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18th of May 0332 EVENT Constantine the Great announced free distributions of food to the citizens in Constantinople.
18th of May 1152 EVENT Henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine.
18th of May 1268 EVENT The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch.
18th of May 1302 EVENT Bruges Matins, the nocturnal massacre of the French garrison in Bruges by members of the local Flemish militia.
18th of May 1498 EVENT Vasco da Gama reaches the port of Calicut, India.
18th of May 1593 EVENT Playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.
18th of May 1631 EVENT In Dorchester, Massachusetts, John Winthrop takes the oath of office and becomes the first Governor of Massachusetts.
18th of May 1652 EVENT Rhode Island passes the first law in North America making slavery illegal.
18th of May 1756 EVENT The Seven Years' War begins when Great Britain declares war on France.
18th of May 1763 EVENT Fire destroys a large part of Montreal, Quebec.
18th of May 1783 EVENT First United Empire Loyalists reach Parrtown (later called Saint John), New Brunswick, Canada after leaving the United States.
18th of May 1803 EVENT Napoleonic Wars: The United Kingdom revokes the Treaty of Amiens and declares war on France.
18th of May 1804 EVENT Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Emperor of the French by the French Senate.
18th of May 1811 EVENT Battle of Las Piedras: The first great military triumph of the revolution of the Rio de la Plata in Uruguay led by Jose Artigas.
18th of May 1812 EVENT John Bellingham is found guilty and sentenced to death by hanging for the assassination of British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval.
18th of May 1843 EVENT The Disruption in Edinburgh of the Free Church of Scotland from the Church of Scotland.
18th of May 1848 EVENT Opening of the first German National Assembly (Nationalversammlung) in Frankfurt, Germany.
18th of May 1860 EVENT Abraham Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination over William H. Seward, who later becomes the United States Secretary of State.
18th of May 1863 EVENT American Civil War: The Siege of Vicksburg begins.
18th of May 1896 EVENT The United States Supreme Court rules in Plessy v. Ferguson that the "separate but equal" doctrine is constitutional.
18th of May 1896 EVENT Khodynka 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.
18th of May 1900 EVENT The United Kingdom proclaims a protectorate over Tonga.
18th of May 1910 EVENT The Earth passes through the tail of Comet Halley.
18th of May 1917 EVENT World War I: The Selective Service Act of 1917 is passed, giving the President of the United States the power of conscription.
18th of May 1926 EVENT Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappears while visiting a Venice, California beach.
18th of May 1927 EVENT The Bath School Disaster: forty-five people are killed by bombs planted by a disgruntled school-board member in Michigan.
18th of May 1933 EVENT New Deal: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an act creating the Tennessee Valley Authority.
18th of May 1944 EVENT World War II: Battle of Monte Cassino : Conclusion after seven days of the fourth battle as German paratroopers ("Fallschirmjager") evacuate Monte Cassino.
18th of May 1944 EVENT Deportation of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union government.
18th of May 1948 EVENT The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking.
18th of May 1953 EVENT Jackie Cochran becomes the first woman to break the sound barrier.
18th of May 1955 EVENT Operation Passage to Freedom, the evacuation of 310,000 Vietnamese civilians, soldiers and non-Vietnamese members of the French Army from communist North Vietnam to South Vietnam following the end of the First Indochina War, ends.
18th of May 1956 EVENT First ascent of Lhotse 8,516 meters, by a Swiss team.
18th of May 1958 EVENT An F-104 Starfighter sets a world speed record of 1,404.19 mph (2,259.82 km/h).
18th of May 1959 EVENT Launch of the National Liberation Committee of Cote d'Ivoire in Conakry, Guinea.
18th of May 1969 EVENT Apollo program: Apollo 10 is launched.
18th of May 1974 EVENT Completion of the Warsaw radio mast, the tallest construction ever built at the time. It collapsed on August 8, 1991.
18th of May 1974 EVENT Nuclear test: under project Smiling Buddha, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becoming the sixth nation to do so.
18th of May 1980 EVENT 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens: Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.
18th of May 1980 EVENT Gwangju Massacre: students in Gwangju, South Korea begin demonstrations calling for democratic reforms.
18th of May 1983 EVENT In Ireland, the government launches a crackdown, with the leading Dublin pirate Radio Nova being put off the air.
18th of May 1990 EVENT In France, a modified TGV train achieves a new rail world speed record of 515.3km/h (320.2 mph).
18th of May 1991 EVENT Northern Somalia declares independence from the rest of Somalia as the Republic of Somaliland but is not recognized by the international community.
18th of May 1992 EVENT The Archivist of the United States officially announces the Twenty-seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution.
