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Historical Events Happened In May - 18

Saturday, 25 June 2016

1891  Rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist) on May - 18.  

1896  US Supreme court affirms "separate but equal" policy (Plessy v Ferguson) on May - 18.  

1896  US Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson) on May - 18.  

1896  Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England on this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history irish Music Festival first held (Dublin)  

1897  On this day in history irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin)  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

1900  Tonga becomes a British protectorate on May - 18.  

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

1901  Harry Robert Wilson, composer on May - 18.  

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

1903  George E Stone, Lodz Poland, actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile) on May - 18.  

1904  On May - 18 american Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco  

1904  On May - 18 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 this day in history.  

1907  Clifford Curzon, London England, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal) on May - 18.  

1909  On this day in history 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  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 May - 18.  

1910  On May - 18 flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66  

1911  President/dictator José Porfirio Diaz of México term ends on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends  

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 this day in history.  

1912  A's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension on May - 18.  

1912  On May - 18 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 this day in history.  

1610  Stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (d. 1664) was born on May - 18.  

1662  George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

1692  On May - 18 birth of joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian  

1711  On this day in history birth of ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer  

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Famous Deaths In May - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

1450  Death of Sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1397) on this day in history.  

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

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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