On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 2021

Historical Events

  • Detroit Tigers pitcher Spencer Turnbull no-hits Seattle Mariners, 5-0 at Comerica Park, Detroit
  • India records the highest recorded daily COVID-19 death toll to date in the world with 4,529 deaths

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Hills, American golf course designer (designed and renovated more than 200 new courses), dies at 91
  • Charles Grodin, American stage and screen actor (Heartbreak Kid; Midnight Run; Ishtar: Beethoven series), writer, and talk show host, dies of bone marrow cancer at 86 [1]
  • Franco Battiato, Italian pop, rock, and new wave singer, songwriter (“La Voce del Padrone” (“The Master’s Voice”), and filmmaker ("Lost Love"), dies at 76
  • Rennie Stennett, Panamanian baseball infielder (World Series 1979; SF Giants; one of 3 players to collect 7 hits in a MLB game), dies from cancer at 70
2021 Highlights

About May 18, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Leave The Door Open - Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak)
  • UK #1 Song: Body - Tion Wayne & Russ Millions