On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday

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