On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1887

Historical Events

  • Emmanuel Chabrier's opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Wiechert, German writer (The Simple Life), born in Kleinort, East Prussia (d. 1950)
1887 Highlights

About May 18, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus