Historical Events Happened In May - 18
Thursday, 26 November 2015
1891 On this day in history rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist)
1896 On May - 18 uS Supreme court affirms "separate but equal" policy (Plessy v Ferguson)
1896 US Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson) on May - 18.
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 May - 18.
1897 Frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace) on this day in history.
1898 Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) on May - 18.
1899 On this day in history world Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in first Hague Peace Conference
1899 World Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference on May - 18.
1900 Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga on May - 18.
1900 On May - 18 tonga becomes a British protectorate
1900 Sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825) on May - 18.
1901 On May - 18 harry Robert Wilson, composer
1902 [Robert] Meredith Willson, Mason City Iowa, composer (Music Man) on May - 18.
1903 On this day in history 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 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 Fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36) on May - 18.
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 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 On this day in history pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends
1911 On May - 18 joe Turner, KC, blues singer (Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll)
1911 On this day in history gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50
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 this day in history.
1912 Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer on this day in history.