18th of May 1993 EVENT EU - riots in N?rrebro, 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 are fired.
18th of May 2006 EVENT The post Loktantra Andolan government passes a landmark bill curtailing the power of the monarchy and making Nepal a secular country.
18th of May 2009 EVENT Sri Lankan Civil War: The LTTE are defeated by the Sri Lankan government, ending almost 26 years of fighting between the two sides.
30th of November -0001 BIRTHDAY George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719)
30th of November -0001 BIRTHDAY Joseph Butler, English bishop and philosopher (d. 1752)
18th of May 1048 BIRTHDAY Omar Khayyam, Persian mathematician, poet and philosopher (d. 1131)
18th of May 1186 BIRTHDAY Konstantin of Rostov, Prince of Novgorod (d. 1218)
18th of May 1474 BIRTHDAY Isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua (d. 1539)
18th of May 1610 BIRTHDAY Stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (d. 1664)
18th of May 1616 BIRTHDAY Johann Jakob Froberger, German composer (d. 1667)
18th of May 1711 BIRTHDAY Ru?er Josip Boskovic, Croatian atomic theorist (d. 1787)
18th of May 1777 BIRTHDAY John George Children, British chemist, mineralogist and zoologist (d. 1852)
18th of May 1778 BIRTHDAY Charles William Vane, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry (d. 1854)
18th of May 1785 BIRTHDAY John Wilson, Scottish writer (d. 1854)
18th of May 1797 BIRTHDAY King Frederick Augustus II of Saxony (d. 1854)
18th of May 1822 BIRTHDAY Mathew Brady, American photographer (d. 1896)
18th of May 1850 BIRTHDAY Oliver Heaviside, English physicist (d. 1925)
18th of May 1851 BIRTHDAY James Budd, Governor of California (d. 1908)
18th of May 1852 BIRTHDAY Gertrude Kasebier, American photographer (d. 1934)
18th of May 1854 BIRTHDAY Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer and music teacher (d. 1924)
18th of May 1868 BIRTHDAY Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (d. 1918)
18th of May 1872 BIRTHDAY Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, British mathematician, writer and philosopher, Nobel laureate (d. 1970)
18th of May 1876 BIRTHDAY Hermann Muller, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1931)
18th of May 1882 BIRTHDAY Babe Adams, American baseball player (d. 1968)
18th of May 1883 BIRTHDAY Eurico Gaspar Dutra, President of Brazil (d. 1974)
18th of May 1883 BIRTHDAY Walter Gropius, German architect (d. 1969)
18th of May 1887 BIRTHDAY Jeanie MacPherson, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1946)
18th of May 1889 BIRTHDAY Thomas Midgley, Jr., American chemist and inventor (d. 1944)
18th of May 1891 BIRTHDAY Rudolf Carnap, German philosopher (d. 1970)
18th of May 1892 BIRTHDAY Ezio Pinza, Italian-born bass (d. 1957)
18th of May 1893 BIRTHDAY Augusto Nicolas Calderon Sandino, Nicaraguan revolutionary (d. 1934)
18th of May 1897 BIRTHDAY Frank Capra, American film producer, director, and writer (d. 1991)
18th of May 1901 BIRTHDAY Vincent du Vigneaud, American chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1978)
18th of May 1902 BIRTHDAY Meredith Willson, American composer (d. 1984)
18th of May 1904 BIRTHDAY Jacob K. Javits, American politician (d. 1986)
18th of May 1905 BIRTHDAY Hedley Verity, English cricketer (d. 1943)
18th of May 1907 BIRTHDAY Carl Mydans, American photographer (d. 2004)
18th of May 1909 BIRTHDAY Fred Perry, British former tennis player (d. 1995)
18th of May 1911 BIRTHDAY Big Joe Turner, American blues singer (d. 1985)
18th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Richard Brooks, American film director, writer and producer (d. 1992)
18th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Perry Como, American singer (d. 2001)
18th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Walter Sisulu, South African anti-apartheid activist (d. 2003)
18th of May 1913 BIRTHDAY Jane Birdwood, Canadian-born British far right activist (d. 2000)
18th of May 1913 BIRTHDAY Charles Trenet, French singer and songwriter (d. 2001)
18th of May 1913 BIRTHDAY Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Indian politician (d. 1996)
18th of May 1913 BIRTHDAY Mary Howard de Liagre, American actress (d. 2009)
18th of May 1914 BIRTHDAY Robert J. Wilke, American actor (d. 1989)
18th of May 1914 BIRTHDAY Pierre Balmain, French fashion designer (d. 1982)
18th of May 1918 BIRTHDAY Massimo Girotti, Italian actor (d. 2003)
18th of May 1919 BIRTHDAY Dame Margot Fonteyn, English ballet dancer (d. 1991)
18th of May 1920 BIRTHDAY Pope John Paul II (born Karol Jozef Wojty?a) (d. 2005)
18th of May 1920 BIRTHDAY Lucia Mannucci, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)
18th of May 1922 BIRTHDAY Kai Winding, Danish-born jazz trombonist and composer (d. 1983)
18th of May 1922 BIRTHDAY Gerda Boyesen, Norwegian-born body psychotherapist (d. 2005)
18th of May 1922 BIRTHDAY Bill Macy, American actor
18th of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Hugh Shearer, Prime Minister of Jamaica (d. 2004)
