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Daily Calendar for Friday, November 19, 2021 | Almanac.com

Daily Calendar for Friday, November 19, 2021

Born

  • George Rogers Clark (military leader) –
  • James Garfield (20th U.S. president) –
  • Tommy Dorsey (musician) –
  • Roy Campanella (baseball player) –
  • Larry King (radio & television personality) –
  • Dick Cavett (talk show host) –
  • Ted Turner (businessman) –
  • Calvin Klein (fashion designer) –
  • Eileen Collins (astronaut) –
  • Meg Ryan (actress) –
  • Jodie Foster (actress) –

Died

  • Franz Schubert (composer) –
  • Emma Lazarus (poet) –
  • Sir Basil Spence (architect) –
  • Mike Nichols (director) –
  • Ron Hynes (Canadian singer-songwriter) –
  • Della Reese (singer and actress) –
  • Larry Korn (agricultural educator and author) –

Events

  • Christopher Columbus first sighted what is now Puerto Rico–
  • Jay’s Treaty between the U.S. and Great Britain signed–
  • President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address–
  • Hudson Bay Co. ceded territory to Canada–
  • Boss Tweed sentenced to 12 years in prison, New York City–
  • Frederick Blaisdell was granted a patent for a paper-wrapped pencil–
  • Five-year old TIME magazine presented a cover portrait for the first time–
  • Leonard Bernstein appointed Music Director of the New York Philharmonic–
  • Ford Motor Co. discontinued the Edsel–
  • Pele, Brazilian soccer star, scores his 1000th goal, at Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janiero.–
  • John Carpenter became the first contestant to win $1,000,000 on the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire–
  • David L. Pickens granted patent for registered pedigree stuffed animalsβ€β€œβ€“

Weather

  • Up to 18 inches of snow fell on the Great Plains of Colorado, with 5-foot drifts in suburban Denver–
  • Seventy-nine degrees F, Denver, Colorado–

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