November 19 in History
1794November 19, 1794:
The Jay Treaty is negotiated by the United States Supreme Court’s first chief justice, John Jay with Great Britain in hopes of improving relations between the two countries.
1895November 19, 1895:
Frederick E. Blaisdell is granted a patent for pencil.
1916November 19, 1916:
Goldwyn Pictures Corporation is founded by Samuel Goldfish, Edgar Selwyn and Archibald Selwyn.
1969November 19, 1969:
Brazilian football legend, Pele scores his 1000th goal.
1975November 19, 1975:
The American drama film “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest” is released in theatres in the U.S.
1977November 19, 1977:
Egyptian President Anwar Sadat visits Israel, three years after the Arab-Israel War ended.
1990November 19, 1990:
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences strips off the Grammy Awards of American pop duo, Milli Vanilli after it came to light that they did not provide any vocals at all for their album, “Girl You Know It’s True”, which secured them the award.
2002November 19, 2002:
The United States Senate approves the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.
2003November 19, 2003:
The police announce that they have issued an arrest warrant for Michael Jackson based on child molestation allegation.
2007November 19, 2007:
Kindle, the wireless electronic reading device, starts selling on Amazon.com.