18th of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Jean-Louis Roux, French Canadian actor and artistic director
18th of May 1924 BIRTHDAY Priscilla Pointer, American actress
18th of May 1924 BIRTHDAY Jack Whitaker, American sportscaster
18th of May 1926 BIRTHDAY Dirch Passer, Danish actor (d. 1980)
18th of May 1928 BIRTHDAY Pernell Roberts, American actor (d. 2010)
18th of May 1929 BIRTHDAY Jack Sanford, American baseball player (d. 2000)
18th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY Warren Rudman, American politician
18th of May 1931 BIRTHDAY Robert Morse, American actor
18th of May 1931 BIRTHDAY Don Martin, American cartoonist (d. 2000)
18th of May 1933 BIRTHDAY Bernadette Chirac, French politician
18th of May 1933 BIRTHDAY Don Whillans, English mountaineer (d. 1985)
18th of May 1934 BIRTHDAY Dwayne Hickman, American actor and television executive
18th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Brooks Robinson, American baseball player
18th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Jacques Santer, Luxembourg statesman
18th of May 1939 BIRTHDAY Giovanni Falcone, Italian magistrate and Mafia victim (d. 1992)
18th of May 1939 BIRTHDAY Gordon O'Connor, Canadian politician
18th of May 1941 BIRTHDAY Miriam Margolyes, British actress
18th of May 1941 BIRTHDAY Lobby Loyde, Australian guitarist and songwriter (Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs) (d. 2007)
18th of May 1942 BIRTHDAY Albert Hammond, British/Gibraltarian musician and composer
18th of May 1942 BIRTHDAY Nobby Stiles, English footballer
18th of May 1943 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Snuka, American professional wrestler
18th of May 1944 BIRTHDAY W. G. Sebald, German-born writer (d. 2001)
18th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Bruce Gilbert, English guitarist (Wire)
18th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Frank Hsieh, Premier of Taiwan
18th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Reggie Jackson, American baseball player
18th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Andreas Katsulas, American actor (d. 2006)
18th of May 1947 BIRTHDAY John Bruton, ninth Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland
18th of May 1948 BIRTHDAY Tom Udall, American politician
18th of May 1948 BIRTHDAY Yi Munyol, South Korean writer
18th of May 1949 BIRTHDAY Bill Wallace, Canadian bassist (The Guess Who)
18th of May 1949 BIRTHDAY Rick Wakeman, English composer and musician (Yes)
18th of May 1950 BIRTHDAY Thomas Gottschalk, German television show host
18th of May 1950 BIRTHDAY Mark Mothersbaugh, American composer, musician, and singer (Devo)
18th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Jim Sundberg, American baseball player
18th of May 1952 BIRTHDAY Diane Duane, American writer
18th of May 1952 BIRTHDAY George Strait, American country musician
18th of May 1952 BIRTHDAY Jeana Yeager, American aviator
18th of May 1954 BIRTHDAY Wreckless Eric, New Wave singer/songwriter
18th of May 1954 BIRTHDAY Reinhold Heil, German composer
18th of May 1955 BIRTHDAY Chow Yun-fat, Hong Kong actor
18th of May 1955 BIRTHDAY Lena T. Hansson, Swedish actor
18th of May 1957 BIRTHDAY Michael Cretu, Romanian-born German musician (Enigma)
18th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Toyah Willcox, English actor and singer
18th of May 1959 BIRTHDAY Jay Wells, Canadian ice hockey player
18th of May 1960 BIRTHDAY Yannick Noah, French tennis player
18th of May 1960 BIRTHDAY Jari Kurri, Finnish ice hockey player
18th of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Jim Bowden, American baseball executive
18th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Mike Whitmarsh, American volleyball player (d. 2009)
18th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Nanne Gronvall, Swedish singer
18th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Sandra, German singer
18th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Mike Darnell, American television executive
18th of May 1963 BIRTHDAY Marty McSorley, Canadian hockey player
18th of May 1963 BIRTHDAY Sam Vincent, American basketball player
18th of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Ingo Schwichtenberg, German drummer (Helloween) (d. 1995)
18th of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Michael Tait, American musician (dc Talk, Tait)
18th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Heinz-Harald Frentzen, German Formula One racing driver
18th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Rob Base, American rapper
18th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Nina Bjork, Swedish feminist and author
18th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Nancy Juvonen, American film producer
18th of May 1969 BIRTHDAY Martika, Cuban-American singer
18th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Tina Fey, American writer/actress
18th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Tim Horan, Australian rugby union player
