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Events and People Who Made History on November 19

5th Century

461 - St. Hilary begins his reign as Catholic Pope
498 - Anastasius II ends his reign as Catholic Pope

7th Century

615 - Pope Deusdedit/Adeodatus I elected to succeed Boniface IV

14th Century

1302 - Pope Boniface VIII delegates degree "Unam sanctam"
1367 - League of Cologne goes against Danish king Waldemar IV

15th Century

1493 - Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico, on his 2nd voyage

16th Century

1521 - Battle at Milan: Emperor Karel V's/pontifical/Spanish/German troops beat France and occupy Milan
1523 - Giulio de' Medici chosen as Pope Clemens VII
1544 - Pope Paul III opens council of Trente

17th Century

1620 - Mayflower reaches Cape Cod and explores the coast
1621 - Rabbi Isaiah b Abraham aha-Levi Horowitz arrives in Israel
1644 - 1st protestant ministry society in New England

18th Century

1700 - Battle at Narva: Swedish king Karel XII beats Russians
1794 - Jakobonen Club forms in Paris
1794 - Jay Treaty, 1st U.S. extradition treaty, signed with Great Britain

19th Century

1824 - Storm causes St. Petersburg flood, killing 10,000
1837 - Floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram railway in Austria opens
1850 - Lord Tennyson becomes British poet laureate
1861 - Julia Ward Howe committed "Battle Hymn of the Republic" to paper
1863 - Lincoln delivers his address in Gettysburg; "4 score and 7 years..."
1874 - William Marcy "Boss" Tweed, of Tammany Hall (New York City) convicted of defrauding city of $6M, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment
1879 - National Association of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter
1887 - Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Dying Detective"
1893 - 1st newspaper color supplement (New York World)
1894 - 1st mushroom on a stamp (China 1 and 5 Ap)
1894 - Dutch troops occupy and plunders palace of Tjakra Negara, Lombok
1895 - Frederick E. Blaisdell patents the pencil
1896 - Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Sussex Vampire"

