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  • What happened on November 19
  • November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 42 days remaining until the end of the year.

 

  • Events on November 19
  • 461 – Libius Severus is declared emperor of the Western Roman Empire. The real power is in the hands of the magister militumRicimer.
  • 636 – The Rashidun Caliphate defeated the Sasanian Empire at the Battle of al-Qādisiyyah in Iraq.
  • 1493 – Christopher Columbus goes ashore on an island he first saw the day before. He names it San Juan Bautista (later renamed Puerto Rico).
  • 1794 – The United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain sign Jay’s Treaty, which attempts to resolve some of the lingering problems left over from the American Revolutionary War.
  • 1802 – The Garinagu arrive at British Honduras (Present day Belize)
  • 1816 – Warsaw University is established.
  • 1847 – The second Canadian railway line, the Montreal and Lachine Railway, is opened.
  • 1863 – American Civil War: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication ceremony for the military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
  • 1881 – A meteorite lands near the village of Grossliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 1885 – Serbo-Bulgarian War: Bulgarian victory in the Battle of Slivnitsa solidifies the unification between the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia.
  • 1911 – The Doom Bar in Cornwall claimed two ships, Island Maid and Angele, the latter killing the entire crew except the captain.
  • 1912 – First Balkan War: The Serbian Army captures Bitola, ending the five-century-long Ottoman rule of Macedonia.
  • 1916 – Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures.
  • 1941 – World War II: Battle between HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran. The two ships sink each other off the coast of Western Australia, with the loss of 645 Australians and about 77 German seamen.
  • 1942 – World War II: Battle of Stalingrad: Soviet Union forces under General Georgy Zhukov launch the Operation Uranus counterattacks at Stalingrad, turning the tide of the battle in the USSR’s favor.
  • 1942 – Mutesa II is crowned the 35th and last Kabaka (king) of Buganda, prior to the restoration of the kingdom in 1993.
  • 1943 – Holocaust: Nazis liquidate Janowska concentration camp in Lemberg (Lviv), western Ukraine, murdering at least 6,000 Jews after a failed uprising and mass escape attempt.
  • 1944 – World War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt announces the 6th War Loan Drive, aimed at selling US$14 billion in war bonds to help pay for the war effort.
  • 1944 – World War II: Thirty members of the Luxembourgish resistance defend the town of Vianden against a larger Waffen-SS attack in the Battle of Vianden.
  • 1946 – Afghanistan, Iceland and Sweden join the United Nations.
  • 1950 – US General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes Supreme Commander of NATO-Europe.
  • 1952 – Greek Field Marshal Alexander Papagos becomes the 152nd Prime Minister of Greece.
  • 1954 – Télé Monte Carlo, Europe’s oldest private television channel, is launched by Prince Rainier III.
  • 1955 – National Review publishes its first issue.
  • 1959 – The Ford Motor Company announces the discontinuation of the unpopular Edsel.
  • 1967 – The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong.
  • 1969 – Apollo program: Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean land at Oceanus Procellarum (the “Ocean of Storms”) and become the third and fourthhumans to walk on the Moon.
  • 1969 – Association football player Pelé scores his 1,000th goal.
  • 1977 – TAP Portugal Flight 425 crashes in the Madeira Islands, killing 131.
  • 1979 – Iran hostage crisis: Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini orders the release of 13 female and black American hostages being held at the US Embassy in Tehran.
  • 1984 – San Juanico disaster: A series of explosions at the Pemex petroleum storage facility at San Juan Ixhuatepec in Mexico City starts a major fire and kills about 500 people.
  • 1985 – Cold War: In Geneva, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for the first time.
  • 1985 – Pennzoil wins a US$10.53 billion judgment against Texaco, in the largest civil verdict in the history of the United States, stemming from Texaco executing a contract to buy Getty Oil after Pennzoil had entered into an unsigned, yet still binding, buyout contract with Getty.
  • 1985 – Police in Baling, Malaysia, lay siege to houses occupied by an Islamic sect of about 400 people led by Ibrahim Mahmud.
  • 1988 – Serbian communist representative and future Serbian and Yugoslav president Slobodan Milošević publicly declares that Serbia is under attack fromAlbanian separatists in Kosovo as well as internal treachery within Yugoslavia and a foreign conspiracy to destroy Serbia and Yugoslavia.
  • 1994 – In the United Kingdom, the first National Lottery draw is held. A £1 ticket gave a one-in-14-million chance of correctly guessing the winning six out of 49 numbers.
  • 1996 – Lt. Gen. Maurice Baril of Canada arrives in Africa to lead a multi-national policing force in Zaire.
  • 1998 – Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.
  • 1998 – Vincent van Gogh’s Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells at auction for US$71.5 million.
  • 1999 – Shenzhou 1: The People’s Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft.
  • 2002 – The Greek oil tanker Prestige splits in half and sinks off the coast of Galicia, releasing over 20 million US gallons (76,000 m³) of oil in the largest environmental disaster in Spanish and Portuguese history.
  • 2004 – The Malice at the Palace: The worst brawl in NBA history, Ron Artest suspended 86 games (rest of season), Stephen Jackson suspended 30 games
  • 2010 – The first of four explosions takes place at the Pike River Mine in New Zealand; 29 people are killed in the nation’s worst mining disaster since 1914.
  • 2013 – A double suicide bombing at the Iranian embassy in Beirut kills 23 people and injures 160 others.
  • 2016 – Pope Francis created 17 new members of the College of Cardinals at a consistory in Vatican City

 

 

 

  • Births on November 19
  • 1464 – Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (d. 1526)
  • 1563 – Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester, English poet and politician (d. 1626)
  • 1597 – Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate (d. 1660)
  • 1600 – Charles I of England (d. 1649)
  • 1600 – Lieuwe van Aitzema, Dutch historian and diplomat (d. 1669)
  • 1617 – Eustache Le Sueur, French painter and educator (d. 1655)
  • 1700 – Jean-Antoine Nollet, French priest and physicist (d. 1770)
  • 1711 – Mikhail Lomonosov, Russian physicist, chemist, astronomer, and geographer (d. 1765)
  • 1722 – Leopold Auenbrugger, Austrian physician (d. 1809)
  • 1722 – Benjamin Chew, American lawyer and judge (d. 1810)
  • 1752 – George Rogers Clark, American general (d. 1818)
  • 1770 – Bertel Thorvaldsen, Danish sculptor and academic (d. 1844)
  • 1802 – Solomon Foot, American lawyer and politician (d. 1866)
  • 1805 – Ferdinand de Lesseps, French diplomat and engineer, developed the Suez Canal (d. 1894)
  • 1808 – Janez Bleiweis, Slovenian journalist, physician, and politician (d. 1881)
  • 1812 – Karl Schwarz, German theologian and politician (d. 1885)
  • 1828 – Rani Lakshmibai, Indian queen (d. 1858)
  • 1831 – James A. Garfield, American general, lawyer, and politician, 20th President of the United States (d. 1881)
  • 1833 – Wilhelm Dilthey, German psychologist, sociologist, and historian (d. 1911)
  • 1834 – Georg Hermann Quincke, German physicist and academic (d. 1924)
  • 1843 – Richard Avenarius, German-Swiss philosopher and academic (d. 1896)
  • 1843 – C. X. Larrabee, American businessman (d. 1914)
  • 1845 – Agnes Giberne, Indian-English astronomer and author (d. 1939)
  • 1859 – Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1935)
  • 1862 – Billy Sunday, American baseball player and evangelist (d. 1935)
  • 1875 – Mikhail Kalinin, Russian civil servant and politician, 1st Head of State of The Soviet Union (d. 1946)
  • 1876 – Tatyana Afanasyeva, Russian-Dutch mathematician and theorist (d. 1964)
  • 1877 – Giuseppe Volpi, Italian businessman and politician, founded the Venice Film Festival (d. 1947)
  • 1879 – Mait Metsanurk, Estonian author and playwright (d. 1957)
  • 1883 – Ned Sparks, Canadian-American actor and singer (d. 1957)
  • 1887 – James B. Sumner, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
  • 1888 – José Raúl Capablanca, Cuban-American chess player and theologian (d. 1942)
  • 1889 – Clifton Webb, American actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1966)
  • 1892 – Thomas Clay, English footballer and coach (d. 1949)
  • 1892 – Huw T. Edwards, Welsh poet and politician (d. 1970)
  • 1893 – René Voisin, French trumpet player (d. 1952)
  • 1894 – Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (d. 1987)
  • 1895 – Louise Dahl-Wolfe, American photographer (d. 1989)
  • 1895 – Evert van Linge, Dutch footballer and architect (d. 1964)
  • 1897 – Quentin Roosevelt, American lieutenant and pilot (d. 1918)
  • 1898 – Klement Jug, Slovenian philosopher and mountaineer (d. 1924)
  • 1898 – Arthur R. von Hippel, German-American physicist and academic (d. 2003)
  • 1899 – Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei, Iranian religious leader and scholar (d. 1992)
  • 1899 – Allen Tate, American poet and critic (d. 1979)
  • 1900 – Bunny Ahearne, Irish-English ice hockey player and manager (d. 1985)
  • 1900 – Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian mathematician and hydrodynamicist (d. 1980)
  • 1900 – Anna Seghers, German author and politician (d. 1983)
  • 1904 – Nathan Freudenthal Leopold, Jr., American murderer (d. 1971)
  • 1905 – Tommy Dorsey, American trombonist, composer and bandleader (The California Ramblers) (d. 1956)
  • 1906 – Franz Schädle, German SS officer (d. 1945)
  • 1907 – Jack Schaefer, American author (d. 1991)
  • 1909 – Peter Drucker, Austrian-American theorist, educator, and author (d. 2005)
  • 1910 – Adrian Conan Doyle, English race car driver, author, and explorer (d. 1970)
  • 1912 – Bernard Joseph McLaughlin, American bishop (d. 2015)
  • 1912 – George Emil Palade, Romanian-American biologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2008)
  • 1912 – Robert Simpson, American meteorologist and author (d. 2014)
  • 1915 – Earl Wilbur Sutherland, Jr., American pharmacologist and biochemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1974)
  • 1917 – Indira Gandhi, Indian politician, 3rd Prime Minister of India (d. 1984)
  • 1919 – Gillo Pontecorvo, Italian director and screenwriter (d. 2006)
  • 1919 – Alan Young, English-Canadian actor, singer, and director (d. 2016)
  • 1920 – Gene Tierney, American actress and singer (d. 1991)
  • 1921 – Roy Campanella, American baseball player and coach (d. 1993)
  • 1921 – Peter Ruckman, American pastor and educator (d. 2016)
  • 1922 – Salil Chowdhury, Indian director, playwright, and composer (d. 1995)
  • 1922 – Yuri Knorozov, Ukrainian-Russian linguist, epigrapher, and ethnographer (d. 1999)
  • 1922 – Rajko Mitić, Serbian footballer and coach (d. 2008)
  • 1923 – Louis D. Rubin, Jr., American author, critic, and academic (d. 2013)
  • 1924 – William Russell, English actor
  • 1924 – Knut Steen, Norwegian-Italian sculptor (d. 2011)
  • 1924 – Margaret Turner-Warwick, English physician and academic
  • 1925 – Zygmunt Bauman, Polish-English sociologist, historian, and academic (d. 2017)
  • 1926 – Jeane Kirkpatrick, American academic and diplomat, 16th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 2006)
  • 1926 – Pino Rauti, Italian journalist and politician (d. 2012)
  • 1926 – Barry Reckord, Jamaican playwright and screenwriter (d. 2011)
  • 1928 – Dara Singh, Indian wrestler, actor, and politician (d. 2012)
  • 1929 – Norman Cantor, Canadian-American historian and scholar (d. 2004)
  • 1930 – Kurt Nielsen, Danish tennis player, referee, and sportscaster (d. 2011)
  • 1932 – Eleanor F. Helin, American astronomer (d. 2009)
  • 1933 – Larry King, American journalist and talk show host
  • 1933 – Jerry Sheindlin, American judge and author
  • 1934 – Kurt Hamrin, Swedish footballer and scout
  • 1934 – Valentin Kozmich Ivanov, Russian footballer and manager (d. 2011)
  • 1934 – David Lloyd-Jones, English conductor
  • 1935 – Rashad Khalifa, Egyptian-American biochemist and scholar (d. 1990)
  • 1935 – Jack Welch, American engineer, businessman, and author
  • 1936 – Dick Cavett, American actor and talk show host
  • 1936 – Ray Collins, American singer (d. 2012)
  • 1936 – Yuan T. Lee, Taiwanese-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1937 – Penelope Leach, English psychologist and author
  • 1938 – Frank Misson, Australian cricketer
  • 1938 – Ted Turner, American businessman and philanthropist, founded Turner Broadcasting System
  • 1939 – Emil Constantinescu, Romanian academic and politician, 3rd President of Romania
  • 1939 – Tom Harkin, American commander, lawyer, and politician
  • 1939 – Ghada Karmi, Palestinian physician and academic
  • 1939 – Jane Mansbridge, American political scientist and academic
  • 1939 – Richard Zare, American chemist and academic
  • 1940 – Gary Gruber, author and expert on test-prep
  • 1941 – Dan Haggerty, American actor and producer (d. 2016)
  • 1941 – Tommy Thompson, American captain and politician, 19th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
  • 1942 – Roland Clift, English engineer and academic
  • 1942 – Larry Gilbert, American golfer (d. 1998)
  • 1942 – Calvin Klein, American fashion designer, founded Calvin Klein Inc.
  • 1942 – Sharon Olds, American poet and academic
  • 1943 – Fred Lipsius, American saxophonist and educator
  • 1943 – Aurelio Monteagudo, Cuban-American baseball player and manager (d. 1990)
  • 1944 – Agnes Baltsa, Greek soprano and actress
  • 1944 – Dennis Hull, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
  • 1945 – Hans Monderman, Dutch engineer (d. 2008)
  • 1945 – Bobby Tolan, American baseball player and manager
  • 1947 – Bob Boone, American baseball player and manager
  • 1947 – Anfinn Kallsberg, Faroese politician, 10th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
  • 1947 – Lamar S. Smith, American lawyer and politician
  • 1949 – Nigel Bennett, English-Canadian actor
  • 1949 – Raymond Blanc, French chef and author
  • 1949 – Ahmad Rashād, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1950 – Peter Biyiasas, Greek-Canadian chess player
  • 1951 – Charles Falconer, Baron Falconer of Thoroton, Scottish lawyer and politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
  • 1952 – Stephen Soldz, American psychoanalyst and activist
  • 1953 – Robert Beltran, American actor
  • 1953 – Alexander O’Neal, American R&B singer-songwriter
  • 1954 – Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Egyptian field marshal and politician, 6th President of Egypt
  • 1954 – Réjean Lemelin, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1954 – Kathleen Quinlan, American actress
  • 1955 – Sam Hamm, American screenwriter and producer
  • 1956 – Peter Carter, English diplomat, British Ambassador to Estonia (d. 2014)
  • 1956 – Eileen Collins, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut
  • 1956 – Ann Curry, Guamanian-American journalist
  • 1956 – Glynnis O’Connor, American actress
  • 1958 – Isabella Blow, English magazine editor (d. 2007)
  • 1958 – Algirdas Butkevičius, Lithuanian sergeant and politician, 12th Prime Minister of Lithuania
  • 1958 – Terrence C. Carson, American actor and singer
  • 1958 – Annette Gordon-Reed, American historian, author, and academic
  • 1958 – Charlie Kaufman, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1958 – Michael Wilbon, American sportscaster and journalist
  • 1959 – Robert Barron, American bishop, author, and theologian
  • 1959 – Jo Bonner, American U.S. Representative for Alabama’s 1st congressional district
  • 1959 – Allison Janney, American actress
  • 1960 – Miss Elizabeth, American wrestler and manager (d. 2003)
  • 1960 – Matt Sorum, American drummer, songwriter, and producer
  • 1961 – Jim L. Mora, American football player and coach
  • 1961 – Meg Ryan, American actress and producer
  • 1962 – Jodie Foster, American actress, director, and producer
  • 1962 – Sean Parnell, American lawyer and politician, 12th Governor of Alaska
  • 1962 – Dodie Boy Peñalosa, Filipino boxer and trainer
  • 1962 – Kwong Wa, Hong Kongese actor and singer
  • 1963 – Terry Farrell, American actress
  • 1963 – Jon Potter, English-American field hockey player
  • 1964 – Fred Diamond, American-English mathematician and academic
  • 1964 – David Goodall, Scottish actor and composer
  • 1964 – Vincent Herring, American saxophonist and flute player
  • 1964 – Phil Hughes, Irish footballer and coach
  • 1964 – Jung Jin-young, South Korean actor
  • 1964 – Irina Laricheva, Russian target shooter
  • 1964 – Eric Musselman, American basketball player and coach
  • 1964 – Nicholas Patrick, English-American engineer and astronaut
  • 1964 – Peter Rohde, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1964 – Tony Ryall, New Zealand banker and politician, 38th New Zealand Minister of Health
  • 1964 – Ronnie Sinclair, Scottish footballer and coach
  • 1964 – Crystal Waters, American singer-songwriter
  • 1964 – Alfredo Zaiat, Argentine economist and journalist
  • 1964 – Shawn Holman, American baseball pitcher
  • 1965 – Laurent Blanc, French footballer and manager
  • 1965 – Douglas Henshall, Scottish actor
  • 1965 – Jason Pierce, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Spiritualized and Spacemen 3)
  • 1965 – Paulo S. L. M. Barreto, Brazilian cryptographer and academic
  • 1965 – Paul Weitz, American actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and playwright
  • 1966 – Shmuley Boteach, American rabbi and author
  • 1966 – Gail Devers, American sprinter and hurdler
  • 1966 – Rocco DiSpirito, American chef and author
  • 1966 – Kakhaber Kacharava, Georgian footballer and manager
  • 1966 – Jason Scott Lee, American actor and martial artist
  • 1967 – Randi Kaye, American journalist
  • 1969 – Philippe Adams, Belgian race car driver
  • 1969 – Erika Alexander, American actress and screenwriter
  • 1969 – Ertuğrul Sağlam, Turkish footballer and coach
  • 1969 – Richard Virenque, Moroccan-French cyclist and sportscaster
  • 1971 – Justin Chancellor, English bass player
  • 1971 – Jeremy McGrath, American motorcycle racer
  • 1971 – Naoko Mori, Japanese-English actress and singer
  • 1971 – Alice Peacock, American singer-songwriter
  • 1971 – Tony Rich, American R&B singer-songwriter and musician
  • 1972 – Sandrine Holt, English-American model and actress
  • 1973 – Billy Currington, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1973 – Savion Glover, American dancer and choreographer
  • 1973 – Django Haskins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1974 – Arun Vijay, Indian actor and singer
  • 1975 – Toby Bailey, American basketball player and agent
  • 1975 – Sushmita Sen, Indian actress, model and Miss Universe 1994
  • 1976 – Jack Dorsey, American businessman, co-founded Twitter
  • 1976 – Robin Dunne, Canadian actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1976 – Jun Shibata, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • 1976 – Petr Sýkora, Czech ice hockey player
  • 1976 – Stylianos Venetidis, Greek footballer and manager
  • 1977 – Kerri Strug, American gymnast and runner
  • 1978 – Dries Buytaert, Belgian computer programmer, founded Acquia
  • 1978 – Matt Dusk, Canadian singer
  • 1978 – Věra Pospíšilová-Cechlová, Czech discus thrower and shot putter
  • 1979 – Keith Buckley, American singer-songwriter
  • 1979 – Mahé Drysdale, New Zealand rower
  • 1979 – John-Ford Griffin, American baseball player
  • 1979 – Ryan Howard, American baseball player
  • 1979 – Larry Johnson, American football player
  • 1979 – Leam Richardson, English footballer and manager
  • 1980 – Courtney Anderson, American football player
  • 1980 – Andrew Copson, English businessman
  • 1980 – Otis Grigsby, American football player
  • 1980 – Vladimir Radmanović, Serbian basketball player
  • 1981 – Marcus Banks, American basketball player
  • 1981 – André Lotterer, German race car driver
  • 1981 – Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe, Argentine rugby player
  • 1981 – DJ Tukutz, South Korean DJ, producer, and songwriter
  • 1981 – Mark Wallace, Welsh-English cricketer
  • 1983 – Chandra Crawford, Canadian skier
  • 1983 – Adam Driver, American actor
  • 1983 – Daria Werbowy, Polish-Canadian model
  • 1984 – Dawid Kucharski, Polish footballer
  • 1984 – Brittany Maynard, American activist (d. 2014)
  • 1984 – Janus del Prado, Filipino actor
  • 1985 – Chris Eagles, English footballer
  • 1985 – Alex Mack, American football player
  • 1986 – Sam Betty, English rugby player
  • 1986 – Jeannie Ortega, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
  • 1986 – Michael Saunders, Canadian baseball player
  • 1986 – Jessicah Schipper, Australian swimmer
  • 1986 – Veronica Scott, American fashion designer, co-founded Fuchsia Clothing
  • 1986 – Milan Smiljanić, Serbian footballer
  • 1987 – Sílvia Soler Espinosa, Spanish tennis player
  • 1988 – Timo Eichfuss, Estonian basketball player
  • 1988 – Patrick Kane, American ice hockey player
  • 1989 – John McCarthy, Australian footballer (d. 2012)
  • 1989 – Roman Sergeevich Trofimov, Russian ski jumper
  • 1989 – Tyga, American rapper
  • 1990 – Marquise Goodwin, American football player
  • 1990 – Benedikt Schmid, German footballer
  • 1991 – Marina Marković, Serbian basketball player
  • 1991 – Fabien Antunes, French footballer
  • 1991 – Genki Yamamoto, Japanese professional racing cyclist
  • 1993 – Kerim Frei, Austrian footballer
  • 1993 – Suso, Spanish footballer
  • 1994 – Ibrahima Mbaye, Senegalese footballer
  • 1995 – Vanessa Axente, Hungarian model
  • 1999 – Evgenia Medvedeva, Russian figure skater

 

 

 

  • Deaths on November 19
  • 496 – Pope Gelasius I
  • 498 – Pope Anastasius II
  • 1092 – Malik-Shah I, Seljuk Sultan
  • 1288 – Rudolf I, Margrave of Baden-Baden (b. 1230)
  • 1298 – Mechtilde, Saxon saint (b. c. 1240)
  • 1557 – Bona Sforza, Italian wife of Sigismund I the Old (b. 1494)
  • 1577 – Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese daimyo (b. 1510)
  • 1581 – Tsarevich Ivan Ivanovich of Russia (b. 1554)
  • 1630 – Johann Schein, German singer and composer (b. 1586)
  • 1649 – Caspar Schoppe, German scholar and author (b. 1576)
  • 1665 – Nicolas Poussin, French-Italian painter (b. 1594)
  • 1672 – John Wilkins, English bishop and philosopher (b. 1614)
  • 1692 – Thomas Shadwell, English poet and playwright (b. 1642)
  • 1703 – Man in the Iron Mask, French prisoner
  • 1723 – Antoine Nompar de Caumont, French courtier and soldier (b. 1632)
  • 1772 – William Nelson, American politician, Colonial Governor of Virginia (b. 1711)
  • 1773 – James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, Irish soldier and politician (b. 1722)
  • 1785 – Bernard de Bury, French harpsichord player and composer (b. 1720)
  • 1798 – Wolfe Tone, Irish general (b. 1763)
  • 1804 – Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi, Italian composer (b. 1728)
  • 1810 – Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer and choreographer (b. 1725)
  • 1822 – Johann Georg Tralles, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1763)
  • 1828 – Franz Schubert, Austrian pianist and composer (b. 1797)
  • 1850 – Richard Mentor Johnson, American colonel, lawyer, and politician, 9th Vice President of the United States (b. 1780)
  • 1868 – Ivane Andronikashvili, Georgian general (b. 1798)
  • 1883 – Carl Wilhelm Siemens, German-English engineer (b. 1823)
  • 1887 – Emma Lazarus, American poet (b. 1849)
  • 1897 – William Seymour Tyler, American historian and academic (b. 1810)
  • 1915 – Joe Hill, Swedish-born American labor activist (b. 1879)
  • 1918 – Joseph F. Smith, American religious leader, 6th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1838)
  • 1924 – Thomas H. Ince, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1882)
  • 1928 – Jeanne Bérangère, French actress (b. 1864)
  • 1931 – Xu Zhimo, Chinese poet and translator (b. 1897)
  • 1938 – Lev Shestov, Ukrainian-Russian philosopher and theologian (b. 1866)
  • 1942 – Bruno Schulz, Polish painter and critic (b. 1892)
  • 1943 – Miyagiyama Fukumatsu, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 29th Yokozuna (b. 1895)
  • 1949 – James Ensor, Belgian painter (b. 1860)
  • 1950 – Aage Redal, Danish actor (b. 1891)
  • 1954 – Walter Bartley Wilson, English footballer and manager (b. 1870)
  • 1955 – Marquis James, American journalist and author (b. 1891)
  • 1956 – Francis L. Sullivan, English-American actor (b. 1903)
  • 1959 – Joseph Charbonneau, Canadian archbishop (b. 1892)
  • 1960 – Phyllis Haver, American actress (b. 1899)
  • 1962 – Grigol Robakidze, Georgian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1882)
  • 1963 – Carmen Boni, Italian-French actress (b. 1901)
  • 1963 – Henry B. Richardson, American archer (b. 1889)
  • 1967 – Charles J. Watters, American priest and soldier, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1927)
  • 1970 – Lewis Sargent, American actor (b. 1903)
  • 1974 – George Brunies, American trombonist (b. 1902)
  • 1974 – Louise Fitzhugh, American author and illustrator (b. 1928)
  • 1975 – Roger D. Branigin, American colonel, lawyer, and politician, 42nd Governor of Indiana (b. 1902)
  • 1975 – Rudolf Kinau, Low German writer (b. 1887)
  • 1976 – Basil Spence, Indian-Scottish architect and academic, designed the Coventry Cathedral (b. 1907)
  • 1983 – Tom Evans, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1947)
  • 1985 – Stepin Fetchit, American actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1907)
  • 1988 – Christina Onassis, American-Greek businesswoman (b. 1950)
  • 1988 – Peggy Parish, American author (b. 1927)
  • 1989 – Grant Adcox, American race car driver (b. 1950)
  • 1990 – Sun Li-jen, Chinese general and politician (b. 1900)
  • 1991 – Reggie Nalder, Austrian-American actor (b. 1907)
  • 1992 – Bobby Russell, American singer-songwriter (b. 1941)
  • 1992 – Diane Varsi, American actress (b. 1938)
  • 1998 – Ted Fujita, Japanese-American meteorologist and academic (b. 1920)
  • 1998 – Alan J. Pakula, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)
  • 1998 – Bernard Thompson, English director and producer (b. 1926)
  • 1999 – Alexander Liberman, Russian-American artist and publisher (b. 1912)
  • 2001 – Marcelle Ferron, Canadian painter and stained glass artist (b. 1924)
  • 2003 – Ian Geoghegan, Australian race car driver (b. 1940)
  • 2004 – George Canseco, Filipino journalist and composer (b. 1934)
  • 2004 – Piet Esser, Dutch sculptor and academic (b. 1914)
  • 2004 – Helmut Griem, German actor and director (b. 1932)
  • 2004 – Trina Schart Hyman, American author and illustrator (b. 1939)
  • 2004 – Terry Melcher, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1942)
  • 2004 – John Vane, English pharmacologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1927)
  • 2005 – Erik Balling, Danish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1924)
  • 2005 – Steve Belichick, American football player, coach and scout (b. 1919)
  • 2007 – Kevin DuBrow, American singer-songwriter (b. 1955)
  • 2007 – Mike Gregory, English rugby player and coach (b. 1964)
  • 2009 – Johnny Delgado, Filipino actor (b. 1948)
  • 2010 – Pat Burns, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1952)
  • 2011 – Ömer Lütfi Akad, Turkish director and screenwriter (b. 1916)
  • 2011 – John Neville, English actor (b. 1925)
  • 2011 – Ruth Stone, American poet and author (b. 1915)
  • 2012 – John Hefin, Welsh director and producer (b. 1941)
  • 2012 – Shiro Miya, Japanese singer-songwriter (b. 1943)
  • 2012 – Warren Rudman, American lawyer and politician (b. 1930)
  • 2012 – Boris Strugatskiy, Russian author (b. 1933)
  • 2013 – Babe Birrer, American baseball player (b. 1928)
  • 2013 – Dora Dougherty Strother, American pilot and academic (b. 1921)
  • 2013 – Ray Gosling, English journalist, author, and activist (b. 1939)
  • 2013 – Frederick Sanger, English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
  • 2013 – Charlotte Zolotow, American author and poet (b. 1915)
  • 2014 – Roy Bhaskar, English philosopher and academic (b. 1944)
  • 2014 – Jeremiah Coffey, Irish-Australian bishop (b. 1933)
  • 2014 – Pete Harman, American businessman (b. 1919)
  • 2014 – Richard A. Jensen, American theologian, author, and academic (b. 1934)
  • 2014 – Gholam Hossein Mazloumi, Iranian footballer and manager (b. 1950)
  • 2014 – Mike Nichols, German-American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1931)
  • 2015 – Armand, Dutch singer-songwriter (b. 1946)
  • 2015 – Allen E. Ertel, American lawyer and politician (b. 1937)
  • 2015 – Ron Hynes, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
  • 2015 – Korrie Layun Rampan, Indonesian author, poet, and critic (b. 1953)
  • 2015 – Mal Whitfield, American runner and diplomat (b. 1924)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Holidays and observances on November 19

 

  • Christian feast day:
    • Obadiah (Eastern Catholic Church)
    • Raphael Kalinowski
    • Severinus, Exuperius, and Felician
    • November 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Day of Discovery of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico)
  • Day of Missile Forces and Artillery (Russia, Belarus)
  • Flag Day (Brazil)
  • Garifuna Settlement Day (Belize)
  • International Men’s Day
  • Liberation Day (Mali)
  • Martyrs’ Day (Uttar Pradesh, India)
  • Prince Rainier Day (Monaco)
  • Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
  • World Toilet Day 
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