Nov 18 1936 Main span of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge joined. Nov 18 1928 Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse debuts in New York in 'Steamboat Willie'. Nov 18 1820 Antarctica discovered by US Navy Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer. Nov 18 1903 Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty, gives US exclusive canal rights through Panama. Nov 18 1889 Oahu Railway begins public service in Hawaii.
Nov 18 1939 Brenda Vaccaro, actress. Nov 18 1928 Mickey Mouse, sired by Walt Disney's pen. Nov 18 1923 Alan Sheppard, first American into space. Nov 18 1908 Imogene Coca Nov 18 1836 Sir W.S. Gilbert, playwright (of Gilbert & Sullivan fame.) Nov 18 1789 Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre, developed a method of photography.