What happened this day in history May 16, 1951

What are the important events that happened on May 16, 1951? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 16, 1951: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 16, 1951 is the 136th day of the year 1951 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 229 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 3, 1951 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectatriacontahexagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $227.83. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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.

Rabbit is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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May 16, 1951 Historical Events

  • 1951
    The first regularly scheduled transatlantic flights begin between Idlewild Airport (now John F Kennedy International Airport) in New York City and Heathrow Airport in London, operated by El Al Israel Airlines.

Who were born on May 16, 1951?

  • 1951
    Christian Lacroix, French fashion desinger
  • 1951
    Jonathan Richman, American Protopunk singer and musician (The Modern Lovers)

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