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May 18th, 2008 (May 18 2008)DeathJoseph Pevney, American television director
May 18th, 2007 (May 18 2007)DeathPierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist (born in 1932)
May 18th, 2007 (May 18 2007)DeathYoyoy Villame, Philippine novelty singer and movie actor (born in 1932)
May 18th, 2006 (May 18 2006)EventThe post Loktantra Andolan government passes a landmark bill curtailing the power of the monarchy and making Nepal a secular country.
May 18th, 2006 (May 18 2006)DeathAndrew Martinez, U.C. Berkeley s "Naked Guy" (born in 1972)
May 18th, 2004 (May 18 2004)DeathElvin Jones, American jazz drummer (born in 1927)
May 18th, 2004 (May 18 2004)DeathSerge Turgeon, Quebec actor and union leader (born in 1946)
May 18th, 2003 (May 18 2003)DeathAnna Santisteban, Puerto Rican beauty contest organizer (born in 1914)
May 18th, 2003 (May 18 2003)DeathBarb Tarbox, Canadian anti-smoking crusader (born in 1961)
May 18th, 2002 (May 18 2002)DeathDavey Boy Smith, English professional wrestler (born in 1962)
May 18th, 2000 (May 18 2000)DeathStephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician and arranger (born in 1946)
May 18th, 2000 (May 18 2000)DeathMaulana Yousuf Ludhianvi, Muslim scholar
May 18th, 1999 (May 18 1999)DeathAugustus Pablo, Jamaican singer (born in 1954)
May 18th, 1999 (May 18 1999)DeathBetty Robinson, American runner (born in 1911)
May 18th, 1998 (May 18 1998)EventUnited States v. Microsoft: The United States Department of Justice and 20 U.S. states file an antitrust case against Microsoft.
May 18th, 1997 (May 18 1997)BirthAlana Etheridge, American actress
May 18th, 1997 (May 18 1997)DeathBridgette Andersen, American actress (born in 1975)
May 18th, 1995 (May 18 1995)DeathElisha Cook, Jr., American actor (born in 1903)
May 18th, 1995 (May 18 1995)DeathAlexander Godunov, Russian ballet dancer and actor (born in 1949)
May 18th, 1995 (May 18 1995)DeathElizabeth Montgomery, American actress (born in 1933)
May 18th, 1993 (May 18 1993)EventEU-riots in Norrebro, Copenhagen caused by the approval of the four Danish exceptions in the Maastricht Treaty referendum. Police opened fire against civilians for the first time since World War II and injured 11 demonstrators. In total 113 bullets were fired.
May 18th, 1992 (May 18 1992)EventThe Archivist of the United States officially announces the Twenty-seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution.
May 18th, 1992 (May 18 1992)BirthJosh Phelps, Soccer Player
May 18th, 1992 (May 18 1992)BirthSpencer Breslin, American actor
May 18th, 1992 (May 18 1992)DeathSkip Stephenson, American TV personality (born in 1940)
May 18th, 1992 (May 18 1992)DeathMarshall Thompson, American actor (born in 1925)
May 18th, 1991 (May 18 1991)EventHelen Sharman from Sheffield becomes the first Briton to orbit in space.Helen Sharman Quotes
May 18th, 1991 (May 18 1991)EventNorthern Somalia declares independence from the rest of Somalia as the Republic of Somaliland but is unrecognised by the international community.
May 18th, 1990 (May 18 1990)EventIn France, a modified TGV train achieves a new rail world speed record of 515.3km/h.
May 18th, 1990 (May 18 1990)DeathJill Ireland, English actress (born in 1936)
May 18th, 1988 (May 18 1988)BirthRyan Cooley, Canadian television actor
May 18th, 1988 (May 18 1988)DeathDaws Butler, American voice actor (born in 1916)
May 18th, 1987 (May 18 1987)BirthLuisana Lopilato, Argentine actress and model
May 18th, 1986 (May 18 1986)BirthRyan Lamb, English rugby union player
May 18th, 1984 (May 18 1984)BirthScarlett Keegan, Playboy Playmate
May 18th, 1984 (May 18 1984)BirthJoakim Soria, Mexican baseball player
May 18th, 1984 (May 18 1984)BirthNiki Terpstra, Dutch cyclist
May 18th, 1983 (May 18 1983)EventIn Ireland, the government launches a crackdown, with the leading Dublin pirate Radio Nova being put off the air.
