November 18


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The November 18 is the 322nd day of the Gregorian calendar (the 323rd in leap years ), thus remain 43 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1738: August III. from Poland
1905: Haakon VII.
1916: Battle of the Somme

economy

  • 1996 : The first IPO of Deutsche Telekom AG pursues the goal of improving the company's equity base on the one hand and demonstrating the efficiency and importance of Germany as a financial center on the other . Through the sale of around 713.7 million shares , Telekom will receive around 10 billion euros in “fresh funds”.

science and technology

Culture

religion

1626: St. Peter's Basilica

Disasters

  • 1421 : The Elisabeth flood causes great damage in the area around Dordrecht and Rotterdam. Thousands of people - estimates range as high as 10,000 - drown. The Biesbosch nature reserve is created by the flood.
  • 1905 : On the Breton coast, the British steamship Hilda rams a reef in a snow storm off the island of Cézembre and sinks. 125 people die.
  • 1939 : The Dutch ocean liner Simon Bolivar runs into a German minefield near Harwich and sinks after two serious explosions. 102 people die.
  • 1987 : In King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London , a match sets a major fire in which 31 people die and over 60 people are injured.

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 19th century

19th century

Wyndham Lewis (* 1882)

20th century

1901-1925

Klaus Mann (* 1906)

1926-1950

Wolfgang Joop (* 1944)

1951-1975

Owen Wilson (* 1968)

1976-2000

Died

Before the 19th century

19th century

20th century

1901-1950

1951-1975

1976-2000

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days

The list of commemorative and action days contains further entries .


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