On This Day: May 16th
This is 137th day of the year and 229 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—22 Iyyar 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 24th day of the 4th month of 4718 (Geng Zi)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Wendy Davispolitical figure
Elizabeth Palmer Peabodyeducator, lecturer, and reformer
Betty Carterjazz and blues singer
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.