- 1990 Pop duo Milli Vanilli are stripped of their Grammy Award after it is learned they did not sing on their award-winning "Girl You Know Its True" album
- 1953 US Supreme Court rules (7-2) baseball is a sport not a business
American inventor Frederick E. Blaisdell patents the pencil
On November 19, 1895
McCaughey septuplets born to Bobbi McCaughey in Des Moines, Iowa. First set of septuplets to survive infancy.
On November 19, 1997
- 2004 Singer Jermaine Jackson (49) divorces Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza (35) after 9 years of marriage