What Happened on November 18, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Dr Vladimir K Zworykin demonstrates "kinescope"
  • Large earthquake in Atlantic breaks transatlantic cable in 28 places

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stalin routes troops to Manchuria

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

Famous Birthdays

  • William Joseph "Pete" Knight, astronaut/test pilot (X-15)

Famous Deaths

  • Henricus Van de Wetering, archbishop Utrecht (1895-1929), dies at 78