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Historical Events Happened In May - 18

Friday, 31 October 2014

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 May - 18 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  Frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace) on May - 18.  

1898  Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) on this day in history.  

1899  On May - 18 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  On May - 18 britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga  

1900  Tonga becomes a British protectorate on May - 18.  

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

1901  On May - 18 harry Robert Wilson, composer  

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

1903  George E Stone, Lodz Poland, actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile) on this day in history.  

1904  On May - 18 american Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco  

1904  Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY) on this day in history.  

1905  On May - 18 eric Zeisl, composer  

1906  The Federated Boys' Clubs, later to become the Boys' Clubs of America, are organized on this day in history.  

1907  On May - 18 clifford Curzon, London England, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal)  

1909  On this day in history fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36)  

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  Arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1912  On May - 18 maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies  

1912  On this day in history a's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension  

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  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 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 May - 18.  

1711  Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0526  On May - 18 john I, Pope (523-26), dies  

1160  On May - 18 erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies  

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

1410  On this day in history ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies  

1450  On this day in history death of sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1397)  

1550  Death of John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498) on May - 18.  

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)