Historical Events Happened In May - 18
Friday, 29 July 2016
1891 Rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist) on this day in history.
1896 US Supreme court affirms "separate but equal" policy (Plessy v Ferguson) on May - 18.
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 this day in history.
1897 On May - 18 irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin)
1897 On May - 18 frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace)
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 On May - 18 britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga
1900 Tonga becomes a British protectorate on May - 18.
1900 On May - 18 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 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 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 this day in history.
1907 On this day in history clifford Curzon, London England, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal)
1909 Fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36) on May - 18.
1909 On this day in history george Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81
1910 On this day in history passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic
1910 The first ever conference on air traffic opens in Paris on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian
1910 On May - 18 flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66
1911 On May - 18 president/dictator José Porfirio Diaz of México term ends
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 May - 18.
1911 On May - 18 gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50
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 this day in history.
1912 Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer on this day in history.