Today is Sunday, November 19, 2017.
1752 George Rogers Clark, frontier leader in Revolutionary War
1805 Ferdinand de Lesseps, French diplomat, built Suez Canal
1831 James A. Garfield, 20th President (March 4-September 19, 1881)
1894 H. Hopf --1971
1905 Tommy Dorsey, musician, band leader
1917 Indira Gandhi, Indian prime minister (1966-77, 1980-84)
1933 Larry King
1936 Dick Cavett
1938 Ted Turner
1942 Calvin Klein
1954 Kathleen Quinlan in Mill Valley Cal, (Rose Garden, Twilight Zone)
1961 Meg Ryan
1962 Jodie Foster
1977 Kerri Strug
1997 McCaughey septuplets
1493 Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico.
1620 Mayflower pilgrims reach Cape Cod
1863 Lincoln delivers his famous address in Gettysburg. Expecting a long speech, the photographer wasn't ready before Lincoln left.
1895 The pencil is invented.
1919 Treaty of Versailles & League of Nations rejected by US Senate
1959 Ford cancels the Edsel
1970 Golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a State Historical Landmark
1977 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat arrives in Israel.
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