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