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Historical Events Happened In May - 18

Friday, 06 May 2016

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 May - 18.  

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  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  Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) on this day in history.  

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  

1900  Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga on this day in history.  

1900  Tonga becomes a British protectorate on May - 18.  

1900  On May - 18 sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825)  

1901  Harry Robert Wilson, composer on this day in history.  

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  On May - 18 american Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco  

1904  Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY) on May - 18.  

1905  Eric Zeisl, composer on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1911  Pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1912  Maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies on May - 18.  

1912  On May - 18 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.  

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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 this day in history birth of konstantin of Rostov, Prince of Novgorod (d. 1218)  

1474  On May - 18 birth of isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua (d. 1539)  

1551  On this day in history 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  On May - 18 birth of george Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719)  

1692  Joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian was born on this day in history.  

1711  On May - 18 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 May - 18 john I, Pope (523-26), dies  

1160  Erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies on May - 18.  

1401  On this day in history 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 May - 18.  

1450  On May - 18 death of sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1397)  

1550  On May - 18 death of john, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498)  

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)  

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