Today in History, English
Today in History, English

131371November 18Death2013 – Bennett Reimer, American author and academic (b. 1932)
131372November 18Death2013 – S. R. D. Vaidyanathan, Indian nadaswaram player and composer (b. 1929)
131373November 18Death2013 – Ljubomir Vračarević, Serbian martial artist, founded Real Aikido (b. 1947)
131374November 18Death2013 – Peter Wintonick, Canadian director and producer (b. 1953)
131375November 18Death2014 – Dave Appell, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1922)
131376November 18Death2014 – Pepe Eliaschev, Argentinian journalist and author (b. 1945)
131377November 18Death2014 – Ahmad Lozi, Jordanian educator and politician, 48th Prime Minister of Jordan (b. 1925)
131378November 18Death2014 – C. Rudhraiya, Indian director and producer (b. 1947)
131379November 18Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Abhai of Hach (Syriac Orthodox Church)Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and PaulJuthwaraMabyn (Roman Catholic Church and Anglicanism)Rose Philippine DuchesneNovember 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
131380November 18Holiday and observanceDay of Army and Victory (Haiti)
131381November 18Holiday and observanceIndependence Day, celebrates the independence of Latvia from Russia in 1918.
131382November 18Holiday and observanceIndependence Day, celebrates the independence of Morocco from France and Spain in 1956.
131383November 18Holiday and observanceNational Day (Oman)
131384November 18Holiday and observanceThe main day of the Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquirá or Chinita's Fair (Maracaibo, Venezuela)
131385November 19Event461 – Libius Severus is declared emperor of the Western Roman Empire. The real power is in the hands of the magister militum Ricimer.
131386November 19Event636 – The Rashidun Caliphate defeated the Sasanian Empire at the Battle of al-Qādisiyyah in Iraq.
131387November 19Event1095 – The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land, begins.
131388November 19Event1493 – Christopher Columbus goes ashore on an island he first saw the day before. He names it San Juan Bautista (later renamed Puerto Rico).
131389November 19Event1794 – The United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain sign Jay's Treaty, which attempts to resolve some of the lingering problems left over from the American Revolutionary War.
131390November 19Event1816 – Warsaw University is established.
131391November 19Event1847 – The second Canadian railway line, the Montreal and Lachine Railway, is opened.
131392November 19Event1863 – American Civil War: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication ceremony for the military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
131393November 19Event1881 – A meteorite lands near the village of Grossliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine.
131394November 19Event1885 – Serbo-Bulgarian War: Bulgarian victory in the Battle of Slivnitsa solidifies the unification between the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia.
131395November 19Event1911 – The Doom Bar in Cornwall claimed two ships, Island Maid and Angele, the latter killing the entire crew except the captain.
131396November 19Event1912 – First Balkan War: The Serbian Army captures Bitola, ending the five-century-long Ottoman rule of Macedonia.
131397November 19Event1916 – Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures.
131398November 19Event1941 – World War II: Battle between HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran. The two ships sink each other off the coast of Western Australia, with the loss of 645 Australians and about 77 German seamen.
131399November 19Event1942 – World War II: Battle of Stalingrad – Soviet Union forces under General Georgy Zhukov launch the Operation Uranus counterattacks at Stalingrad, turning the tide of the battle in the USSR's favor.
131400November 19Event1942 – Mutesa II is crowned the 35th and last Kabaka (king) of Buganda, prior to the restoration of the kingdom in 1993.

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