May 20 National Days, Birthday and Major Past Events

May 20 2023 is Monday. 140th day of the Gregorian Calendar, Western Zodiac – Taurus. National Quiche Lorraine Day, World Bee Day, National Pick Strawberries Day, International Clinical Trials Day, National Day- Cameroon, Weights & Measures Day, National Be a Millionaire Day, International Red Sneakers Day, National Rescue Dog Day, International Academic Freedom Day. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date May 20.

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on May 20

  • 140th day of the Gregorian Calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Taurus
  • National Quiche Lorraine Day
  • World Bee Day
  • National Pick Strawberries Day
  • International Clinical Trials Day
  • National Day- Cameroon
  • Weights & Measures Day
  • National Be a Millionaire Day
  • International Red Sneakers Day
  • National Rescue Dog Day
  • International Academic Freedom Day
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Past events and historical events on May 20

  • 2006-The Three Gorges Dam is now open to the public.
  • 1983-A car bomb set by anti-apartheid activists kills 19 people in South Africa.
  • 1971 – Thousands of Hindus and Bengalis massacre in Chukanagar, East Pakistan (Bangladesh).
  • 1965 – A Pakistani plane crashes at Cairo airport, killing 121 people.
  • 1940-The first convicts arrive at Auschwitz extermination camp.
  • 1927-The first solo nonstop transatlantic flight is taken off by Charles Lindbergh.
  • 1927- Saudi Arabia gains independence from Great Britain under the Jeddah Accords.
  • 1902 – Cuba liberated from the United States.
  • 1873-Blue jeans are patented.
  • 1498 – The first European explorer Vayo da Gama to enter India as the first European.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on May 20

  • 1971-Tony Stewart-American race car driver
  • 1968-Timothy Olyphant -American Actor
  • 1946-Cher-American director, producer, singer-songwriter, actress
  • 1946-Cherilyn Sarkisian-American- One of the Best-Selling Music Artists
  • 1944-Joe Cocker-English singer-songwriter
  • 1915-Moshe Dayan-Israeli general, politician
  • 1908-James Stewart-American Actor
  • 1799-Honore de Balzac-French playwright, author

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 20th May 2024?
  • 20th May is Monday
  • 140th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Taurus
2. Special Day on May 20?
  • World Bee Day is celebrated 20th may to acknowledge and recognize the role that bees other pollinators for the ecosystem. On this day Anton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping, was born in 1734.
  • May 20 is U.S. National Pick Strawberries Day. Many people love strawberries for their summertime reminiscence. Around this time, almost half of U.S. kids pick strawberries from specific farms and gardens.
  • In 2005, International Clinical Trials Day commemorated James Lind’s clinical trial on May 20, 1747. This trial established modern clinical research.
  • Weights and Measures Day, celebrated on May 20, commemorates global trade and ideas.
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