The Old Farmer’s Almanac for November 19: DAILY CALENDAR FOR NOVEMBER 19TH, 2018

DAILY CALENDAR FOR NOVEMBER 19TH, 2018

The Old Farmer’s Almanac daily calendar gives you quick reference for the significant events on any day throughout the year.

Every Year

  • DISCOVERY DAY (PUERTO RICO)

1490s

  • 1493: CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FIRST SIGHTED WHAT IS NOW PUERTO RICO

1750s

  • BORN 1752: GEORGE ROGERS CLARK (MILITARY LEADER)

1790s

  • 1794: JAY’S TREATY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND GREAT BRITAIN SIGNED

1820s

  • DIED 1828: FRANZ SCHUBERT (COMPOSER)

1830s

  • BORN 1831: JAMES GARFIELD (20TH U.S. PRESIDENT)

1860s

  • 1863: PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN DELIVERED THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

  • 1869: HUDSON BAY CO. CEDED TERRITORY TO CANADA

1870s

  • 1873: “BOSS” TWEED SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON, NEW YORK CITY

1880s

  • DIED 1887: EMMA LAZARUS (POET)

1890s

  • 1895: FREDERICK BLAISDELL WAS GRANTED A PATENT FOR A PAPER-WRAPPED PENCIL

1900s

  • BORN 1905: TOMMY DORSEY (MUSICIAN)

1920s

  • BORN 1921: ROY CAMPANELLA (BASEBALL PLAYER)

  • 1928: FIVE-YEAR OLD TIME MAGAZINE PRESENTED A COVER PORTRAIT FOR THE FIRST TIME

1930s

  • BORN 1933: LARRY KING (RADIO & TELEVISION PERSONALITY)

  • BORN 1936: DICK CAVETT (TALK SHOW HOST)

  • BORN 1938: TED TURNER (BUSINESSMAN)

1940s

  • BORN 1942: CALVIN KLEIN (FASHION DESIGNER)

1950s

  • BORN 1956: EILEEN COLLINS (ASTRONAUT)

  • 1957: LEONARD BERNSTEIN APPOINTED MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC

  • 1959: FORD MOTOR CO. DISCONTINUED THE EDSEL

1960s

  • BORN 1961: MEG RYAN (ACTRESS)

  • BORN 1962: JODIE FOSTER (ACTRESS)

  • 1969: PELE, BRAZILIAN SOCCER STAR, SCORES HIS 1000TH GOAL, AT MARACANA STADIUM, RIO DE JANIERO.

1970s

  • DIED 1976: SIR BASIL SPENCE (ARCHITECT)

1990s

  • 1999: JOHN CARPENTER BECAME THE FIRST CONTESTANT TO WIN $1,000,000 ON THE GAME SHOW WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE

2010s

  • DIED 2014: MIKE NICHOLS (DIRECTOR)

  • DIED 2017: DELLA REESE (SINGER AND ACTRESS)

 

Source: The Old Farmer’s Almanac

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