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 This day in History - November 18
384 Historic Events for November 18
1898

Oswald Erich Sehlbach, composer

Birth
1898

Joris Ivens, Nijmegen Netherlands, director (Rain)

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1899

Eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch)

Birth
1899

Trumper scores 208 in 185 mins (1 five 25 fours) NSW v Qld

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1900

Constantin Alajalov, Russia, artist (Ditters and Jitters)

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1900

Howard Thurman, theologian/author (Deep River, Deep in the Hunger)

Birth
1901

George Gallup, Jefferson Iowa, public opinion pollster (Gallup Poll)

Birth
1902

Bkln toymaker Morris Michton names teddy bear after Teddy Roosevelt

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1902

Barbara Giuranna, composer

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1902

Jírgen Nielsen, Danish author (regional novels)

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1903

Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty gives US exclusive canal rights in Panama

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1903

Lillian Fuchs, composer

Birth
1904

Guido Santorsola, composer

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1904

Justus van Maurik, cigar manufacturer/author/head of Red Guard, dies

Death
1904

Theodore DN Besterman, British bibliographer

Birth
1905

George Bernard Shaws "Major Barbara," premieres in London

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1905

Prince Carl of Denmark becomes King Haakon VII of Norway

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1906

Langdon Mitchells "New York Idea," premieres in NYC

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1906

George Wald, US, physiologist/biologist (eye, Nobel 1967)

Birth
1906

Klaus Mann, German/US author (Mephisto)/son of Thomas Mann

Birth
1907

Halldis Vesaas-Moren, Norwegian author/poetess

Birth
1908

Imogene Coca, Phila, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl)

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1909

US invades Nicaragua, later overthrows Pres Zelaya

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1909

Johnny Mercer, Savannah Ga, lyricist (Moon River, Old Black Magic)

Birth
1910

Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist

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