Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 18th May special in the world history.
Death of Alphonse Laveran, Nobel Laureate, discovered cause of malaria.
Death of Isaac Albéniz, Spanish composer and piano virtuoso
Death of George Meredith, British poet and novelist
Birth of Sir Clifford Curzon born 1907, classical pianist.
Birth of Meredith Willson, American composer whose works included the musicals The Music Man and The Unsinkable Molly Brown.
Birth of Walter Gropius, German architect, one of the founders of the Bauhaus school.
Birth of Bertrand Russell, mathematician, writer, and philosopher, Nobel prize winner.
Birth of Nicholas II of Russia, last Tsar of Russia
Birth of the English Antiquarian Elias Ashmole.
John Winthrop sworn in as the first Governor of Massachusetts.
Departure of Alonso de Ojeda from Cadiz on his voyage that made landfall in Venezuela.
Henry Plantagenet (to become King Henry II) marries Eleanor of Aquitaine
Birth of Omar Khayyám, Persian polymath, known to most people as a poet.
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