What are the important events that happened on November 19? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 19: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 19 is the 323rd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 42 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 6, 2017 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 25,184,160 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectaicosatrigon’ day.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 92 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 1,794 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

My Birthday Ninja Birthday Facts Are you not curious to find out some fun facts about your birthday? Find out who shares my birthday and what was the number one song on your day of birth. (Sponsored link)

November 19 Historical Events

  • 1095
    The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land, begins.
  • 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.
  • 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 Kingdom 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.
  • 1952
    Greek Field Marshal Alexander Papagos becomes the 152nd Prime Minister of Greece.
  • 1985
    Cold War: In Geneva, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for the first time.
  • 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.
  • 1998
    Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.
  • 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.

Who were born on November 19?

  • 1812
    Karl Schwarz, German theologian (d. 1885)
  • 1896
    Georgy Zhukov, Russian general (d. 1974)
  • 1924
    Knut Steen, Norwegian sculptor (d. 2011)
  • 1926
    Jeane Kirkpatrick, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 2006)
  • 1952
    Stephen Soldz, American psychoanalyst and anti-war activist
  • 1959
    Allison Janney, American actress
  • 1971
    Jeremy McGrath, American motorcycle racer
  • 1973
    Django Haskins, American singer, guitarist, and songwriter
  • 1977
    Kerri Strug, American gymnast
  • 1985
    Chris Eagles, English footballer

Who died on November 19?

  • 1557
    Bona Sforza, Queen of Sigismund I of Poland (b. 1494)
  • 1577
    Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)
  • 1649
    Caspar Schoppe, German scholar (b. 1576)
  • 1723
    Antoine Nompar de Caumont, French courtier and soldier (b. 1632)
  • 1828
    Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (b. 1797)
  • 1883
    William Siemens, German engineer (b. 1823)
  • 1897
    William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (b. 1810).
  • 1924
    Thomas Ince, American film director (b. 1882)
  • 2004
    George Canseco, Filipino composer (b. 1934)
  • 2007
    Dick Wilson, American actor (b. 1916)

Share or Link to This Page:

Kindly keep the link back to this website. Thank you!