What Happened on May 18, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dutch Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia
  • TNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale, Pennsylvania, kills 200

Famous Birthdays

  • George Welch, American pilot and war hero (d. 1954)
  • Massimo Girotti, Italian actor (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Toivo Kuula, Finnish composer, dies after being shot in a quarrel at 34