On November 18, learn about the most interesting historical events and facts that occurred throughout history. The 322nd day of the Gregorian calendar is November 18th. The annual Aggie Bonfire at Texas A&M University fell on this day, killing 12 students and ending a tradition; 21 political parties in South Africa ratified a new constitution; and the first push-button telephone went into service.
The 18th of November falls under the sign of Scorpio. Actor Owen Wilson and baseball slugger David Ortiz both have November 18th birthdays. Mickey Mouse Day and National Princess Day are also celebrated today.
(November 01, 1928) Steamboat Willie was the first animated picture with sound to feature Mickey Mouse; the cartoon's tremendous success helped make Mickey an iconic character and led to the Disney Company's supremacy in the animation business.
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