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Historical Events Happened In May - 18

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

1891  On this day in history rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist)  

1896  US Supreme court affirms "separate but equal" policy (Plessy v Ferguson) on this day in history.  

1896  US Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson) on this day in history.  

1896  Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England on this day in history.  

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

1897  Irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin) on this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace)  

1898  Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) on this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history world Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in first Hague Peace Conference  

1899  On this day in history world Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference  

1900  On this day in history britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga  

1900  On this day in history tonga becomes a British protectorate  

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

1901  Harry Robert Wilson, composer on this day in history.  

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

1903  On this day in history george E Stone, Lodz Poland, actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile)  

1904  On this day in history american Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco  

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

1905  Eric Zeisl, composer on this day in history.  

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

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  George Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1910  Passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history the first ever conference on air traffic opens in Paris  

1910  Arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian on this day in history.  

1910  Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history president/dictator José Porfirio Diaz of México term ends  

1911  Pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends on this day in history.  

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

1911  On this day in history 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  On this day in history a's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension  

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  Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486) was born on this day in history.  

1610  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1711  Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0526  On this day in history john I, Pope (523-26), dies  

1160  On this day in history erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies  

1401  Death of Władysław Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372 on this day in history.  

1410  On this day in history ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies  

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

1550  On this day in history death of john, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498)  

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

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