Historical Events Happened In May - 18
Sunday, 28 August 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 Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England on this day in history.
1897 On this day in history irish Music Festival first held (Dublin)
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 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 May - 18 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 Sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825) on May - 18.
1901 Harry Robert Wilson, composer on May - 18.
1902 On May - 18 [Robert] Meredith Willson, Mason City Iowa, composer (Music Man)
1903 George E Stone, Lodz Poland, actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile) on May - 18.
1904 American Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY)
1905 On May - 18 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 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 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 this day in history flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66
1911 President/dictator José Porfirio Diaz of México term ends on May - 18.
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 On May - 18 gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50
1912 Maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies on May - 18.
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.