On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1912

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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A's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
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Ty Cobb
  • Maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies

Famous Birthdays

  • Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer
  • Perry Como, [Pierino], Canonsburg Pa, singer/TV (Perry Como Show)
  • Richard Brooks, director (Blackboard Jungle, In Cold Blood), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania