November 18 Birthdays in History - November 18 Deaths - November 18 Events



1983 Jon Johansen, Norwegian Celebrity
1976 Sandy Zubrin, Tamuning Guam, U.S. diver 1996 Olympics
1976 Matt Welsh, born in Melbourne, Australia, professional swimmer, backstroke and butterfly gold medalist at the World Championships in Shanghai, 2006
1974 Autumn Smith, Miss USA-Alabama, 1997, top 10
1974 Christian Schmidt, actor, Mullers Buro
1974 Chloe Sevigny, American Actress
1973 Steve Christopher Petree, Oklahoma, rocker, PC Quest-Can You See
1972 Jason Arnberger, cricketer, NSW opening batsman 1994-95 -
1971 Kylie Hanigan, Australian 200m/400m runner 1996 Olympics
1970 Allen Watson, born in Brooklyn, New York, pitcher for the San Francisco Giants
1970 Phil Buckman, born in Queens, New York, actor, Slash-Drexell's Class
1970 Toby Wright, safety for the St. Louis Rams
1970 Peta Wilson, born in Sydney, Australia, model, actress, appeared in films, 'The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen' and 'Superman Returns'
1970 Mike Epps, American Comedian
1969 Cheryl Bachman, born in Jacksonville, Florida, playmate, October, 1991
1969 Lee Anne Ketcham, Tallahassee, Florida, female pitcher, Silver Bullets
1969 Raghib Ismail, NFL wide receiver/kick returner for the Oakland Raiders
1969 Sam Cassell, NBA guard, New Jersey Nets, Houston Rockets
1969 Duncan Sheik, American Musician
1968 Gary Sheffield, born in Tampa, Florida, outfielder for the Florida Marlins
1968 Lubomir Sekeras, born in Liptovsky, Czechoslovakia, hockey defenseman, Team Slovakia
1968 Mel Stewart, North Carolina, 200m butterfly swimmer, Olympics gold 92
1968 Milica Vukadinovic, WNBA guard, Charlotte Sting
1968 Owen Wilson, born in Dallas, Texas, actor, writer, comedian, appeared in film, 'You, Me and Dupree', 'Starsky & Hutch', 'I Spy', 'Night at the Museum', 'The Darjeeling Unlimited'
1967 Jocelyn Lemieux, Mont Laurier, NHL right wing for the Calgary Flames
1967 Tom Gordon, Sebring, Florida, pitcher for the Boston Red Sox
1966 Darren Flutie, CFL slot back for the Edmonton Eskimos
1966 Gwendolyn Hajek, born in Shreveport, Louisiana, playmate, September, 1987
1966 Ron Coomer, Crest Hill, Illinois, infielder for the Minnesota Twins
1966 Tommie Stowers, WLAF tight end for the Rhein Fire
1965 Mark Petkovsek, Beaumont, Texas, pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals
1965 Matt Kabayama, hockey forward, Team Japan 1998
1964 Mike Withycombe, CFL corner for the BC Lions
1964 Seth Joyner, NFL linebacker, Ariz, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31
1964 Shawn Sheldon, Norwich, Connecticut, 114 lbs greco-roman wrestler 1996 Olympics
1963 Dante Bichette, W Palm Beach FLA, outfielder for the Colorado Rockies
1962 Jamie Moyer, Sellersville, Pennsylvania, pitcher for the Boston Red Sox
1962 Jill Briles-Hinton, Elmhurst, Illinois, LPGA golfer, 1995 Women's Open-16th
1962 Kirk Hammett, U.S. heavy-metal guitarist, Metallica-Master of Puppets
1962 Vladimir Vladimirovich Karashtin, Russian cosmonaut
1961 Janice Lynn Kuehnemund, St. Paul, Minnesota, rocker, Vixen-Rev It Up
1960 Elizabeth Perkins, Queens, New York, actress, About Last Night, Big
1960 Kim Wilde, Smith, England, rock vocalist, 'You Keep Me Hanging On'
1957 Jenny Burton, New York City, rocker, Nobody Loves Me Like You Do
1957 J. C. Watts, born in Eufaula, Oklahoma, politician, U.S. House of Representatives, Oklahoma's 4th district, formerly a football player playing for the Canadian Football League
1956 Katey Sagal, singer and actress, Peggy Bundy-Married With Children
1956 Sinbad, David Adkins, Benton Harbor, Michigan, actor, 1st Kid, Vibe
1956 Tony Franklin, NFL kicker, Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots
