BanglaCapsule | Bangladesh History on  Nov 18

1898
Prabodh Chandra Bagchi (1898-1956), the doyen of Chinese studies in India, was born in Srikol (Jessore district).
Google | Prabodh Chandra Bagchi Timeline



1949
Selim Al-Deen, playwright and theatre artist, was born in Sonagaji, Feni.
Google | Selim Al-Deen Timeline



1966
University of Chittagong in Mauja Fatehpur under Hathazari upazila, 22 km north of Chittagong city opened.
Google | University of Chittagong Timeline



1979
Four crewmembers of a Fokker F-27 flight escaped unhurt when it crash-landed in a field near Savar Bazar during a test flight. The accident occurred as both engines of the aircraft caught fire while landing from an altitude of 8000 feet.
Google | Air Disasters in Bangladesh Timeline



1986
Pope John Paul II visits Bangladesh in his maiden and only trip to the country from November 18 through December 1.
Google | Pope John Paul II Timeline