Thursday 18 November 1909
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
John Farley's Redemption, directed by Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
- Jean Noret: France sport Champion.
- Johnny Mercer: American singer-songwriter and producer co-founded Capitol Records (d. 1976).
- Renee Vivien: English-born French poet (Born 1877).
- US invades Nicaragua, later overthrows President Zelaya.
- Two United States warships are sent to Nicaragua after 500 revolutionaries (including two Americans) are executed by order of Jose Santos Zelaya.
- In Nicaragua 500 revolutionaries (including 2 Americans) are executed by order of dictator José Santos Zelaya. The United States responds by sending 2 warships.
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