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May 18, 1898

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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 : 1898-05-18
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 : 18-05-1898
Federated States of Micronesia : 05-18-1898
Australia, Belize : 18-05-1898 or 05-18-1898
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1898-05-18 or 18-05-1898
Albania : 1898-05-18 or 18/05/1898
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 18/05/1898
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 18.05.1898
Austria : 18.5.1898 or 18.5.98 or 18. May 1898 or 18. May 98
Bangladesh : 18-05-98 or 98-05-18
Belgium : 18-05-1898
Turkmenistan : 18.05.1898 or 18.05.98
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 18. 5. 1898. or 18. May 1898.
Czech Republic : 18. 5. 1898 or 18. May 1898
Cambodia : 1898-05-18 or 18-05-1898
Canada : 18-05-1898 or 1898 05 18 or 18/05/98 or May/18/1898 or May 18, 1898 or May-18-98 or 1898-05-18 or 18 May 1898
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1898-05-18
Denmark : 18-05-1898 or 18-05-98 or 1898-05-18 or 18980518 or 18. May 1898 or 18/5-98 or 18/5-1898
Estonia : 18.5.1898 or 18. May 1898
Finland, Serbia : 18.5.1898 or 18. May 1898
France, Ireland : 18/05/1898 or 18-05-1898
Germany : 18.05.98 or 18.5.98 or 18.05.1898 or 18.5.1898 or 1898-05-18 or 18. May 1898
Hong Kong : 18/05/98 or 18/5/98 or 18/05/1898 or 18/5/1898 or 1898/05/18
Hungary : 1898. 05. 18.
India : 18-05-1898 or 18980518 or 1898 05 18 or 1898-05-18
Iran : 1898/05/18 or 98/5/18 or 1898-05-18 or 18 May 1898
Kazakhstan : 1898.18.05 or 18.05.1898 or 18.05.98
Kenya : 98/05/18 or 18/05/1898 or 5/18/1898
Korea : 1898.05.18 or 1898/05/18
Latvia : 18.05.1898 or 1898.05.18
Luxembourg : 18/05/1898 or 18.5.1898
Maldives : th 1898f May, 1898 or 18.05.1898 or 18.05.98 or 18/05/98 or 18/05/1898 or 18-05-98 or 18-05-1898
Mongolia : 1898.05.18
Montenegro : 18.5.1898
Netherlands : 18-05-98 or 18-05-1898 or 18 May 98 or 18 May 1898
Nigeria : 18/05/98
Norway : 18.05.1898 or 180598 or 1898-05-18 or 18/5-98
Pakistan, Spain : 18/05/98 or 18/05/1898
Philippines : May 18, 1898 or 18-05-1898
Portugal : 18/05/1898 or 18-05-1898 or 1898-05-18
Poland : 18.05.1898
Romania : 18.05.1898 or 18-May-1898
Russia : 18.05.1898 or 18.05.98
Saudi Arabia : 18/05/1898 or 05/18/1898
Slovakia : 18. 05. 1898
Slovenia : 1898.05.18 or 18.5.1898 or 18. May 1898
South Africa : 1898-05-18 or 18/5/98
Sweden : 1898-05-18 or 18/5 1898 or 18/5 -98 or 18.05.1898
Ukraine : 18.05.98 or 18.05.1898 or 18/05/1898
United States of America : 05/18/98 or 05/18/1898 or 18 May 1898 or 1898-05-18
Uzbekistan : 18.05.1898 or 18/05 1898

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