Historical Events Happened In May - 18
Friday, 21 October 2016
1891 On May - 18 rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist)
1896 On this day in history uS Supreme court affirms "separate but equal" policy (Plessy v Ferguson)
1896 On May - 18 uS Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson)
1896 On May - 18 walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England
1897 On this day in history irish Music Festival first held (Dublin)
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 World Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in first Hague Peace Conference on May - 18.
1899 World Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference on May - 18.
1900 On May - 18 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 On May - 18 harry Robert Wilson, composer
1902 [Robert] Meredith Willson, Mason City Iowa, composer (Music Man) on May - 18.
1903 George E Stone, Lodz Poland, actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile) on May - 18.
1904 American Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco on May - 18.
1904 Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history clifford Curzon, London England, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal)
1909 On this day in history fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36)
1909 George Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic
1910 The first ever conference on air traffic opens in Paris on this day in history.
1910 On May - 18 arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian
1910 Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66 on May - 18.
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 this day in history.
1911 Gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50 on May - 18.
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 May - 18.
1912 Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer on this day in history.