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Famous Events For November 18

Famous Events For November 18 – Today In History

What Happened on November 18 in World History?

Early Centuries – November 18 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. November 18, 0326 – The old St Peter’s Church was sanctified in Rome (4th to 16th century), it was later changed to the present Basilica
2. November 18, 0794 – Deassigning of the quarters of Nara to Kioto by Japanese king Kammu
3. November 18, 1105 – election of Maginulf as anti-Pope Silvester I
4. November 18, 1210 – exclusion of Roman Catholic Emperor Otto IV from the activities of the church by Pope Innocent III
5. November 18, 1307 – It was supposed that William Tell shot an apple off his son’s head
6. November 18, 1424 – Dutch beach devastated by cyclone floods
7. November 18, 1477 – first reported printing of the book “Dictes & Sayings of the Philosophers” by William Caxton
8. November 18, 1494 – French King Charles VIII changes residence to Florence

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9. November 18, 1497 – Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives in Cape of Good Hope
10. November 18, 1626 – The sanctified St Peter’s church replacing the world’s biggest Christian church
11. November 18, 1667 – agreement between King Hassan-Udin of Makasar and Dutch East India Company – Treaty of Bongaja
12. November 18, 1686 – Charles Francois Felix practices surgical procedure on many farmers and laborers before taking up the surgical operation of the anal fistula of King Louis XIV

18th Century – What Happened on November 15 – The 1700s

13. November 18, 1718 – the debut of “Oedipe” by Voltaire in Paris
14. November 18, 1738 – agreement of peace between France and Austria
15. November 18, 1742 – anti-French agreement between Prussia and Britain
16. November 18, 1745 – The army under the guidance of Bonnie Prince Charlie seizes Carlisle
17. November 18, 1755 – Though the nasty earthquake in Massachusetts Bay hits Boston, no causalities have been reported
18. November 18, 1776 – Ft Lee, NJ seized by Hessians
19. November 18, 1787 – First Unitarian minister consecrated in Boston, US

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19th Century – November 18 This Day That Year – The 1800s

20. November 18, 1803 – Haitians conquer the French at the Battle of Vertieres
21. November 18, 1804 – a memorial to the unbelievable escape by Palver Purim
22. November 18, 1805 – the founding of the first woman’s club in America – Female Charitable Society was founded when 30 women assembled at Mrs. Silas Lee’s residence in Wiscasset, Maine.
23. November 18, 1820 – US Navy Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer reports seeing Antarctica
24. November 18, 1837 – Seven professors of the University of Gottingen issued statements in writing dissenting against the banning of the constitution of the Kingdom of Hanover. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were also among the seven professors
25. November 18, 1852 –Duke of Wellington was cremated with state honor at St Paul’s Cathedral, London
26. November 18, 1852 – consecration of Rose Philippine Duchesne in 1988 by Pope John Paul II though she died in St. Charles, Missouri, in 1852 on this date
27. November 18, 1861 – The first temporary assembly of the Confederate Congress in Richmond, Virginia
28. November 18, 1865 – A short story by Mark Twain entitled “Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” released
29. November 18, 1872 – a woman activist for the right to vote, Susan B. Anthony was detained by a US Deputy Marshall for illegal exercise of voting

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30. November 18, 1874 – an assembly of the National Woman’s Christian Temperance Union in Cleveland was held
31. November 18, 1883 – debut performance of “Husitska” by Antonis Dvorak
32. November 18, 1883 – Uniform time sectors by railways in the US and Canada
33. November 18, 1889 – commercial operation of Oahu Railways in Hawaii
34. November 18, 1893 – Pope Leo XIII issues a circular letter on the ‘study of Scripture’ reviewing the Bible from the days of the churches to the present
35. November 18, 1894 – an amusing strip, “Origin of a New Species” by Richard Outcault released in World
36. November 18, 1899 – In a match between NSW and Qld, Trumper achieves 208 in 185 minutes (1 five 25 fours)

20th Century – Important Events On This Day November 18 – The 1900s

37. November 18, 1901 – an agreement between the USA and Great Britain known as the Second Hay-Pauncefote Treaty or Interoceanic Ship Canal Treaty.
38. November 18, 1902 – Teddy bear christened after US President Teddy Roosevelt by Morris Michton, Toymaker in Brooklyn

