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Notable Historical Events for November 19th

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

1967Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies' Golf Invitational

1940Belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler

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

1850Alfred Tennyson becomes British Poet Laureate, succeeding William Wordsworth

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

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

1942Joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Niederlanden"

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

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.

November 19th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on November 19th

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

1930Kurt Nielsen, Copenhagen, Danish tennis player

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

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

1961Meg Ryan, Bethel Ct, actress (When Harry Met Sally, As the World Turns)

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

November 19th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on November 19th

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

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

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

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

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

1923Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (56) weds artist Maude Noel

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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