Lost and Found – November 19th Edition

What to remember about November 19th…

  • 1794  U.S. and Great Britain sign Jay’s Treaty to resolve issues still creating tension after end of the Revolutionary War
  • 1831  Future President James A. Garfield is born near Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1881)
  • 1863  President Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address at dedication for military cemetery in Pennsylvania
  • 1942  Soviets begin counterattack at Battle of Stalingrad; by January this battle will turn the tide in the Allies favor
  • 1967  For heroism on the battlefield this day U.S. Army Chaplain Charles Watters will receive Medal of Honor (posthumously)
  • 1977  Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is 1st Arab leader to set foot in Israel; peace process moves forward
  • 1985  President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for 1st time at summit in Geneva
  • 1998  Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives begins impeachment hearings for President Clinton
  • 2002  Cameras capture King of Pop Michael Jackson dangling his infant son from a hotel balcony in Berlin
  • 2006  Nintendo releases their 7th generation gaming console the Wii


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