Momentous events in history: may 18, 2018
On this day, may 18 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!
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.
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.
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.
Adrian, Irene, Jacob.