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Notable Historical Events for November 18th

1949NL batting leader (.342) Jackie Robinson wins NL MVP

1970Johnny Bench wins NL MVP

1928Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse appears in NY in "Steamboat Willie"

1964J. Edgar Hoover describes Martin Luther King as "most notorious liar"

201239th American Music Award: Katy Perry & Justin Bieber win

1835-20] Charles Darwin travels to Tahiti

1950South Korea President Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions

1981Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins his 2nd consecutive NL MVP

1980Despite missing 45 games, George Brett wins AL MVP

1936Germany & Italy recognize Spanish government of Francisco Franco

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Notable Birthdays on November 18th

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

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

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

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

1939Margaret Atwood, Ottawa Ontario, Canadian author/poet

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

1860Ignacy Jan Paderewski, composer/1st premier of Poland (1919-20)

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

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Notable Weddings on November 18th

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

1966Writer Jack Kerouac (44) weds Stella Kerouac

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

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

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

2000Actress Catherine Zeta Jones (31) weds actor/producer Michael Douglas (56) at the Plaza Hotel in New York City

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Notable Deaths on November 18th

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

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

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

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

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