November 19th In History
On November 19, 1863, US President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. On the same day in 1952, Spain joined UNESCO.
1493: – Christopher Columbus discovered Puerto Rico, on his 2nd voyage.
1544: – Pope Paul III opened council of Trente.
1805: – Lewis and Clark expedition reached the Pacific Ocean. They were first European Americans to cross the west.
1837: – Floridsorf-Deutsch Wagram Railway opened in Australia.
1863: – US President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address at the site of the Battle of Gettysburg.
1895: – American inventor Frederick E Blaisdell got patent for pencil.
1940: – Belgian King Leopold III visited Adolf Hitler.
1952: – Spain joined UNESCO.
1962: – Fidel Castro accepted removal of Soviet weapons.
1970: – Golden Gate Conservatory became a California state historical landmark.
1977: – Egyptian President Anwar Sadat visited Israel. He became the first Arab leader to visit the country.
1985: – US President Ronald Regan met Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev for the first time.
1987: – France performed nuclear test.
1969: – A second crew of astronauts landed on the Moon with Apollo 12 mission.
2001: – World Toilet Day was created to raise global awareness for proper sanitation.
Days on November 19: –
- National Play Monopoly Day
- International Men’s Day
- World Toilet Day
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