MAY 2016 Almanac     Tom Whitney     413-256-6234    E-MAIL
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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1
SUNSET
May/Law Day
Loyalty Day
1921/1958
Beltane
X1/4 Day
2
Commercial Jet
1953
3
318mph tornado
Teacher's Day
Freezing Ends
Moon D. Node
4 5
Trees Bud
1961 American
 in Space
Eta Aquarid
Meteors
Moon S. Venus
Perigee
6
1840 Postage
Stamp
Freud 1856
NEW MOON
S. Mercury
7
SOLAR
OBSERVATORY

A.M.A. 1847
8
SUNSET
Mother's Day 1868
2d Sun May 1914
V-E Day 1945
Coca-Cola 1886
Eta Lyrid Meteors
9
Birth Control
Pill 1960
Jupiter S
Regulus
MERCURY
TRANSIT
10
Cranberry Bud
11
AA 1935
Moon S.
Pollux
12 13
Mexican War 1846
Earthquake China
2008 Kill-90,000
Time Eq.Shallow Max.

1-Q Moon
Mercury S. Venus
Sun in Taurus
14
ASTRONOMY DAY
Jamestown 1607
Fahrenheit 1686
Space Station1973
Time Eq. +3.39 m
Moon S. Regulus
15
SUNSET
Whit Sunday
Cranberries Bud
Moon S. Jupiter

 A. Node
16 17
1954
Segregation
 Unconstitutional
1792 NY
Stock Ex.
Butterflies
Appear
18
1980 Mt.
St.Helens
Moon N.
Spica.
Apogee
19
Mercury
Aphelion
20
Fountain Pen
Pat. 1830
Council Nicea 325
Gemini Sign
21
SOLAR
OBSERVATORY

Armed Forces
Day
Gemini Sign
Red Cross 1881
FULL MOON
N. MARS
22
SUNSET
Maritime Day
9.5 E-quake
Chile 1960
Cancer Soc.1918
MARS
OPPOSITION
Moon N. Mars
Staurn
23
1930 Adler
Planetarium
24
Telegram
1844
25 26
Cellophane
Tape 1930
Violets
Disappear
27
TW-1941
 Tornado 1997
28
SOLAR
OBSERVATORY
29
SUNSET
Totnado 1995
L-Q Moon
30
MEMORIAL DAY
Last May Mon.
1868 / 1971
Moon D. Node
Mars Closest
to Earth
31