On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 60th British Academy Television Awards: "A League of Their Own" Best Comedy, "Broadchurch" Best Drama
  • Swiss voters reject a $25 per hour minimum wage
  • The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, Shoal Creek G&CC: Kenny Perry wins his third of 4 Champions Tour majors by 1 stroke from Mark Calcavecchia

Famous Deaths

  • Dobrica Cosic, Serbian writer and President (1992-93), dies at 92
  • Jerry Vale, American singer, dies at 83
  • Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut, dies from renal cell cancer at 68