This was 139th day of the year and 227 days remained in the year.
May 18 in History
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.
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