On This Day🌄 November18

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Independence Day in Latvia (1918)

National Day in Oman (1940)

1210 – Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor was excommunicated by Pope Innocent III after he commanded the Pope to annul the Concordat of Worms.

1878 – Soprano Marie Selika Williams (pictured) became the first African-American artist to perform at the White House.

1928 – Walt Disney's Steamboat Willie, the first completely post-produced synchronized sound animated cartoon, was released.

1956 – In the Polish embassy in Moscow Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev said "We will bury you" while addressing Western envoys, prompting them to leave the room.

1991 – Croatian War of Independence: The Yugoslav People's Army captured the Croatian city of Vukovar, ending an 87-day siege.