18th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Billy Howerdel, American guitarist (A Perfect Circle)
18th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Brad Friedel, American soccer player
18th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Desiree Horton, American helicopter pilot/television reporter
18th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Nobuteru Taniguchi, Japanese racing driver
18th of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Turner Stevenson, Canadian ice hockey player
18th of May 1973 BIRTHDAY Donyell Marshall, American basketball player
18th of May 1973 BIRTHDAY Brian Heffron, American professional wrestler ("The Blue Meanie")
18th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Nelson Figueroa, American baseball player
18th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY John Higgins, Scottish snooker player
18th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Jack Johnson, American musician
18th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Oleg Tverdovsky, Ukrainian ice hockey player
18th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Ron Mercer, American basketball player
18th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Lee Hendrie, English footballer
18th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Danny Mills, English footballer
18th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Ricardo Carvalho, Portuguese footballer
18th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Marcus Giles, American baseball player
18th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Mariusz Lewandowski, Polish footballer
18th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Anna Chatziathanassiou, Greek figure skater
18th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY David Nail, American country singer
18th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Michal Martikan, Slovak slalom canoeist
18th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Julian Speroni, Argentine footballer
18th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Milivoje Novakovic, Slovenian footballer
18th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Jeff Roehl, American football player
18th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Matt Long, American actor
18th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Reggie Evans, American basketball player
18th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Aileen Campbell, Scottish politician
18th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Ali Zafar, Pakistani singer and model
18th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Felicia Pearson, Actress
18th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Mahamadou Diarra, Malian footballer
18th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Jason Brown, English footballer
18th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Luis Terrero, Dominican baseball player
18th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Gary O'Neil, English footballer
18th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Vince Young, American football player
18th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Niki Terpstra, Dutch cyclist
18th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Joakim Soria, Mexican baseball player
18th of May 1985 BIRTHDAY Dalma Kovacs, Romanian singer and actress
18th of May 1985 BIRTHDAY Francesca Battistelli, American singer
18th of May 1986 BIRTHDAY Ryan Lamb, English rugby union player
18th of May 1986 BIRTHDAY Ahmed Hamada, Egyptian racer
18th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Luisana Lopilato, Argentine actress and model
18th of May 1988 BIRTHDAY Ryan Cooley, Canadian actor
18th of May 1988 BIRTHDAY Taeyang, South Korean singer (Big Bang)
18th of May 1988 BIRTHDAY Koji Seto, Japanese actor and singer
18th of May 1992 BIRTHDAY Spencer Breslin, American actor
18th of May 1993 BIRTHDAY Jessica Watson, Solo sailor
18th of May 1401 DEATH W?adys?aw Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel), count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372 : 1378, count palatine of Poland
18th of May 1450 DEATH Sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (Born 1397)
18th of May 1550 DEATH John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (Born 1498)
18th of May 1551 DEATH Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486)
18th of May 1584 DEATH Ikeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (Born 1559)
18th of May 1675 DEATH Stanis?aw Lubieniecki, Polish Socinian theologist (Born 1623)
18th of May 1675 DEATH Jacques Marquette, French Jesuit missionary and explorer (Born 1637)
18th of May 1692 DEATH Elias Ashmole, English antiquarian (Born 1617)
18th of May 1733 DEATH Georg Bohm, German organist (Born 1761)
18th of May 1780 DEATH Charles Hardy, British governor of Newfoundland
18th of May 1781 DEATH Tupac Amaru II, Peruvian Indian revolutionary, a descendant of the last Inca ruler, Tupac Amaru (Born 1742)
18th of May 1795 DEATH Robert Rogers, hero of the French and Indian War.
