Historical Events for 18th November 2018

1718 – Voltaire’s “Oedipe” premieres in Paris
1805 – 30 women meet at Mrs Silas Lee’s home in Wiscasset, Maine, organizes Female Charitable Society, first woman’s club in America
1872 – Suffragette Susan B. Anthony is arrested by a U.S. Deputy Marshal and charged with illegally voting
1911 – Britain’s first seaplane flies
1912 – Cholera breaks out in Constantinople, in the Ottoman Empire
1941 – Mussolini’s forces leave Abyssinia/Ethiopia
1966 – US Roman Catholic bishops ends rules against eating meat on Fridays
1994 – “Star Trek: Generations” film directed by David Carson and starring Patrick Stewart premieres
1997 – Metallica release the album “ReLoad”
2015 – 2 female suicide bombers aged 18 and 11 blow themselves up in Kano, Nigeria, killing 15 and injuring over 100

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