Thursday May 02, 2019: on this day

About May 2nd, 2019, in brief:

  • Historical events: 2019 North Indian Ocean Cyclone Season: Evacuation of around 800,000 people is in progress as Extremely Serious Cyclonic Storm Fani moves toward Odisha (formerly Orissa). It is expected to landfall Friday with winds of more than 200 km/h (127mph).
  • Day of the week: May 2nd, 2019 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Pig (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Lesley Gore, David Suchet
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • Popular movie: Spider-Man: Far From Home directed by Jon Watts

More about May 2nd, 2019? See below for more news and curiosities on May 2nd, 2019.


What day of the week was May 02, 2019?

May 02, 2019 was a Thursday and it was the 122nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 02, 2019 can also be written as 5/2/2019 in the US and as 2/5/2019 in UK and Europe.


May 02, 2019: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 02, 2019:

  • 2019 north indian ocean cyclone season: evacuation of around 800,000 people is in progress as extremely serious cyclonic storm fani moves toward odisha (formerly orissa). it is expected to landfall friday with winds of more than 200 km/h (127mph).
  • 2019 measles outbreak: a freewinds cruise vessel is quarantined in saint lucia because of fears of an epidemic of measles. it is believed that one of its passengers may have the disease. according to reports, the church of scientology owns the cruise ship. this religious group opposes vaccinations against measles.
  • After it was reported that one of its passengers had measles, the freewinds cruise ship has been quarantined in saint lucia. according to reports, the church of scientology owns the cruise ship. this religious group opposes vaccinations against measles.
  • John kapoor, founder of insys therapeutics, is found guilty for racketeering in a bribery scheme involving opioids.
  • Myanmar security forces opened fire on a group of 275 rakhine citizens detained in a search for arakan army soldiers. six people were killed and eight others were injured. according to the military, they had to fire on detainees who tried to take their weapons despite verbal and warning shots.
  • 2020 democratic party presidential primaries: u.s. senator michael bennet, from colorado, announces that he will be running for president of the united states under the democratic party's nomination.
  • U.s. u.s. senator michael bennet, from colorado, announces that he will run for the democratic party nomination to be president in 2020.
  • Catherine pugh, baltimore's mayor, resigns after being investigated for financial improprieties. since april 2, jack young, the baltimore city council president, has served as acting mayor.
  • Facebook and instagram ban alex jones, nation of islam leader louis farrakhan and milo yiannopoulos from their platforms. they also remove laura loomer's pages from them for allegedly engaging with "violence or hate."

May 02, 2019: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 02, 2019: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 2nd is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 02, 2019: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 02, 2019 is Pig and the associated element is Earth.

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May 02, 2019: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 02, 2019 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 02, 2019 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 02, 2019 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 1% full, rising at 05:06 am and setting at 06:37 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 19, 2019 while the next full moon would come on May 18, 2019.

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Who was born on May 02, 2019?

Whose famous birthday is on May 2nd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 2nd:

  • Lesley Gore
    Lesley Gore

    Lesley gore was an american pop singer known for her hit song 'it's my party' and for being a prominent figure in the 1960s music scene.

  • David Suchet
    David Suchet

    David suchet is an english actor and producer best known for his portrayal of agatha christie's detective hercule poirot in the long-running...

  • Dwayne Johnson
    Dwayne Johnson

    Canadian actor, producer and professional wrestler from american/canadian.

  • Christine Baranski
    Christine Baranski

    Christine baranski is a renowned american actress known for her roles in movies and television, including her portrayal of diane lockhart in...

  • Serge Reggiani
    Serge Reggiani

    Italian/french singer and actor.

  • Satyajit Ray
    Satyajit Ray

    Indian filmmaker, widely regarded as one the greatest auteurs in world cinema.

  • Mitzi Kapture
    Mitzi Kapture

    Mitzi Kapture is an actress best known for her role in the TV series 'Silk Stalkings'.

  • Kay Panabaker
    Kay Panabaker

    American actress.

  • Brian Aherne
    Brian Aherne

    British-american actor who made his acting debut in 1923.

  • Brian Tochi
    Brian Tochi

    American actor, who has been a guest-star and starring role on many television series throughout his career.

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How old is someone born on May 02, 2019?

Someone born on May 02, 2019 is:

5 years 2 months old,

or 62 months and 12 days old,

or 271 weeks and 3 days old,

or 1900 days old,

Use our How old am I? Calculator to know the age of a person today or use the Age Calculator to determine the interval between two dates.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 02, 2019?

There are 292 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday May 2nd 2025.

Try out our Countdown calculator to find out are many days are left until your special moments.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 02, 2019?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 02, 2019.

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May 02, 2019: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 02, 2019:

  • Urban Jürgensen

    Prominent Danish painter known for his abstract and colorful works.

  • Fatimih Dávila
  • Michel Crauste
  • Rafael Hernández Colón
  • Ugo Leonzio
  • Red Kelly
  • Juan Vicente Torrealba

What famous deaths happened on May 2nd?

Famous deaths on May 2nd:

  • Maidie Norman
    Maidie Norman

    Maidie norman was an american actress known for her roles in films such as 'what ever happened to baby jane?' and 'the long, hot summer'.

  • Oliver Reed
    Oliver Reed

    British actor.

  • Lynn Redgrave
    Lynn Redgrave

    British-american actress, rachel kempson, is the daughter of sir michael redgrave, an actor from bristol, and rachel kempson, actress from...

  • Caryl Chessman
    Caryl Chessman

    American homicide.

  • Michael Hordern
    Michael Hordern

    Hertfordshire (england) -- actor (friar doingo-shogun).

  • Gene Raymond
    Gene Raymond

    Nyc, new york -- actor.

  • Efrem Zimbalist
    Efrem Zimbalist


  • Osama Bin Laden

    Arabian muslim fundamentalist, well-known terrorist, also known as usama bin muhammad bin ladin or shaykh usama bin ladin.

  • Leonardo da Vinci

    A renowned Renaissance polymath, known for his masterpieces such as the 'Mona Lisa' and 'The Last Supper', as well as his groundbreaking...

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Who was the US President on May 02, 2019?

On May 02, 2019 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 02, 2019?

On May 02, 2019 the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 02, 2019?

On May 02, 2019 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about May 2nd?

May 2nd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 2nd day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 2nd, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 north indian ocean cyclone season: evacuation of around 800,000 people is in progress as extremely serious cyclonic storm fani moves toward odisha (formerly orissa). it is expected to landfall friday with winds of more than 200 km/h (127mph).
  • 2018 - Basque conflict: the basque separatist group eta, which waged an insurgency versus spain between 1959-2011, announces its total dissolution.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: according the syrian observatory for human rights (syrian observatory for human rights), at least 38 people were killed in the attack by isil militants on a camp for displaced syrians and iraqi refugees located near al-shaddadah governorate, al-hasakah governorate.

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What happened in 2019?

2019 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • War in Afghanistan: 27 Afghan National Security Forces members are killed by the Taliban in coordinated attacks in northern Afghanistan. They refused to negotiate peace with the government.
  • After refusing to negotiate peace with the government, 27 Taliban members were killed by the Afghan National Security Forces.
  • War in North-West Pakistan: Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan gunmen attacked a security base located in the Loralai region of Pakistan. The attack resulted in the deaths four security guards as well as four terrorists, one of whom was a suicide bomber. The attack also left two guards with injuries.

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What was the calendar for May 2019?

May 2019 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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