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Historical Events Happened In May - 18

Thursday, 23 October 2014

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

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

1900  Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga on May - 18.  

1900  Tonga becomes a British protectorate on May - 18.  

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

1901  On this day in history harry Robert Wilson, composer  

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 May - 18 american Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco  

1904  Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY) on May - 18.  

1905  On May - 18 eric Zeisl, composer  

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

1907  On May - 18 clifford Curzon, London England, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal)  

1909  Fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36) on this day in history.  

1909  George Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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

1910  On May - 18 arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian  

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

1911  President/dictator José Porfirio Diaz of México term ends on this day in history.  

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

1911  On May - 18 joe Turner, KC, blues singer (Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll)  

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 May - 18.  

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  Omar Khayyám, Persian mathematician, poet and philosopher (d. 1131) was born on May - 18.  

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 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  George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719) was born on May - 18.  

1692  On this day in history 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  On May - 18 john I, Pope (523-26), dies  

1160  Erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies on this day in history.  

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

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  Death of John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498) on May - 18.  

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 May - 18.