May 18th, 1983 (May 18 1983)BirthGary O Neil, English footballer
May 18th, 1983 (May 18 1983)BirthLuis Terrero, Dominican baseball player
May 18th, 1983 (May 18 1983)BirthVince Young, American football player
May 18th, 1982 (May 18 1982)BirthJason Brown, English-born footballer
May 18th, 1982 (May 18 1982)BirthEric West, American singer and actor
May 18th, 1981 (May 18 1981)BirthMahamadou Diarra, Malian footballer
May 18th, 1981 (May 18 1981)DeathArthur O Connell, American actor (born in 1908)
May 18th, 1981 (May 18 1981)DeathWilliam Saroyan, American author (born in 1908)William Saroyan Quotes
May 18th, 1980 (May 18 1980)Event1980 Mount St. Helens eruption: Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.
May 18th, 1980 (May 18 1980)EventGwangju Massacre: Students in Gwangju, South Korea begin demonstrations, calling for democratic reforms.An Wang Quotes
May 18th, 1980 (May 18 1980)BirthJeff Roehl, American football player
May 18th, 1980 (May 18 1980)BirthAli Zafar, Pakistani singer and model
May 18th, 1980 (May 18 1980)BirthAileen Campbell, Scottish Politician
May 18th, 1980 (May 18 1980)DeathIan Curtis, English musician, singer and lyricist (Joy Division) (born in 1956)
May 18th, 1980 (May 18 1980)DeathHarry Truman, victim of Mount St. Helens eruption (born in 1896)
May 18th, 1980 (May 18 1980)DeathDavid A. Johnston, a U.S. Volcanoligist was also a victim of Mount St. Helens eruption (born in 1949)
May 18th, 1980 (May 18 1980)DeathReid Blackburn, a photojournalist for National Geographic was also a victim of Mount St. Helens eruption (born in 1952)
May 18th, 1979 (May 18 1979)BirthMariusz Lewandowski, Polish footballer
May 18th, 1979 (May 18 1979)BirthMichal Martikan, Slovak slalom canoiest
May 18th, 1979 (May 18 1979)BirthJulian Speroni, Argentine footballer Julian Quotes
May 18th, 1979 (May 18 1979)BirthMilivoje Novakovic, Slovenian footballer
May 18th, 1978 (May 18 1978)BirthRicardo Carvalho, Portuguese footballer
May 18th, 1978 (May 18 1978)BirthMarcus Giles, American baseball player
May 18th, 1977 (May 18 1977)BirthLee Hendrie, English footballer
May 18th, 1977 (May 18 1977)BirthDanny Mills, English footballer
May 18th, 1976 (May 18 1976)BirthOleg Tverdovsky, Ukrainian ice hockey player
May 18th, 1975 (May 18 1975)BirthJohn Higgins, Scottish snooker playerJohn Scott Quotes
May 18th, 1975 (May 18 1975)BirthJack Johnson, American musicianJack Johnson Quotes
May 18th, 1975 (May 18 1975)BirthPeter Iwers, Swedish bass player (In Flames)
May 18th, 1975 (May 18 1975)DeathLeroy Anderson, American composer (born in 1908)
May 18th, 1974 (May 18 1974)EventNuclear test: Under project Smiling Buddha, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becoming the sixth nation to do so.
May 18th, 1974 (May 18 1974)EventCompletion of the Warsaw radio mast, the tallest construction ever built at the time. It later collapses on August 8, 1991.
May 18th, 1974 (May 18 1974)BirthNelson Figueroa, American baseball player
May 18th, 1973 (May 18 1973)BirthDario Franchitti, Scottish racecar driver
May 18th, 1973 (May 18 1973)DeathJeannette Rankin, first U.S. Congresswoman (born in 1880)
May 18th, 1972 (May 18 1972)BirthTurner Stevenson, Canadian ice hockey player
May 18th, 1971 (May 18 1971)BirthBrad Friedel, American soccer player
May 18th, 1971 (May 18 1971)BirthNobuteru Taniguchi, Japanese racing driver
May 18th, 1971 (May 18 1971)DeathAleksandr Gennadievich Kurosh, Russian mathematician (born in 1908)
May 18th, 1970 (May 18 1970)BirthTina Fey, American writer/actressTina Fey Quotes
May 18th, 1969 (May 18 1969)EventApollo program: Apollo 10 is launched.
