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Monday May 9, 2022

May 9: Day of the Week

May 9, 2022 was the 129th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 236 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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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May 9 Historical Event(s)

  • 328
    Athanasius is elected Patriarch bishop of Alexandria.
  • 1904
    The steam locomotive City of Truro becomes the first steam engine in Europe to exceed 100 mph.
  • 1920
    Polish-Soviet War: The Polish army under General Edward Rydz-Śmigły celebrates its capture of Kiev with a victory parade on Khreschatyk.
  • 1941
    World War II: The German submarine U-110 is captured by the Royal Navy. On board is the latest Enigma cryptography machine which Allied cryptographers later use to break coded German messages.
  • 1942
    Holocaust: The SS murders 588 Jewish residents of the Podolian town of Zinkiv (Khmelnytska oblast, Ukraine). The Zoludek Ghetto (in Belarus) is destroyed and all its inhabitants murdered or deported.
  • 1948
    Czechoslovakia’s Ninth-of-May Constitution comes into effect.
  • 1961
    Jim Gentile of the Baltimore Orioles becomes the first player in baseball history to hit grand slams in consecutive innings.
  • 1980
    In Florida, Liberian freighter MV Summit Venture collides with the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay, making a 1,400-ft. section of the southbound span collapse. 35 people in six cars and a Greyhound bus fall 150 ft. into the water and die.
  • 1980
    In Norco, California, five masked gunman hold up a Security Pacific bank, leading to a violent shoot-out and one of the largest pursuits in California history. Two of the gunmen and one police officer are killed and thirty-three police and civilian vehicles are destroyed in the chase.
  • 1987
    A Polish LOT Ilyushin IL-62M “Tadeusz Kościuszko” (SP-LBG) crashes after takeoff in Warsaw, Poland, killing 183 people.

Who were born on May 9?

  • 1895
    Richard Barthelmess, American actor (d. 1963)
  • 1907
    Fred Warngård, Swedish athlete (d. 1950)
  • 1909
    Don Messer, Canadian country musician (d. 1973)
  • 1918
    Mike Wallace, American journalist
  • 1921
    Daniel Berrigan, American peace activist
  • 1933
    Jessica Steele, English romance novelist
  • 1943
    Vince Cable, British politician
  • 1974
    Dylan Lauren,American businesswoman & daughter of fashion designer Ralph Lauren
  • 1975
    Lane Kiffin, American football coach
  • 1981
    Bill Murphy, American baseball player

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