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Historical Events Happened In May - 18

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

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  US Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson) on May - 18.  

1896  On May - 18 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 this day in history.  

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  World Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in first Hague Peace Conference on this day in history.  

1899  World Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference on May - 18.  

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

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

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  Eric Zeisl, composer on May - 18.  

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

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

1909  On May - 18 fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36)  

1909  George Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1910  Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66 on May - 18.  

1911  On this day in history president/dictator José Porfirio Diaz of México term ends  

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 May - 18.  

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  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 May - 18.  

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

1474  Isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua (d. 1539) was born on this day in history.  

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

1610  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian  

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

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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