Momentous events in history: may 18, 2018

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On this day, may 18 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

International Museum day.

Day The Pink Panthers.

Ukraine – Day of struggle for the rights of the Crimean Tatar people.

Ukraine – the Day of memory of victims of genocide of Crimean Tatar people.

Story:

1642 – city of Montreal.

1941 – the Italian Duke of Spoleto, crowned king of fascist Croatia to Tomislav II.

1951 – the headquarters of the UN moved from long island to the place of their permanent deployment in Manhattan.

1961 – Ukraine established a literary prize named after Taras Shevchenko.

1972 – the catastrophe of the an-10 in Kharkiv, killing 122 people, including famous Soviet impersonator Viktor Chistyakov.

1973 – the crash of Tu-104 near Chita, killing 81 people.

1974 – India became the sixth state with nuclear weapons.

1980 – eruption St . Helens in Washington killed 57 people.

1977 – Established the international day of museums.

Born on this day:

1048 – Omar Khayyam, Persian poet, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher.

1987 – Luisana Lopilato, Argentine actress, singer and model.

2002 – Alina Sagitova, Russian figure skater, silver and gold medalist of the Olympic Games in 2018, the champion of Europe.

Died:

1799 – Pierre de Beaumarchais, French playwright and essayist.

2007 – Pierre-Gilles de Wives, French physicist, Nobel laureate (1991).

2012 – Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, German Opera and chamber singer.

2017 – Jacque fresco, an American engineer and designer, is the founder and Director of the Venus Project.

Birthday:

Adrian, Irene, Jacob.