November 19 is the 323rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 42 days remain until the end of the year.
We have some interesting facts & historic events all about November 19th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about November 19th in history!
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- International Men’s Day
- National Integration Day
- World Citizen Day
- National Have a Bad Day Day
- World Toilet Day
What Happened On This Day – November 19
1977: Egyptian president Anwar Sadat visits Israel
Sadat was the first Arab head of state to visit Israel and address the Israeli parliament, the Knesset. His visit came under severe criticism both in Israel and in the Arab world. Sadat and Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1978 for their attempts to bring a resolution to the Arab-Israeli conflict.
1969: Second Moon Landing
The second spacecraft to land on the Moon, Apollo 12 was the 6th manned flight of NASA’s Apollo program. Crew members Charles Conrad Jr. and Alan L. Bean became the 3rd and 4th humans to step on the surface of the Moon. The first 2 were Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
1969: Pelé’s 1000th goal
The Brazilian footballer, often considered to be the greatest athlete of the 20th century, made his 1,000th professional goal against Vasco da Gama at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
1943: Janowska camp uprising
The concentration camp in occupied Poland was set up in 1941. In November 1943, in anticipation of the advancement of Soviet troops, the Nazis tried to evacuate the camp and used the inmates to remove traces of executions and mass killings in the past. On this day, the inmates staged an uprising and attempted to escape. Most escapees, however, were recaptured and killed.
1794: Signing of the Jay Treaty
The treaty, officially known as, Treaty of Amity Commerce and Navigation, between His Britannic Majesty and The United States of America, was signed between representatives of the United States and Britain. It called for the British to surrender northwestern posts to the U.S. and for them to consider the United States as a most favored nation for trade between the two countries.
Births On This Day, November 19
1941: Tommy Thompson, American politician, 42nd Governor of Wisconsin
1917: Indira Gandhi, Indian politician, 3rd Prime Minister of India
1888: José Raúl Capablanca, Cuban chess player
1831: James A. Garfield, American politician, 20th President of the United States
1600: Charles I of England
Deaths On This Day, November 19
1924: Thomas H. Ince, American actor, director, producer
1918: Joseph F. Smith, American religious leader, 6th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
1850: Richard Mentor Johnson, American politician, 9th Vice President of the United States
1828: Franz Schubert, Austrian composer
1798: Wolfe Tone, Irish patriot