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Historical Events Happened In May - 18

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1891  Rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist) on May - 18.  

1896  On May - 18 uS Supreme court affirms "separate but equal" policy (Plessy v Ferguson)  

1896  US Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson) on May - 18.  

1896  On May - 18 walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England  

1897  Irish Music Festival first held (Dublin) on May - 18.  

1897  On this day in history irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin)  

1897  On May - 18 frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace)  

1898  Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) on May - 18.  

1899  World Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in first Hague Peace Conference on May - 18.  

1899  On May - 18 world Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference  

1900  Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga on this day in history.  

1900  Tonga becomes a British protectorate on this day in history.  

1900  Sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825) on this day in history.  

1901  Harry Robert Wilson, composer on May - 18.  

1902  On this day in history [Robert] Meredith Willson, Mason City Iowa, composer (Music Man)  

1903  George E Stone, Lodz Poland, actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile) on this day in history.  

1904  On May - 18 american Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco  

1904  On May - 18 jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY)  

1905  On this day in history eric Zeisl, composer  

1906  The Federated Boys' Clubs, later to become the Boys' Clubs of America, are organized on May - 18.  

1907  Clifford Curzon, London England, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal) on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36)  

1909  On May - 18 george Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81  

1910  On this day in history passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic  

1910  On May - 18 the first ever conference on air traffic opens in Paris  

1910  On this day in history arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian  

1910  On May - 18 flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66  

1911  President/dictator José Porfirio Diaz of México term ends on May - 18.  

1911  On this day in history pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends  

1911  Joe Turner, KC, blues singer (Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll) on this day in history.  

1911  Gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50 on May - 18.  

1912  On May - 18 maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies  

1912  On May - 18 a's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension  

1912  Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer on May - 18.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1048  On this day in history birth of omar Khayyám, Persian mathematician, poet and philosopher (d. 1131)  

1186  Konstantin of Rostov, Prince of Novgorod (d. 1218) was born on this day in history.  

1474  Isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua (d. 1539) was born on this day in history.  

1551  On May - 18 birth of domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486)  

1610  Stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (d. 1664) was born on this day in history.  

1662  On this day in history birth of george Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719)  

1692  On May - 18 birth of joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian  

1711  On this day in history birth of ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer  

Famous Deaths In May - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0526  John I, Pope (523-26), dies on this day in history.  

1160  On May - 18 erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies  

1401  On May - 18 death of władysław Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372  

1410  Ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies on this day in history.  

1450  Death of Sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1397) on this day in history.  

1550  Death of John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498) on this day in history.  

1551  On this day in history death of domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486)  

1584  On May - 18 death of ikeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1559)