November 18th, 1307
Williel Tell shoots an apple off his son’s head.
November 18th, 1493
Christopher Colombus first sights the island that is now known as Puerto Rico.
November 18th, 1793
The Louvre, is offiially opened in Paris, France.
November 18th, 1922
Marcel Proust dies. He was a great French novelist and essayist. In Search of Lost Time is one of his famous works.
November 18th, 1926
George Bernard Shaw refuses to receive the money from his Nobel Prize . He said: ” I can forgive Albert Nobel for inventing the dynamite but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize “.
November 18th, 1928
Steamboat Willie is released. It is the first fully synchronized sound cartoon, directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks, featuring our dearest Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
November 18th, 1940
George P.Metesky, also known as the New York City’s Mad Bomber, places his first bomb at an office building in Manhattan , using Consolidated Edison.