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February 25, 1799: Congress passes 1st federal quarantine legislation
June 14, 1983: 5 killed in a fire at a Ramada Inn in Fort Worth, Tx
April 22, 1993: Tennis star Bjorn Borg divorces Loredana Berte
February 1, 1969: WPGH TV channel 53 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (IND) begins broadcasting
May 9, 1971: Sandra Haynie wins LPGA San Antonio Alamo Golf Open

Events That Made History Today - November 19

461 - St. Hilary begins his reign as Catholic Pope
498 - Anastasius II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
615 - Pope Deusdedit/Adeodatus I elected to succeed Boniface IV
1302 - Pope Boniface VIII delegates degree "Unam sanctam"
1367 - League of Cologne goes against Danish king Waldemar IV
View All Events That Made History on November 19 ~ Born on November 19

Events That Made History Tomorrow - November 20

1168 - Giovanni di Struma elected anti-Pope
1272 - Edward I proclaimed King of England
1342 - Pope Clemens VI names John IV of Arkel as bishop of Utrecht
1347 - Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo beats nobles
1431 - 1st meeting of Order of Guilder Flies
View All Events That Made History on November 20 ~ Born on November 20

Events That Made History Yesterday - November 18

794 - Japanese emperor Kammu deallocates residence of Nara to Kioto
1105 - Maginulf elected anti-Pope Silvester I
1210 - Pope Innocent III excommunicates Roman Catholic Emperor Otto IV
1307 - William Tell shoots apple off his son's head
1421 - Holland/Zealand dikes break in storm, 1000s killed
View All Events That Made History on November 18 ~ Born on November 18

1850 - The Year That Was

January 5: California Exchange opens
January 18: British blockade Piraeus, Greece to enforce mercantile claims
January 20: Investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England
January 22: Alta California becomes a daily paper, 1st such in Calif
January 26: 1st German-language daily newspaper in U.S. published, New York City
January 29: Henry Clay introduces a comprise bill on slavery to U.S. Senate
February 5: Adding machine employing depressible keys patented, New Paltz, New York
February 12: Original Washington's Farewell Address manuscript sells for $2,300
February 18: California Legislature creates 9 Bay Area counties
March 7: Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850
View All Events That Made History in the Year 1850

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