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39. November 18, 1903 – Complete control gained by the US on Canal Panama as per the agreement Hay-Bunau-Varilla
40. November 18, 1904 – The administration doubted the intention of General Esteban Huertas that he may organize a military takeover. Hence, he steps down
41. November 18, 1905 – the debut of “Major Barbara” by George Bernard Shaw in London
42. November 18, 1905 – Prince Carl of Denmark installed as King Haakon VII of Norway
43. November 18, 1906 – the debut of “New York Idea” by Langdon Mitchell in NYC
44. November 18, 1906 – rebels destroy St Peter’s Basilica in Rome
45. November 18, 1909 – US captures Nicaragua and dismisses him as President of Zelaya
46. November 18, 1911 – first flight of seaplane by British
47. November 18, 1911 – premiere of American performance of opera “Lobetanz”
48. November 18, 1913 – Lincoln Deachey accomplishes a loop-to-loop acrobat with his plane
49. November 18, 1916 – the first battle of Somme (WWII) abandoned by General Douglas Haig
50. November 18, 1917 – establishment of A Jewish high school, Sigma Alpha Rho, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
51. November 18, 1918 – Latvia declared independent from Russia
52. November 18, 1918 – Belgian army re-capture Brussels which was won by German invaders on 20th August 1914

53. November 18, 1918 – the musical “Irene” by H Tierney and J McCarthy debuts in NYC
54. November 18, 1920 – inauguration of Apollo Theater (Academy, Bryant) at 221 W 42nd St. NYC
55. November 18, 1922 – Nomination of Abdul Medjid Kalief by the Turkish National Assembly
56. November 18, 1926 – A circular by Pope Pius XI on the Maltreatment of the Church in Mexico
57. November 18, 1928 – The first Mickey Mouse soundtrack animation, “Steamboat Willie” by Walt Disney
58. November 18, 1929 – intercontinental cable broken at multiple places due to a severe earthquake
59. November 18, 1929 – Joseph Stalin orders army to Manchuria
60. November 18, 1930 – Debut performance of the musical, “Smiles” with Bob Hope and Fred Astaire
61. November 18, 1930 – Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and Josei Toda established by Japanese educationists, Soka Kyoiku Gakkai, a Buddhist organization was renamed Soka Gakki
62. November 18, 1932 – The animated film, “Flowers & Trees” awarded the 1st Academy Award
63. November 18, 1932 – Fredric March and Wallace Beery vie for Best Actor. “Grand Hotel” and Helen Hays declared winner of the 5th Academy Awards
64. November 18, 1936 – The rule of the army general Francisco Franco in Spain acceptable to Germany & Italy
65. November 18, 1936 – The space between two supports of the main span of Golden Gate Bridge amalgamated
66. November 18, 1938 – nomination of John L. Lewis as the first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations by the members of the Trade Unions

67. November 18, 1939 -there were 86 causalities when a passenger ship Simon Bolivar belonging to Dutch KNSM, knocked a German coal mine
68. November 18, 1939 – three explosives were detonated by the Irish Republican Army in Piccadilly Circus
69. November 18, 1940 – The Manhattan Office building occupied by Consolidated Edison was the first target of a bomb explosion by George Matesky, Mad Bomber of NYC.
70. November 18, 1941 – assault on Tobruk, North Africa by British army
71. November 18, 1941 – first-time performance of “Junior Miss” by Jerome Chodorov/Joseph in NYC
72. November 18, 1941 – troops guided by Mussolini evacuate Abyssinia/Ethiopia
73. November 18, 1942 – the debut of “Skin of our Teeth” by Thornton Wilders in NYC
74. November 18, 1943 – selection of Ray Atherton, as the first US envoy to Canada
75. November 18, 1943 – Air assault by 444 British warplanes on Berlin
76. November 18, 1943 – German submarine drowned in Atlantic Ocean
77. November 18, 1945 – Prelude for orchestra and mixed choir by Arnold Schoenberg debuts
78. November 18, 1949 – NL MVP awarded to batting leader Jackie Robinson
79. November 18, 1949 – There were two smashes and 23 causalities in 3 days which forced the US Airforce to ground B-29s
80. November 18, 1950 – Syngman Rhee, South Korean president, was pressurized to stop large-scale killing
81. November 18, 1951 – first-time performance of “See it Now” on TV
82. November 18, 1951 – seizure of Ismailiya, Egypt by the British Army

