November 18th In History

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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