May 18th is Visit Your Relatives Day as well as No Dirty Dishes Day.
We’re now on the 138th day of the year, and have 226 days left.
We have collected the most interesting historical events and facts that all happened on May 18th, this is a day you really don’t want to miss out on!
Did you know that on this day in 1917, the US Congress passed the Selective Service Act? This authorized the US to raise a national army for WWI through conscription.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about May 18th in history!
What memorable events happened on May 18 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Chris Cornell, American musician of Soundgarden and Audioslave, committed suicide at age 52 by hanging.
The Crusaders lost control of the city of Acre, the Kingdom of Jerusalem’s last bastion, after a fourteen-day siege.
Acre’s capture by the Mamluks essentially ended a more than two-hundred-year occupation of Crusader forces in the Levant. There were regular attempts to start new crusades into the region, but nothing ever came of it.
If today’s your birthday, you share this special day with Tina Fey! Here are other famous people born on this day.
53 years old
35 years old
Gyeonggi, South Korea
48 years old
Pope John Paul II
Apr 2, 2005 (Age 84)
Feb 2, 1970 (Age 97)
Here we have the most notable quotes that have been said on this day throughout history.
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.
South African President
The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think.
Looking for a reason to celebrate? Well, here’s a few! These unique holidays are sure to bring some enjoyment to your day.
National Visit Your Relatives Day
Life gets busy, and we often don’t get enough time out of our days to catch up with our family. Today is Visit Your Relatives Day, so why not drop by and say hello or go out for food together? If you can’t visit them today, at least give them a call and arrange a visit soon!
National No Dirty Dishes Day
Dirty dishes are the absolute worst, so it’s about time there’s a day to celebrate their absence! Whether you only order take-out, eat food out of its packet, dine out all day or simply don’t eat, make sure you don’t leave any dishes – at least at home!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The total weight of all air on Earth is 11 quintillion pounds.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on May 18 shares the same zodiac sign, Taurus.
Taurus is represented by the bull and is the second sign in the zodiac. Taureans are remarkably passionate, whether this passion is for people, wealth, or something else. This enables them to have the drive to accomplish challenging tasks in life.
People born during May have the Emerald birthstone. The lush green color of the Emerald birthstone is the perfect choice for the month of May, as green is a color that signifies hope, the coming of spring, regeneration, and new growth.
Anyone born on May 18 would likely have been conceived around August 25 in the previous year.
Babies conceived on this day will be due around February 8th, 2024.