May 18 Holidays

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Monthly Holidays that include May 18

Famous Birthdays Today

<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/george-strait" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/b821a5dc-a32f-4989-730c-a3be0991a700/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="George Strait" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Country Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/george-strait" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">George Strait</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/teresa-giudice" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/0a403f03-3eef-411e-8007-218eb8124800/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Teresa Giudice" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Reality Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/teresa-giudice" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Teresa Giudice</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/shawn-booth" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/9fc7498a-283f-49f7-27bd-71daff3dfb00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Shawn Booth" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Reality Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/shawn-booth" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Shawn Booth</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/tina-fey" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/31d549b9-c057-491d-47d3-b3c83e49c800/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Tina Fey" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">TV Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/tina-fey" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Tina Fey</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>332</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Constantine Feeds Constantinople</div><div class='timeline-text'>Roman Emperor Constantine the Great announces free food distributions in Constantinople.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1152</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Henry II Marries Eleanor</div><div class='timeline-text'>The future king of England, Henry II, marries Eleanor of Aquitaine two years prior to his reign.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1631</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Governor of Massachusetts</div><div class='timeline-text'>John Winthrop becomes the first Governor of Massachusetts).</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1652</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rhode Island Abolishes Slavery</div><div class='timeline-text'>Rhode Island passes lawabolishing slavery, but without rigorous enforcement.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1804</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Napoleon Becomes Emperor</div><div class='timeline-text'>Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Emperor of the French.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1860</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Lincoln Wins Nomination</div><div class='timeline-text'>Abraham Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination in the United States presidential election.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1912</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>The First Indian Film</div><div class='timeline-text'>Shree Pundalik, the first Indian film, is released in Mumbai.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1953</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Woman Breaks Sound Barrier</div><div class='timeline-text'>Jacqueline Cochran becomes the first woman to break the sound barrier.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1991</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Republic of Somaliland Independence</div><div class='timeline-text'>Northern Somalia declares independence from the rest of Somalia to form the Republic of Somaliland.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2006</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Nepal Becomes a Secular Country</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Post Loktantra Andolan government of Nepal passes a law making the country secular, limiting the monarchy's power.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2019</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Biden Announces Presidential Campaign</div><div class='timeline-text'>Joe Biden announces his campaign for the United States presidential election.</div></div></div>

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