May 8, 1997: Day of the Week
May 8, 1997 was the 128th day of the year 1997 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 237 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
A person born on this day will be 22 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $2,975.50 today.
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Here’s the May 1997 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1997 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus 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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Ox 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 8, 1997 Historical Event(s)
- 1997A China Southern Airlines Boeing 737 crashes on approach into Bao'an International Airport, killing 35 people.
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