On this day in History
On this Day in History: November 18
1307 William Tell shoots apple off his son's head
1421 Zuider Zee floods 72 villages, killing an estimated 10 000 in Netherlands
1820 US Navy Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer discovers Antarctica
1909 US invades Nicaragua, later overthrows President Zelaya
1928 Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse debuts in NY in "Steamboat Willie"
1978 More than 900 people die in Jonestown, Guyana, after Peoples Temple cult leader Jim Jones urged them to kill themselves by drinking cyanide-laced grape punch
1991 Muslim Shiites release hostages Terry Waite and Thomas Sutherland