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Notable Historical Events for November 19th

1944World War II: U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt announces the 6th War Loan Drive, aimed at selling $14 billion USD in war bonds to help pay for the war effort.

1942Joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Niederlanden"

1916Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers).

1940Belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler

1911NY receives first Marconi wireless transmission from Italy

1991Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP

1998Vincent van Gogh's Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells at auction for $71.5 million USD.

1953US VP Richard Nixon visits Hanoi

1967Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies' Golf Invitational

1986Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP

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Notable Birthdays on November 19th

1942Calvin Klein, Bronx, NY, fashion designer (Calvin Klein Jeans, CK)

1920Gene Tierney, Brooklyn, New York, American actress (Laura, Ghost & Mrs Muir)

1930Kurt Nielsen, Copenhagen, Danish tennis player

1600Charles I, King of England (1625-49); executed by Parliament

1831James A Garfield, Ohio, gen/(R) 20th Pres (March 4-Sept 19, 1881)

1921Roy Campanella, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Brooklyn Dodger catcher (NL MVP 1951/53/55)

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Notable Weddings on November 19th

1939Baseball legend Joe DiMaggio (24) weds "Freshies" actress Dorothy Arnold at St. Peter and Paul Church in San Francisco

1986Hall of Famer boxing champ Muhammad Ali (44) weds Yolanda Williams

1999Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (61) weds Krystal Kennedy at Caesars Palace hotel in Las Vegas

1834US President Franklin Pierce (30) weds Jane Pierce (28) in Amherst, New Hampshire

1954Actress Vera-Ellen (33) weds millionaire Victor Rothschild at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Los Angeles

2005Singer and actress Christina Aguilera (28) weds music executive Jordan Bratman (32) under a mountainside tent at the Staglin Family Vineyards in Rutherford, California

November 19th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on November 19th

1828Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (Die schöne Müllerin), dies at 31 from typhoid fever

1887Emma Lazarus, US poet ("Give us your tired & poor"), dies in New York at 38

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