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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.  

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

1610  On May - 18 birth of stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (d. 1664)  

1662  George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

1692  On this day in history birth of joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian  

1711  Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0526  On May - 18 john I, Pope (523-26), dies  

1160  On May - 18 erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies  

1401  Death of Władysław Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372 on May - 18.  

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  On this day in history death of john, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498)  

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 this day in history.