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May 20, 2023

May 20, 2023, was a Saturday. It was the 140th day of 2023. The decade was the 2020s.

6 months and 18 days have passed since May 20, 2023.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on May 20, 2023:

  • British presenter Phillip Schofield steps down from ITV's "This Morning" show with "immediate effect".
  • Manchester City win the Premier League title after Arsenal are beaten 1-0 by Nottingham Forest.
  • The US says it will allow its Western allies to supply Ukraine with fighter jets such as the F-16.
  • Russia claims that it has captured the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut.
  • Boxing: Katie Taylor's unbeaten run comes to an end after she is defeated by Chantelle Cameron.

Facts

This date was 201 days ago. Approximately 7 months have passed. It was the 140th day of 2023, in week 20. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now 6 months old. 2 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to May 20, 2023.

  • April 20, 2023:
    • Twitter begins to remove legacy blue ticks from accounts.
    • Involuntary manslaughter charges against actor Alec Baldwin are dropped.
    • SpaceX's Starship explodes shortly after taking off.
    • MillerKnoll CEO Andi Owen apologizes for her "leave pity city" speech.
    • BuzzFeed announces that it is closing its news department.
  • April 21, 2023: The horror film "Evil Dead Rise" is released.
  • April 22, 2023: Football: Wrexham win promotion to the Football League after 15 years.
  • April 23, 2023:
    • Bed Bath & Beyond files for bankruptcy protection.
    • UK politics: Diane Abbott is suspended as a Labour MP after claiming that Jewish people do not face racism.
  • April 24, 2023:
    • It is announced that Tucker Carlson is leaving Fox News.
    • Don Lemon announces that he has been fired by CNN.
    • An arrest warrant is issued for Jackass star Bam Margera following a physical confrontation in Pennsylvania.
  • April 25, 2023:
    • US President Joe Biden confirms that he is running for reelection in 2024.
    • Singer and activist, Harry Belafonte, dies at the age of 96.
    • The Taliban kills the ISIS leader that orchestrated the 2021 Afghanistan airport attack.
  • April 26, 2023: Microsoft's takeover of Activision is blocked by a British regulator.
  • April 27, 2023: Talk show host Jerry Springer dies at the age of 79.
  • April 28, 2023:
    • Five people, including an 8-year-old boy, are shot dead at a house in Cleveland, Texas.
    • It is reported that 110 members of the Malindi cult have been found dead in Kenya following a mass starvation incident.
  • April 29, 2023: Ukrainian drones strike a Russian fuel depot in Crimea.
  • May 1, 2023:
    • The White House estimates that 100,000 Russian soldiers have died in Ukraine.
    • The police find seven bodies on the land of a registered sex offender in Henryetta, Oklahoma.
    • First Republic Bank is seized by financial regulators and sold to JPMorgan.
    • A video of a cockroach on the red carpet at the 2023 Met Gala goes viral.
  • May 2, 2023:
    • The 2023 Writers Guild of America strike begins.
    • The first-person shooter game "Redfall" is released.
  • May 3, 2023:
    • The Kremlin claims that it was attacked by two drones overnight.
    • A student shoots nine people dead at the Vladislav Ribnikar Elementary School in Belgrade, Serbia.
  • May 4, 2023:
    • Eight people are killed in Serbia's second mass shooting in one week.
    • A court rules that Ed Sheeran's song "Thinking Out Loud" did not copy Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On".
    • GameStop announces that it is pulling out of Ireland.
    • UK politics: The Conservative Party loses more than 1,000 council seats in the 2023 United Kingdom local elections.
  • May 5, 2023:
    • The film "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" is released.
    • The WHO officially declares an end to Covid-19 global health emergency.
    • Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin threatens to pull his troops out of Bakhmut due to ammo shortages.
  • May 6, 2023:
    • The coronation of King Charles III takes place.
    • Eight people are killed in a mass shooting at a mall in Allen, Texas.
  • May 8, 2023: Sum 41 announce that they are splitting up after 27 years together.
  • May 9, 2023: A civil trial jury in New York finds that Donald Trump sexually abused writer E. Jean Carroll.