18th of May 1799 DEATH Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, French playwright (Born 1732)
18th of May 1800 DEATH Alexander Suvorov, Russian general (Born 1729)
18th of May 1807 DEATH John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (Born 1721)
18th of May 1808 DEATH Elijah Craig, American minister and inventor
18th of May 1829 DEATH Maria Josepha of Saxony, queen consort of Spain (Born 1803)
18th of May 1844 DEATH Richard McCarty, American politician (Born 1780)
18th of May 1889 DEATH Isabella Glyn Dallas, Scottish Shakepearean actress (Born 1823)
18th of May 1900 DEATH Jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien, French philosopher (Born 1813)
18th of May 1909 DEATH George Meredith, English novelist and poet (Born 1828)
18th of May 1909 DEATH Isaac Albeniz, Spanish pianist and composer (Born 1860)
18th of May 1910 DEATH Pauline Viardot, French mezzo-soprano and composer (Born 1821)
18th of May 1910 DEATH Eliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (Born 1841)
18th of May 1911 DEATH Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer (Born 1860)
18th of May 1922 DEATH Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Born 1845)
18th of May 1927 DEATH Andrew Kehoe, American mass murderer (Born 1872)
18th of May 1941 DEATH Werner Sombart, German economist and sociologist (Born 1863)
18th of May 1943 DEATH Onishiki Daigoro, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 28th Yokozuna (Born 1883)
18th of May 1955 DEATH Mary McLeod Bethune, American educator and activist (Born 1875)
18th of May 1956 DEATH Maurice Tate, English cricketer (Born 1895)
18th of May 1958 DEATH Jacob Fichman, Israeli poet and essayist (Born 1881)
18th of May 1963 DEATH Ernie Davis, American football player (Born 1939)
18th of May 1967 DEATH Andy Clyde, American actor (Born 1892)
18th of May 1971 DEATH Aleksandr Gennadievich Kurosh, Russian mathematician (Born 1908)
18th of May 1973 DEATH Jeannette Rankin, American politician and first U.S. Congresswoman (Born 1880)
18th of May 1975 DEATH Leroy Anderson, American composer (Born 1908)
18th of May 1980 DEATH Ian Curtis, English musician, singer and lyricist (Joy Division) (Born 1956)
18th of May 1980 DEATH Victims of Mount St. Helens eruption: Harry Randall Truman (Born 1896) David A. Johnston, U.S. volcanologist (b. 1949) Reid Blackburn, photojournalist for National Geographic (b. 1952)
18th of May 1981 DEATH William Saroyan, American author (Born 1908)
18th of May 1981 DEATH Arthur O'Connell, American actor (Born 1908)
18th of May 1988 DEATH Daws Butler, American voice actor (Born 1916)
18th of May 1989 DEATH Dorothy Ruth, American horse breeder; adopted daughter of Babe Ruth (Born 1921)
18th of May 1990 DEATH Jill Ireland, English actress (Born 1936)
18th of May 1992 DEATH Skip Stephenson, American TV personality (Born 1940)
18th of May 1992 DEATH Marshall Thompson, American actor (Born 1925)
18th of May 1995 DEATH Alexander Godunov, Russian ballet dancer and actor (Born 1949)
18th of May 1995 DEATH Elisha Cook, Jr., American actor (Born 1903)
18th of May 1995 DEATH Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress (Born 1933)
18th of May 1997 DEATH Bridgette Andersen, American actress (Born 1975)
18th of May 1999 DEATH Augustus Pablo, Jamaican singer (Born 1954)
18th of May 1999 DEATH Betty Robinson, American runner (Born 1911)
18th of May 2000 DEATH Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician and arranger (Born 1946)
18th of May 2000 DEATH Maulana Yousuf Ludhianvi, Indian Muslim scholar (Born 1932)
18th of May 2002 DEATH Davey Boy Smith, English professional wrestler (Born 1962)
18th of May 2003 DEATH Anna Santisteban, Puerto Rican beauty contest organizer (Born 1914)
18th of May 2003 DEATH Barb Tarbox, Canadian anti-smoking crusader (Born 1961)
18th of May 2004 DEATH Elvin Jones, American jazz drummer (Born 1927)
18th of May 2004 DEATH Vladislav Terzyul, Ukrainian mountaineer (Born 1953)
18th of May 2004 DEATH Serge Turgeon, Quebec actor and union leader (Born 1946)
18th of May 2006 DEATH Andrew Martinez, U.C. Berkeley's "Naked Guy" and American nudism advocate(Born 1972)
18th of May 2007 DEATH Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist (Born 1932)
18th of May 2007 DEATH Yoyoy Villame, Philippine novelty singer and movie actor (Born 1932)
18th of May 2008 DEATH Joseph Pevney, American television director (Born 1911)
18th of May 2009 DEATH Roderick Anthony Burton II a.k.a. Dolla, American Rapper (Born 1987)
18th of May 2009 DEATH Wayne Allwine, American voice actor (Born1947)