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Sunday May 24, 2020

May 24: Day of the Week

May 24, 2020 was the 145th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 221 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

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

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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)

  • 1218
    The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt.
  • 1276
    Magnus Ladulås is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral.
  • 1487
    The ten-year-old Lambert Simnel is crowned in Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland with the name of Edward VI in a bid to threaten King Henry VII’s reign.
  • 1895
    Henry Irving becomes the first person from the theatre to be knighted.
  • 1956
    Conclusion of the Sixth Buddhist Council on Vesak Day, marking the 2,500 year anniversary after the Lord Buddha’s Parinibbāna.
  • 1962
    Project Mercury: American astronaut Scott Carpenter orbits the Earth three times in the Aurora 7 space capsule.
  • 1967
    Egypt imposes a blockade and siege of the Red Sea coast of Israel.
  • 1976
    The London to Washington, D.C. Concorde service begins.
  • 1989
    Sonia Sutcliffe, wife of the Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe, is awarded £600,000 in damages (later reduced to £60,000 on appeal) after winning a libel action against Private Eye.
  • 1991
    Israel conducts Operation Solomon, evacuating Ethiopian Jews to Israel.

Who were born on May 24?

  • 1616
    John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)
  • 1836
    Joseph Rowntree, British social reformer (d. 1925)
  • 1854
    John Riley Banister, American law officer and cowboy (d. 1918)
  • 1855
    Arthur Wing Pinero, English playwright (d. 1934)
  • 1863
    George Grey Barnard, American sculptor (d. 1938)
  • 1913
    Peter Ellenshaw, American matte designer (d. 2007)
  • 1945
    Priscilla Presley, American actress
  • 1965
    Jens Becker, German bassist (Grave Digger)
  • 1973
    Vladimír Šmicer, Czech footballer
  • 1986
    Jordan Metcalfe, English actor

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