Historical Events Happened In May - 18
Sunday, 01 March 2015
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 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 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 May - 18.
1899 On May - 18 world Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference
1900 Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga on this day in history.
1900 Tonga becomes a British protectorate on this day in history.
1900 Sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825) on this day in history.
1901 Harry Robert Wilson, composer on May - 18.
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 On May - 18 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 May - 18.
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 On May - 18 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 On May - 18 the first ever conference on air traffic opens in Paris
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 On this day in history pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends
1911 Joe Turner, KC, blues singer (Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll) on this day in history.
1911 Gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50 on May - 18.
1912 On May - 18 maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies
1912 On May - 18 a's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension
1912 Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer on May - 18.