On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1927

Historical Events

  • "Slide Lake" in Gros Ventre, Wyoming, collapses
  • Bath School Disaster, Bath MI. Andrew Kehoe blows up Bath Consolidated School killing 38 children, 2 teachers.
  • Grauman's Chinese Theater opens in Hollywood, California
  • Ritz Hotel opens in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Body, British politician (C), born in Eton, Buckinghamshire

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Kehoe, American mass murderer (Bath School disaster), commits suicide at 55 after killing his wife and blowing up a school
1927 Highlights

About May 18, 1927

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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