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Historical Events Happened In May - 18

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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

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

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

1896  Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England on May - 18.  

1897  On May - 18 irish Music Festival first held (Dublin)  

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

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

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

1900  On this day in history 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 this day in history american Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco  

1904  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1909  On May - 18 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  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 May - 18.  

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

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  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 May - 18.  

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

1912  On May - 18 georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer  

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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 May - 18 birth of konstantin of Rostov, Prince of Novgorod (d. 1218)  

1474  Isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua (d. 1539) was born on May - 18.  

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 May - 18.  

1662  George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719) was born on May - 18.  

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

1711  Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer was born on May - 18.  

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 this day in history 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  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 May - 18 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.  

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