May 18th, 1969 (May 18 1969)BirthMartika, Cuban-American singer
May 18th, 1967 (May 18 1967)BirthHeinz-Harald Frentzen, German F1 driver
May 18th, 1967 (May 18 1967)DeathAndy Clyde, American actor (born in 1892)
May 18th, 1966 (May 18 1966)BirthMichael Tait, American musician (dc Talk, Tait)
May 18th, 1965 (May 18 1965)BirthIngo Schwichtenberg, German drummer (died in 1995)
May 18th, 1963 (May 18 1963)DeathErnie Davis, American football player (born in 1939)
May 18th, 1962 (May 18 1962)BirthMike Whitmarsh, American Volleyball Player
May 18th, 1962 (May 18 1962)BirthNanne Gronvall, Swedish singer
May 18th, 1962 (May 18 1962)BirthSandra Cretu, German singer
May 18th, 1962 (May 18 1962)BirthMike Darnell, American television executive
May 18th, 1960 (May 18 1960)BirthJari Kurri, Finnish ice hockey player
May 18th, 1960 (May 18 1960)BirthYannick Noah, French tennis player Yanni Quotes
May 18th, 1959 (May 18 1959)EventLaunching of the National Liberation Committee of Cote d Ivoire in Conakry, Guinea.
May 18th, 1959 (May 18 1959)BirthJay Wells, Canadian ice hockey player
May 18th, 1958 (May 18 1958)EventAn F-104 Starfighter sets a world speed record of 2,259.82 km/h (1,404.19 mph).
May 18th, 1958 (May 18 1958)BirthToyah Willcox, English actor and singer
May 18th, 1957 (May 18 1957)BirthMichael Cretu, German musician (Enigma)
May 18th, 1956 (May 18 1956)DeathMaurice Tate, English cricketer (born in 1895)
May 18th, 1955 (May 18 1955)BirthChow Yun-Fat, Hong Kong actor
May 18th, 1955 (May 18 1955)DeathMary McLeod Bethune, American educator and activist (born in 1875)
May 18th, 1954 (May 18 1954)BirthReinhold Heil, German composer
May 18th, 1953 (May 18 1953)EventJackie Cochran becomes the first woman to break the sound barrier.
May 18th, 1952 (May 18 1952)BirthDiane Duane, American writer
May 18th, 1952 (May 18 1952)BirthGeorge Strait, American musician
May 18th, 1952 (May 18 1952)BirthJeana Yeager, American aviator
May 18th, 1951 (May 18 1951)BirthJim Sundberg, American baseball player
May 18th, 1950 (May 18 1950)BirthThomas Gottschalk, German television show host
May 18th, 1950 (May 18 1950)BirthMark Mothersbaugh, American composer, musician, and singer (Devo) Devo Quotes
May 18th, 1949 (May 18 1949)BirthRick Wakeman, English composer and musician (Yes)
May 18th, 1949 (May 18 1949)BirthBill Wallace, Canadian musician (The Guess Who)
May 18th, 1948 (May 18 1948)EventThe First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking.
May 18th, 1947 (May 18 1947)BirthJohn Bruton, ninth Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland
May 18th, 1946 (May 18 1946)BirthBruce Gilbert, English musician (Wire)
May 18th, 1946 (May 18 1946)BirthFrank Hsieh, former Premier of Taiwan
May 18th, 1946 (May 18 1946)BirthReggie Jackson, American baseball player
May 18th, 1946 (May 18 1946)BirthAndreas Katsulas, American actor (died in 2006)
May 18th, 1944 (May 18 1944)EventWorld War II: Battle of Monte CassinoConclusion after seven days of the fourth battle as German paratroopers ("Fallschirmjager") evacuate Monte Cassino.
May 18th, 1944 (May 18 1944)EventDeportation of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union government.
May 18th, 1944 (May 18 1944)EventWorld War II: SS troops burn down six villages in the Brkini hills in south western Slovenia.
