November 18: Day of the Week
November 18, 2019 is the 322nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 43 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Hmmm... do you believe that self understanding is the key to happiness? Don’t just wish upon the stars. The time you were born has a great impact on who you are. Get your Scorpio horoscope and get a boost from the stars. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link)
November 18 Historical Event(s)
- 401The Visigoths, led by king Alaric I, cross the Alps and invade northern Italy.
- 1421A seawall at the Zuiderzee dike in the Netherlands breaks, flooding 72 villages and killing about 10,000 people. This event will be known as Sint-Elisabethsvloed.
- 1494French King Charles VIII occupies Florence, Italy.
- 1809In a naval action during the Napoleonic Wars, French frigates defeat British East Indiamen in the Bay of Bengal.
- 1928Release of the animated short Steamboat Willie, the first fully synchronized sound cartoon, directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks, featuring the third appearances of cartoon characters Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. This is also considered by the Disney corporation to be Mickey’s birthday.
- 1947The Ballantyne’s Department Store fire in Christchurch, New Zealand, kills 41; it is the worst fire disaster in the history of New Zealand.
- 1963The first push-button telephone goes into service.
- 1988War on Drugs: U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill into law allowing the death penalty for drug traffickers.
- 1993In South Africa, 21 political parties approve a new constitution.
- 1993In the United States, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is ratified by the House of Representatives.
Who were born on November 18?
- 1832Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Finnish-born Swedish explorer (d. 1901)
- 1880Naum Torbov, Bulgarian architect (d. 1952)
- 1936Ennio Antonelli, Italian cardinal
- 1944Wolfgang Joop, German artist and fashion designer
- 1952Claudio Capone, Italian-born Scottish voice actor (d. 2008)
- 1962Kirk Hammett, American guitarist (Metallica)
- 1963Len Bias, American basketball player (d. 1986)
- 1973Nic Pothas, South African cricket wicket-keeper
- 1980Denny Hamlin, American race car driver
- 1983Jon Johansen, Norwegian software developer
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.