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May 17th, 2022.

May 17th, 2022, was a Tuesday. It was day 137 of 2022. The decade was the 2020s.

1 month and 11 days have passed since May 17th, 2022.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on May 17th, 2022.

  • The British media reports that an unnamed Tory MP has been arrested for rape and sexual assault.
  • The US Naval intelligence deputy director says that an increasing number of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) have been reported in the sky over the past 20 years.
  • Netflix lays off 150 staff members.
Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 1 month and 11 days have passed since May 17th, 2022.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2022.
  • Leap Year: 2022 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1652742000.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around May 17th, 2022.

  • April 18th, 2022: Alex Jones' website InfoWars files for bankruptcy amid defamation suits.
  • April 18th, 2022: Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina Rodriguez announce that one of their newborn twins has died.
  • April 18th, 2022: Russia renews its offensive on the eastern Donbas area of Ukraine.
  • April 18th, 2022: The sixth and final season of "Better Call Saul" premiers on AMC.
  • April 19th, 2022: The stock price of Netflix falls by 26% after it announces that it has lost subscribers for first time in 10 years.
  • April 19th, 2022: A federal judge in Florida strikes down the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes.
  • April 20th, 2022: A UK court formally issues an order to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States.
  • April 20th, 2022: Ukrainian forces in Mariupol plead for help, claiming that they can only hold for a few days at most.
  • April 20th, 2022: French President Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen face off against each other in an important TV debate.
  • April 20th, 2022: The tennis tournament Wimbledon bans Russian and Belarusian players due to the invasion of Ukraine.
  • April 20th, 2022: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis pushes to remove the special status for Disney's theme park.
  • April 21st, 2022: Soccer: Erik ten Hag is confirmed as the new manager of Manchester United.
  • April 21st, 2022: Mike Tyson punches a fan who was harassing him on a plane.
  • April 22nd, 2022: A German national named Christian Brueckner is officially declared a suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
  • April 23rd, 2022: Boxing: Tyson Fury knocks out Dillian Whyte in the sixth round.
  • April 24th, 2022: An exit poll predicts that Emmanuel Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen in the 2022 French presidential election.
  • April 25th, 2022: Emmanuel Macron defeats run-off challenger Marine Le Pen in the 2022 French presidential election.
  • April 25th, 2022: Twitter agrees to sell the company to Elon Musk for $44 billion.
  • April 25th, 2022: Three women and a man are stabbed to death in Southwark, south London.
  • April 26th, 2022: Russia's foreign minister accuses NATO of engaging in a "proxy war" in Ukraine.
  • April 26th, 2022: US Vice President Kamala Harris tests positive for Covid-19.
  • April 28th, 2022: Russia carries out an airstrike on Kyiv while the UN Secretary General is visiting the city.
  • April 28th, 2022: Oklahoma passes a ban on abortions after six weeks.
  • April 28th, 2022: Derek Chauvin launches an appeal against his conviction for the murder of George Floyd.
  • April 28th, 2022: Soccer: Jurgen Klopp signs a new contract extension with Liverpool.
  • April 29th, 2022: Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker is sentenced to two and half years in prison for hiding assets to avoid paying debts.
  • April 29th, 2022: An Alabama murder suspect (Casey White) and a female corrections officer (Vicky White) flee from the Lauderdale County Jail together.
  • April 30th, 2022: Boxing: Katie Taylor defeats Amanda Serrano at Madison Square Garden.
  • April 30th, 2022: The White House correspondents' dinner returns after two years.
  • May 2nd, 2022: New Zealand reopens its borders to more than 50 countries.
  • May 2nd, 2022: Amber Heard fires her PR team after growing frustrated with the coverage of Johnny Depp's defamation case against her.
  • May 2nd, 2022: A leaked "draft opinion" suggests that the US Supreme Court will overturn "Roe v Wade" and remove the constitutional right to abortion.
  • May 2nd, 2022: Russian soccer clubs are banned from the Champions League and other European competitions due to the invasion of Ukraine.
  • May 2nd, 2022: Ronnie O'Sullivan defeats Judd Trump to win the 2022 World Snooker Championship.
  • May 3rd, 2022: A man attacks comedian Dave Chappelle with a replica gun during a festival show in LA.
  • May 4th, 2022: German investigators state that they have found new evidence against the prime suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
  • May 5th, 2022: US President Joe Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as the next press secretary.
  • May 6th, 2022: The superhero film "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" is released.
  • May 7th, 2022: Chelsea Football Club confirm that Todd Boehly's consortium has signed a €5 billion agreement to buy the club.
  • May 8th, 2022: Actor Ncuti Gatwa is named as the next Doctor Who.
  • May 9th, 2022: Fugitives: Alabama inmate Casey White is recaptured and former jail official Vicky White commits suicide.
  • May 9th, 2022: Queen Elizabeth misses the opening of the UK parliament due to mobility issues.
  • May 10th, 2022: Elon Musk claims that he will lift Donald Trump's Twitter ban.
