November 18th In History

On November 18, 1966, the US performed nuclear test at Nevada Test Site. On the same day in 1928, Mickey Mouse appeared for the first time in Steamboat Willie.

1745: – Bonnie Prince Charlie’s troops occupied Carlisle.

1820: – Antarctica was sighted by US Navy Capt Nathaniel B Palmer.

1833: – Treaty of Zonhoven was signed between Netherlands and Belgium.

1889: – Oahu Railway began public service in Hawaii.

1902: – Brooklyn toymaker Morris Michton named the teddy bear after US President Teddy Roosevelt.

1903: – The US was given exclusive canal rights in Panama by Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty.

1913: – Lincoln Deachey performed first airplane loop the loop in San Diego.

1918: – Latvia declared independence from Russia.

1922: – Benito Mussolini came into power as the new Italian premier.

1926: – George Bernard Shaw refused his Noble Prize. He said “I can forgive Alfred Nobel for inventing dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.”

1928: – Mickey Mouse appeared for the first time in Steamboat Willie.

1943: – U-112 sunk in the Atlantic Ocean.

1958: – The first ever true reservoir in Jerusalem was opened.

1961: – US President John F. Kennedy sent 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam.

1966: – The US performed the nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

2010: – China announced its plans to use its own uranium resources to meet growing demands for nuclear power.

Days on November 18: –

  • National Vichyssoise Day
  • National Princess Day