On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1920

Historical Events

  • 45th Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 1:51.6

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucia Mannucci, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)

Person of interestJohn Paul II

Pope Saint John Paul II [Karol Wojtyla], 264th Roman Catholic Pope (1978-2005), born in Wadowice, Poland (d. 2005)

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

1920 Highlights

About May 18, 1920

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus