What happened this day in history May 22, 1958

What are the important events that happened on May 22, 1958? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 22, 1958: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 22, 1958 is the 142nd day of the year 1958 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 223 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 9, 1958 – a Thursday. 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 ‘hectatetracontadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $1,117.10. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini 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.

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

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May 22, 1958 Historical Events

  • 1958
    Sri Lankan riots of 1958: This riot is a watershed event in the race relationship of the various ethnic communities of Sri Lanka. The total number of deaths is estimated to be 300, mostly Sri Lankan Tamils.

Who were born on May 22, 1958?

  • 1958
    Denise Welch, English actress and presenter

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