  • May 10, 2023:
    • US congressman George Santos is charged with fraud and money laundering.
    • Former US President Donald Trump appears on CNN Town Hall.
  • May 11, 2023:
    • Ukrainian forces make gains around the city of Bakhmut.
    • Elon Musk announces that he will be stepping down as the CEO of Twitter.
    • The United States accuses South Africa of supplying Russia with weapons.
  • May 12, 2023:
    • Lori Vallow Daybell is found guilty of murdering her two children and her husband's former wife.
    • Elon Musk announces that Linda Yaccarino will become the new CEO of Twitter.
  • May 13, 2023: Sweden win the 2023 Eurovision with the song "Tattoo" by Loreen.
  • May 14, 2023: Famous American poker player Doyle Brunson dies at the age of 89.
  • May 15, 2023:
    • Vice Media files for bankruptcy.
    • Argentina raises interest rates to 97% in an effort to tackle inflation.
  • May 16, 2023:
    • US Congresswoman Lauren Boebert files for divorce from her husband.
    • Hungary blocks a payment from the EU that provides off-budget military support for Ukraine.
    • At least six people are killed after a fire breaks out at a hostel in Wellington, New Zealand.
    • Ukraine claims that it shot down two Russian hypersonic missiles.
  • May 17, 2023:
    • Researchers say that there is a 66% chance that the earth will pass the 1.5 C global warming threshold by 2027.
    • A spokesperson for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle says that the couple were involved in a "near catastrophic car chase" involving paparazzi.
    • Montana bans the app TikTok.
    • A judge orders biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes to surrender to custody to serve an 11-year prison sentence for wire fraud and defrauding investors.
    • 95-year-old Clare Nowland is tasered by New South Wales police in Cooma, Australia.
  • May 18, 2023:
    • A man is arrested after driving his car through a gate in the Vatican.
    • Legendary NFL running back Jim Brown dies at the age of 87.
  • May 19, 2023:
    • The film "Fast X", starring Vin Diesel and Jason Statham, is released in movie theaters.
    • The brother of TV presenter Phillip Schofield is jailed for 12 years for sexually abusing a child.
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  • May 21, 2023:
    • 10 people are killed during a shootout at a car rally in Baja California, Mexico.
    • Vinicius Junior is racially abused during a La Liga game between Real Madrid and Valencia.
  • May 22, 2023:
    • Facebook's parent company, Meta, is fined €1.2 billion by Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) for transferring European user data to the United States.
    • Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong tests positive for COVID-19.
    • The Portuguese police announce plans to search a reservoir as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
    • Bryan Kohberger refuses to enter a plea over the University of Idaho murders.
    • A group of anti-Putin Russian nationals called the "Freedom of Russia Legion" launches an incursion in the Belgorod border region of Russia.
    • A 19-year-old man named Sai Varshith Kandula is arrested on multiple charges after crashing a U-Haul van into barriers near the White House.
  • May 23, 2023:
    • It is announced that entertainer and convicted sex offender Rolf Harris has died at the age of 93.
    • The police search for the remains of Madeleine McCann at the Barragem do Arade reservoir in the Algarve, Portugal.
    • Target removes some of its LGBTQ+ merchandise from stores following threats to workers.
  • May 24, 2023:
    • Singer Tina Turner dies at the age of 83.
    • Rapper Fetty Wap is sentenced to six years in prison for drug trafficking.
    • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis launches his 2024 presidential campaign.
  • May 25, 2023:
    • The video game "The Lord of the Rings: Gollum" is released.
    • Dua Lipa releases the song "Dance the Night".
  • May 26, 2023:
    • Disney's fantasy film "The Little Mermaid" is released.
    • Former "This Morning" host Phillip Schofield resigns from ITV after admitting that he had a "legal but unwise" relationship with a younger man.
    • Singer Celine Dion cancels the rest of her tour due to her ongoing battle with a neurological disorder called Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS).
