On This Day: May 18th
This is 139th day of the year and 227 days remain in the year.
The city of Montreal was founded by the French.
Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France by the French Senate.
Pope John Paul II was born near Krakow, Poland.
India became the 6th country to become a nuclear power.
May 18 BirthdaysJohn Paul II1920–2005, pope (1978–2005), a Pole named Karol Jozef Wojtyla, born in Wadowice; successor of John Paul I.
Reggie Jacksonbaseball player
Omar Khayyampoet and mathematician