May 5th, 1821.

May 5th, 1821, was a Saturday. It was day 125 of 1821. The decade was the 1820s.

200 years, 1 months and 6 days have passed since May 5th, 1821.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On this day.

What happened on May 5th, 1821?

  • Napoleon Bonaparte dies.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 200 years, 1 months and 6 days have passed since May 5th, 1821.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1821.
  • Leap Year: 1821 was NOT a leap year.

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 5th, 1821, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1821 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 5th, 1821 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 5th of May.

  • May 5th, 1818: Karl Marx (Philosopher) turned 3 on this day in 1821.
  • May 5th, 1988: Adele (Singer) was born exactly 167 years after this date.
  • May 5th, 1989: Chris Brown (Singer) was born exactly 168 years after this date.


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

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

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

Robert Jenkinson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 5th, 1821.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 73,087 days have passed since this date.
  • 10,441 weeks have passed.
  • 6,314,711,679 seconds have passed since the May 5th, 1821.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 7,367,163,626 times.
  • Since May 5th, 1821, the earth has travelled approximately 3,258,391,226,364 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 1,052,451,947 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 543,065,204 steps. That's about 241,362 miles!
  • Since this date, 75,776,540 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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