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1983Edmonton Oilers beat NJ Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils "a Mickey Mouse organization"

1990Pittsburgh's Barry Bonds wins NL MVP

1932Shaft & Thyssen demand Hitler become German chancellor

1962Fidel Castro accepts removal of Soviet weapons

1976George Harrison releases "This Song"

1940Belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler

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.

1953US VP Richard Nixon visits Hanoi

1983Jari Kurri becomes the first (and only) Finnish player to score five goals in a game

1911NY receives first Marconi wireless transmission from Italy

1850Alfred Tennyson becomes British Poet Laureate, succeeding William Wordsworth

1942Joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Niederlanden"

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

1951Roy Campanella named NL MVP on his 30th birthday

1986Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP

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

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

1980CBS TV bans Calvin Klein's jean ad featuring Brooke Shields

1975"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" starring Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher is released

1985US President Reagan & Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time

1998Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.

1967Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies' Golf Invitational

1979Astros sign Nolan Ryan, to record 4 year, $4.5 million contract

1946Bradman scores 119 South Australia v Victoria, 183 mins, 8 fours

November 19th Historical Events
Date Event
461
St Hilary begins 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 
1493
Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico, on his 2nd voyage 
1521
Battle at Milan: Emperor Karel V's/pontifical/Spanish/German troops beat France & occupy Milan 
1523
Giulio de' Medici chosen as Pope Clemens VII 
1530
Augsburg] Emperor Karel I enables Edict of Worms 
1544
Pope Paul III opens council of Trente 
1620
Mayflower reaches Cape Cod & explores the coast 
1621
Rabbi Isaiah b Abraham aha-Levi Horowitz arrives in Israel 
1644
First protestant ministry society in New England 
1700
Battle at Narva: Swedish King Karel XII defeats Russians 
1794
Jakobin Club forms in Paris 
1794
Jay Treaty, first US extradition treaty, signed with Great Britain 
1805
Lewis & Clark reach Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross continent 
1816
Warsaw University is established. 
1824
Storm causes St Petersburg flood, killing 10,000 
1835
A ship carrying 500 armed Maori from Ngati Tama and Ngati Mutunga arrives on the Chatham Islands; those Moriori (indigenous people of the Chatham Islands) that are not killed are enslaved 
1837
Floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram railway in Austria opens 
1850
Alfred Tennyson becomes British Poet Laureate, succeeding William Wordsworth 
1861
Julia Ward Howe committed "Battle Hymn of the Republic" to paper 
1861
The first petroleum shipment (1,329 barrels) from the U.S. to Europe leaves Philadelphia, USA, for London, England on the Elizabeth Watts 
1863
US President Lincoln delivers his Gettysburg address beginning; "Four score & seven years ago..." 
1872
E.D. Barbour of Boston is awarded the first U.S. patent for the first 'calculator', an adding machine capable of printing totals and subtotals 
1873
William Marcy "Boss" Tweed, of Tammany Hall (NYC) convicted of defrauding city of $6M, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment 
1879
Natl Association of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter 
1881
A meteorite lands near the village of Großliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine. 
1887
Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Dying Detective" (BG) 
1893
1st newspaper color supplement (NY World) 
1894
1st mushroom on a stamp (China 1 & 5 Ap) 
1894
Dutch troops occupy & plunders palace of Tjakra Negara, Lombok 
1895
Frederick E Blaisdell patents the pencil 
1896
Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Sussex Vampire" (BG) 
1903
Carrie Nation attempts to address Senate 
1906
London selected to host 1908 Olympics 
1909
Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper denies corruption 
1910
Ferenc Molnàr's "Tester" premieres in Budapest 
1911
NY receives first Marconi wireless transmission from Italy 
1916
Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers). 
1919
US Senate rejects (55-39) Treaty of Versailles & League of Nations 
1922
Demonstration for a French Language University in Ghent 
1923
Béla Bartòk's "Tancsuite" premieres 
1926
British mine strikes after 28 weeks ends 
1932
Joe Kershalla scores 71 points in a college football game 
1932
Shaft & 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 
1944
World 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. 
1946
Bradman scores 119 South Australia v Victoria, 183 mins, 8 fours 
1947
200" mirror arrives at Mt Palomar 
1948
Belgian government of Spaak, forms 
1949
Prince Rainier III coronation as 30th ruling Prince of Monaco 
1950
US General Eisenhower becomes supreme commander of NATO-Europe 
1951
Roy Campanella named NL MVP on his 30th birthday 
1951
US 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
US Supreme Court rules (7-2) baseball is a sport not a business 
1953
US VP Richard Nixon visits Hanoi 
1955
KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting 
1955
National Review publishes its first issue. 
1957
Antonin Novotny appointed president of Czechoslovakia 
1958
First 2 F-27 Fokker's Friendships delivered on Aer Lingus 
1959
"Rocky & His Friends" debuts on ABC 
1959
Ford cancels Edsel 
1960
Mickey Vernon is hired as 1st manager of new Washington team 
1961
Houston George Blanda passes for 7 touchdowns vs NY 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 NYC 
1962
Todor Zjivkov becomes premier of Bulgaria 
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 