  • May 10th, 2022: A passenger on a private plane manages to land the aircraft in Florida after the pilot became incapacitated.
  • May 10th, 2022: Wagatha Christie: The libel trial between Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney begins.
  • May 11th, 2022: Republicans in the US Senate block efforts to enshrine abortion access as federal law.
  • May 11th, 2022: Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is shot dead during an Israeli army raid.
  • May 12th, 2022: The cryptocurrency "LUNA" plunges to less than a quarter of its original price.
  • May 12th, 2022: Astronomers release a photograph of the supermassive black hole called "Sagittarius A*".
  • May 12th, 2022: More than $200 billion is wiped off the crypto market because of intense selling.
  • May 12th, 2022: Bitcoin falls to its lowest price in 16 months.
  • May 13th, 2022: Finland announces that it will be applying for NATO membership.
  • May 13th, 2022: There is international outcry after Israeli police beat mourners at the funeral of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
  • May 13th, 2022: Cryptocurrency "LUNA" crashes to $0, rendering it practically worthless.
  • May 14th, 2022: Ukraine win the 2022 Eurovision song contest.
  • May 14th, 2022: Soccer: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after beating Chelsea on penalties.
  • May 14th, 2022: Ten people are killed during a racially-motivated mass shooting in Buffalo, New York.
  • May 14th, 2022: Russian troops begin to withdraw from the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
  • May 15th, 2022: Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian are officially married.
  • May 16th, 2022: The defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard resumes.
  • May 16th, 2022: Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister warns Finland and Sweden that there will be "far-reaching consequences" if they join NATO.
  • May 16th, 2022: McDonald's announces that it will be selling all of its fast food outlets in Russia.
  • May 16th, 2022: Sweden announces that it will be applying for NATO membership.
  • This date: May 17th, 2022
  • May 18th, 2022: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticizes state officials for the country's Covid outbreak.
  • May 18th, 2022: Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
  • May 18th, 2022: The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) claims that the world is at a "boiling point".
  • May 18th, 2022: Eintracht Frankfurt defeat Rangers on penalties to win the 2022 Europa League.
  • May 20th, 2022: Ukraine orders its troops in Mariupol's Azovstal steelworks to stand down.
  • May 20th, 2022: Billionaire Elon Musk denies that he sexually harassed a flight attendant on private jet in 2016.
  • May 20th, 2022: The UN warns that the world has just ten weeks' worth of wheat left due to the war in Ukraine.
  • May 21st, 2022: The Labor Party wins the 2022 Australian federal election.
  • May 21st, 2022: Experts say that they are "stunned" by the spread of the Monkeypox virus in Europe and North America.
  • May 22nd, 2022: Manchester City win the Premier League title after staging a comeback against Aston Villa in the final game of the season.
  • May 22nd, 2022: Baby Formula shortage: The US begins to import supplies from Europe.
  • May 22nd, 2022: AC Milan win their first Serie A title in 11 years.
  • May 23rd, 2022: Joe Biden tells reporters that the US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan.
  • May 23rd, 2022: Photographs emerge of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson raising a glass at a party during a Covid-19 lockdown.
  • May 23rd, 2022: Coffee chain Starbucks announces that it will be exiting Russia.
  • May 23rd, 2022: WHO officials report that the Monkeypox outbreak is spreading through sexual activity.
  • May 24th, 2022: 19 children and two teachers are killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.
  • May 25th, 2022: Uvalde school shooting: Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor, Greg Abbott, at a press conference.
  • May 25th, 2022: British model Kate Moss testifies at the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation trial.
  • May 26th, 2022: Russian forces begin to close in on the Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk.
  • May 26th, 2022: Actor Ray Liotta passes away at the age of 67.
  • May 26th, 2022: Depeche Mode keyboardist, Andy Fletcher, passes away at the age of 60.
  • May 27th, 2022: The 4th season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
  • May 27th, 2022: Closing arguments are heard during the "Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard" defamation trial.
  • May 27th, 2022: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson rewrites the ministerial code in order to avoid having to resign over the Partygate scandal.
  • May 27th, 2022: The first episode of the miniseries "Obi-Wan Kenobi" is aired on Disney.
  • May 28th, 2022: Russia reports that it has seized the town of Lyman in eastern Ukraine.
  • May 28th, 2022: Real Madrid win the 2022 UEFA Champions League after defeating Liverpool 1-0.
  • May 29th, 2022: Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says that he intends to block Finland and Sweden's accession to Nato.
  • May 29th, 2022: The husband of US House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • May 30th, 2022: A man disguised as a woman in a wheelchair attempts to damage the Mona Lisa painting.
  • May 30th, 2022: Canada proposes a complete freeze on the ownership of handguns.
  • May 30th, 2022: 2,500-year-old wooden coffins and bronze statues are uncovered in the ancient necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt.
  • May 30th, 2022: Todd Boehly and his consortium become the new owners of Chelsea Football Club.
