Historical Events Happened In May - 18
Saturday, 18 April 2015
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 On May - 18 uS Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson)
1896 On May - 18 walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England
1897 Irish Music Festival first held (Dublin) on May - 18.
1897 Irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin) on May - 18.
1897 On this day in history frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace)
1898 On May - 18 juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada)
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 May - 18 britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga
1900 On May - 18 tonga becomes a British protectorate
1900 On this day in history sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825)
1901 Harry Robert Wilson, composer on May - 18.
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 Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY) on May - 18.
1905 Eric Zeisl, composer on May - 18.
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 May - 18 fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36)
1909 George Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81 on May - 18.
1910 Passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic on May - 18.
1910 On May - 18 the first ever conference on air traffic opens in Paris
1910 Arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66
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 Joe Turner, KC, blues singer (Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll) on May - 18.
1911 Gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50 on May - 18.
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 May - 18.
1912 Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer on this day in history.