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Monday May 9, 2022

May 9: Day of the Week

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

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.

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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)

  • 1887
    Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show opens in London.
  • 1901
    Australia opens its first parliament in Melbourne.
  • 1911
    The works of Gabriele D'Annunzio placed by the Vatican in the Index of Forbidden Books.
  • 1926
    Admiral Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett claim to have flown over the North Pole (later discovery of Byrd’s diary seems to indicate that this did not happen).
  • 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.
  • 1955
    Cold War: West Germany joins NATO.
  • 1964
    Ngo Dinh Can, de facto ruler of central Vietnam under his brother President Ngo Dinh Diem before the family’s toppling, is executed.
  • 1974
    Watergate Scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee opens formal and public impeachment hearings against President Richard Nixon.
  • 1987
    A Polish LOT Ilyushin IL-62M “Tadeusz Kościuszko” (SP-LBG) crashes after takeoff in Warsaw, Poland, killing 183 people.
  • 1992
    Armenian forces capture Shusha, marking a major turning point in the Karabakh War.

Who were born on May 9?

  • 1741
    Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (d. 1816)
  • 1918
    Moisis Michail Bourlas, Greek member of the World War II resistance (d. 2011)
  • 1923
    Johnny Grant, American radio personality, television producer (d. 2008)
  • 1931
    Vance Brand, American astronaut
  • 1937
    José Rafael Moneo, Spanish architect
  • 1943
    Anders Isaksson, Swedish journalist, writer, and historian (d. 2009)
  • 1965
    Steve Yzerman, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1973
    Chu Sang-mi, South Korean actress
  • 1983
    Gilles Müller, Luxembourgian tennis player
  • 1984
    Prince Fielder, American baseball player

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