This happened today, November 18

1865 – Mark Twain publishes “Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

1909 – U.S. invades Nicaragua; later overthrows President Zelaya.


1943 – U-211 sinks in Atlantic Ocean.

1992 – “Malcolm X” with Denzel Washington premieres in U.S.

2011 – Former Filipino President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is arrested and held at Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City under charges of electoral sabotage.