  • May 31st, 2022: The EU agrees a ban on two thirds of Russian oil imports.
  • May 31st, 2022: Russia states that it is cutting off its natural gas supply to the Netherlands because the country refuses to pay in rubles.
  • May 31st, 2022: Elon Musk tells remote workers that they must return to the Tesla offices.
  • June 1st, 2022: Manchester United announce that Paul Pogba will be leaving the club on a free transfer.
  • June 1st, 2022: Gareth Bale leaves Real Madrid after nine years.
  • June 1st, 2022: Russia gains control of most of Severodonetsk in Ukraine.
  • June 1st, 2022: Johnny Depp wins his defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard.
  • June 1st, 2022: Four people are killed during a shooting at a medical building in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • June 3rd, 2022: The sports drama film "Hustle", starring Adam Sandler, is released by Netflix.
  • June 4th, 2022: Shakira confirms that she has her split with her partner Gerard Piqué after more than a decade together.
  • June 5th, 2022: At least 40 people are killed during a mass shooting and bomb attack at a Catholic church in Owo, Nigeria.
  • June 5th, 2022: Brazilian Indigenist Bruno Araújo Pereira and British journalist Dom Phillips go missing in the west of the Amazonas.
  • June 6th, 2022: The 2022 season of Love Island begins.
  • June 6th, 2022: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson narrowly survives a vote of "No Confidence".
  • June 8th, 2022: The US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as the minimum age for purchasing semi-automatic guns.
  • June 8th, 2022: Several golfers are accused of helping the Saudi government to engage in "sportswashing" after agreeing to play in the Liv Golf tournament.
  • June 9th, 2022: Ukraine reports that the city of Severodonetsk is largely under Russian control.
  • June 9th, 2022: The PGA Tour suspends golfers playing in Saudi Arabia's LIV Golf tournament.
  • June 9th, 2022: Gas prices in the United States hit an average of $5 per gallon.
  • June 9th, 2022: The European Central Bank announces that it will be raising interest rates in an effort to curb inflation.
  • June 9th, 2022: Britney Spears and Sam Asghari are married.
  • June 9th, 2022: TikTok star Cooper Noriega dies at the age of 19.
  • June 9th, 2022: Actress Rebel Wilson comes out as gay.
  • June 9th, 2022: An elephant kills a woman in India and then returns to her funeral to attack her body.
  • June 10th, 2022: The film "Jurassic World Dominion" is released.
  • June 12th, 2022: Actor Philip Baker Hall, who portrayed Mr Bookman in the sitcom Seinfeld, passes away at the age of 90.
  • June 13th, 2022: Brexit: The UK government launches legislation to override parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
  • June 13th, 2022: The price of Bitcoin drops by 14%, falling beneath $24,000.
  • June 13th, 2022: Britney Spears' ex-husband, Jason Alexander, is charged with stalking her at her wedding.
  • June 13th, 2022: Wrestler Jeff Hardy is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • June 14th, 2022: Stock market: The S&P 500 officially enters a bear market.
  • June 14th, 2022: Coinbase lays off 18% of its workforce.
  • June 14th, 2022: Lizzo apologizes for including an "ablest slur" in her new song "Grrrls".
  • June 15th, 2022: Microsoft officially retires its Internet Explorer browser.
  • June 15th, 2022: US President Joe Biden announces an additional $1 billion in military aid to Ukraine.
  • June 16th, 2022: The Golden State Warriors win the 2022 NBA Finals after they defeat the Boston Celtics 4-2.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 17th, 2022, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 is the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 17th, 2022 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.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on May 17th, 2022.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in May, 2022.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2022.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2022.

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on May 17th.

Bill Paxton

Actor. Deceased
Born on May 17th, 1955
He was not alive on this date.

Bob Saget

Comedian / Actor. Deceased
Born on May 17th, 1956
He was not alive on this date.

Sugar Ray Leonard

Boxer.
Born on May 17th, 1956
He turned 66 on this day in 2022.

Enya

Irish singer.
Born on May 17th, 1961
She turned 61 on this day in 2022.

Tahj Mowry

Actor.
Born on May 17th, 1986
He turned 36 on this day in 2022.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May.

  • Constitution Day (Norway)
USA

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on May 17th, 2022.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 17th, 2022.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 17th, 2022 was most likely conceived around August 24th, 2021.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 17th, 2022 is close to February 7th, 2023.

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Stats for May 17th, 2022

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 17th, 2022.

  • A total of 42 days have passed since this date.
  • 6 weeks have passed.
  • 3,628,800 seconds have passed since the May 17th, 2022.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 4,233,600 times.
  • Since May 17th, 2022, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,872,460,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 604,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 312,077 steps. That's about 139 miles!
  • Since this date, 43,546 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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