Saturday May 1st, 1926
May First, Nineteen Twenty-Six

How old am I if I was born on May 1, 1926?

Years Months Days Hours Minutes

Date Facts:

  • May 1, 1926 was a Saturday
  • Zodiac Sign for this date is: Taurus
  • This date was 35,717 days ago
  • May 1st 2024 is on a Wednesday
  • Someone born on this date is 97 years old
  • If you were born on this date:

  • You've slept for 11,906 days or 32 years!
  • Your next birthday is 78 days away
  • You've been alive for 857,208 hours
  • You were born on a Saturday in early May
  • You are 51,432,480 minutes old
  • Your next birthday is on a Wednesday

  • Most popular baby names of 1926 ranked:

    Rank Name
    1. Robert
    2. John
    3. James
    4. William
    5. Charles
    6. George
    7. Richard
    Rank Name
    1. Dorothy
    2. Betty
    3. Helen
    4. Margaret
    5. Ruth
    6. Doris
    7. Virginia

    How popular is your name? Search to find out!

    Celebrities Birthdays:
    May 1st

    You Share a birthday with over 12 other celebrities and/or famous people! Click Here to view our complete list. Who do you share a birthday with?

    Emerald: Birthstone for May 1st, 1926



    Good Fortune

    High Value:
    $4700 Per Carat
    Low Value:
    $800 Per Carat

    Click Here To learn more about May Birthstones

    Tap Image to view price

    The Emerald is the birthstone for people born in May. Derived from the Latin word "Smaragdus" meaning green, Emerald come in a large variety of shades of green. Founds all across the globe, including Colombia, and Russia, Brazil is actually the lead supplier of the global market of Emeralds. It is extremely rare to find an emerald without inclusions or imperfections, due to this the purest emeralds are often valued higher than that of diamonds of the same weight.

    Also known as "The stones of Successful love", Emeralds are often associated with bestowing great vision, intuition, wisdom and memory. Making it a very popular choice of gem stone for both gifting and beauty products. According to ancient Indian lore, Emeralds were first translated from Sanskrit as Marakata, or "The green growing things".

    1926 - the Silent Generation:

    Age Range:

    80-101 years old


    The silent Gen were born into a fortunate time period associated with wealth, and high eduaction.

    the Silent Generation Summary:

    Contrary to their name, the Silent Generation tended to be very patriotic and ambitious. They were plagued with the Korean war, and economic instability following WWII

    Time Period:


    Like to see more about Generations? Click here to go to our interactive generations table.

    Zodiac - Taurus:


    Taurus Traits:


    Taurus Summary:

    A Taurus will stand up for that which they believe in. While normally easy going, can be very stuborn at times

    Start Date:


    End Date:


    Click here to see more about Taurus

    1926-05-01: This day in History:

  • 1006-05-01 Supernova observed in Lupus the Wolf constellation
  • 1682-05-01 Louis XIV & his court inaugurate Paris Observatory
  • 1701-05-01 England - Wales & Scotland form UK of Great Britain
  • 1840-05-01 1st adhesive postage stamps ("Penny Blacks" from England) issued
  • 1841-05-01 1st wagon train leaves Independance - Mo for Cal
  • 1850-05-01 John Geary becomes 1st SF mayor
  • 1860-05-01 1st school for deaf founded
  • 1869-05-01 Folies-Bergre opens in Paris
  • 1873-05-01 1st US postal card issued
  • 1884-05-01 Construction begins on Chicago 1st skyscraper
  • 1890-05-01 May Day
  • 1892-05-01 Angel Is US Quarantine Station opens
  • 1920-05-01 Babe Ruth's 1st Yankee HR & 50th of career - out of Polo Grounds
  • 1926-05-01 Dogers & Braves deadlock at 1-1 in 26 innings
  • 1926-05-01 Satchel Paige makes pitching debut in Negro Southern League
  • 1928-05-01 Lei Day begun (a Hawaiian celebration)
  • 1931-05-01 Empire State Building opens in NYC
  • 1932-05-01 Charles Lindbergh's baby kidnapped
  • 1947-05-01 Radar for coml & private planes 1st demonstrated
  • 1948-05-01 Dem People's Rep of Korea (N Korea) established
  • 1949-05-01 Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid - (2nd satellite of Neptune)
  • 1951-05-01 Mickey Mantle's 1st HR
  • 1955-05-01 Bobby Feller's 15th 1-hit or less game
  • 1960-05-01 Russia shoots down Francis Gary Powers' US spy plane
  • 1961-05-01 1st US airplane hijacked to Cuba
  • 1964-05-01 1st BASIC program run on a computer (Dartmouth)
  • 1975-05-01 Islander Parise & Potvin score within 14 seconds in playoffs Flyers 5-Isles 4 - Semi Finals- Flyers hold 2-0 lead
  • 1977-05-01 Empress Lilly dedicated
  • 1979-05-01 Marshall Islands becomes self-governing
  • 1980-05-01 Sabres & Islanders play to 1:20 of 5th period in a playoff
  • 1982-05-01 Nordiques 4-Isles 5 (OT) - Semi-Finals- Isles hold 3-0 lead

  • 5-1-1926 in
    Roman Numerals:

    V • I • MCMXXVI

    What is 1926-05-01 converted to roman numerals? Above is the date 5-1-1926 converted into roman numerals.
    The above date is written in the traditional western/American style of writing dates. Formatted in the order of
    Month-Day-Year. If you prefer the European way of writing dates (Which is day-month-year) the roman numerals would be written I • V • MCMXXVI.

    Next Birthday Countdown:

    Countdown timer for May 1, 2024:

    The above timer is a countdown clock for your next birthday! (Assuming you were born on 1926-05-01) This timer is automatically updated, and is accurate all the way up to the nearest second. Watch as your next birthday ticks closer and closer right before your eyes. If you were born on april-31-1926, your next birthday is only 78 days away.

    Your birthday is on May first, 1926. Being born in early-May says a lot about you. Your zodiac sign is taurus, your birth-stone is the Emerald, and your birth flower is the Lily (both of which make great gifts for someone with this birthday). You are 97 years old, and were born in the beginning of the Silent Generation. Which generation you are born into makes a huge impact on your life, click here to see our interactive table and learn more. You have been alive for 35717 days, or 857208 hours, or 51432480 minutes! Your next birthday which is in 2024, is on a Wednesday.

  • Birthstone: Emerald (great gift idea, see Emerald article)
  • Birthflower: Lily
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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