    • A man is arrested for opening the emergency door of an Asiana Airlines flight during a landing in South Korea.
    • Britney Spears tells fans that she has reconnected with her estranged mother.
  • May 27, 2023:
    • The Texas House of Representatives impeaches state Attorney General Ken Paxton over allegations of bribery and abuse of public trust.
    • Twitter exits the European Union's voluntary Code of Practice on Disinformation.
    • Soccer: Borussia Dortmund loses the Bundesliga title on the final day of the season after only managing a 2-2 draw against Mainz 05.
  • May 28, 2023:
    • The series finale of Succession is aired.
    • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan secures another five years in power after defeating challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu in a run-off election.
    • Soccer: Leicester City are relegated from the Premier League on the final day of the season, just seven years after they lifted the title.
  • May 29, 2023:
    • Soccer: Mauricio Pochettino is appointed as the new manager of Chelsea.
    • Moscow is attacked by two dozen drones.
  • May 31, 2023:
    • That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson is found guilty on two counts of rape.
    • Sevilla win the Europa League after beating Roma on penalties.
    • Canada says that it will start printing health warnings directly on cigarettes.
  • June 1, 2023:
    • Australian soldier Ben Roberts-Smith loses a historic defamation case against newspapers that had accused him of war crimes in Afghanistan.
    • The US Senate approves a debt ceiling deal just days before the deadline.
    • US President Joe Biden trips after delivering a speech at a military academy in Colorado.
  • June 2, 2023:
    • The computer-animated superhero film "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" is released.
    • At least 280 people die when three trains collide in the Indian state of Odisha.
    • Wildfires begin in the Central Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
  • June 3, 2023:
    • Soccer: Manchester City win the FA Cup after defeating Manchester United 2-1.
    • Soccer: Real Madrid and Eden Hazard reach a mutual agreement to terminate his contract.
    • Soccer: PSG confirm that Lionel Messi is leaving the club.
  • June 4, 2023:
    • Saudia Arabia pledges to cut production in oil in an effort to keep prices afloat.
    • A huge anti-government protest takes place in Poland.
    • Fighter jets intercept an unresponsive Cessna Citation jet that flew over Washington, D.C., and then crashed in Virginia.
    • Zlatan Ibrahimović announces his retirement from football.
  • June 5, 2023:
    • Russia claims that it thwarted a major Ukrainian counteroffensive.
    • Ukraine denies that Russia repelled its counteroffensive in Donetsk.
    • Former FBI agent and convicted Russian spy, Robert Hanssen, is found dead in his prison cell at the age of 79.
    • Apple reveals its Vision Pro AR headset.
    • Soccer: French striker Karim Benzema leaves Real Madrid to join Saudi Pro League club Al-Ittihad.
  • June 6, 2023:
    • The video game "Diablo IV" is released.
    • The Nova Kakhovka dam in Ukraine collapses, causing widespread flooding.
    • US intelligence accuses Russia of destroying the Nova Kakhovka dam.
    • The PGA Tour agrees to merge with its Saudi-backed rival LIV Golf.
    • Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie launches his 2024 presidential run.
    • New York City is covered in a haze from wildfire smoke.
    • Actress Shannen Doherty reveals that her breast cancer has spread to her brain.
  • June 7, 2023:
    • Reddit announces that it will be laying off 5% of its workforce.
    • Donald Trump's former vice-president, Mike Pence, officially declares his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination.
    • CNN CEO Chris Licht is forced to step down.
    • Bob's Burgers and Arrested Development actor, Jay Johnston, is charged in connection with the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.
  • June 8, 2023:
    • Four children and two adults are stabbed in an attack in France.
    • Evangelist Pat Robertson dies at the age of 93.
    • A federal grand jury indicts Donald Trump on charges relating to handling classified documents.
    • Ukrainian forces begin to attack Russian positions in the Zaporizhzhia region.
  • June 9, 2023:
    • The film "Transformers: Rise of the Beasts" is released.
    • Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns as an MP.
