May 24, 1956: Day of the Week
May 24, 1956 was the 145th day of the year 1956 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 221 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
A person born on this day will be 63 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $5,500.75 today.
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Here’s the May 1956 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1956 calendar.
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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Monkey is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
May 24, 1956 Historical Event(s)
- 1956Conclusion of the Sixth Buddhist Council on Vesak Day, marking the 2,500 year anniversary after the Lord Buddha’s Parinibbāna.
- 1956The first Eurovision Song Contest is held in Lugano, Switzerland
Who were born on May 24, 1956?
- 1956Larry Blackmon, American singer (Cameo)
- 1956Michael Jackson, Northern Irish clergyman
- 1956Richard B. Bernstein, American constitutional and legal historian
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