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  • U.S.
    Friday Nov 18, 1927

    Marcus Garvey

    Released

    U.S.
    Friday Nov 18, 1927

    The Attorney General, John Sargent, received a petition with 70,000 signatures urging for Garvey's release. Sargeant warned President Calvin Coolidge that African-Americans were regarding Garvey's imprisonment not as a form of justice against a man who had swindled them but as "an act of oppression of the race in their efforts in the direction of race progress". Eventually, Coolidge agreed to commute the sentence so that it would expire immediately, on 18 November 1927. He stipulated, however, that Garvey should be deported straight after release.




  • The Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Friday Nov 18, 1932

    Walt Disney

    Winning The Academy Award For best Short Subject (Cartoon) at The 1932 Ceremony

    The Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Friday Nov 18, 1932

    Disney, always keen to embrace new technology, filmed Flowers and Trees (1932) in full-color three-strip Technicolor; he was also able to negotiate a deal giving him the sole right to use the three-strip process until August 31, 1935. All subsequent Silly Symphony cartoons were in color. Flowers and Trees was popular with audiences and won the Academy Award for best Short Subject (Cartoon) at the 1932 ceremony.




  • U.S.
    Friday Nov 18, 1960

    Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Telling President-elect John Kennedy about the outline plans

    U.S.
    Friday Nov 18, 1960

    On 18 November 1960, Allen Dulles and Richard Bissell first briefed President-elect John Kennedy on the outline plans. Having experience in actions such as the 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état, Dulles was confident that the CIA was capable of overthrowing the Cuban government.




  • Arkansas, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 18, 1998

    Impeachment of Bill Clinton

    Civil settlement with Paula Jones

    Arkansas, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 18, 1998

    Eventually, the court dismissed the Paula Jones harassment lawsuit, before trial, on the grounds that Jones failed to demonstrate any damages. However, while the dismissal was on appeal, Clinton entered into an out-of-court settlement by agreeing to pay Jones $850,000.




  • Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
    Sunday Nov 18, 2001

    Dwayne Johnson

    Survivor Series (2001)

    Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
    Sunday Nov 18, 2001

    As part of the WWF's battle against The Alliance, The Rock wrestled in a "winner takes all" five-on-five elimination tag team match at Survivor Series where the losing team's company would be dissolved in storyline. He was a member of Team WWF along with Chris Jericho, The Undertaker, Kane, and Big Show. The Alliance's team consisted of Stone Cold Steve Austin, Kurt Angle, Booker T, Rob Van Dam, and Shane McMahon. In the end, it came down to a one-on-one between The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin. The Rock's WCW Championship was renamed the unbranded "World Championship" following the Alliance's loss.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 18, 2008

    Stan Lee

    Receiving National Arts Medal

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 18, 2008

    The 2008 National Arts Medal was awarded to Stan Lee and presented in the East Room ceremony by President Bush in 2008. Lee was honored as one of America's most prolific storytellers "for his pioneering work, recreating the American comic books.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Nov 18, 2010

    Ford

    3% reduce in stake

    U.S.
    Thursday Nov 18, 2010

    On November 18, 2010, Ford reduced their stake further to just 3%, citing the reduction of ownership would allow greater flexibility to pursue growth in emerging markets. Ford and Mazda remain strategic partners through exchanges of technological information and joint ventures, including an American joint venture plant in Flat Rock, Michigan called Auto Alliance.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 18, 2014

    Uber

    "Outlined the notion of spending 'a million dollars'"

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 18, 2014

    On November 17, 2014, BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith reported that Uber senior executive Emil Michael "outlined the notion of spending 'a million dollars'" to hire four top opposition researchers and four journalists. He said that team could help Uber fight back against the press by looking into "personal lives, your families". Michael was particularly focused on journalist Sarah Lacy, who accused Uber of “sexism and misogyny". Lacy wrote a sharp response critical of Uber's actions.


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