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 This day in History - May 18
398 Historic Events for May 18
1885

Eurico Gaspar Dutra, president of Brazil (1945-50)

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1886

Ole Windingstad, composer

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1887

Emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi Malgr‚ Luis," premieres in Paris

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1887

Ernst Wiechert, writer

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1889

G Gunnarson, writer

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1889

Jules Massenets opera "Esclarmonde," premieres in Paris

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1891

Rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist)

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1896

Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England

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1896

US Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson)

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1897

Paul Dukas "L'Apprenti Sorcier Pruimtabak on the Market," premieres

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1897

Frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic and Old Lace)

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1897

Jack Raine, London England, actor (Quartet)

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1897

Irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin)

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1897

NY Giant William Joyce sets record of 4 triples in 1 game

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1898

Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada)

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1899

World Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference

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1900

Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga

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1900

Sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825)

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1901

Vincent du Vigneaud, US biochemist

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1901

Henri-Pierre Sauguet, Bordeaux France, composer (La Chotte)

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1901

Harry Robert Wilson, composer

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1902

[Robert] Meredith Willson, Mason City Iowa, composer (Music Man)

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1903

George E Stone, Lodz Poland, actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile)

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1904

Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY)

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1904

American Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco

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