11 Things That Happened This Day In History - 19th November

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Here is a note of 11 things that happened on this day in history.

1863 - U.S. President Lincoln delivers his Gettysburg Address and dedicates a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania

1942 - Calvin Klein is born

1967 - The Beatles release Magical Mystery Tour

1969 - A second crew of astronauts lands on the Moon with the Apollo 12 mission to the Ocean of Storms

1969 - Brazilian soccer great Pele scores his 1,000th professional goal, against Vasco da Gama in Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium

1977 - Egyptian president Anwar Sadat becomes the first Arab leader to visit Israel

1985 - President Reagan and Soviet Leader Gorbachev meet for the first time

1994 - The new UK lottery operated by Camelot has it's first lottery draw with an estimated jackpot of £7m

1998 - The impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Clinton begins

1998 - Vincent van Gogh's Portrait of the Artist Without Beard is sold at auction for more than $71m

2011 - Gaddafi's Son is captured in Libya

Sources: BBC, Wikipedia,historyorb.com, infoplease.com, history.co.uk,brainyhistory.com, on-this-day.com, thepeoplehistory, onthisdayinhistory.com

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