6 days before today

Today is May 28th, 2023 (Sunday), so 6 days before today would be:

May 22nd, 2023 (Monday)

Time Zone: America/New_York ((EDT), GMT-04:00)

• Day numbers: 142

• Week number: 21

• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year

• Daylight Saving Time: Yes

• Sunrise time: 05:53 am

• Sunset time: 08:22 pm

• Day length: 14h 28m

• Source: suntoday.org

• Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent

• Illumination: 10%

• Moon Age: 3.17 day(s)

• Source: mooninfo.org

May 22nd, 2023 Holidays and National Days

May 22nd, in History

The Republic of Ireland, long known as a conservative, predominantly Catholic country, becomes the first nation in the world to legalize gay marriage in a public referendum.
An EF5 tornado kills at least 158 people in Joplin, Missouri, the largest death toll from a tornado since record-keeping began in 1950.
Following a 200-year search for the tomb of Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus his remains are reburied in Frombork Cathedral
An EF4 tornado with a record-setting width of 2.5 miles wipes out Hallam, Nebraska, killing 1 person.
Fahrenheit 9-11, directed by Michael Moore, becomes the first documentary ever to win the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
Johnny Carson’s final appearance on The Tonight Show on NBC, after 30 years as the program’s host.
In the Middle East, North and South Yemen merge to become a single state.
Baseball player Pete Rose passes Hank Aaron as National League run scoring leader with 2,108.
Ceylon becomes the Republic of Sri Lanka as its constitution is ratified.
The children’s program Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood premiers.
→ See more: May 22nd, in History

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