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May 18, 1881

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Events:


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History Facts:


18-05-1756 England decares war on France
18-05-1804 Napoleon became Emperor of France
18-05-1897 NY Giant William Joyce sets record of 4 triples in 1 game
18-05-1899 World Good-Will Day - 26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference
18-05-1910 Passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic
18-05-1917 US passes Selective Service act
18-05-1933 TVA Act signed by FDR
18-05-1951 UN moves HQ to NYC
18-05-1953 1st woman pilot faster than speed of sound (Jacqueline Cochran)
18-05-1969 Apollo 10 launched toward lunar orbit
18-05-1974 India becomes 6th nation to explode an atomic bomb
18-05-1980 Mt St Helens blows its top in Washington State

Famous Birthdays:


18-05-1830 Karl Goldmark, Hungarian composer
18-05-1836 Wilhelm Steinitz, of Austria, world chess champion (1866-94)
18-05-1850 Oliver Heaviside, physicist predicted existance of ionosphere
18-05-1865 William Heinemann, English publisher
18-05-1868 Nicholas II, the last Russian tsar (1894-1917)
18-05-1872 Bertrand Russell, British mathematician, philosopher (Nobel 1950)
18-05-1883 Walter Gropius, German Bauhaus architect
18-05-1885 Eurico Gaspar Dutra, president of Brazil (1945-50)
18-05-1891 Rudolf Carnap, German Logical Positivist philosopher
18-05-1900 Sarah Miriam Peale, American portrait painter
18-05-1902 Meredith Willson, musician-composer (The Music Man)
18-05-1904 Jacob K. Javits, (R), NY Sen
18-05-1912 Perry Como, singer
18-05-1917 Dame Margot Fonteyn, English ballerina
18-05-1918 John Paul II, 264th Roman Catholic pope (1978-, )
18-05-1922 Bill Macy, Actor
18-05-1930 Pernell Roberts, Actor (Adam Cartwright, Trapper John)
18-05-1946 Reggie Jackson, (Yankees, A's)
18-05-1950 Rodney Milburn, Jr., hurdler
18-05-1956 Sugar Ray Leonard, boxer

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1881-05-18
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 18-05-1881
Federated States of Micronesia : 05-18-1881
Australia, Belize : 18-05-1881 or 05-18-1881
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1881-05-18 or 18-05-1881
Albania : 1881-05-18 or 18/05/1881
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 18/05/1881
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 18.05.1881
Austria : 18.5.1881 or 18.5.81 or 18. May 1881 or 18. May 81
Bangladesh : 18-05-81 or 81-05-18
Belgium : 18-05-1881
Turkmenistan : 18.05.1881 or 18.05.81
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 18. 5. 1881. or 18. May 1881.
Czech Republic : 18. 5. 1881 or 18. May 1881
Cambodia : 1881-05-18 or 18-05-1881
Canada : 18-05-1881 or 1881 05 18 or 18/05/81 or May/18/1881 or May 18, 1881 or May-18-81 or 1881-05-18 or 18 May 1881
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1881-05-18
Denmark : 18-05-1881 or 18-05-81 or 1881-05-18 or 18810518 or 18. May 1881 or 18/5-81 or 18/5-1881
Estonia : 18.5.1881 or 18. May 1881
Finland, Serbia : 18.5.1881 or 18. May 1881
France, Ireland : 18/05/1881 or 18-05-1881
Germany : 18.05.81 or 18.5.81 or 18.05.1881 or 18.5.1881 or 1881-05-18 or 18. May 1881
Hong Kong : 18/05/81 or 18/5/81 or 18/05/1881 or 18/5/1881 or 1881/05/18
Hungary : 1881. 05. 18.
India : 18-05-1881 or 18810518 or 1881 05 18 or 1881-05-18
Iran : 1881/05/18 or 81/5/18 or 1881-05-18 or 18 May 1881
Kazakhstan : 1881.18.05 or 18.05.1881 or 18.05.81
Kenya : 81/05/18 or 18/05/1881 or 5/18/1881
Korea : 1881.05.18 or 1881/05/18
Latvia : 18.05.1881 or 1881.05.18
Luxembourg : 18/05/1881 or 18.5.1881
Maldives : th 1881f May, 1881 or 18.05.1881 or 18.05.81 or 18/05/81 or 18/05/1881 or 18-05-81 or 18-05-1881
Mongolia : 1881.05.18
Montenegro : 18.5.1881
Netherlands : 18-05-81 or 18-05-1881 or 18 May 81 or 18 May 1881
Nigeria : 18/05/81
Norway : 18.05.1881 or 180581 or 1881-05-18 or 18/5-81
Pakistan, Spain : 18/05/81 or 18/05/1881
Philippines : May 18, 1881 or 18-05-1881
Portugal : 18/05/1881 or 18-05-1881 or 1881-05-18
Poland : 18.05.1881
Romania : 18.05.1881 or 18-May-1881
Russia : 18.05.1881 or 18.05.81
Saudi Arabia : 18/05/1881 or 05/18/1881
Slovakia : 18. 05. 1881
Slovenia : 1881.05.18 or 18.5.1881 or 18. May 1881
South Africa : 1881-05-18 or 18/5/81
Sweden : 1881-05-18 or 18/5 1881 or 18/5 -81 or 18.05.1881
Ukraine : 18.05.81 or 18.05.1881 or 18/05/1881
United States of America : 05/18/81 or 05/18/1881 or 18 May 1881 or 1881-05-18
Uzbekistan : 18.05.1881 or 18/05 1881

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