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Greenerpasture Daily News - 1928 November 18 – Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie, the third Mickey Mouse cartoon released, but the first sound film and the first such film to be generally distributed.

Corry, Pennsylvania, USA

1865 - Fire At Corry.
On Thursday evening about 7 - o'clock, a car containing 62 bbls. of crude oil belonging to Van Syckles & Co., of Miller Farm, and consigned to Dean & Co., of Corry, became detached from the train and ran down the grade of the P & E Road at Corry, towards the depot, accumulating velocity as it went. Several efforts were made to stop it, but to no purpose, as the brake was not in working order. On... Read MORE...

Titusville Morning Herald -  Titusville, Pennsylvania -  November 18, 1865
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Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1877 - LARGE FIRE AT FALL RIVER. BORDEN MILL DESTROYED -- 36,000 SPINDLES STOPPED - THEORIES AS TO THE ORIGIN OF THE FIRE - THE LOSS AND INSURANCE
Fall River, Mass., Nov. 17. - Early this morning Borden City Mill No. 1 was totally destroyed by fire. It was a brick building, erected in 1872, contained 36,000 spindles, employed 450 hands, and was running full time. The theories as to its origin are as numerous as they are untenable. The explosion, as narrated by an operative who was in the mill when the fire broke out, is accounted for by... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 18, 1877
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Marquette, Michigan, USA

1887 - To The Water's Edge. The Steamer Arizona Is Set on Fire By Acids and Is Consumed.
Marquette, Mich., Nov. 17. - The steamer Arizona, of the Lake Superior Transit Line, was burned to the water's edge this morning. She left this port at 9 o'clock last night bound for Portage and carrying a full cargo of merchandise. When out of the city limits a heavy sea was encountered, and the boat was turned about to come back to Marquette. When she was still five miles out the boat commenced ... Read MORE...

Aberdeen Weekly News -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  November 18, 1887
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

1904  Brewing Company Fire

PORTSMOUTH, N. H., Nov. 17. - The malt house of the Frank Jones Brewing Company's immense plant here was ruined by fire to-day, entailing a loss of $150,000. The fire originated in a kiln room of the malt house. Aid was necessary from Newburyport, Dover, and the Navy Yard at Kittery before the blaze was under control. All the Jones property is protected by a blanket insurance.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 18, 1904
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Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

1908 - FIRE DESTROYS LOOKOUT INN AND FOUR COTTAGES. NOTED HOTEL ON LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN GOES UP IN SMOKE.
SPECTACULAR BLAZE FOLLOWED BY CLOUDS OF SMOKE SEEN FROM CHATTANOOGA. TIMBER FIRES FEARED.

Chattanooga, Tenn., Nov. 17. - The famous old Lookout Inn on the crest of Lookout Mountain was burned to the ground this afternoon, together with all its contents, and also four cottages in close proximity to the hotel. The owners, MSSRS. JUNG and SHAMOTOULSKI, stated that a deal had just been consummated ... Read MORE...

The Galveston Daily News -  Galveston, Texas -  November 18, 1908
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Denver, Colorado, USA

1910 - JOHNSTONE DROPS 800 FT. TO MEET HORRIBLE DEATH. HOLDER OF WORLD'S ALTITUDE RECORD KILLED WHEN WING TIP ON MACHINE BREAKS. HIS BODY VIOLATED.
CURIOUS THRONG OF RELIC HUNTERS CARRY OFF GLOVES AND SPLINTERS PIERCING AVIATOR.

Denver, Colo., Nov. 18. - RALPH JOHNSTONE holder of the world's altitude record was instantly killed late yesterday afternoon when he dropped from a height of 800 feet to the Overland Park aviation field, on account of the breaking of a wing tip on his biplane. An instant after his fall the field was stormed by a... Read MORE...

San Antonio Light And Gazette -  San Antonio, Texas -  November 18, 1910
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1928  November 18 – Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie, the third Mickey Mouse cartoon released, but the first sound film and the first such film to be generally distributed.

Walt Disney Animation Studios' Steamboat Willie (www.youtube.com)

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November 18, 1928
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Monroe, Michigan, USA

1955 - EIGHT OF RAIL CREW KILLED.
Monroe, Mich. - (UP) - Eight members of a railroad section crew were killed Friday when a New York Central passenger train demolished their work truck at a crossing seven miles north of Monroe.
Monroe County sheriff's deputies said it was possible a ninth workman died when the engine slammed broadside into the truck, which had just pulled onto the tracks.
Mutilated bodies were scattered... Read MORE...

Clovis News-Journal -  New Mexico -  November 18, 1955
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Stratford, Connecticut, USA

1956 - Driver Injured In 4-Car Crash
Milford Man Seems Unhurt, Later Hospitalized in ‘Critical’ Condition
A Milford man who walked away from a four-car crash in Stratford yesterday without realizing he had been injured was reported in “critical” condition and on the danger list at Bridgeport Hospital last night.

Stratford police said Samuel P. Randolph, 42, of 53 Beach avenue, Milford, was one of the drivers involved in a... Read MORE...

The Bridgeport Post -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  November 18, 1956
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1871  November 18 - American suffragette Susan B Anthony arrested after voting on the 5th November in Rochester NY

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Died November 18

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