On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1910

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian, and museum director (Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 1959-75) born Ede, Netherlands (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths

  • Eliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (Dziurdziowie), dies at 68
  • Florimond Van Duyse, Belgian composer, dies at 66
  • Pauline Viardot, French pianist, mezzo-soprano, and composer (Cendrillon), dies at 88
1910 Highlights

About May 18, 1910

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus