On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1941

Historical Events

  • An Egyptian steamer sinks
  • Italian army in Ethiopia under general Aosta surrenders to Britain
  • Jewish veterans honor their dead

Famous Birthdays

  • Diane McBain, actress (Surfside Six, Spinout, Donner Pass), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • M S Longair, astronomer
  • Miriam Margolyes, English actress (Babe, Romeo and Juliet), born in Oxford
1941 Highlights

About May 18, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus