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 This day in History - November 18
384 Historic Events for November 18
1874

Riccardo Martin, composer

Birth
1874

National Woman's Christian Temperance Union organizes in Cleveland

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1877

Arthur C Pigou, English economist (Wealth and welfare)

Birth
1881

Percy Lesueur, hockey player/inventor (large goalie glove)

Birth
1882

Wyndham Lewis, English author/painter (Tarr, Apes of God)

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1882

Jacques Maritain, France, Catholic philosopher (exponent of St Thomas)

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1882

Amelita Galli-Curci, Italy, operatic soprano (Cave of the Winds)

Birth
1883

Antonin Dvor k's "Husitska," premieres

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1883

Wilhelm Siemens, German/British physicist (steam engine), dies

Death
1883

Standard time zones forms by railroads in US and Canada

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1886

Chester A Arthur, 21st pres (1881-85), dies in NY at 56

Death
1887

Dorothy Dix, [Elizabeth Gilmer], journalist (advice to the lovelorn)

Birth
1887

Eduard Marxsen, composer, dies at 81

Death
1887

Gustav T Fechner, German psychologist/physicist, dies at 86

Death
1887

Heinrich Panofka, German violist/composer, dies at 80

Death
1888

Frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna)

Birth
1889

Oahu Railway begins public service in Hawaii

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1889

William Allingham, Irish poet (Day and Night Songs), dies at 68

Death
1889

Maria Realino, [Frederikus Janssen], teacher (Botany of Cura‡ao)

Birth
1893

Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Providentissimus Deus

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1894

1st comic strip "Origin of a New Species," by Richard Outcault

Event
1894

1st newspaper Sunday color comic section published (NY World)

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1895

Ernst Levy, composer

Birth
1897

Jules Buffano, St Louis Mo, pianist (Jimmy Durante Show)

Birth
1897

Patrick M S Blackett, British physicist (nuclear reaction, Nobel 1948)

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