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About May 2nd, 2024, in brief:

  • Day of the week: May 2nd, 2024 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Dragon (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Lesley Gore, David Suchet
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter

More about May 2nd, 2024? See below for more news and curiosities on May 2nd, 2024.


What day of the week was May 02, 2024?

May 02, 2024 was a Thursday and it was the 123rd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 02, 2024 can also be written as 5/2/2024 in the US and as 2/5/2024 in UK and Europe.

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May 02, 2024: 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, 2024: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 02, 2024 is Dragon and the associated element is Wood.

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May 02, 2024: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 02, 2024 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 02, 2024 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, 2024 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 24% full, rising at 03:04 am and setting at 02:42 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 23, 2024 while the next full moon would come on May 23, 2024.

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Who was born on May 02, 2024?

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, 2024?

Someone born on May 02, 2024 is:

0 years and 25 days old,

or 0 months and 25 days old,

or 3 weeks and 4 days old,

or 25 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 02, 2024?

There are 340 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday May 2nd 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 02, 2024?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 02, 2024.


May 02, 2024: What famous people died on that day?

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


  • Vincenta Da Vinci

    Renowned Italian artist known for iconic works like the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.

  • 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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May 02, 2024: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 02, 2024:

  • Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
  • Iran - Teacher's Day
  • Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
  • Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
  • Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
  • Bahá'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridván

Observances on May 02, 2024:

  • World Tuna Day

Saints celebrated on May 02, 2024:

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
  • Saint Boris
  • Saint Athanasius
  • saint tsar Boris

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Who was the US President on May 02, 2024?

On May 02, 2024 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 02, 2024?

On May 02, 2024 the UK Prime Minister was Rishi Sunak (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 02, 2024?

On May 02, 2024 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 2024?

2024 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Two aircraft collide on a runway at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, killing 5 and injuring 15.
  • At least 91 people are killed in bombings in Kerman, Iran, during a ceremony commemorating the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani 4 years ago.
  • A 7.5 M earthquake strikes the western coast of Japan, killing at least 24 people and injuring 80+ others.

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What was the calendar for May 2024?

May 2024 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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