May 18th, 1944 (May 18 1944)BirthW. G. Sebald, German-born writer (died in 2001)
May 18th, 1943 (May 18 1943)BirthJames Reiher, American professional wrestler
May 18th, 1942 (May 18 1942)BirthAlbert Hammond, British musician and composer
May 18th, 1942 (May 18 1942)BirthNobby Stiles, English footballer
May 18th, 1941 (May 18 1941)BirthLobby Loyde, Australian guitarist and songwriter (died in 2007)
May 18th, 1941 (May 18 1941)BirthMiriam Margolyes, British actress
May 18th, 1941 (May 18 1941)DeathWerner Sombart, German economist and sociologist (born in 1863)
May 18th, 1939 (May 18 1939)BirthGiovanni Falcone, Italian magistrate (died in 1992)
May 18th, 1939 (May 18 1939)BirthGordon O Connor, Canadian politician
May 18th, 1937 (May 18 1937)BirthBrooks Robinson, American baseball player
May 18th, 1937 (May 18 1937)BirthJacques Santer, Luxembourg statesman
May 18th, 1934 (May 18 1934)BirthDwayne Hickman, American actor and television executive
May 18th, 1933 (May 18 1933)EventNew Deal: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an act creating the Tennessee Valley Authority.
May 18th, 1933 (May 18 1933)BirthBernadette Chirac, French politician
May 18th, 1931 (May 18 1931)BirthDon Martin, American cartoonist (died in 2000)
May 18th, 1931 (May 18 1931)BirthRobert Morse, American actor
May 18th, 1930 (May 18 1930)BirthWarren Rudman, American politician
May 18th, 1929 (May 18 1929)BirthJack Sanford, American baseball player (died in 2000)
May 18th, 1928 (May 18 1928)BirthPernell Roberts, American actor
May 18th, 1927 (May 18 1927)EventThe Bath School Disaster: Forty-five people are killed by bombs planted by a disgruntled school-board member in Michigan.
May 18th, 1927 (May 18 1927)DeathAndrew Kehoe, American mass murderer (born in 1872)
May 18th, 1926 (May 18 1926)EventEvangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappears while visiting a Venice, California beach.
May 18th, 1926 (May 18 1926)BirthDirch Passer, Danish actor (died in 1980)
May 18th, 1924 (May 18 1924)BirthPriscilla Pointer, American actress
May 18th, 1924 (May 18 1924)BirthJack Whitaker, American sportscaster
May 18th, 1923 (May 18 1923)BirthHugh Shearer, Prime Minister of Jamaica (died in 2004)
May 18th, 1923 (May 18 1923)BirthJean-Louis Roux, French Canadian actor and artistic director
May 18th, 1922 (May 18 1922)BirthGerda Boyesen, Norwegian-born body psychotherapist (died in 2005)
May 18th, 1922 (May 18 1922)BirthBill Macy, American actor
May 18th, 1922 (May 18 1922)BirthKai Winding, Danish-born musician (died in 1983)
May 18th, 1922 (May 18 1922)DeathCharles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (born in 1845)
May 18th, 1920 (May 18 1920)BirthPope John Paul II (died in 2005)
May 18th, 1920 (May 18 1920)BirthLucia Mannucci, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)
May 18th, 1919 (May 18 1919)BirthDame Margot Fonteyn, English ballet dancer (died in 1991)Margot Fonteyn Quotes
May 18th, 1918 (May 18 1918)BirthGeorge Welch, American pilot and war hero (died in 1954)
May 18th, 1918 (May 18 1918)BirthMassimo Girotti, Italian actor (died in 2003)
May 18th, 1917 (May 18 1917)EventWorld War I: The Selective Service Act of 1917 is passed, giving the President of the United States the power of conscription.
May 18th, 1914 (May 18 1914)BirthPierre Balmain, French fashion designer (died in 1982)
May 18th, 1913 (May 18 1913)BirthJane Birdwood, British anti-Semitic activist (died in 2000)
May 18th, 1913 (May 18 1913)BirthCharles Trenet, French singer and songwriter (died in 2001)
May 18th, 1913 (May 18 1913)BirthNeelam Sanjiva Reddy, Fifth President of India (died in 1996)
May 18th, 1912 (May 18 1912)BirthRichard Brooks, American film director, writer and producer (died in 1992)
May 18th, 1912 (May 18 1912)BirthPerry Como, American singer (died in 2001)
May 18th, 1912 (May 18 1912)BirthWalter Sisulu, South African anti-apartheid activist (died in 2003)
May 18th, 1911 (May 18 1911)BirthBig Joe Turner, American blues singer (died in 1985)
May 18th, 1911 (May 18 1911)DeathGustav Mahler, Austrian composer (born in 1860)
May 18th, 1910 (May 18 1910)EventThe Earth passes through the tail of Comet Halley.
