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Historical Events Happened In May - 18

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1891  Rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist) on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history uS Supreme court affirms "separate but equal" policy (Plessy v Ferguson)  

1896  On May - 18 uS Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson)  

1896  On this day in history walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England  

1897  Irish Music Festival first held (Dublin) on May - 18.  

1897  On May - 18 irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin)  

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

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 May - 18 world Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference  

1900  Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga on May - 18.  

1900  Tonga becomes a British protectorate on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825)  

1901  Harry Robert Wilson, composer on May - 18.  

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  On May - 18 american Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco  

1904  On this day in history jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY)  

1905  Eric Zeisl, composer on May - 18.  

1906  The Federated Boys' Clubs, later to become the Boys' Clubs of America, are organized on May - 18.  

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  Passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic on this day in history.  

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  Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66 on May - 18.  

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 this day in history 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  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 May - 18.  

1912  On this day in history georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1048  On May - 18 birth of omar Khayyám, Persian mathematician, poet and philosopher (d. 1131)  

1186  On May - 18 birth of konstantin of Rostov, Prince of Novgorod (d. 1218)  

1474  On this day in history 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 May - 18 birth of stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (d. 1664)  

1662  On this day in history birth of george Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719)  

1692  Joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian was born on May - 18.  

1711  Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer was born on May - 18.  

Famous Deaths In May - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0526  John I, Pope (523-26), dies on May - 18.  

1160  On this day in history erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies  

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

1584  On May - 18 death of ikeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1559)