5th of May, 1821

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 5th of May, 1821, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: Napoleon Bonaparte dies.
  • Decade: 1820s.
  • 198 years, 3 months and 17 days have passed since the 5th of May, 1821.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1821.
  • Day 125 of 1821.
  • Leap Year: 1821 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1821 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of May, 1821 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • American Format: 05-05-1821 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1821-05-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "18210505" are easier to sort.


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of May:

  • Liberation Day (Denmark)
  • Children's Day (Japan)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • James Monroe was the President of the United States on the 5th of May, 1821.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of May, 1821 was probably conceived around the 26th of July, 1820. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of May, 1821 is the 12th of February, 1822. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 5th of May:

  • 5th of May, 1972: 115 people die when Alitalia Flight 112 crashes near Palermo in Italy.
  • 5th of May, 1981: Provisional IRA member Bobby Sands dies while on hunger strike in prison.
  • 5th of May, 2000: The computer virus ILOVEYOU attacks computers worldwide.
  • 5th of May, 2000: The last episode of the TV show "Boy Meets World" is broadcasted.
  • 5th of May, 2000: The movie Gladiator (2000) is released.
  • 5th of May, 2002: The World Wrestling Federation, Inc. (WWF) changes its name to World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE)
  • 5th of May, 2006: Mission: Impossible III (2006) is released.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of May:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of May, 1821.

  • 72,427 days have passed since this date.
  • 6,257,689,200 seconds have passed since the 5th of May, 1821.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 7,300,637,400 times.
  • Since the 5th of May, 1821, earth has travelled approximately 3,228,967,627,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 1,042,948,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 538,161,271 steps. That's about 239,183 miles!
  • Since this date, 75,092,270 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.


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