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What Happened on October 19th This Day in History

Year Name
2013 One hundred and five people are injured in a train crash in Buenos Aires.
2012 A bomb explosion kills eight people and injures 110 more in Lebanon.
2005 Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.
2005 Hurricane Wilma becomes the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record with a minimum pressure of 882 mb.
2004 Thirteen people are killed when Corporate Airlines Flight 5966 crashes in Adair County, Missouri, whilst on approach to Kirksville Regional Airport.
2003 Mother Teresa is beatified by Pope John Paul II.
2001 SIEV X, an Indonesian fishing boat en route to Christmas Island, carrying over 400 migrants, sinks in international waters with the loss of 353 people.
1989 The convictions of the Guildford Four are quashed by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, after they had spent 15 years in prison.
1988 The British government imposes a broadcasting ban on television and radio interviews with members of Sinn Féin and eleven Irish republican and Ulster loyalist paramilitary groups.
1987 The United States Navy conducts Operation Nimble Archer, an attack on two Iranian oil platforms in the Persian Gulf.
1987 Black Monday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 22%, 508 points.
1986 The president of Mozambique and a prominent leader of FRELIMO, along with 33 others, die when their aircraft crashes into the Lebombo Mountains.
1984 A Roman Catholic priest, Jerzy Popiełuszko, associated with the Solidarity Union, is killed by three agents of the Polish Communist internal intelligence agency.
1974 Niue becomes a self-governing colony of New Zealand.
1973 President Nixon rejects an Appeals Court decision that he turn over the Watergate tapes.
1960 The United States imposes a near-total trade embargo against Cuba.
1956 The Soviet Union and Japan sign a Joint Declaration, officially ending the state of war between the two countries that had existed since August 1945.
1955 The General Assembly of the European Broadcasting Union approves the staging of the first Eurovision Song Contest.
1950 China defeats the Tibetan Army at Chambo.
1950 Korean War: The Battle of Pyongyang ends in a United Nations victory. Hours later, the Chinese Army begins crossing the border into Korea.
1950 Iran becomes the first country to accept technical assistance from the United States under the Point Four Program.
1944 United States forces land in the Philippines.
1944 A coup is launched against Juan Federico Ponce Vaides, beginning the ten-year Guatemalan Revolution.
1943 The cargo vessel Sinfra is attacked by Allied aircraft at Crete and sunk. Two thousand and ninety-eight Italian prisoners of war drown with it.
1943 Streptomycin, the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, is isolated by researchers at Rutgers University.
1935 The League of Nations places economic sanctions on Italy for its invasion of Ethiopia.
1922 British Conservative MPs vote to terminate the coalition government with the Liberal Party.
1921 The Portuguese Prime Minister and several officials are murdered in the Bloody Night coup.
1914 World War I: The First Battle of Ypres begins.
1912 Italo-Turkish War: Italy takes possession of what is now Libya from the Ottoman Empire.
1900 Max Planck discovers Planck's law of black-body radiation.
1866 In accordance with the Treaty of Vienna, Austria cedes Veneto and Mantua to France, which immediately awards them to Italy in exchange for the earlier Italian acquiescence to the French annexation of Savoy and Nice.
1864 American Civil War: The Battle of Cedar Creek ends the last Confederate threat to Washington, DC.
1864 American Civil War: Confederate agents based in Canada rob three banks in Saint Albans, Vermont.
1813 War of the Sixth Coalition: Napoleon is forced to retreat from Germany after the Battle of Leipzig.
1812 The French invasion of Russia fails when Napoleon begins his retreat from Moscow.
1805 War of the Third Coalition: Austrian General Mack surrenders his army to Napoleon at the Battle of Ulm.
1789 John Jay is sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States.
1781 American Revolutionary War: The siege of Yorktown comes to an end.
1649 New Ross town in Ireland surrenders to Oliver Cromwell.
1596 The Spanish ship San Felipe runs aground on the coast of Japan and its cargo is confiscated by local authorities
1579 James VI of Scotland is celebrated as an adult ruler by a festival in Edinburgh.
1512 Martin Luther becomes a doctor of theology.
1469 Ferdinand II of Aragon marries Isabella I of Castile, a marriage that paves the way to the unification of Aragon and Castile into a single country, Spain.
1466 The Thirteen Years' War between Poland and the Teutonic Order ends with the Second Treaty of Thorn.
1453 Hundred Years' War: Three months after the Battle of Castillon, England loses its last possessions in southern France.
1386 The Universität Heidelberg holds its first lecture, making it the oldest German university.
1216 King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry.
439 The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, take Carthage in North Africa.
202 Second Punic War: At the Battle of Zama, Roman legions under Scipio Africanus defeat Hannibal Barca, leader of the army defending Carthage.
Famous People Born on October 19

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Year Name
1966 Jon Favreau, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1917 Walter Munk, Austrian-American oceanographer, author, and academic (d. 2019)
1918 Charles Evans, English-Welsh mountaineer, surgeon, and educator (d. 1995)
1918 Russell Kirk, American theorist and author (d. 1994)
1946 Keith Reid, English songwriter and lyricist
1810 Cassius Marcellus Clay, American journalist, lawyer, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Russia (d. 1903)
1946 Philip Pullman, English author and academic
1923 Baby Dalupan, Filipino basketball player and coach (d. 2016)
1990 Janet Leon, Swedish singer-songwriter and dancer
1990 Endō Shōta, Japanese sumo wrestler
Famous People Deaths On October 19

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Date Name
1375 Cansignorio della Scala, Lord of Verona (b. 1340)
2015 Bill Daley, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1919)
1916 Ioannis Frangoudis, Greek general and target shooter (b. 1863)
1856 William Sprague III, American businessman and politician, 14th Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1799)
2012 Lincoln Alexander, Canadian lawyer and politician, 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (b. 1922)
1354 Yusuf I, Sultan of Granada (b. 1318)
2014 John Holt, Jamaican singer-songwriter (b. 1947)
1287 Bohemond VII, Count of Tripoli
1970 Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexican general and politician, 44th President of Mexico (b. 1895)
727 Frithuswith, English saint (b. 650)