Saturday, November 19, 2016

History for November 19

History for November 19 -
James Garfield (U.S.) 1831, Tommy Dorsey 1905, Indira Gandhi 1917

Larry King 1933, Dick Cavett 1936, Ted Turner 1938

1794 - Britain's King George III signed the Jay Treaty. It resolved the issues left over from the Revolutionary War.

1863 - U.S. President Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address as he dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania.

1895 - The "paper pencil" was patented by Frederick E. Blaisdell.
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1928 - "Time" magazine presented its cover in color for the first time. The subject was Japanese Emperor Hirohito.

1959 - Ford Motor Co. announced it was ending the production of the unpopular Edsel.

1970 - Hafiz al-Assad seized power in Syria.

1998 - The impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Clinton began.

2007 - The Amazon Kindle was first released.

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