This day in history - November 19

This day in history - November 19.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 19, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 19 regarded events relating to the Landing of Columbus on an Island Currently Known as Puerto Rico, Opening of the Montreal and Lachine Railway, Delivery of the Gettysburg Address, Birth of Calvin Klein, Launch of Europe's Oldest Private Television Channel , First Issue of National Review, Discontinuation of Ford's Edsel, Crash of TAP Flight 425 in Madeira, Sale of 'Portrait of Artist Without Beard' and Pike River Mine Disaster. Many famous people were associated with these significant events including Christopher Columbus, James Ferrier, Alexander Millar, Abraham Lincoln, Calvin Richard Klein, Prince Rainier III, William F. Buckley, Roy Brown Jr., Joao Lontrao and Miguel Guimaraes Leal, Vincent van Gogh and Joseph Dunbar.

Landing of Columbus on an Island Currently Known as Puerto Rico - November 19, 1493: On this day in history, November 19, 1493, critical events took place today in Greater Antilles, Caribbean, regarding the Landing of Columbus on an Island Currently Known as Puerto Rico. Christopher Columbus landed on Puerto Rico, which he named San Juan Bautista, on November 19, 1493, during his second voyage. At that time, the island was inhabited by the Taino. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 19, 1493 were Christopher Columbus. Facts on this day in History November 19: Events on this day in history: Landing of Columbus on an Island Currently Known as Puerto Rico *** Date: November 19, 1493 *** Place: Greater Antilles, Caribbean *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 15th Century *** This day in history ***

Opening of the Montreal and Lachine Railway - November 19, 1847: On this day in history, November 19, 1847, significant events took place today in Montreal, Canada, respecting the Opening of the Montreal and Lachine Railway. The Montreal and Lachine Railway was officially opened on November 19, 1847. The brainchild of James Ferrier, it was constructed with the help of his fellow Scot Alexander Millar, and was used to bypass the Lachine Canal. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 19, 1847 were James Ferrier, Alexander Millar. Facts on this day in History November 19: Events on this day in history: Opening of the Montreal and Lachine Railway *** Date: November 19, 1847 *** Place: Montreal, Canada *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Delivery of the Gettysburg Address - November 19, 1863: On this day in history, November 19, 1863, significant events took place today in Pennsylvania, USA, respecting the Delivery of the Gettysburg Address. Abraham Lincoln dedicated the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on November 19, 1863. At the same time he delivered the influential Gettysburg Address . The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 19, 1863 were Abraham Lincoln. Facts on this day in History November 19: Events on this day in history: Delivery of the Gettysburg Address *** Date: November 19, 1863 *** Place: Pennsylvania, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Birth of Calvin Klein - November 19, 1942: On this day in history, November 19, 1942, significant events took place today in New York, USA, respecting the Birth of Calvin Klein. Fashion designer Calvin Richard Klein was born in the Bronx, New York, on November 19, 1942. He attended the Fashion Institute of Technology and spent five years designing at various New York City shops before the launch of his own jeans line brought him mainstream success. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 19, 1942 were Calvin Richard Klein. Facts on this day in History November 19: Events on this day in history: Birth of Calvin Klein *** Date: November 19, 1942 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Fashion *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Launch of Europe's Oldest Private Television Channel - November 19, 1954: On this day in history, November 19, 1954, important events took place today in Monte Carlo, France, surrounding the Launch of Europe's Oldest Private Television Channel . Europe's oldest private television channel is TMC Monte-Carlo. The channel was inaugurated on November 19, 1954 by Monaco's Prince Rainier III, when it was called Tele Monte-Carlo. . The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 19, 1954 were Prince Rainier III. Facts on this day in History November 19: Events on this day in history: Launch of Europe's Oldest Private Television Channel *** Date: November 19, 1954 *** Place: Monte Carlo, France *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Issue of National Review - November 19, 1955: On this day in history, November 19, 1955, important events took place today in New York, USA, in respect of the First Issue of National Review. The first edition of American biweekly magazine National Review was issued on November 19, 1955. The founder of the magazine was William F. Buckley Jr., an American author. The magazine played a major part in developing Conservatism in the U.S.A.. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 19, 1955 were William F. Buckley. Facts on this day in History November 19: Events on this day in history: First Issue of National Review *** Date: November 19, 1955 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Media *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Discontinuation of Ford's Edsel - November 19, 1959: On this day in history, November 19, 1959, momentous events took place today in Michigan, USA, with regard to the Discontinuation of Ford's Edsel. On November 19, 1959, the Ford Motor Company announced that the Edsel program would end. The Edsel proved to be a disaster for Ford who had heavily marketed the model believing it would help close the gap between Ford and General Motors. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 19, 1959 were Roy Brown Jr.. Facts on this day in History November 19: Events on this day in history: Discontinuation of Ford's Edsel *** Date: November 19, 1959 *** Place: Michigan, USA *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Crash of TAP Flight 425 in Madeira - November 19, 1977: On this day in history, November 19, 1977, significant events took place today in Funchal, Madeira, respecting the Crash of TAP Flight 425 in Madeira. Transportes Aereos Portugueses (TAP) Flight 425 was attempting to land at Funchal Airport (now Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport) after flying in from Brussels. On their third attempt, in heavy rain, Pilot Joao Lontrao and Co-Pilot Miguel Guimaraes Leal overshot the threshold and were unable to stop the aircaft before it slid off the runway and crashed onto the beach, where it burst into flames. 131 of the 164 people on board were killed. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 19, 1977 were Joao Lontrao and Miguel Guimaraes Leal. Facts on this day in History November 19: Events on this day in history: Crash of TAP Flight 425 in Madeira *** Date: November 19, 1977 *** Place: Funchal, Madeira *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Sale of 'Portrait of Artist Without Beard' - November 19, 1998: On this day in history, November 19, 1998, momentous events took place today in New York, USA, with regard to the Sale of 'Portrait of Artist Without Beard'. Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh's self portrait entitled 'Portrait de l'artiste sans barbe' was sold at auction in Christie's, New York, on November 19, 1998, for $71.5 million. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 19, 1998 were Vincent van Gogh. Facts on this day in History November 19: Events on this day in history: Sale of 'Portrait of Artist Without Beard' *** Date: November 19, 1998 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: The Arts *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Pike River Mine Disaster - November 19, 2010: On this day in history, November 19, 2010, important events took place today in Greymouth, New Zealand, surrounding the Pike River Mine Disaster. A methane explosion rocked the Pike River Mine, just outside Greymouth on the South Island of New Zealand, On November 19, 2010. Two of the thirty one men, in the mine at the time, managed to walk out with moderate injuries. Another three explosions occurred over the next nine days leading to the belief that the bodies of the remaining men, including 17 year old Joseph Dunbar, may never be recovered. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 19, 2010 were Joseph Dunbar. Facts on this day in History November 19: Events on this day in history: Pike River Mine Disaster *** Date: November 19, 2010 *** Place: Greymouth, New Zealand *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

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