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What Happened on November 19th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 A gunman kills five and injures 17 at Club Q, a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
2013 A double suicide bombing at the Iranian embassy in Beirut kills 23 people and injures 160 others.
2010 The first of four explosions takes place at the Pike River Mine in New Zealand. Twenty-nine people are killed in the nation's worst mining disaster since 1914.
2004 The worst brawl in NBA history results in several players being suspended. Several players and fans are charged with assault and battery.
2002 The Greek oil tanker Prestige splits in half and sinks off the coast of Galicia, releasing over 76,000 m3 (20 million US gal) of oil in the largest environmental disaster in Spanish and Portuguese history.
1999 Shenzhou 1: The People's Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft.
1999 John Carpenter becomes the first person to win the top prize in the TV game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.
1998 Clinton–Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.
1996 A Beechcraft 1900 and a Beechcraft King Air collide at Quincy Regional Airport in Quincy, Illinois, killing 14.
1994 In the United Kingdom, the first National Lottery draw is held. A £1 ticket gave a one-in-14-million chance of correctly guessing the winning six out of 49 numbers.
1988 Serbian communist representative and future Serbian and Yugoslav president Slobodan Milošević publicly declares that Serbia is under attack from Albanian separatists in Kosovo as well as internal treachery within Yugoslavia and a foreign conspiracy to destroy Serbia and Yugoslavia.
1985 Cold War: In Geneva, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev meet for the first time.
1985 Pennzoil wins a US$10.53 billion judgment against Texaco, in the largest civil verdict in the history of the United States, stemming from Texaco executing a contract to buy Getty Oil after Pennzoil had entered into an unsigned, yet still binding, buyout contract with Getty.
1985 Police in Baling, Malaysia, lay siege to houses occupied by an Islamic sect of about 400 people led by Ibrahim Mahmud.
1984 San Juanico disaster: A series of explosions at the Pemex petroleum storage facility at San Juan Ixhuatepec in Mexico City starts a major fire and kills about 500 people.
1979 Iran hostage crisis: Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini orders the release of 13 female and black American hostages being held at the US Embassy in Tehran.
1977 TAP Air Portugal Flight 425 crashes in the Madeira Islands, killing 131.
1969 Apollo program: Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean land at Oceanus Procellarum (the "Ocean of Storms") and become the third and fourth humans to walk on the Moon.
1969 Association football player Pelé scores his 1,000th goal.
1967 The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong.
1955 National Review publishes its first issue.
1954 Télé Monte Carlo, Europe's oldest private television channel, is launched by Prince Rainier III.
1952 Greek Field Marshal Alexander Papagos becomes the 152nd Prime Minister of Greece.
1950 US General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes Supreme Commander of NATO-Europe.
1946 Afghanistan, Iceland and Sweden join the United Nations.
1944 World War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt announces the sixth War Loan Drive, aimed at selling US$14 billion in war bonds to help pay for the war effort.
1944 World War II: Thirty members of the Luxembourgish resistance defend the town of Vianden against a larger Waffen-SS attack in the Battle of Vianden.
1943 Holocaust: Nazis liquidate Janowska concentration camp in Lemberg (Lviv), western Ukraine, murdering at least 6,000 Jews after a failed uprising and mass escape attempt.
1942 World War II: Battle of Stalingrad: Soviet Union forces under General Georgy Zhukov launch the Operation Uranus counterattacks at Stalingrad, turning the tide of the battle in the USSR's favor.
1942 Mutesa II is crowned the 35th and last Kabaka (king) of Buganda, prior to the restoration of the kingdom in 1993.
1941 World War II: Battle between HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran. The two ships sink each other off the coast of Western Australia, with the loss of 645 Australians and about 77 German seamen.
1916 Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures.
1912 First Balkan War: The Serbian Army captures Bitola, ending the five-century-long Ottoman rule of Macedonia.
1911 The Doom Bar in Cornwall claims two ships, Island Maid and Angele, the latter killing the entire crew except the captain.
1885 Serbo-Bulgarian War: Bulgarian victory in the Battle of Slivnitsa solidifies the unification between the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia.
1881 A meteorite lands near the village of Grossliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine.
1863 American Civil War: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication ceremony for the military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
1847 The second Canadian railway line, the Montreal and Lachine Railroad, is opened.
1816 Warsaw University is established.
1808 Finnish War: The Convention of Olkijoki in Raahe ends hostilities in Finland.[3]
1802 The Garinagu arrive at British Honduras (present-day Belize).
1794 The United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain sign Jay's Treaty, which attempts to resolve some of the lingering problems left over from the American Revolutionary War.
1493 Christopher Columbus goes ashore on an island called Borinquen he first saw the day before. He names it San Juan Bautista (later renamed again Puerto Rico).
636 The Rashidun Caliphate defeats the Sasanian Empire at the Battle of al-Qādisiyyah in Iraq.
461 Libius Severus is declared emperor of the Western Roman Empire. The real power is in the hands of the magister militum Ricimer.
Famous People Born on November 19

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Year Name
1887 James B. Sumner, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
1805 Ferdinand de Lesseps, French diplomat and engineer, developed the Suez Canal (d. 1894)
1983 Chandra Crawford, Canadian skier
1969 Philippe Adams, Belgian race car driver
1942 Sharon Olds, American poet and academic
1969 Richard Virenque, Moroccan-French cyclist and sportscaster
1964 Alfredo Zaiat, Argentine economist and journalist
1983 Adam Driver, American actor
1873 Elizabeth McCombs, the first woman elected to the Parliament of New Zealand (d. 1935)
1976 Robin Dunne, Canadian actor, producer, and screenwriter
Famous People Deaths On November 19

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Date Name
1723 Antoine Nompar de Caumont, French courtier and soldier (b. 1632)
496 Pope Gelasius I
2010 Pat Burns, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1952)
1983 Tom Evans, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1947)
1955 Marquis James, American journalist and author (b. 1891)
2013 Babe Birrer, American baseball player (b. 1928)
1350 Raoul II of Brienne, Count of Eu
1649 Caspar Schoppe, German scholar and author (b. 1576)
1968 May Hollinworth, Australian theatre producer and director (b. 1895)
1938 Lev Shestov, Ukrainian-Russian philosopher and theologian (b. 1866)