May 18th Holidays, Observances and Awareness Days

May 18th Holidays, Observances and Awareness Days

Every day has some sort of holiday or observance. Look through our holiday list for today and see if there are any special days you’d like to observe. Maybe there is a fun quirky holiday for you to celebrate. Maybe there is an awareness day where you can support your a friend. Or maybe you just need to eat a Reeses and call it the day today?

May 18th Zodiac Sign is Taurus

Taurus is the second astrological sign in the present zodiac. The Sun is in the sign of Taurus.

Horoscope Zodiac Astrology Sign Taurus PillowTime period: April 20 – May 21
Element: Earth
Ruling planet: Venus
Symbol: Bull
Zodiac quality: Fixed
Birthstones: Emerald, Diamond, Sapphire, Garnet, Rose quartz
Famous Tauruses: Dwayne Johnson, Queen Elizabeth II, Megan Fox, George Clooney, Adele, Mark Zuckerberg

May 18th Trivia

  • 1652 – Rhode Island passes the first law in English-speaking North America making slavery illegal.
  • 1860 – Abraham Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination.
  • 1912 – Perry Como, American singer and television host was born.
  • 1969 – Apollo program: Apollo 10 is launched.
  • 1970 – Tina Fey, American actress, producer, and screenwriter was born.
  • 1974 – Under project Smiling Buddha, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becoming the sixth nation to do so.
  • 2005 – A photo from the Hubble Space Telescope confirms that Pluto has two additional moons, Nix and Hydra.
  • 2017 – Chris Cornell, American singer from Sound Garden and Audio slave dies.

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