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Historical Events Happened In May - 18

Friday, 29 July 2016

1891  Rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist) on this day in history.  

1896  US Supreme court affirms "separate but equal" policy (Plessy v Ferguson) on May - 18.  

1896  On May - 18 uS Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson)  

1896  On this day in history walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England  

1897  Irish Music Festival first held (Dublin) on this day in history.  

1897  On May - 18 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 this day in history.  

1899  World Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference on May - 18.  

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1900  On May - 18 britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga  

1900  Tonga becomes a British protectorate on May - 18.  

1900  On May - 18 sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825)  

1901  Harry Robert Wilson, composer on May - 18.  

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

1903  George E Stone, Lodz Poland, actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile) on May - 18.  

1904  On May - 18 american Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco  

1904  On this day in history jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY)  

1905  Eric Zeisl, composer on May - 18.  

1906  The Federated Boys' Clubs, later to become the Boys' Clubs of America, are organized on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history clifford Curzon, London England, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal)  

1909  Fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36) on May - 18.  

1909  On this day in history 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  The first ever conference on air traffic opens in Paris on this day in history.  

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

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

1911  On May - 18 president/dictator José Porfirio Diaz of México term ends  

1911  On May - 18 pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends  

1911  Joe Turner, KC, blues singer (Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll) on May - 18.  

1911  On May - 18 gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50  

1912  Maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies on this day in history.  

1912  A's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension on this day in history.  

1912  Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer on this day in history.  

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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  On this day in history birth of konstantin of Rostov, Prince of Novgorod (d. 1218)  

1474  On this day in history birth of isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua (d. 1539)  

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

1610  On May - 18 birth of stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (d. 1664)  

1662  George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

1692  Joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian was born on May - 18.  

1711  On May - 18 birth of ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer  

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Famous Deaths In May - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0526  John I, Pope (523-26), dies on May - 18.  

1160  Erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies on May - 18.  

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 May - 18.  

1450  On May - 18 death of sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1397)  

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

1551  Death of Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486) on May - 18.  

1584  Death of Ikeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1559) on this day in history.  

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