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Historical Events For May - 18

Thursday, 30 March 2017

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  US Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson) on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1897  Frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history world Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference  

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1900  On May - 18 britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga  

1900  On May - 18 tonga becomes a British protectorate  

1900  Sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825) on May - 18.  

1901  Harry Robert Wilson, composer on May - 18.  

1902  [Robert] Meredith Willson, Mason City Iowa, composer (Music Man) on this day in history.  

1903  George E Stone, Lodz Poland, actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile) on May - 18.  

1904  American Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco on this day in history.  

1904  On May - 18 jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY)  

1905  On this day in history eric Zeisl, composer  

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  On this day in history george Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81  

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  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  On May - 18 joe Turner, KC, blues singer (Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll)  

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 this day in history.  

1912  On May - 18 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 May - 18.  

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

1474  On this day in history birth of isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua (d. 1539)  

1551  On May - 18 birth of domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486)  

1610  On this day in history 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  Joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian was born on May - 18.  

1711  On this day in history birth of ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer  

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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 May - 18.  

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  On May - 18 ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies  

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 this day in history death of domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486)  

1584  On this day in history death of ikeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1559)  

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