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 This day in History - November 18
384 Historic Events for November 18
1936

Don E Cherry, US jazz trumpeter

Birth
1937

Rajinder Pal, cricketer (pace bowler in one Test India v Eng, 0-22)

Birth
1938

Karl Schranz, Austria, slalom (Olympic-1968)

Birth
1939

Neth KNSM passenger ship Simon Bolivar hits German mine, 86 die

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1939

Brenda Vaccaro, Bkln NY, actress (Cactus Flower, Sara, Paper Dolls)

Birth
1939

Tom Johnson, composer

Birth
1939

Margaret E Atwood, author/poet

Birth
1939

John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate

Birth
1940

George Matesky Mad Bomber's 1st time-bomb

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1941

Mussolini's forces leave Abyssinia/Ethiopia

Event
1941

Jerome Chodorov/Joseph Fields' "Junior Miss," premieres in NYC

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1941

British troops open attack on Tobruk, North-Africa

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1941

David Hemmings, Guilford England, actor (Blow-up, Barbarella)

Birth
1941

Walter H Nernst, German chemist (Nobel Prize 1920), dies at 77

Death
1942

Jeffrey Siegel, Chicago Ill, pianist (Chicago Symph)

Birth
1942

Linda Evans, Hartford, actr (Dynasty, Big Valley, Beach Blanket Bingo)

Birth
1942

Qabus bin Said, sultan of Oman (1970- )

Birth
1942

Thornton Wilders "Skin of our Teeth," premieres in NYC

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1943

U-211 sinks in Atlantic Ocean

Event
1943

444 British bombers attack Berlin

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1943

1st US ambassador to Canada, Ray Atherton, nominated

Event
1943

Susan Sullivan, NYC, actress (Dharma and Greg, Falcon Crest)

Birth
1945

Glen Walken, Astoria Queens, actor (Leave it to Larry)

Birth
1945

Arnold Sch”nberg's Prelude for orch and mixed choir, premieres

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1946

Amanda Lear, French singer

Birth