What Happened on May 18th, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 121st Preakness: Pat Day aboard Louis Quatorze wins in 1:53.2
  • 41st Eurovision Song Contest: Eimear Quinn for Ireland wins singing "The Voice" in Oslo
  • WIBC Bowling Queens won by Lisa Wagner

Famous Weddings

  • "As the World Turns" actor Shawn Christian (30) weds personal trainer Deborah Quinn in Gun Lake, Michigan

HeartWedding of Interest

Heavyweight boxer Tommy Morrison (27) weds Dawn Freeman

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison
  • NFL Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly (36) weds former marketing director Jill Waggoner (27) at St. Christopher's Catholic Church in suburban Buffalo

Famous Deaths

  • Dermot O'Callaghan Grubb, prison governor, dies at 76
  • Simon Weinstock, businessman/racehorse owner, dies at 44