19 NOVEMBER
   
 

Born On This Day:

  • Robert Sidney first earl of Leicester, 1563
  • King Charles I, 1600
  • James Garfield, 1831
  • Billy Sunday, 1863
  • Clifton Webb, 1891
  • Imogene Coca, 1908
  • Peter Drucker, 1909
  • Indira Gandhi, 1917
  • Alan Young, 1919
  • Gene Tierney, 1920
  • Roy Campanella, 1921
  • Jeane Kirkpatrick, 1926
  • Larry King, 1933
  • Jack Welch, 1935
  • Dick Cavett, 1936
  • Ted Turner, 1938
  • Garrick Utley, 1939
  • Calvin Klein, 1942
  • Ahmad Rashad, 1949
  • Meg Ryan, 1961
  • Jodie Foster, 1962

Died On This Day:

  • Nicolas Poussin, 1665
  • Franz Schubert, 1828
  • Emma Lazarus, 1887
  • Sir Basil Spence, 1976
  • Stepin Fetchit, 1985
  • Christina Onassis, 1988
  • Stella Gibbons, 1989
  • Clive Barnes, 2008
  • Mike Nichols, 2014

Today's Events:

  • 1493 - On Second voyage to the New World, Columbus discovers Puerto Rico.
  • 1861 - 'Battle Hymn of the Republic' composed by Julia Ward Howe.
  • 1863 - Abraham Lincoln makes Gettysburg address...'government of the people, by the people, for the...'
  • 1869 - Canadian Government purchases northwest territories from Hudson Bay Company.
  • 1893 - First newspaper color section appears in New York World.
  • 1926 - 3,660 seat Paramount Theatre opens in New York with 756 key Wurlitzer organ.
  • 1946 - First general conference of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization).
  • 1954 - First automatic toll collection machine goes into service at Union Toll Plaza NJ Garden State Pkwy.
  • 1969 - Soccer great Pelé scores 1,000th goal in his 909th first class soccer match at Maracana Stadium, Rio.
  • 1969 - Apollo 12 second moon excursion; Pete Conrad Jr. and Alan Bean stay 32 hrs and walk twice.
  • 1977 - Anwar Sadat becomes first Arab leader to visit Israel; addresses Knesset (Parliament) tomorrow.
  • 1984 - Explosion in Mexico City kills 452, injures over 4,000.
  • 1997 - Birth of first septuplets to Bobbi McCaughey in Des Moines, IO, first time 7 born and survived.
  • 2005 - 24 Iraqi civilians may have been shot in cold blood by US Marines in Haditha.

Feast Day of Saint:

  • Barlaam of Antioch
  • Elizabeth of Hungary
  • Mechtilde of Hackeborn
  • Narses I

Holiday:

  • Discovery Day in Puerto Rico

Non-Specific Holiday:

  • THANKSGIVING DAY (U.S.) last Thursday of November.
  • TUNG CHICH, Feast of the Winter Solstice in China (sometime during the eleventh moon on the shortest day of the year)
  • DIVALI (India) five day autumn festival.
  • BHRATRI DWITYA, Hindu Festival of Brothers
  • TUNG CHICH, Feast of the Winter Solstice in China (sometime during the eleventh moon on the shortest day of the year)
  • ADVENT SUNDAY, Sunday nearest to feast of Saint Andrew (Nov. 30) whether before or after.
  • HANUKKA also spelled CHANUKAH (Jewish Feast of Lights), eight day holiday beginning on 25th of lunar month Kislev.
  • TSAO CHÜN, Festival of the Kitchen God in China (23rd day of the twelfth moon (or 24th in Kwantung)
  • CH'U HSI, Night of the Thirtieth (29th day of the twelfth moon)
  • ELEPHANT ROUNDUP AT SURIN, THAILAND celebrated third Sunday in November
  • ON-MATSURI, Yamato region harvest festival in Nara, Japan
  • CHICHIBU NO YO-MATSURI, Kabuki and fireworks in Japan

 

 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Word Search

[ Advanced Search ]

Year Search

[ Advanced Search ]

About These Tools
An introduction to Events-Day-by-Day by Larry Belling. More...

Buy Events Day-By-Day for PalmOS. More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
  © 2017 Belling Productions Inc.  
Designed by vakart