Saturday 18 May 1929
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Johan N Block and Lord St.
The Valiant, directed by William K. Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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- Johan N Block: Aviation pioneer (Martinair / Transavia / Air Holland).
- Lord St: John of Fawsley.
- Roger Matton: Composer.
- Arcadio Venturi: Italian soccer/football player, he played for Roma (1948–1957), Internazionale (1957–1960), and Brescia (1960–1961), and six matches with the Italian national team from 1951-1953.
- Jack Sanford: American baseball player and coach (d. 2000).
- Norman St John-Stevas: Baron St John of Fawsley English lawyer and politician Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (d. 2012)
- Dodgers beat Phillies 20-16 and lost 8-6 in 2nd game (record 50 runs)
- 55th Kentucky Derby: Linus McAtee on Clyde Van Dusen wins in 2:10.8.
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