What happened this day in history May 18, 1983

What are the important events that happened on May 18, 1983? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 18, 1983: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 18, 1983 is the 138th day of the year 1983 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 227 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 5, 1983 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 422,064,000 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

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

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,281.20. (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.

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

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May 18, 1983 Historical Events

  • 1983
    In Ireland, the government launches a crackdown, with the leading Dublin pirate Radio Nova being put off the air.

Who were born on May 18, 1983?

  • 1983
    Gary O'Neil, English footballer
  • 1983
    Luis Terrero, Dominican baseball player
  • 1983
    Vince Young, American football player

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