83. November 18, 1951 – opposition to major league player selection meeting by Rifleman Chuck, past Baseman of Cubs and upcoming TV attraction
84. November 18, 1953 – The Anti-Revolutionary Party (ARP) favors voting by women
85. November 18, 1955 – premiere of an experimental X-2 rocket plane for flight
86. November 18, 1956 – Freedom granted to Morocco
87. November 18, 1957 – Rejection of Russian weaponry by Tunisia
88. November 18, 1958 – inauguration of 1st artificial lake in Jerusalem
89. November 18, 1958 – William Delay purchases stocks from the Indian minority stockholders
90. November 18, 1959 – AL Rookie of the Year was awarded to Wash Senator Bob Allison
91. November 18, 1959 – first performance of “Ben-Hur” guided by Willian Wyler and featuring Charlton Heston in NYC (Academy Awards Best Picture 1960)
92. November 18, 1960 – proposal by Charlie Finley to acquire LA Angels
93. November 18, 1960 – Patent Office processes its 10 millionth record-keeping
94. November 18, 1961 – premiere of “Gay Life” at Shubert Theatre NYC to give 113 presentations
95. November 18, 1961 – last show of “Kwamina” at 54th St Theatre NYC after 32 presentations
96. November 18, 1961 – JFK authorizes to send 18000 combat advisors to South Vietnam
97. November 18, 1961 – a failed attempt to send RS Ranger 2 spacecraft to the moon
98. November 18, 1963 – Bell Telephone presents the touch-tone telephones to its clientele in Pennsylvania
99. November 18, 1963 – the inauguration of the Daratfoild-Purfleet subway under the River Thames for the general public
100. November 18, 1963 – first legislature inaugurated by King Hassan II in Morocco
101. November 18, 1964 – AL MVP awarded to Brooks Robinson of Baltimore Oriole
102. November 18, 1964 – J. Edgar Hoover calls Martin Luther King the most notorious liar
103. November 18, 1965 – AL MVP achieved by Twins SS Zoilo Versalles

104. November 18, 1966 – stepping down of Sandy Koufax due to arthritic left elbow
105. November 18, 1966 – The ban on consuming meat on Fridays was lifted by US Roman Catholic patriarchs
106. November 18, 1966 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
107. November 18, 1967 – British administration diminishes the value of the pound from US $2.80to $2.40
108. November 18, 1968 – Zond 6 space capsule regained by Russia after its travel around the moon
109. November 18, 1970 – Joe Frazier defeats Bob Foster in 2 for the heavyweight boxing championship
110. November 18, 1970 – NL MVP awarded to Johnny Bench, MLB Catcher
111. November 18, 1970 – substantial quantities of Vitamin C can prevent colds asserted Linus Pauling
112. November 18, 1970 – Ambassadorial-level interactions between the Netherlands and Albania established
113. November 18, 1970 – Russia sends a self-driven exploration vehicle to land on the moon
114. November 18, 1971 – Atomic test by China at Lop Nor, PRC
115. November 18, 1971 – The Irish Republic Army kills a British soldier by firing in Belfast
116. November 18, 1973 – Emergency declared in Greece due to rebellion by the public
117. November 18, 1973 – cancellation of the planned 5 percent reduction in the production of oil for EED by the Arab oil ministers
118. November 18, 1975 – The head of Black Panther, Eldridge Cleaver comes back to the US
119. November 18, 1975 – The 4th collection of music, “Rufus featuring Chaka Khan” by Rufus is announced (Billboard Album of the year 1976)
120. November 18, 1976 – The republic recognized by the Parliament of Spain which was ruled for 37 years by a dictator
121. November 18, 1976 – appointment of Don Gullett as a free agent of Yanks
122. November 18, 1978 – atomic test by Great Britain at Nevada

