On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America incorporates

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Wakeman, English, rock keyboardist (Yes), born in London
  • Stuart Gannes, writer (Fortune), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • William Wallace, Canadian musician (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Famous Deaths

  • James T Adams, American historian (Pulitzer 1921)