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 This day in History - May 18
398 Historic Events for May 18
1952

Martin R Hoke, (Rep-R-Ohio)

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1952

Diane E[lizabeth] Duane, US, sci-fi author (Door into Fire)

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1952

Professor WF Libby said Stonehedge dates back to 1848 BC

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1952

George Strait, Pearsall Tx, country singer (All My Exes Live in Texas)

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1952

Rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, dies at 86

Death
1953

Helen Chadwick, artist

Birth
1953

[Feliciano] Butch Tavares, rocker (Tavares)

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1953

Tom Killick, cricketer (at the crease 2 Tests for Eng 1929), dies

Death
1953

1st woman to break sound barrier (Jacqueline Cochrane, USA)

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1953

Jacqueline Cochran is 1st woman to break the sound barrier

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1954

European Convention on Human Rights goes into effect

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1954

Martyn Wiley, writer/broadcaster

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1954

Wreckless Eric, rocker (Waxworks, Be Stiff)

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1955

28.7 cm rain falls at Lake Maloya New Mexico (state record)

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1955

Atkinson and Depeiaza take WI from 6-187 to 6-494 in day v Aust

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1955

Yun Fat Chow, Nam Nga Island Hong Kong, actor (Better Tomorrow)

Birth
1955

Edwin Scharff, German painter/sculptor (Rosseb„ndiger), dies at 68

Death
1955

Mary McLeod Bethune, educator and civil rights leader, dies at 79

Death
1955

Queen Juliana opens E55 fair in Amsterdam

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1956

Maurice Tate, cricketer (39 Tests for England, 155 wickets), dies

Death
1956

Hungarian party leader Matyas R kosi enforces his own policy

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1956

Mickey Mantle hits HR from both sides of plate for record 3rd time

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1956

Joe [Naomichi] Ozaki, Tekushima Japan, golfer (1995 Phoenix Open-8th)

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1956

Queen Juliana opens Rembrandt fairs in Amsterdam

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1957

Michael Cretu, rocker (Enigma)

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