What Happened on May 18, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 28.7 cm rain falls at Lake Maloya New Mexico (state record)
  • Atkinson & Depeiaza take WI from 6-187 to 6-494 in day v Aust
  • Queen Juliana opens E55 fair in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestYun Fat Chow

Yun Fat Chow, Hong Kong actor (Better Tomorrow), born in Lamma Island, Hong Kong

Famous Deaths

  • Mary McLeod Bethune, American educator (Bethune-Cookman College) and civil rights leader, dies at 79