What Happened on November 19, 1998

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


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Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

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Vincent van Gogh's "Portrait of the Artist Without Beard" sells at auction for $71.5 million


Famous Deaths

  • Earl Kim, Korean-American composer, dies at 78
  • Ted Fujita, Japanese-born American meteorologist (b. 1920)