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On 18 May 1950

Birthdate of Rod Milburn, American hurdler and coach (d. 1997); and Mark Mothersbaugh, American singer-songwriter and painter.

500th anniversary

Birthdate of Piero Soderini, Italian politician and diplomat (d. 1513).

100th anniversary

Birthdate of Oliver Heaviside, English engineer, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1925).

50th anniversary

The United Kingdom proclaims a protectorate over Tonga..

Death of Félix Ravaisson-Mollien, French archaeologist and philosopher (b. 1813).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Lillian Hoban, American author and illustrator (d. 1998).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Erico Aumentado, Filipino journalist, lawyer, and politician (d. 2012).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Frank Hsieh, Taiwanese lawyer and politician, 40th Premier of the Republic of China; Reggie Jackson, American baseball player and sportscaster; and Gerd Langguth, German political scientist and author (d. 2013).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of John Bruton, Irish politician, 10th Taoiseach of Ireland; and Gail Strickland, American actress.

Death of Hal Chase, American baseball player and manager (b. 1883).

2nd anniversary

The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking..

Birthdate of Joe Bonsall, American country/gospel singer; Yi Mun-yol, South Korean author and academic; Richard Swedberg, Swedish sociologist and academic; and Tom Udall, American lawyer and politician, 28th New Mexico Attorney General, United States Senator from New Mexico.

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