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May 18, 2018

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The Unix Timestamp is 1526601600.

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 : 2018-05-18
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 : 18-05-2018
Federated States of Micronesia : 05-18-2018
Australia, Belize : 18-05-2018 or 05-18-2018
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 2018-05-18 or 18-05-2018
Albania : 2018-05-18 or 18/05/2018
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 18/05/2018
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 18.05.2018
Austria : 18.5.2018 or 18.5.18 or 18. May 2018 or 18. May 18
Bangladesh : 18-05-18 or 18-05-18
Belgium : 18-05-2018
Turkmenistan : 18.05.2018 or 18.05.18
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 18. 5. 2018. or 18. May 2018.
Czech Republic : 18. 5. 2018 or 18. May 2018
Cambodia : 2018-05-18 or 18-05-2018
Canada : 18-05-2018 or 2018 05 18 or 18/05/18 or May/18/2018 or May 18, 2018 or May-18-18 or 2018-05-18 or 18 May 2018
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 2018-05-18
Denmark : 18-05-2018 or 18-05-18 or 2018-05-18 or 20180518 or 18. May 2018 or 18/5-18 or 18/5-2018
Estonia : 18.5.2018 or 18. May 2018
Finland, Serbia : 18.5.2018 or 18. May 2018
France, Ireland : 18/05/2018 or 18-05-2018
Germany : 18.05.18 or 18.5.18 or 18.05.2018 or 18.5.2018 or 2018-05-18 or 18. May 2018
Hong Kong : 18/05/18 or 18/5/18 or 18/05/2018 or 18/5/2018 or 2018/05/18
Hungary : 2018. 05. 18.
India : 18-05-2018 or 20180518 or 2018 05 18 or 2018-05-18
Iran : 2018/05/18 or 18/5/18 or 2018-05-18 or 18 May 2018
Kazakhstan : 2018.18.05 or 18.05.2018 or 18.05.18
Kenya : 18/05/18 or 18/05/2018 or 5/18/2018
Korea : 2018.05.18 or 2018/05/18
Latvia : 18.05.2018 or 2018.05.18
Luxembourg : 18/05/2018 or 18.5.2018
Maldives : th 2018f May, 2018 or 18.05.2018 or 18.05.18 or 18/05/18 or 18/05/2018 or 18-05-18 or 18-05-2018
Mongolia : 2018.05.18
Montenegro : 18.5.2018
Netherlands : 18-05-18 or 18-05-2018 or 18 May 18 or 18 May 2018
Nigeria : 18/05/18
Norway : 18.05.2018 or 180518 or 2018-05-18 or 18/5-18
Pakistan, Spain : 18/05/18 or 18/05/2018
Philippines : May 18, 2018 or 18-05-2018
Portugal : 18/05/2018 or 18-05-2018 or 2018-05-18
Poland : 18.05.2018
Romania : 18.05.2018 or 18-May-2018
Russia : 18.05.2018 or 18.05.18
Saudi Arabia : 18/05/2018 or 05/18/2018
Slovakia : 18. 05. 2018
Slovenia : 2018.05.18 or 18.5.2018 or 18. May 2018
South Africa : 2018-05-18 or 18/5/18
Sweden : 2018-05-18 or 18/5 2018 or 18/5 -18 or 18.05.2018
Ukraine : 18.05.18 or 18.05.2018 or 18/05/2018
United States of America : 05/18/18 or 05/18/2018 or 18 May 2018 or 2018-05-18
Uzbekistan : 18.05.2018 or 18/05 2018

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