On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1949

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 Truslow Adams, American historian (Pulitzer 1921), dies at 70
1949 Highlights

About May 18, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus