19 November  A Day in History

Apollo 12 Lands on the Moon

On November 19, 1969, Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean became the third and fourth humans to walk on the Moon.

Pelé Scores His 1,000th Goal

On November 19, 1969, Brazilian soccer legend Pelé scored his 1,000th career goal.

Anwar Sadat Visits Israel

On November 19, 1977, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat made a historic visit to Israel, becoming the first Arab head of state to do so.

India's Environmental Protection Act Comes into Force

On November 19, 1986, India's Environment Protection Act came into force, aiming to protect the environment and prevent pollution.

Aishwarya Rai Wins Miss World

On November 19, 1994, Indian actress Aishwarya Rai won the title of Miss World.

Kalpana Chawla Becomes First Indian Woman in Space

On November 19, 1997, Kalpana Chawla became the first Indian woman to go to space.

Abraham Lincoln Delivers the Gettysburg Address

On November 19, 1863, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, one of the most famous speeches in American history.

TAP Air Portugal Flight 425 Crashes

On November 19, 1977, TAP Air Portugal Flight 425 crashed in the Madeira Islands, killing 131 people.

Serbo-Bulgarian War Concludes with Bulgarian Victory

On November 19, 1885, the Serbo-Bulgarian War ended with a Bulgarian victory, consolidating the unification between the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia.

Serbo-Bulgarian War Concludes with Bulgarian Victory