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Importance of 18th May in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 18th May special in the world history.

1922
Death of Alphonse Laveran, Nobel Laureate, discovered cause of malaria.
France
1909
Death of Isaac Albéniz, Spanish composer and piano virtuoso
Spain
1909
Death of George Meredith, British poet and novelist
Great Britain
1907
Birth of Sir Clifford Curzon born 1907, classical pianist.
Great Britain
1902
Birth of Meredith Willson, American composer whose works included the musicals The Music Man and The Unsinkable Molly Brown.
United States
1883
Birth of Walter Gropius, German architect, one of the founders of the Bauhaus school.
Germany
1872
Birth of Bertrand Russell, mathematician, writer, and philosopher, Nobel prize winner.
Great Britain
1868
Birth of Nicholas II of Russia, last Tsar of Russia
Russian Federation
1692
Birth of the English Antiquarian Elias Ashmole.
Great Britain
1631
John Winthrop sworn in as the first Governor of Massachusetts.
United States
1499
Departure of Alonso de Ojeda from Cadiz on his voyage that made landfall in Venezuela.
Spain
1152
Henry Plantagenet (to become King Henry II) marries Eleanor of Aquitaine
Great Britain
1048
Birth of Omar Khayyám, Persian polymath, known to most people as a poet.
Iran, Islamic Republic of
0526
Death of Pope John I
Italy
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