What Happened On 18th May 1974 In History

May 18th (1974) was a Saturday. It's the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 227 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 18th May, 1974

  • » Nuclear test: under project Smiling Buddha, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becoming the sixth nation to do so.
  • » Completion of the Warsaw radio mast, the tallest construction ever built at the time. It collapsed on August 8, 1991.

Famous Birthdays on May 18 in 1974

  • » Nelson Figueroa, American baseball player
  • » Valmo Kriisa, Estonian basketball player

May 18th Holidays in History

  • » Battle of Las Piedras known as Battle of Las Piedras Day (Uruguay)
  • » Christian feast day:
  • » Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury
  • » Eric IX of Sweden
  • » Felix of Cantalice
  • » Pope John I
  • » Venantius of Camerino
  • » May 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Public holidays in Haiti named Flag and Universities Day (Haiti)
  • » History of Somaliland Separatism e.g Independence Day (Somaliland (List of states with limited recognition called unrecognized))
  • » International Museum Day (International observance e.g International)
  • » Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day (Sri Lankan Tamil people or Sri Lankan Tamils)
  • » Public holidays in Turkmenistan known as Revival, Unity, and Poetry of Magtymguly Day (Turkmenistan)
  • » World AIDS Vaccine Day (International observance known as International)

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