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  May 1, 1926 Peter Lax (1926-?), Hungarian-American mathematician More...
  May 2, 1860 D'Arcy Thompson (1860-1948), British biologist More...
  May 2, 1917 Firts Double No-Hit Baseball Game More...
  May 2, 1928 Jacques-Louis Lions (1928-2001), French mathematician More...
  May 2, 2013 National Day of Reason More...
  May 4, 1796 Horace Mann (1796-1859), American educator More...
  May 5, 1867 Nellie Bly (1867-1922), American journalist More...
  May 5, 1923 Cathleen S. Morawetz (1923-?), Canadian-American mathematician More...
  May 5, 2013 Cinco de Mayo
  May 5, 2013 Be Kind to Animals Week
  May 5, 2013 World Laughter Day More...
  May 6 No Homework Day
  May 6, 1851 Lock lock More...
  May 6, 1906 Andre Weil (1906-1998), French American mathematician More...
  May 7, 2013 National Teacher Day
  May 7, 2013 World Teacher Day More...
  May 8, 1924 Edwin Floyd (1924-1990; American mathematician More...
  May 9, 2013 Bike to Work Day
  May 10, 1869 First Transcontinental Railroad
  May 12, 1820 Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), British nurse/mathematician More...
  May 12, 1847 Odometer invented More...
  May 12, 2013 Mother's Day
  May 13, 2006 Project Workshop: Math and Sports More...
  May 14, 1686 Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686-1736), German physicist More...
  May 14, 1917 William T. Tutte (1917-2002), English-Canadian mathematician More...
  May 16, 1718 Maria Agnesi (1718-1799), Italian mathematician More...
  May 16, 1866 Issue of first nickel More...
  May 17, 2013 Endangered Species Day
  May 17, 2013 National Pizza Party Day More...
  May 18, 1872 Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), British mathematician/philosopher More...
  May 18, 2013 Armed Forces Day
  May 19, 1928 First Calavera County Frog Jumping Contest More...
  May 19, 2006 Calculus Mini-Conference More...
  May 19, 2007 Project Workshop: Middle School Focus More...
  May 19, 2007 Second Calculus Mini-Conference More...
  May 19, 2013 National Dog Bite Prevention Week
  May 20, World Metrology Day
  May 20, 1875 Weights and Measures Day More...
  May 21, 1471 Albrecht Durer (1471-1528), German artist/engraver More...
  May 21, 1901 First speed limit More...
  May 21, 1927 Charles Lindbergh Flies to Paris More...
  May 22, 1992 Johnny Carson hosted last episode of his Tonight Show More...
  May 23 National Lucky Penny Day More...
  May 23, 1701 Captain Kidd Hanged
  5/24/1935 First night baseball gtame
  May 26, 1667 Abraham de Moivre (1667-1754), French-English mathematician More...
  May 27, 1907 Rachel Carson (1907 - 1964), American biologist/author
  May 27, 1923 Bernard Dwork (1923-1998), American mathematician More...
  May 27, 1930 Masking tape patented
  May 27, 2013 Memorial Day
  May 28, 1888 Jim Thorpe (1888 - 1953), American Indian...Great athlete!
  May 29, 1832 Late night "solution" of polynomial equations More...