Once Upon A Time – November 19 – 1916 – Samuel Goldwyn And Edgar Selwyn Establish Goldwyn Picture

1530 The Recess document resulting from the Diet of Augsburg signed by Charles V and catholic princes

1620 The Mayflower reaches Cape Cod and explores the coast

1805 Lewis and Clark Expedition, led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, reaches the Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross the west
Hatless in the center, Lincoln delivers his famous Gettysburg Address

1863 US President Abraham Lincoln delivers his Gettysburg address beginning; “Four score and seven years ago…”

1942 Operation Uranus: Soviet offensive begins during Battle of Stalingrad, 1 million Soviet soldiers encircle the German Sixth Army

1969 Apollo 12’s Charles Conrad and Alan Bean become the 3rd and 4th humans on the Moon

1985 US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for the first time

Historical Events Today
Today in Film & TV
1916 Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Picture; the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers

Today in Music
1990 Pop duo Milli Vanilli are stripped of their Grammy Award after it is learned they did not sing on their award-winning “Girl You Know Its True” album
Today in Sport

1953 US Supreme Court rules (7-2) baseball is a sport not a business

MORE FACTS…
1895 American inventor Frederick E. Blaisdell patents the pencil

1997 McCaughey septuplets born to Bobbi McCaughey in Des Moines, Iowa. First set of septuplets to survive infancy.

Famous Weddings
1834 US Congressman and future US President Franklin Pierce (29) weds Jane Appleton (28) at her grandparents’ home in Amherst, New Hampshire

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

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

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