This Day in History

November 18th in History

William Tell shoots an apple off his son's head! Plus, the first Disney cartoon is released and the Peoples Temple drinks the Kool-Aid. Pollster George Gallup and astronaut Alan Shepard are born; writer Marcel Proust and Minnie the Moocher singer Cab Calloway die. Happy Latvian and Moroccan Independence Day!

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Quote of the Day

"Life isn't divided into genres. It's a horrifying, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky."

Alan Moore, wrote WATCHMEN