May History

Click a date in the May calendar to the right for a timeline of all May events on that day, listed chronologically by year. Below is a list of important May events.

Click any event title to read more about that event. Every event page has a list of important names, places, and topics — click them to see a timeline of events associated with them.

May Calendar

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Today's Major Events

During Ramadan, Egyptian Newspaper Runs Six Muhammad Cartoons With No Riots Occurring
Al Capone Convicted of Five Counts of Income Tax Evasion and Failure to File Tax Returns
Albert Einstein Flees Nazi Germany and Comes to U.S. to Take Appointment at Princeton
Nobel Peace Prize is Awarded to Mother Teresa
Birth of Future Pope John Paul I

May History Calendar