1967
The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong. 
1968
Military coup in Mali, president Modibo Keita flees 
1968
Yankees pitcher Stan Bahnsen wins AL Rookie of Year 
1969
Apollo 12's Conrad & Bean become 3rd & 4th humans on Moon 
1969
WENY TV channel 36 in Elmira, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting 
1970
Golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a Cal state historical landmark 
1970
US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site 
1971
Disney's Fort Wilderness opens 
1972
"Ambassador" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 9 performances 
1972
"Dear Oscar" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 5 performances 
1972
Gershwin Theater (Uris) opens at 1633 Broadway NYC 
1972
KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, WI suspends broadcasting 
1972
Willy Brandts SPD wins West German election 
1972
Leader of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) Seán MacStiofáin is arrested in Dublin 
1973
Elections in Suriname, premier Sedney's PNP doesn't win a chair 
1975
Reds 2nd baseman Joe Morgan is named NL MVP 
1975
"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" starring Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher is released 
1976
George Harrison releases "This Song" 
1976
Patty Hearst is freed on $15 million bail 
1976
Jaime Ornelas Camacho takes office as the first President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Portugal. 
1977
-21] Egyptian president Sadat visits Israel 
1977
Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 3rd penalty shot against Islanders 
1977
Egyptian President Anwar Sadat arrives in Israel 
1977
Libya drops diplomatic relations with Egypt 
1978
Gavaskar gets twin cricket tons for India for 2nd time 
1978
"The Miracle at the Meadowlands", Eagles Herman Edwards returns a fumble for a touchdown with 31 seconds left to give Philadelphia a 19-17 victory over the rival New York Giants 
1979
Astros sign Nolan Ryan, to record 4 year, $4.5 million contract 
1979
Chuck Berry released from prison on income tax evasion 
1980
CBS TV bans Calvin Klein's jean ad featuring Brooke Shields 
1983
Edmonton Oilers beat NJ Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils "a Mickey Mouse organization" 
1983
Jari Kurri becomes the first (and only) Finnish player to score five goals in a game 
1984
Liquid gas tank in Mexico City explodes; 334 die 
1984
NY Met Dwight Gooden, 20, is youngest to be named NL Rookie of Year 
1985
Herb Gardner's "I'm Not Rappaport" premieres in NYC 
1985
US President Reagan & Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time 
1986
Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP 
1986
Tina Howe's "Coastal Disturbances" premieres in NYC 
1987
France performs nuclear test 
1989
US 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
Pittsburgh's Barry Bonds wins NL MVP 
1991
Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP 
1992
"3 From Brooklyn" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 45 performances 
1993
Algerian Moslem fundamentalists uprising, 27 killed 
1993
Curacaose 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
"Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV 
1995
"Sacrilege" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances 
1995
"School for Scandal" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 23 performances 
1995
83rd CFL Grey Cup: Balt Stallions defeats Calgary Stampeders, 37-20 
1995
CNET lauches www.shareware.com 
1995
Keelin Curnuck, 23, Ms Venus Swimwear 1994, crowned Miss NY USA 
1995
Suicide bomber blasts into Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, kills 16 
1996
"God Said, Ha!," opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 22 performances 
1996
"Sex & Longing" closes at Cort Theater NYC 
1996
Albert Belle, signs record five-year, $55 million with White Sox 
1996
Space Shuttle STS 80 (Columbia 21), launches into space 
1996
The case of the Port Arthur massacre comes to trial. 
1996
Lt. Gen. Maurice Baril of Canada arrives in Africa to lead a multi-national policing force in Zaire. 
1996
The 12.9 km Confederation Bridge, joining Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island and Cape Jourimain, New-Brunswick is completed and becomes the longest bridge over ice covered waters in the world 
1997
"Eugene Onegin" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC 
1997
"Old Neighborhood" opens at Booth Theater NYC 
1997
STS 87 (Columbia 24) launches into orbit 
1997
In Des Moines, Iowa, Bobbi McCaughey gives birth to septuplets in the second known case where all seven babies were born alive. They would go on to become the first set of septuplets to survive infancy, with all seven alive in 2007. 
1998
Vincent van Gogh's Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells at auction for $71.5 million USD. 
1998
Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton
1999
Shenzhou 1: The People's Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft. 
1999
In Istanbul, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ends a two-day summit by calling for a political settlement in Chechnya and adopting a Charter for European Security. 
2006
94th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Montreal Alouettes, 25-14 
2013
23 people are killed by a suicide bombing attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon 
2015
Beijing vows justice as ISIS kills Chinese, Norwegian hostages 
2015
ISIS video threatens New York City 
2015
Beijing vows justice as ISIS kills Chinese, Norwegian hostages 
2015
Richie McCaw: All Blacks great retires after record 148 caps 
2016
Ex-General and Critic of Islam to Help Guide Trump in White House 
2016
Donald Trump Agrees to Pay $25 Million in Trump University Settlement 
2016
WHO declares end of Zika emergency but says virus remains a threat 
2016
Soul singer Sharon Jones, the 'female James Brown,' dead at 60 
2016
Volkswagen will axe 30000 jobs. 
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