May 1st, 1949

May 1st, 1949, fell on a Sunday. Day 121 of 1949. Decade: 1940s.

71 years, 1 months and 4 days have passed since May 1st, 1949.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 1st, 1949:

  • The state of Israel is recognized.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 71 years, 1 months and 4 days have passed since May 1st, 1949.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1949.
  • Leap Year: 1949 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 1st, 1949, will be 71 years of age.
  • People born in 1949 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 1st, 1949:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 1st, 1949, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1949 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 1st, 1949 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

1949 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1949.

"Looney Tunes"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of May:

  • May Day / Labour Day (France)
  • International Workers' Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on May 1st, 1949.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 1st, 1949 was probably conceived around the 22nd of July, 1948. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 1st, 1949 is the 8th of February, 1950. (Rough Estimate).

1st of May

Events that have occurred on the 1st of May:

  • May 1st, 1967: Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.
  • May 1st, 1993: Sri Lanka president Ranasinghe Premadasa is assassinated in a suicide bombing.
  • May 1st, 1999: The body of English mountaineer George Mallory is discovered on Mount Everest, 75 years after he went missing.
  • May 1st, 1999: The first episode of SpongeBob SquarePants is aired.
  • May 1st, 2003: Iraq War: US President George Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech.
  • May 1st, 1976: FA Cup Final 1976: A goal from Bobby Stokes helps Southampton secure a 1-0 victory over Manchester United.
  • May 1st, 1981: The horror movie Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) is released.
  • May 1st, 1996: The song Mysterious Girl is released by Peter Andre.
  • May 1st, 1997: UK politics: The Conservative Party suffer a huge defeat at the hands of the Labour Party in the 1997 United Kingdom general election.
  • May 1st, 1997: The Tamagotchi is released outside of Japan.
  • May 1st, 1998: The last episode of "Father Ted" is aired.
  • May 1st, 2006: Rapper Big Hawk is shot dead in Houston, Texas.
  • May 1st, 2009: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) is released.
  • May 1st, 2015: The release date for The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • May 1st, 2015: The Expo 2015 begins in Milan, Italy.
  • May 1st, 2020: The movie "Black Widow (2020)" is released.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 1st, 1949.

  • 25,968 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,243,635,200 seconds have passed since the May 1st, 1949.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,617,574,400 times.
  • Since May 1st, 1949, earth has travelled approximately 1,157,715,763,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 373,939,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 192,952,627 steps. That's about 85,757 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,923,622 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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