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Historical Events Happened In May - 18

Monday, 26 January 2015

1891  On May - 18 rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist)  

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  On May - 18 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 this day in history 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  Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga on May - 18.  

1900  On this day in history tonga becomes a British protectorate  

1900  On May - 18 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 this day in history.  

1903  On May - 18 george E Stone, Lodz Poland, actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile)  

1904  American Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco on May - 18.  

1904  On this day in history 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  Fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36) on this day in history.  

1909  On May - 18 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 May - 18.  

1910  On May - 18 the first ever conference on air traffic opens in Paris  

1910  On this day in history arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian  

1910  Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1911  Gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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 May - 18.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1048  On this day in history birth of omar Khayyám, Persian mathematician, poet and philosopher (d. 1131)  

1186  Konstantin of Rostov, Prince of Novgorod (d. 1218) was born on May - 18.  

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

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

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  Joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history john I, Pope (523-26), dies  

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

1401  On May - 18 death of władysław Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372  

1410  Ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies on this day in history.  

1450  Death of Sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1397) on May - 18.  

1550  Death of John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498) on this day in history.  

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

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