1956 Warren Moon, NFL quarterback, Houston Oilers, Seahawks, Vikings
1955 Carter Burwell, American Composer
1954 Guy Innes-Ker duke of Roxburghe, English large landowner
1953 John McFee, rock guitarist, Doobie Brothers, Clover
1953 Kevin Nealon, Bridgeport Conn, actor, SNL, Hot Shot, Coneheads
1953 Alan Moore, born in Northampton, England, author, wrote comic book series, 'Watchmen', 'From Hell' and 'V for Vendetta', wrote novel, 'Voice of Fire'
1952 Delroy Lindo, actor, Get Shorty, Ransom
1951 Mark N Brown, Valparaiso, Indiana, Major USAF/astronaut, STS-28, 48, 66
1950 Graham Parker, musician, Live Sparks, Mercury Poisoning
1949 Bonnie St. Claire, Cornelia Swart, Dutch singer, Tame me Tiger
1949 Ted Sator, Utica, New York, NHL coach, New York Rangers, Buffalo Sabres
1948 Andrea Marcovicci, New York City, actress, Gloria-Berrengers, Fran-Trapper John
1948 Jack Tatum, Cherryville, North Carolina, NFL defensive back, Raiders
1948 Ural Nazibovich Sultanov, Russian cosmonaut
1947 Jameson Parker, born in Baltimore, Maryland, actor, American Justice, Simon and Simon
1946 Alan Dean Foster, U.S., sci-fi author, Midworld, Flinx in Flux
1946 Amanda Lear, French singer
1945 Glen Walken, Astoria Queens, actor, Leave it to Larry
1945 Wilma Mankiller, Cherokee Statesman
1943 Susan Sullivan, New York City, actress, Dharma and Greg, Falcon Crest
1943 John Mackin, born in Bellshill, Scotland, soccer player, footballer, manager, Corby Town
1942 Jeffrey Siegel, born in Chicago, Illinois, pianist, Chicago Symph
1942 Linda Evans, Hartford, actress, Dynasty, Big Valley, Beach Blanket Bingo
1942 Qabus bin Said, sultan of Oman, 1970-
1941 David Hemmings, Guilford England, actor, Blow-up, Barbarella
1939 Brenda Vaccaro, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Cactus Flower, Sara, Paper Dolls
1939 John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate
1939 Margaret E Atwood, author and poet
1939 Tom Johnson, born in Greely, Colorado, composer, minimalist style, new music critic for the Village Voice, wrote music based on tiling, involving mathematical and logical processes
1939 Margaret Atwood, Canadian Novelist
1938 Karl Schranz, Austria, slalom, Olympic-1968
1937 Rajinder Pal, cricketer, pace bowler in one Test India vs. Eng, 0-22
1936 Don E Cherry, U.S. jazz trumpeter
1936 Hank Ballard, Detroit, rocker, The Twist, pre Chubby Checker
1935 Frank Joseph Kofsky, teacher/writer
1933 Jacques Charpentier, composer
1930 Sonja Ruthstrom, Swed, cross country relay skier 1960 Olympics gold
1930 J. G. Ballard, British Author
1929 William Joseph "Pete" Knight, astronaut/test pilot, X-15
1928 Mickey Mouse, cartoon strip
1927 Lawrence Kenneth Moss, composer
1927 John Britton, English Mathematician
1926 Dorothy Collins, Windsor Ontario, singer, Your Hit Parade
1925 Alex Macintosh, broadcaster/actor, Hell Fight
1925 William Robert Mayer, composer
1923 Alan B. Shepard, Jr., East Derry, New Hampshire, Rear Admiral USN astronaut, Mercury 3, Apollo 14
1923 Ted Stevens, American Politician
1923 Alan Shepard, American Astronaut
1922 Luis Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua, 1956-63
1922 Marjorie Gestring, U.S., springboard diver 1936 Olympics gold
1922 Viktor Afanasiev, editor, Pravda
1921 Peter Pocklington, NHL team owner, Edmonton Oiler
1920 Alfred William Bedford, test pilot
1920 Louis Alfred Mennini, composer
1919 Jocelyn Brando, San Francisco, actress, Ugly American
1916 James L Lyons, jazz promoter
1912 Arthur Peterson, Mandan ND, actor, Major-Soap, Crisis
1912 Jaap Meijer, Saul van Messel, Dutch historian/rabbi in Paramaribo
1910 Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Netherlands theologist/economist
1909 Johnny Mercer, Savannah, Georgia, lyricist, Moon River, Old Black Magic