20th Century

1903 - Carrie Nation attempts to address Senate
1906 - London selected to host 1908 Olympics
1909 - Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper denies corruption
1910 - Ferenc Moln rs "Tester," premieres in Budapest
1911 - New York receives 1st Marconi wireless transmission from Italy
1919 - U.S. Senate rejects Treaty of Versailles and League of Nations
1922 - Demonstration for a French Language University in Ghent
1923 - Bela Bartok's "Tancsuite," premieres
1926 - British mine strikes after 28 weeks ends
1928 - 1st issue of Time magazine, Japanese Emperor Hirohito on cover
1932 - Joe Kershalla scores 71 points in a college football game
1932 - Shaft and Thyssen demand Hitler become German chancellor
1933 - Women allowed to vote in Spain (helps right wing)
1939 - Don Lash wins 6th straight AAU cross-country 10K championship
1940 - Belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler
1940 - German air raid on Birmingham fails
1942 - Joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Niederlanden"
1942 - Russia launches winter offensive against Germans along Don front
1943 - U-536 sinks in Atlantic Ocean
1946 - Bradman scores 119 South Australia vs. Victoria, 183 minutes, 8 fours
1947 - 200" mirror arrives at Mount Palomar
1948 - Belgian government of Spaak, forms
1949 - Prince Rainier III coronation as 30th ruling Prince of Monaco
1950 - U.S. General Eisenhower becomes supreme commander of NATO-Europe
1951 - Roy Campanella named NL MVP on his 30th birthday
1951 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1952 - North American F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speed record, 1124 KPH
1952 - Spain joins UNESCO
1953 - U.S. Supreme Court rules (7-2) baseball is a sport not a business
1953 - U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon visits Hanoi
1955 - KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
1957 - Antonin Novotny appointed president of Czechoslovakia
1958 - First 2 F-27 Fokker's Friendships delivered on Aer Lingus
1959 - Ford cancels Edsel
1959 - "Rocky and His Friends" debuts on ABC
1960 - Mickey Vernon is hired as 1st manager of new Washington team
1961 - Houston George Blanda passes for 7 touchdowns vs New York Titans (49-13)
1962 - Fidel Castro accepts removal of Soviet weapons
1962 - KOET (now KULC) TV channel 9 in Ogden, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 - SN Behrman's "Lord Pengo," premieres in New York City
1962 - Todor Zjivkov becomes premier of Bulgaria
1963 - Worst Canadian air disaster kills 118 in Montreal
1965 - ABC radio begins weekly "Vietnam Update" report
1965 - Kellogg's Pop Tarts pastries created
1966 - Mad Dog Vachon beats Dick The Bruiser in Omaha, to become NWA champ
1967 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies' Golf Invitational
1968 - Mali military coup, president Modibo Keita flees
1968 - Yankees pitcher Stan Bahnsen wins AL Rookie of Year
1969 - Apollo 12's Conrad and Bean become 3rd and 4th humans on Moon
1969 - WENY TV channel 36 in Elmira, New York (ABC) begins broadcasting
1970 - Golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a California state historical landmark
1970 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1972 - "Ambassador" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 9 performances
1972 - "Dear Oscar" closes at Playhouse Theater New York City after 5 performances
1972 - Gershwin Theater (Uris) opens at 1633 Broadway New York City
1972 - KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, WI suspends broadcasting
1972 - Willy Brandts SPD wins West German election
1973 - Elections in Suriname, premier Sedney's PNP doesn't win a chair
1975 - Reds 2nd baseman Joe Morgan is named NL MVP
1976 - George Harrison releases "This Song"
1976 - Patty Hearst is freed on $15 million bail
1977 - Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 3rd penalty shot against Islanders
1977 - Egyptian President Anwar Sadat arrives in Israel
1977 - Egyptian president Sadat visits Israel
1977 - Libya drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
1978 - Gavaskar gets twin cricket tons for India for 2nd time
1979 - Astros sign Nolan Ryan, to record 4 year, $4.5 million contract
1980 - CBS TV bans Calvin Klein's jean ad featuring Brooke Shields
1983 - Edmonton Oilers beat New Jersey Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils "a Mickey Mouse organization"
1984 - Liquid gas tank in Mexico City explodes; 334 die
1984 - New York Met Dwight Gooden, 20, is youngest to be named NL Rookie of Year
1985 - Herb Gardner's "I'm Not Rappaport," premieres in New York City
1985 - President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for 1st time
1986 - Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP
1986 - Tina Howe's "Coastal Disturbances," premieres in New York City
1987 - France performs nuclear test
1988 - LA Law's Corbin Bernsen marries actress Amanda Pays
1989 - U.S. beats Trinidad, 1-0 qualifing for 1990 world soccer cup finals it was US' 1st qualification since 1950
1990 - Greyhound files reoganization plan so they can be traded publically
1990 - Iraq announces it will free all German hostages
1990 - Pittsburgh's Barry Bonds wins NL MVP
1991 - Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP
1992 - "3 From Brooklyn" opens at Helen Hayes Theater New York City for 45 performances
1993 - Algerian Moslem fundamentalists uprising, 27 killed
1993 - Curaeaose vote to remain part of Dutch Antilles
1994 - Aishwarya Rai, 21, of India, crowned 44th Miss World
1994 - Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Tish Johnson
1995 - 83rd CFL Grey Cup: Baltimore Stallions defeats Calgary Stampeders, 37-20
1995 - "Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV
1995 - Keelin Curnuck, 23, Ms Venus Swimwear 1994, crowned Miss New York USA
1995 - "Sacrilege" closes at Belasco Theater New York City after 21 performances
1995 - "School for Scandal" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 23 performances
1995 - Suicide bomber blasts into Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, kills 16
1996 - Albert Belle, signs record five-year, $55 million with White Sox
1996 - "God Said, Ha!," opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 22 performances
1996 - "Sex and Longing" closes at Cort Theater New York City
1996 - Space Shuttle STS-80 (Columbia 21), launches into space
1997 - "Eugene Onegin," opens at Martin Beck Theater New York City
1997 - "Old Neighborhood," opens at Booth Theater New York City
1997 - STS-87 (Columbia 24) launches into orbit

21st Century

2008 - Claudia Castillo has a successful trachea transplant from stem-cell created organ


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