May 18th, 1910 (May 18 1910)DeathPauline Garcia-Viardot, French mezzo-soprano and composer (born in 1821)
May 18th, 1910 (May 18 1910)DeathEliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (b.1841)
May 18th, 1909 (May 18 1909)BirthFred Perry, British former tennis player (died in 1995)
May 18th, 1909 (May 18 1909)DeathGeorge Meredith, English novelist and poet (born in 1828)George Meredith Quotes
May 18th, 1909 (May 18 1909)DeathIsaac Albeniz, Spanish pianist and composer (born in 1860)
May 18th, 1907 (May 18 1907)BirthCarl Mydans, American photographer (died in 2004)
May 18th, 1905 (May 18 1905)BirthHedley Verity, English cricketer (died in 1943)
May 18th, 1904 (May 18 1904)BirthJacob K. Javits, American politician (died in 1986)
May 18th, 1902 (May 18 1902)BirthMeredith Willson, American composer (died in 1984)
May 18th, 1901 (May 18 1901)BirthVincent du Vigneaud, American chemist, Nobel laureate (died in 1978)
May 18th, 1900 (May 18 1900)EventThe United Kingdom proclaims a protectorate over Tonga.
May 18th, 1900 (May 18 1900)DeathJean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien, French philosopher (born in 1813) Philo Quotes
May 18th, 1897 (May 18 1897)EventDracula, a novel by Irish author Bram Stoker is published.
May 18th, 1897 (May 18 1897)BirthFrank Capra, American film producer, director, and writer (died in 1991)
May 18th, 1896 (May 18 1896)EventThe United States Supreme Court rules in Plessy v. Ferguson that separate but equal is constitutional.
May 18th, 1896 (May 18 1896)EventKhodynka Tragedy: A mass panic on Khodynka Field in Moscow during the festivities of the coronation of Russian Tsar Nicholas II results in the deaths of 1,389 people.
May 18th, 1892 (May 18 1892)BirthEzio Pinza, Italian-born bass (died in 1957)
May 18th, 1891 (May 18 1891)BirthRudolf Carnap, German philosopher (died in 1970) Philo Quotes
May 18th, 1889 (May 18 1889)BirthThomas Midgley, American chemist and inventor (died in 1944)
May 18th, 1889 (May 18 1889)DeathIsabella Glyn Dallas, Scottish Shakepearean actress (born in 1823)
May 18th, 1887 (May 18 1887)BirthJeanie MacPherson, American actress and screenwriter (died in 1946)
May 18th, 1883 (May 18 1883)BirthEurico Gaspar Dutra, President of Brazil (died in 1974)
May 18th, 1883 (May 18 1883)BirthWalter Gropius, German architect (died in 1969)
May 18th, 1882 (May 18 1882)BirthBabe Adams, American baseball player (died in 1968)
May 18th, 1876 (May 18 1876)BirthHermann Muller, Chancellor of Germany (died in 1931)
May 18th, 1872 (May 18 1872)BirthBertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, English mathematician, writer and philosopher, Nobel laureate (died in 1970)Bertrand Russell Quotes
May 18th, 1869 (May 18 1869)EventSurrender and dissolution of the Ezo Republic to Japan.
May 18th, 1868 (May 18 1868)BirthNicholas II of Russia, Tsar of Russia (died in 1918)
May 18th, 1863 (May 18 1863)EventAmerican Civil War: The Battle of Vicksburg begins.
May 18th, 1851 (May 18 1851)BirthJames Budd, Governor of California (died in 1908)
May 18th, 1850 (May 18 1850)BirthOliver Heaviside, English physicist (died in 1925)
May 18th, 1848 (May 18 1848)EventOpening of the first German National Assembly (Nationalversammlung) in Frankfurt, Germany.
