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May 17, 2022

May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (135th in leap years). There are 231 days remaining until the end of the year.

Recurring anniversaries

National Days

Israel (in memory of the founding of the country on this day 1948)

Flag days

Paraguay: Paraguayan Flag Day (celebration continues the following day, which is Paraguay's National Day)


The Apostle Mattias


Sign language day

Name days

In the Swedish almanac

Current - Halvard and Halvar Previous in alphabetical order Cornelia - The name existed during the 17th century on March 31 and appeared in the 1790s on today's date, but then expired. In 1986, it was introduced on 16 September, but moved from 1993 to 22 November and expired in 2001. Halvar - The name was introduced on today's date 1986, but was moved in 1993 to 1 April, to be returned in 2001 to today's date. Halvard - The name appeared before 1901 occasionally on May 15, but was moved this year to today's date. It was there until 1993, when it expired. In 2001, however, it was reintroduced on today's date. Halvor - The name was introduced on today's date 1986, but expired in 1993. Kristian - The name appeared on today's date in the 1660s, but then expired. In 1778 it was introduced on November 13 and has been there ever since. Lill - The name was introduced on today's date 1993, but expired in 2001. Lillemor - The name was introduced in 1986 on October 18. In 1993 it was moved to today's date and in 2001 to November 18. Corona - The name existed, in memory of a female martyr, also in the form Corona on today's date before 1901, when it expired. Previous in chronological order Before 1901 - Korona or Corona, Kristian and Cornelia 1901–1985 - Halvard 1986–1992 - Halvard, Halvar och Halvor 1993–2000 - Lillemor och Lill From 2001 - Halvard and Halvar Sources Brylla, Eva (ed.): Namnlängdsboken, Norstedts ordbok, Stockholm, 2000. ISBN 91-7227-204-X af Klintberg, Bengt: Namnen i almanackan, Norstedts ordbok, Stockholm, 2001. ISBN 91-7227-292-9

In the Finnish-Swedish almanac

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1572 - After Pius V's death on May 1, Ugo Boncompagni is elected pope and takes the name Gregory XIII. During his time, among other things, the Gregorian calendar began to be introduced in some Catholic countries (from 1582). 1610 - French King Henry IV is assassinated in Paris, when the deranged Catholic fanatic François Ravaillac jumps on the king's chariot at four in the morning and kills him with two stab wounds. Ravaillac was immediately arrested and executed on May 27 by hanging, dragging and quadrupling (a method of torture and execution reserved for royal assassins). On the same day that Henrik is murdered, he is succeeded as king of France by his son Louis XIII. 1643 - At the death of the French king Louis XIII (on the anniversary of his accession to the throne in 1610), he is succeeded as king of France by his four-year-old son Louis XIV. He will sit on the throne until his death in 1715 and this period of 72 years will be the longest reign so far in the history of Europe. During his reign, Ludvig became known as "The Sun King". 1796 - A British doctor, Edward Jenner, succeeds in carrying out the world's first vaccination, by inoculating the infectious smallpox disease on a boy named Phipps. Jenner has discovered that dairy shoes, which have been infected by the disease of the cows they milk, have then become immune to the very dangerous disease smallpox and by giving a person the harmless disease, Jenner hopes to make the person immune to the more dangerous disease. When he tries to inoculate smallpox on the boy a few weeks later, the experiment has succeeded, as the boy has developed immunity