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Notable Historical Events for November 18th

200734th American Music Award: Fergie, Justin Timberlake & Carrie Underwood win

1950South Korea President Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions

1930Musical "Smiles" with Bob Hope and Fred Astaire premieres in NYC

1970Joe Frazier KOs Bob Foster in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1936Germany & Italy recognize Spanish government of Francisco Franco

1929Stalin routes troops to Manchuria

1865Mark Twain publishes "Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"

1835-20] Charles Darwin travels to Tahiti

1970Johnny Bench wins NL MVP

1941Mussolini's forces leave Abyssinia/Ethiopia

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Notable Birthdays on November 18th

1787Sojourner Truth [Isabella Baumfree], Swartekill, New York, US abolitionist/feminist

1968Owen Wilson, Dallas, Texas, American actor (Meet the Parents, Zoolander)

1901George Gallup, Jefferson Iowa, public opinion pollster (Gallup Poll)

1787Louis-Jacques Daguerre, Cormeilles-en-Parisis France, inventor and photographer (d. 1851)

1906George Wald, US, physiologist/biologist (eye, Nobel 1967)

1909Johnny Mercer, Savannah Ga, lyricist (Moon River, Old Black Magic)

1836William Schwenck Gilbert, London, English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator (Gilbert & Sullivan)

1939Margaret Atwood, Ottawa Ontario, Canadian author/poet

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Notable Weddings on November 18th

1966Writer Jack Kerouac (44) weds Stella Kerouac

1962Singer Barry White (18) weds childhood sweetheart Betty Smith

2010Cricketer Glenn McGrath (40) weds interior designer Sara Leonardi in Cronulla, New South Wales

1966MLB baseball player Hank Greenberg (55) weds actress Mary Jo Tarola

1948KFC founder Colonel Sanders (58) weds his long-time employee Claudia Price

2006American film actor and producer Tom Cruise (44) weds actress Katie Holmes (27) at Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy

November 18th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on November 18th

1978Jim Jones, US pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide at 47

1962Niels Bohr, Danish physicist (atom, Nobel 1922), dies at 77

1969Joseph P Kennedy, JFK/RFK/TMK father, dies in Hyannis Port Mass, at 81

1886Chester A. Arthur, 21st US president (1881-85), dies at 56

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