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 This day in History - November 18
384 Historic Events for November 18
1911

Alfred Binet, French child psychologist, dies

Death
1911

Opera "Lobetanz" 1st American performance

Event
1911

Britain's 1st seaplane flies

Event
1912

Jaap Meijer, [Saul van Messel], Dutch historian/rabbi in Paramaribo

Birth
1912

Albania declares independence from Turkey

Event
1912

Arthur Peterson, Mandan ND, actor (Major-Soap, Crisis)

Birth
1913

Lincoln Deachey performs 1st airplane loop-the-loop (San Diego)

Event
1916

Gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe

Event
1916

James L Lyons, jazz promoter

Birth
1917

Henry Spiekman, social-democratic politician, dies at 43

Death
1918

J¢n Trausti, [Gudmundur Magn£sson], Iceland author (G¢dir), dies

Death
1918

Reggie Schwartz, cricketer (55 wickets for South Africa), dies

Death
1918

Latvia declares independence from Russia

Event
1918

Brussels free Stofnar

Event
1919

Ferdinand Domela Newenhouse, anarchist (free socialist), dies

Death
1919

Jocelyn Brando, San Francisco, actress (Ugly American)

Birth
1919

H Tierney and J McCarthy's musical "Irene," premieres in NYC

Event
1920

Apollo Theater (Academy, Bryant) opens at 221 W 42nd St NYC

Event
1920

Louis Alfred Mennini, composer

Birth
1920

Alfred William Bedford, test pilot

Birth
1921

Peter Pocklington, NHL team owner (Edmonton Oiler)

Birth
1922

Marcel Proust, French author (Recherche du Temps Perdu), dies at 51

Death
1922

Turkish National Assembly nominates Abdul Medjid kalief

Event
1922

Luis Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1956-63)

Birth
1922

Marjorie Gestring, US, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1936)

Birth