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Today in History for 18th November 2018

Historical Events

1932 – 5th Academy Awards: Fredric March and Wallace Beery in 1st ever tie for Best Actor. “Grand Hotel” and Helen Hayes also win.
1966 – US Roman Catholic bishops ends rules against eating meat on Fridays
1973 – Arab oil ministers cancel the scheduled 5 percent cut in production for EEC
2001 – Home crowd favourite Leyton Hewitt wins his first of 2 season-ending Tennis Masters Cup titles with a 6–3, 6–3, 6–4 victory over Frenchman Sébastien Grosjean in Sydney, Australia
2007 – 59th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jimmie Johnson wins
2012 – Brad Keselowski wins the 2012 Nascar Sprint Cup

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Famous Birthdays

1897 – Jules Buffano, pianist (Jimmy Durante Show), born in St Louis, Missouri
1900 – Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist (Ditters and Jitters)
1906 – George Wald, American physiologist and biologist (Nobel Prize 1967, vitamin A in retina), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
1957 – Seán Mac Falls, Irish-born poet
1966 – Darren Flutie, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
1974 – Chloë Sevigny, American actress

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Famous Deaths

1154 – Adélaide de Maurienne, wife of Louis VI of France (b. 1092)
1724 – Bartolomeu de Gusmão, Portuguese naturalist (b. 1685)
1918 – Reggie Schwartz, South African cricketer (55 wickets for South Africa), dies at 43
1919 – Ferdinand Domela Newenhouse, anarchist (free socialist), dies
1995 – Ted Sannella, square dance caller, dies of cancer
1999 – Paul Bowles, American novelist (The Sheltering Sky ), dies at 88

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