Wednesday May 18, 1904: on this day

About May 18th, 1904, in brief:

  • Historical events: American Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco.
  • Day of the week: May 18th, 1904 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Dragon (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Pope John Paul II, Perry Como
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • Popular movie: The Wonderful Living Fan directed by Georges Méliès

More about May 18th, 1904? See below for more news and curiosities on May 18th, 1904.


What day of the week was May 18, 1904?

May 18, 1904 was a Wednesday and it was the 139th day of the year 1904 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 18, 1904 can also be written as 5/18/1904 in the US and as 18/5/1904 in UK and Europe.


May 18, 1904: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 18, 1904:

  • American ion perdicaris kidnapped in morocco.

May 18, 1904: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 18, 1904: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 18th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 18, 1904: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 18, 1904 is Dragon and the associated element is Wood.

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May 18, 1904: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 18, 1904 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 18, 1904 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 18, 1904 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 15% full, rising at 07:31 am and setting at 10:14 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 29, 1904 while the next full moon would come on May 29, 1904.

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Who was born on May 18, 1904?

Famous people born on May 18, 1904:

  • François Marty

    French priest and ecclesiastic, he was ordained roman catholic priest on 28 juin 1930.

  • Jacob K. Javits

    American colonel and politician, 58th new york state attorney general (b. 1904).

  • Shunryū Suzuki

    Japanese-american monk and educator, founded the san francisco zen center (b. 1904).

  • Jacob K

    Javits (senator-republican-new york).

  • Art Landy
  • Herbert Spiegelberg
  • Samson Fainsilber

Whose famous birthday is on May 18th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 18th:

  • Pope John Paul II
    Pope John Paul II

    Pope john paul ii was the head of the catholic church from 1978 until his death in 2005, and is known for his role in ending communist rule...

  • Perry Como
    Perry Como

    Perry como was an american singer known for his relaxed and smooth vocal style, and for hits like 'catch a falling star' and 'magic...

  • Tina Fey
    Tina Fey

    American comedian, writer, and producer.

  • Charles Trenet
    Charles Trenet

    French actor, singer and songwriter.

  • George Strait
    George Strait

    American country western star and country music association award winner.

  • Diane McBain
    Diane McBain

    American actress.

  • Alana Stewart
    Alana Stewart

    American model, before she married george hamilton with whom she had a son named ashley.

  • Miriam Margolyes
    Miriam Margolyes

    British-Australian actress known for her versatile roles in film, television, and stage.

  • Matt Long
    Matt Long

    American actor.

  • Dwayne Hickman
    Dwayne Hickman

    American child actor, darryl, and his older brother, were driven by stage mothers.

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How old is someone born on May 18, 1904?

Someone born on May 18, 1904 is:

120 years 2 months old,

or 1442 months and 5 days old,

or 6270 weeks and 6 days old,

or 43896 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 18, 1904?

There are 299 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday May 18th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 18, 1904?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on May 18, 1904.

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May 18, 1904: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on May 18th?

Famous deaths on May 18th:

  • Jill Ireland
    Jill Ireland

    British actress who has been playing lead roles since the 1950s.

  • Charles Grodin
    Charles Grodin

    American actor and talk show host (d. 2021).

  • William Saroyan
    William Saroyan

    American author of short stories, novels, and plays.

  • Alexander Godunov
    Alexander Godunov

    Russian-american actor and ballet dancer; defected to america 8/21/1979.

  • Steve Forrest
    Steve Forrest

    American drummer (placebo).

  • Arthur O'Connell
    Arthur O'Connell

    American actor (born in 1908).

  • Elisha Cook
    Elisha Cook


  • Bridgette Andersen
    Bridgette Andersen

    American actress (born 1975).

  • Edwina Booth
    Edwina Booth

    American memoirist and biographer.

  • Jery Sivadon

    Renowned painter and sculptor.

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Who was the US President on May 18, 1904?

On May 18, 1904 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 18, 1904?

On May 18, 1904 the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 18, 1904?

On May 18, 1904 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about May 18th?

May 18th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 18th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 18th, such as:

  • 2019 - Eurovision song contest 2019, duncan laurence representing the netherlands wins the 2019 edition with "arcade". this is the first time that the country has won since 1975.
  • 2018 - Santa fe high school shooting: in texas, united states, a school shooting occurs at santa fe high school. twelve others are hurt and eight students are killed, along with two teachers. (ktrk-tv),
  • 2017 - United states aircraft bombed a convoy belonging the syrian pro-government militia in a "deconfliction area" around al-tanf.

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What happened in 1904?

1904 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 beat Winnipeg Rowing Club, 2 games to 1
  • 1st athletic letters given
  • National Ski Association forms in Ishpeming, Michigan

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What was the calendar for May 1904?

May 1904 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Wednesday May 18, 1904