May 5th Holidays List

May 5th Holidays List

Everyday is full of quirky holidays. There are also many special awareness days. See if anything pertains to you today and find a reason to celebrate!

May 5th Zodiac Sign is Taurus

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

Taurus Horoscope Zodiac Sign Stickers

Time 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, Shakespeare, David Beckham, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge

May 5th Trivia

  • 1821 – Emperor Napoleon died in exile on the island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean.
  • 1864 –  The Battle of the Wilderness begins in Spotsylvania County in the American Civil War.
  • 1886 – The Bay View massacre: A militia fires into a crowd of protesters in Milwaukee, killing seven.
  • 1927 – To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf is first published.
  • 1964 – The Council of Europe declares May 5 as Europe Day.
  • 1981 – Bobby Sands dies in the Long Kesh prison hospital after 66 days of hunger-striking, aged 27.
  • 1985 – Ronald Reagan visits the military cemetery at Bitburg and the site of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where he makes a speech.
  • 1989 – Chris Brown, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor was born.
  • 1994 – American teenager Michael P. Fay is caned in Singapore for theft and vandalism.
  • 1999 – Nathan Chen, American figure skater was born.

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