- 1530 Augsburg] Emperor Karel I enables Edict of Worms
- 1620 Mayflower reaches Cape Cod & explores the coast
- 1805 Lewis & Clark reach Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross continent
- 1863 US President Lincoln delivers his Gettysburg address beginning; "Four score & seven years ago..."
- 1969 Apollo 12's Conrad & Bean become 3rd & 4th humans on Moon
- 1985 US President Reagan & Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time
Frederick E Blaisdell patents the pencil
On November 19, 1895