Historical Events Happened In May - 18
Thursday, 02 October 2014
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 On this day in history 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 Irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin) on this day in history.
1897 Frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace) on May - 18.
1898 Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) on this day in history.
1899 On May - 18 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 On May - 18 tonga becomes a British protectorate
1900 On May - 18 sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825)
1901 Harry Robert Wilson, composer on this day in history.
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 Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY) on this day in history.
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 May - 18.
1909 On this day in history george Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81
1910 Passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic on this day in history.
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 President/dictator José Porfirio Diaz of México term ends on May - 18.
1911 Pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends on May - 18.
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 On this day in history maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies
1912 A's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer