On This Day in History for November 19 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 116 of 116

  • 1994 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Tish Johnson for the third time
  • 1995 CNET lauches www.shareware.com
  • 1995 Keelin Curnuck, 23, Ms Venus Swimwear 1994, crowned Miss NY USA
  • 1995 Suicide bomber blasts into Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, kills 16
  • 1996 Space Shuttle STS 80 (Columbia 21), launches into space
  • 1996 The case of the Port Arthur massacre comes to trial.
  • 1996 Lt. Gen. Maurice Baril of Canada arrives in Africa to lead a multi-national policing force in Zaire.
  • 1996 The 12.9 km Confederation Bridge, joining Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island and Cape Jourimain, New-Brunswick is completed and becomes the longest bridge over ice covered waters in the world
  • 1997 STS 87 (Columbia 24) launches into orbit
  • 1997 In Des Moines, Iowa, Bobbi McCaughey gives birth to septuplets in the second known case where all seven babies were born alive. They would go on to become the first set of septuplets to survive infancy, with all seven alive in 2007.

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1998 Vincent van Gogh's Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells at auction for $71.5 million USD.

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1998 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
  • 1999 Shenzhou 1: The People's Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft.
  • 1999 In Istanbul, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ends a two-day summit by calling for a political settlement in Chechnya and adopting a Charter for European Security.
  • 2010 New Zealand suffers its worst mining disaster since 1914 when the first of four explosions occurs at the Pike River Mine; 29 people are killed
  • 2013 23 people are killed by a suicide bombing attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon

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