123. November 18, 1978 – mass murder for suicide pact of 919 members of People’s Temple in Jonestown, Guyana under the guidance of cult chief Jim Jones
124. November 18, 1979 – spying charges against US envoy and his staff by Ayatollah Khomeini
125. November 18, 1979 – Richard Petty achieves the 29th NASCAR Sprint Cup
126. November 18, 1980 – a movie guided by Michael Cimino, “Heaven’s Gate” featuring Kris Kristofferson and Christopher Walken debuts – the biggest box office hit ever
127. November 18, 1980 – Even though George Bret missed 45 plays, he was chosen AL MVP
128. November 18, 1981 – second successive NL MVP awarded to Mike Schmidt, 3rd baseman of Phillies
129. November 18, 1982 – the crowning of the Mariasela Alvarez of the Dominican Republic as the 32nd Miss World pageant
130. November 18, 1982 – The demise of Duk Koo Kim unpredictably due to wounds he received during the 14th round of boxing competition against Ray Mancini in Las Vegas, Nevada, leads to improvements in the field of boxing
131. November 18, 1983 – the capability of producing enriched uranium for nuclear armaments was announced by Argentina
132. November 18, 1984 – The last show of “3 Musketeers” at Broadway Theatre, NYC after giving 9 shows
133. November 18, 1984 – Win Blue Bombers triumphs over Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 47-17 at the 72nd CFL Grey Cup
134. November 18, 1984 – There were 11 dismissals for Browns team
135. November 18, 1984 – the 11th penalty kick by Ron Sutter of the Flyers was not successful against the Islanders
136. November 18, 1984 – NY Rangers did not achieve any score against NJ Devils, 6-0
137. November 18, 1984 – debut performance of the first portion of the real crime story, “Fatal Vision” on the theme of the novel by McGinnis on the killings of Jefferey MacDonald and the 1970 killing of his carrying wife and two children by NBC
138. November 18, 1984 – Terry Labonte achieves the 34th NASCAR Sprint Cup
139. November 18, 1984 – a helping hand by the Soviet Union to handover American wheat to the famine gripped Ethiopia
140. November 18, 1985 – Cy Young Award to Dwight Gooden (NL) and Bret Saberhagen (AL)
141. November 18, 1985 – Space Shuttle Enterprise (OV-101) takes off from Kennedy Space Centre to Dulles Airport
142. November 18, 1985 – the plays from Howard Stern radio shifted to NYC (WXRK 92.3 FM afternoons)
143. November 18, 1985 – the musical “Spies Like Us” by Paul McCartney announced
144. November 18, 1986 – AL MVP awarded to Roger Clemens
145. November 18, 1987 – inferno at the busy subway at King’s Cross, London takes the life of 31 people
146. November 18, 1987 – The findings of the parliamentary committee on the Iran-Contra political scandal made known
147. November 18, 1987 – Cubs Andre Dawson was the 1st player to win an MVP from a last-place team
148. November 18, 1989 – The Supreme Court of the US permitted the states the right to abort’ Pennsylvania was the first state to control abortions
149. November 18, 1990 – premiere of “Fiddler on the Roof” at Gershwin Theater NYC for 241 shows

150. November 18, 1990 – US defeats Europe 11 ½- 4 ½ in the opening event of the 1st Solheim Cup Women’s Gold, Lake Nona G & CC: Kathy Whitworth US captain; Mickey Walker Europe skipper
151. November 18, 1990 – NFL NY Giants defeat Lions, 20-0 to improve to 10-0
152. November 18, 1990 – Dale Earnhardt was awarded the 40th NASCAR Sprint Cup
153. November 18, 1990 – tennis celebrity, Monica Seles of Yugoslavia defeated Gabriela Sabatini of Argentina, 6-4, 5-7, 3-6, 6-4,6-2 to achieve her 3 successive WTA Tour Championships in NYC in the first 5-set for the final for women in 1901
154. November 18, 1990 – Andre Agassi defeats the current titleholder Stefan Edberg in Frankfurt, Germany, 5-7, 7-6, 7-5,6-2 for the ATP Tour World Championship tennis title
155. November 18, 1991 – expulsion by France of Cheyenne Brando, daughter of Marlon to Tahiti
156. November 18, 1991 – captives Terry Waite & Thomas Sutherland were released by the Muslim Shi’ites
157. November 18, 1991 – selection desecrations caused the Auburn men’s basketball team to be kept on 2-year trial and ineligible for post-season play 1991-92
158. November 18, 1991 – The Croatian city of Vukovar was seized by the Yugoslav People’s Army and friendly Serb guerilla forces after an 87-day blockade
159. November 18, 1992 – debut show on Howard Stern Radio episode in Las Vegas NV on KXTE 107.5 FM
160. November 18, 1992 – the movie guided by Spike Lee, “Malcolm X” featuring Denzel Washington and Angela Bassett shown in the US
161. November 18, 1993 – 27 were killed in the jail in Morazan, El Salvador
162. November 18, 1993 – The revised independent constitution for South Africa approved by Black & white chiefs
163. November 18, 1993 – The US House of Representatives approves the North American Free Trade Agreement
164. November 18, 1993 – coldest day in North Siberia for November (-55C)
165. November 18, 1993 – Eddi Vedder, the lead Singer of Pearl Jam, was detained for drinking in public
166. November 18, 1993 – Vince McMahon, chief of WWF, charged for giving out steroids
167. November 18, 19944 – First presentation of the movie “Star Trek: Generations” guided by David Carson and featuring Patrick Stewart
168. November 18, 1995 – 45th Miss World title given to Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano (19), of Venezuela
169. November 18, 1995 – Michelle Mullen achieves the Sam’s Town Bowling Invitational
170. November 18, 1996 – Louise Woodward employed by a nanny by Eappens was later accused of killing
171. November 18, 1996 – the movie “Star Trek: First Contact” guided by Jonathan Frakes and featuring Patrick Steward and Jonathan Frakes shown for the first time
172. November 18, 1997 – Baseball League expansion draft to stock rosters of Arizona Diamondbacks and Tampa Bay Devil Rays
173. November 18, 1997 – The FBI did not find any sign of criminal action in the 1996 TWA 800 accident
174. November 18, 1997 – Gary Glitter (Paul Gadd), a famous rock star of the 70s was detained by British constabulary in a child abuse case
175. November 18, 1997 – A.C Green of Maverick equals the number of plays with that of Randy Smith of 906 successive plays
176. November 18, 1997 – The auction sale of an extraordinary necklace made of black pearls fetched the best price of $902,000
177. November 18, 1997 – The famous artwork of Willem de Kooning, “Two Standing Women” sold for $4,182,500
178. November 18, 1997 – the collection of songs by Metallica, “ReLoad” announced
179. November 18, 1997 – Sony Music Soundtrax announces the collection of songs, “Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture”
180. November 18, 1999 – In a bonfire accident in the city of College Station, Texas, at Texas A&M University, 12 lost their life and 27 wounded

