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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  

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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 this day in history.  

1186  Konstantin of Rostov, Prince of Novgorod (d. 1218) was born on this day in history.  

1474  On May - 18 birth of isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua (d. 1539)  

1551  Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486) was born on this day in history.  

1610  Stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (d. 1664) was born on this day in history.  

1662  On May - 18 birth of george Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719)  

1692  On May - 18 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  John I, Pope (523-26), dies on May - 18.  

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

1401  Death of Władysław Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372 on this day in history.  

1410  Ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies on May - 18.  

1450  On May - 18 death of sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1397)  

1550  Death of John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498) on May - 18.  

1551  Death of Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486) on May - 18.  

1584  Death of Ikeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1559) on this day in history.