Return Today in the History of America's Diversity Heritage Return

NOVEMBER 18

1906 Klaus Mann (German Author, Playwright) German Authors Plays Writer's Almanac
1932 Jill Duvall (Delaware-born Children's Author) Delaware Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors Native Americans
1936 Don Cherry (Oklahoma-born African-American Jazz Musician) Oklahoma Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1940 James Welch (Montana-born Native-American Novelist) James Welch Native American Heritage
1945 Wilma Mankiller (Oklahoma-born First Female Chief of Cherokee Nation) Wilma Mankiller Cherokee Nation American Women Political and Social Leaders
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1874 Delegates Meet in Cleveland, OH, to form Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) Ohio Women Concordia
1955 Roy Wilkins Becomes Executive Secretary of the NAACP Roy Wilkins African-American History NAACP
1960 Louisiana's Governor and Legislators Face Contempt Charges For Not Appearing at a Court-Ordered Desegregation Hearing Louisiana Government Racism Education Civil Rights/Human Rights Law and Legal Resources African-American Heritage Louisiana Secretary of State
1977 4-day National Women's Conference Begins in Houston, TX Texas Women Texas State Historical Association
1989 50,000 Protesters Demand Reform in Bulgaria Bulgaria Cold War Human Rights/Civil Rights bbc
1993 South Africa's Multiparty Negotiating Forum (MPNF) Ratifies Interim Constitution South Africa Human Rights Constitutional Court of South Africa

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