Historical Events Happened In May - 18
Saturday, 23 May 2015
1891 On May - 18 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 this day in history uS Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson)
1896 Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England on May - 18.
1897 On this day in history irish Music Festival first held (Dublin)
1897 Irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin) on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1900 Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga on May - 18.
1900 Tonga becomes a British protectorate on May - 18.
1900 On this day in history sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825)
1901 Harry Robert Wilson, composer on this day in history.
1902 On May - 18 [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 American Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco on May - 18.
1904 Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY) on May - 18.
1905 Eric Zeisl, composer on May - 18.
1906 On May - 18 the Federated Boys' Clubs, later to become the Boys' Clubs of America, are organized
1907 Clifford Curzon, London England, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal) on May - 18.
1909 Fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36) on May - 18.
1909 George Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81 on May - 18.
1910 On May - 18 passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic
1910 The first ever conference on air traffic opens in Paris on May - 18.
1910 Arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian on May - 18.
1910 On this day in history 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 On May - 18 joe Turner, KC, blues singer (Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll)
1911 On May - 18 gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50
1912 Maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies on May - 18.
1912 On this day in history a's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension
1912 Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer on this day in history.