1908 Imogene Coca, Philadelphia, comedienne, Your Show of Shows, Grindl
1907 Halldis Vesaas-Moren, Norwegian author and poet
1906 George Wald, U.S., physiologist/biologist, eye, Nobel 1967
1906 Klaus Mann, German/US author, Mephisto, son of Thomas Mann
1906 Alec Issigonis, Turkish Businessman
1904 Guido Santorsola, composer
1904 Theodore DN Besterman, British bibliographer
1903 Lillian Fuchs, composer
1902 Barbara Giuranna, composer
1902 Jorgen Nielsen, Danish author, regional novels
1901 George Gallup, Jefferson Iowa, public opinion pollster, Gallup Poll
1900 Constantin Alajalov, Russia, artist, Ditters and Jitters
1900 Howard Thurman, theologian/author, Deep River, Deep in the Hunger
1899 Eugene Ormandy, Blau, Budapest Hungary, conductor, Philadelphia Orchestra
1898 Joris Ivens, Nijmegen Netherlands, director, Rain
1898 Oswald Erich Sehlbach, composer
1897 Jules Buffano, born in St. Louis, Missouri, pianist, Jimmy Durante Show
1897 Patrick M S Blackett, British physicist, nuclear reaction, Nobel 1948
1895 Ernst Levy, composer
1889 Maria Realino, Frederikus Janssen, teacher, Botany of Curacao
1888 Frances Marion, born in San Francisco, California, screenwriter/actress, Pollyanna
1887 Dorothy Dix, Elizabeth Gilmer, journalist, advice to the lovelorn
1883 Carl Vinson, born in Georgia, Representative-D-Georgia 1914 - 1964
1882 Amelita Galli-Curci, Italy, operatic soprano, Cave of the Winds
1882 Jacques Maritain, France, Catholic philosopher, exponent of St. Thomas
1882 Wyndham Lewis, English author/painter, Tarr, Apes of God
1881 Percy Lesueur, hockey player/inventor, large goalie glove
1877 Arthur C Pigou, English economist, Wealth and welfare
1874 Carrie White, oldest U.S. woman, dies Nov 1990 at 116
1874 Clarence Shepard Day, New York City, author, Life with Father
1874 Riccardo Martin, composer
1872 Edward Marsh, British Editor
1871 Amadeo Vives, composer
1869 James E Sullivan, founder, Amateur Athletic Union
1863 Richard Dehmel, writer
1860 Ignacy Jan Paderewski, composer/1st premier of Poland, 1919-20
1846 Aloys, Liechtenstein nobleman/politician
1845 John F Mellaerts, Flemish social worker, 1st Belgian farm gilde
1839 August A Kundt, German physicist, sound vibration, test of Kundt
1836 Maximo Gomez, Bana, general, Cuba
1836 William Schwenck Gilbert, London, composer, Gilbert and Sullivan
1836 William Gilbert, British Composer
1835 Americus Vespucius Rice, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1835 Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist/criminologist
1832 Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskjold, Sweden, Arctic explorer
1824 Franz Sigel, Major General Union volunteers
1824 Isham Nicholas Hayne, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1810 Asa Gray, Sauquoit, New York, botanist, Flora of North America
1810 Benjamin Stone Roberts, Major General Union volunteers
1808 Antoine-Amable-Elie Elwart, composer
1803 Cornelius Broere, Dutch priest/poet
1787 Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre, French painter, daguerreotype
1787 Sojourner Truth, abolitionist/feminist
1787 Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre, French Artist
1786 Henry Rowley Bishop, British composer and conductor
1786 Karl Maria Friedrich Ernst "von" Weber, German composer, Freischutz
1781 Felice Blangini, composer
1772 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer
1742 Felix Maximo Lopez, composer
1736 Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, composer
1680 Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, composer
1527 Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor











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