May 31: Day of the Week
May 31, 2019 was the 151st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 214 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 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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May 31 Historical Event(s)
- 1279 BCRameses II (The Great) (19th dynasty) becomes pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.
- 1223Mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River – Mongol armies of Genghis Khan led by Subutai defeat Kievan Rus and Cumans.
- 1902Second Boer War: The Treaty of Vereeniging ends the war and ensures British control of South Africa.
- 1909The National Negro Committee, forerunner to the NAACP, convenes for the first time.
- 1962Adolf Eichmann is hanged in Israel.
- 1962The West Indies Federation dissolves.
- 1973The United States Senate votes to cut off funding for the bombing of Khmer Rouge targets within Cambodia, hastening the end of the Cambodian Civil War.
- 1981Burning of Jaffna library, Sri Lanka, It is one of the violent examples of ethnic biblioclasm of the twentieth century.
- 19851985 United States-Canadian tornado outbreak: Forty-one tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario, leaving 76 dead.
- 2005Vanity Fair reveals that Mark Felt was Deep Throat.
Who were born on May 31?
- 1557Feodor I of Russia (d. 1598)
- 1754Andrea Appiani, Italian painter (d. 1817)
- 1909Aurore Gagnon, French Canadian child abuse victim (d. 1920)
- 1912Alfred Deller, English countertenor (d. 1979)
- 1916Bert Haanstra, Dutch filmmaker (d. 1997)
- 1954Thomas Mavros, Greek footballer
- 1972Karl Geary, Irish actor
- 1974Zsolt Erdei, Hungarian light heavyweight boxer
- 1977Phil Devey, Canadian baseball player
- 1990Erik Karlsson, Swedish ice hockey player
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