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 This day in History - November 18
384 Historic Events for November 18
1922

Viktor Afanasiev, editor (Pravda)

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1923

Alan B Shepard Jr, East Derry NH, Rear Adm USN/astro (Merc 3, Ap 14)

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1925

Alex Macintosh, broadcaster/actor (Hell Fight)

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1925

William Robert Mayer, composer

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1926

Kim Besly, activist

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1926

Pope Pius XI encyclical On persecution of Church in Mexico

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1926

Dorothy Collins, Windsor Ontario, singer (Your Hit Parade)

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1927

Lawrence Kenneth Moss, composer

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1928

Mickey Mouse, cartoon strip

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1928

Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse debuts in NY in "Steamboat Willie"

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1929

William Joseph "Pete" Knight, astronaut/test pilot (X-15)

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1929

Henricus Van de Wetering, archbishop Utrecht (1895-1929), dies at 78

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1929

Large quake in Atlantic breaks Transatlantic cable in 28 places

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1929

Dr Vladimir K Zworykin demonstrates "kinescope"

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1929

Stalin routes troops to Manchuria

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1930

Sonja Ruthstr”m, Swed, cross country relay skier (Olympic-gold-1960)

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1930

Musical "Smiles" with Bob Hope/Fred Astaire premieres in NYC

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1930

Sjostakovitch' opera "The Nose," premiers in Lenningrad

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1932

"Flowers and Trees" receives 1st Academy Award for a cartoon

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1932

1st tie for Best Actor Academy Award Wallace Beery and Fredric March

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1933

Jacques Charpentier, composer

Birth
1935

Frank Joseph Kofsky, teacher/writer

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1936

Main span of Golden Gate Bridge joined

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1936

Germany and Italy recognized Spanish government of Francisco Franco

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1936

Hank Ballard, Detroit, rocker (The Twist (pre Chubby Checker)

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