    • Four missing children are found alive one month after their plane crashed into a Colombian rainforest.
    • The song "Makeba" by French artist Jain begins to go viral on TikTok eight years after its initial release.
  • June 10, 2023:
    • Soccer: Manchester City beat Inter Milan 1-0 to win the Champions League and seal the treble.
    • Unabomber Ted Kaczynski commits suicide at the age of 81.
  • June 11, 2023:
    • Scotland's former leader Nicola Sturgeon is arrested in a police investigation into the Scottish National Party’s finances (she is later released without charge).
    • Ukraine claims that it has retaken three villages in its counteroffensive.
    • 10 people are killed after a tourist bus overturns in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia.
  • June 12, 2023:
    • Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi dies of leukemia at the age of 86.
    • Hundreds of communities on Reddit go private to protest against third-party app charges.
    • NBA Finals: The Denver Nuggets beat Miami Heat 4-1 to claim their first NBA title.
    • Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak announces that he will be retiring after 41 seasons.
    • Fox News sends Tucker Carlson a cease-and-desist letter over his competing Twitter series.
    • More than 100 people die after a vessel capsizes in the Niger River in Kwara State, Nigeria.
  • June 13, 2023:
    • Donald Trump pleads not guilty at his federal classified documents case.
    • Three people are stabbed to death in three separate attacks in Nottingham, England.
    • Aslan frontman Christy Dignam dies of cancer at the age of 63.
    • American writer Cormac McCarthy dies at the age of 89.
  • June 14, 2023: 79 people are killed and hundreds go missing after a fishing boat smuggling migrants and refugees sinks off the coast of Messenia, Greece.
  • June 15, 2023:
    • Conor McGregor is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at the NBA Finals in Miami.
    • Peggy Gou releases the song "(It Goes Like) Nanana".
    • Actor Al Pacino (83) becomes one of the oldest new fathers on record.
  • June 16, 2023: More than 40 people are killed during an Islamic terrorist attack on a school in Mpondwe, Uganda.
  • June 18, 2023: Golf: Wyndham Clark wins the US Open.
  • June 19, 2023: A rescue mission is launched after a Titanic tourist submersible goes missing with five people onboard.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 20, 2023, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 is the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 20, 2023 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2023

Toys and games that were popular in 2023:

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 20.

David Proval

David Proval

Actor
Born on May 20, 1942
He turned 81 on this day in 2023.

Cher

Cher

Singer
Born on May 20, 1946
She turned 77 on this day in 2023.

Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes

Rapper
Born on May 20, 1972
He turned 51 on this day in 2023.

Angela Goethals

Angela Goethals

Actress
Born on May 20, 1977
He turned 46 on this day in 2023.

Iker Casillas

Iker Casillas

Spanish soccer player
Born on May 20, 1981
He turned 42 on this day in 2023.

Petr Cech

Petr Cech

Czech soccer player
Born on May 20, 1982
He turned 41 on this day in 2023.

Jack Gleeson

Jack Gleeson

Actor
Born on May 20, 1992
He turned 31 on this day in 2023.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on May 20, 2023.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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 20, 2023 was most likely conceived around August 27, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 20, 2023 is close to February 10, 2024.

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Stats for May 20, 2023

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about May 20, 2023:

  • 201 days have passed since this date.
  • 28 weeks have passed.
  • 17,370,000 seconds have passed since May 20, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 20,265,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 8,962,920,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 2,895,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 1,493,820 steps. That's roughly 664 miles!
  • Since this date, 208,440 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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