On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 2004

Historical Events

  • Arizona Diamondbacks' Randy Johnson becomes 16th pitcher to throw a perfect game (2-0 vs Atlanta)

Famous Deaths

  • Elvin Jones, Elvin Jones, American jazz drummer (Coltrane's "A Love Supreme"), dies of heart failure at 76
  • Lincoln Kilpatrick, American actor (BJ-Leslie Uggams Show), dies at 72
  • Serge Turgeon, Quebec actor and union leader, dies at 58
2004 Highlights

About May 18, 2004

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus