On This Day in History – November 19th – Almanac


Today is Tuesday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2019 with 42 to follow.

The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.


Those born on this date are under the sign of Scorpio. They include English King Charles I in 1600; James Abram Garfield, 20th president of the United States, in 1831; explorer Hiram Bingham, discoverer of the Inca city of Machu Picchu, in 1875; Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1917; actor Gene Tierney in 1920; baseball Hall of Fame member Roy Campanella in 1921; talk show host Larry King in 1933 (age 86); business executive Jack Welch in 1935 (age 84); entertainer Dick Cavett in 1936 (age 83); entrepreneur Ted Turner in 1936 (age 83); actor Dan Haggerty in 1942; fashion designer Calvin Klein in 1942 (age 77); actor Kathleen Quinlan in 1954 (age 65); Eileen Collins, first female space shuttle commander in 1956 (age 63); television personality Ann Curry in 1956 (age 63); actor Glynnis O’Connor in 1956 (age 63); screenwriter Charlie Kaufman in 1958 (age 61); actor Allison Janney in 1959 (age 60); actor Meg Ryan in 1961 (age 58); actor Jodie Foster in 1962 (age 57); actor Terry Farrell in 1963 (age 56); country…

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