Historical Events for 18th May 2019

1935 – Harold Gimblett scores 123 in 80 mins on debut for Somerset
1945 – Tigers and A’s both have 7 straight games postponed due to rain
1948 – The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking
1949 – Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America incorporates
1959 – “Russian Band Stand” by Spencer and Spencer hits #91
1967 – Tennessee Governor Ellington approves the repeal of the Butler Act or “Monkey Law”, upheld in 1925 Scopes Trial
1973 – Soviet party leader Brezhnev visits West Germany
1994 – 2nd UEFA Champions League Final: Milan beats Barcelona 4-0 at Athens
1994 – Tropical Butterfly Garden at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens
2004 – Arizona Diamondbacks’ Randy Johnson becomes 16th pitcher to throw a perfect game (2-0 vs Atlanta)

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