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Notable Historical Events for November 19th

1916Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers).

1942Joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Niederlanden"

1493Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico, on his 2nd voyage

1962Fidel Castro accepts removal of Soviet weapons

1985US President Reagan & Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time

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

1986Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP

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

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

1998Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.

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Notable Birthdays on November 19th

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

1921Roy Campanella, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Brooklyn Dodger catcher (NL MVP 1951/53/55)

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

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

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

1930Kurt Nielsen, Copenhagen, Danish tennis player

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Notable Weddings on November 19th

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

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

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

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

1986Hall of Famer boxing champ Muhammad Ali (44) weds Yolanda Williams

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

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Notable Deaths on November 19th

1887Emma Lazarus, US poet ("Give us your tired & poor"), dies in New York at 38

1828Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (Die schöne Müllerin), dies at 31 from typhoid fever

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