On This Day: November 18th
This is 323rd day of the year and 43 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—2 Kislev 5781
- Chinese calendar—the 4th day of the 10th month of 4718 (Geng Zi)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Mickey Mouse made his debut in Steamboat Willie.
Wilma Mankillerformer chief of the Cherokee Nation
George Horace Galluporiginator of the Gallup poll
Louis Daguerreearly pioneer of photography
Alan B. Shepardastronaut
Ignace Paderewskipianist, composer
Clarence S. Dayessayist
Margaret Atwoodnovelist and poet
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.