Issah Ahmed, Ghanaian football player
  • 1984
    Brodney Pool, American football player
  • 1991
    Erika Umeda, Japanese singer
  • 1993
    Oliver Davis, American actor

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