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 This day in History - May 18
398 Historic Events for May 18
1929

Dodgers beat Phillies 20-16 and lost 8-6 in 2nd game (record 50 runs)

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1929

Lord St John of Fawsley

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1929

Johan N Block, aviation pioneer (Martinair/Transavia/Air Holland)

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1929

Roger Matton, composer

Birth
1929

55th Kentucky Derby: Linus McAtee on Clyde Van Dusen wins in 2:10.8

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1930

Warren B Rudman, (Sen-R-NH, 1980- )

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1930

Joao Marcellino Arroyo, composer, dies at 68

Death
1930

Barbara Goldsmith, New Rochelle, author (Little Gloria Happy At Last)

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1930

Don Leslie Lind, Midvale Utah, astronaut (STS 51-B)

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1930

Fred[erick Thomas] Saberhagen, US, sci-fi author (Book of Swords)

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1930

Geoffrey Littler, CEO (County NatWest Group)

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1931

Robert Morse, Newton Mass, actor (That's Life, Jack Frost)

Birth
1932

John Clement, chairman (Unigate Group)

Birth
1933

1st major league All-Star Game announced for July 6 at Comiskey Park It will be played as part of the Chicago World's Fair

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1933

Tennessee Valley Act (TVA) Act signed by FDR, to build dams

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1934

Jimmie Foxx hits 1st HR in Comiskey Park center field bleachers

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1934

Academy Award 1st called Oscar in print (Sidney Skolsky)

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1934

TWA began commercial service

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1934

Congress approves "Lindbergh Act," makes kidnapping a capital offense

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1934

Dwayne Hickman, LA, actor (Dobie Gillis, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini)

Birth
1935

Harold Gimblett scores 123 in 80 mins on debut for Somerset

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1936

Alick Maclean, composer, dies at 63

Death
1937

Brooks Robinson, Baltimore Oriole 3rd baseman (1955-77)

Birth
1937

Ildik¢ Sagi-Retj”, Hung, foils (Oly-2 gold/3 silv/2 bronze-1960-76)

Birth
1937

Jacques Santer, Pres (European Commission)

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