Historical Events Happened In May - 18
Monday, 26 January 2015
1891 On May - 18 rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist)
1896 On May - 18 uS Supreme court affirms "separate but equal" policy (Plessy v Ferguson)
1896 On this day in history uS Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson)
1896 On this day in history 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 On this day in history frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace)
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 this day in history world Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference
1900 Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga on May - 18.
1900 On this day in history tonga becomes a British protectorate
1900 On May - 18 sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825)
1901 On May - 18 harry Robert Wilson, composer
1902 [Robert] Meredith Willson, Mason City Iowa, composer (Music Man) on this day in history.
1903 On May - 18 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 On this day in history eric Zeisl, composer
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian
1910 Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1911 President/dictator José Porfirio Diaz of México term ends on this day in history.
1911 On May - 18 pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends
1911 Joe Turner, KC, blues singer (Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll) on this day in history.
1911 Gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies
1912 A's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension on May - 18.
1912 Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer on May - 18.