May 18th, 1844 (May 18 1844)DeathRichard McCarty, American politician (born in 1780)
May 18th, 1829 (May 18 1829)DeathMaria Josepha of Saxony, queen consort of Spain (born in 1803)
May 18th, 1811 (May 18 1811)EventBattle of Las Piedras: The first great military triumph of the revolution of the Rio de la Plata in Uruguay lead by Jose Artigas.
May 18th, 1808 (May 18 1808)DeathElijah Craig, American minister and inventor (born in 1738?)
May 18th, 1807 (May 18 1807)DeathJohn Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (born in 1721)John Scott Quotes
May 18th, 1804 (May 18 1804)EventNapoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Emperor of the French by the French Senate.Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
May 18th, 1803 (May 18 1803)EventNapoleonic Wars: The United Kingdom revokes the Treaty of Amiens and declares war on France.
May 18th, 1800 (May 18 1800)DeathAlexander Suvorov, Russian general (born in 1729)Alexander Suvorov Quotes
May 18th, 1799 (May 18 1799)DeathPierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, French playwright (born in 1732)
May 18th, 1797 (May 18 1797)BirthFrederick Augustus II of Saxony (died in 1854)
May 18th, 1785 (May 18 1785)BirthJohn Wilson, Scottish writer (died in 1854)John Scott Quotes
May 18th, 1783 (May 18 1783)EventFirst United Empire Loyalists reach Parrtown, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada after leaving the United States.
May 18th, 1781 (May 18 1781)DeathTupac Amaru II, Peruvian Indian revolutionary, a descendant of the last Inca ruler, Tupac Amaru (born in 1742)
May 18th, 1780 (May 18 1780)DeathCharles Hardy, British governor of Newfoundland
May 18th, 1778 (May 18 1778)BirthCharles William Vane, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry (died in 1854)
May 18th, 1765 (May 18 1765)EventFire destroys a large part of Montreal, Quebec.
May 18th, 1733 (May 18 1733)DeathGeorg Bohm, German organist (born in 1761)
May 18th, 1711 (May 18 1711)BirthRuder Josip Boskovic, Croatian atomic theorist (died in 1787)
May 18th, 1692 (May 18 1692)DeathElias Ashmole, English antiquarian (born in 1617)
May 18th, 1675 (May 18 1675)DeathStanislaw Lubieniecki, Polish astronomer (born in 1623)
May 18th, 1675 (May 18 1675)DeathJacques Marquette, French Jesuit missionary and explorer (born in 1637)
May 18th, 1652 (May 18 1652)EventRhode Island passes the first law in North America making slavery illegal.
May 18th, 1631 (May 18 1631)EventIn Dorchester, Massachusetts, John Winthrop takes the oath of office and becomes the first Governor of Massachusetts.
May 18th, 1616 (May 18 1616)BirthJohann Jakob Froberger, German composer (died in 1667)
May 18th, 1610 (May 18 1610)BirthStefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (died in 1664)
May 18th, 1593 (May 18 1593)EventPlaywright Thomas Kyd s accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.Thomas Kyd Quotes
May 18th, 1584 (May 18 1584)DeathIkeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (born in 1559)
May 18th, 1551 (May 18 1551)DeathDomenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (died in 1486)
May 18th, 1550 (May 18 1550)DeathJohn, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (born in 1498)
May 18th, 1498 (May 18 1498)EventVasco da Gama reaches the port of Calicut, India.
May 18th, 1474 (May 18 1474)BirthIsabella d Este, Marquise of Mantua (died in 1539)
May 18th, 1450 (May 18 1450)DeathSejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (born in 1397)
May 18th, 1401 (May 18 1401)DeathWladyslaw Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1378, count palatine of Poland
May 18th, 1302 (May 18 1302)EventBruges Matins, the nocturnal massacre of the French garrison in Bruges by members of the local Flemish militia.
May 18th, 1268 (May 18 1268)EventThe Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch.
May 18th, 1186 (May 18 1186)BirthKonstantin of Rostov, Prince of Novgorod (died in 1218)
May 18th, 1152 (May 18 1152)EventHenry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine.
May 18th, 1048 (May 18 1048)BirthOmar Khayyam, Persian mathematician, poet and philosopher (died in 1131)Omar Khayyam Quotes

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