On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 116th Preakness: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 1:54
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • USSR launches 2 cosmonauts to MIR space station

Famous Deaths

  • Edwina Booth, actress (Trader Horn), dies of heart failure at 86