21st Century – November 18 This Day In History – The 2000s

181. November 18, 2001 – an amalgamation of Phillips Petroleum and Conoco to form a new company, “ConocoPhillips”, the third-largest oil and natural gas company in the US
182. November 18, 2001 – Leyton Hewitt, achieves his first Tennis Masters Cup championship with a victory of 6-3,6-3,6-4 against Frenchman Sebastien Grosjean in Sydney, Australia
183. November 18, 2002 – A group of weapons inspectors guided by Hans Blix of the United Nations visits Iraq during the Iraq disarmament crisis
184. November 18, 2002 – The fourth collection “Up!” by Shania Twain announced (Billboard Album of the Year 2003)
185. November 18, 2003 – amalgamation of the Communist Party of Indian Union (Marxist-Leninist) to form Kanu Sanyal’s CPI (ML)
186. November 18, 2003 – The Local Government Act 2003 comes into effect canceling the anti-gay modification Section 28, in England
187. November 18, 2003 – The ban on same-sex marriage was declared not constitutional by the Supreme Court of Massachusetts
188. November 18, 2004 – Russia approves the Kyoto Protocol
189. November 18, 2007 – Fergie, Justin Timberlake, and Carrie Underwood were awarded the 34th American Music titles
190. November 18, 2007 – Jimmie Johnson achieves the 59th NASCAR Sprint Cup
191. November 18, 2007 – Roger Federer consecutively wins the Tennis Masters Cup championship against Spaniard David Ferrer, 6-2,6-3,6-2 in the final in Shanghai, China
192. November 18, 2011 – Detention of earlier Filipino President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on charges of voting irregularities and housed at Veterans Memorial Medical Centre in Quezon City
193. November 18, 2011 – premiere announcement of “Up All Night” by “The X-Factor” group One Direction in Ireland and UK
194. November 18, 2011 – Mojang announces the release of Video play Minecraft
195. November 18, 2012 – killing of 80 supposed extremist targets by Israeli Gaza missiles
196. November 18, 2012 – the 2012 US Formula One Grand Pix achieved by Lewis Hamilton
197. November 18, 2012 – 2012 Nascar Sprint Cup achieved by Brad Keselowski
198. November 18, 2012 – The 39th American Music Awards given to Katy Perry & Justin Bieber
199. November 18, 2012 – Czech Republic defeats Spain in the 101st Davis Cup match held in Prague (3-2)
200. November 18, 2013 – in an accident involving a train and a minibus in Cairo, Egypt, 20 people lost their lives
201. November 18, 2014 – 2014 Caribbean Cup for football was won by Jamaica
202. November 18, 2015 – 2015 – The extremist prison in Saint-Denis was raided by the French constabulary murdering, one of whom was the chief of the Paris terror attacks Abdelhamid Abaaoud
203. November 18, 2015 – Two women self-killing bombers aged 18 and 11 blow themselves murdering 15 and wounding over 100 in Kano, Nigeria
204. November 18, 2018 – German Alexander Zverev, 21, defeats in an upset victory the 5-time champion Novak Dokovic, with a score of 6-4,6-3 at the ATP World Tour Finals tennis title
205. November 18, 2018 – APEC Summit meeting in Papa New Guinea could not agree on a joint statement since two decades after the US and China did not agree on the meaning of trade
206. November 18, 2018 – John Allen Chau, an American preacher, was killed on the prohibited North Sentinel Island, Bay of Bengal, by the world’s most remote community

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