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Notable Historical Events for December 19th

1941Hitler takes complete command of German Army

1984Wayne Gretzky, 23, is 18th & youngest NHL-er to score 1,000 points

1960Frank Sinatra's 1st session with Reprise Records (Ring-A-Ding-Ding)

1986USSR frees dissident Andrei Sakharov from internal exile

1835HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin approaches NZ

1931Bradman scores 112 Australia v South Africa at cricket SCG

1971Stanley Kubrick's X-rated "A Clockwork Orange" premieres

1732Benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"

1984China PR Premier Zhao Ziyang & British PM Margaret Thatcher sign Hong Kong Treaty

1946War breaks out in Indochina as Ho Chi Minh attacks French in Hanoi

December 19th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on December 19th

1924Doug Harvey, Montreal Quebec, Canadian ice hockey player

1915Edith Piaf, [E Giovanna Gassion], Paris, chanteuse (Little Sparrow), (d. 1963)

1980Jake Gyllenhaal, Los Angeles, California, actor (Donnie Darko, Jarhead)

1961Reggie White, Chattanooga Tennessee, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31)

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Notable Weddings on December 19th

1975Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (45) weds Beverly Zile

1895Poet Robert Frost (21) weds Elinor Miriam White in Lawrence, Massachusetts

1912Author Colette (39) weds "Le Matin" newspaper editor Henri de Jouvenel

1987Retired baseball catcher Johnny Bench (40) weds Laura Cwikowski

December 19th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on December 19th

1953Robert A. Millikan, American physicist (Nobel 1923), dies at 85

1848Emily Jane Bronte, English novelist, dies at 30

December 19th Deaths
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