November 19


December 6, 2021

November 19 is the 323rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, the 324th in the case of a leap year. There are 42 days left until the end of the year. It was generally the 29th day of the month of Brumaire in the French Republican / Revolutionary calendar, officially referred to as the day of the cormier. November 18 - November 19 - November 20


5th century

Or to another in November 461: the Suévo-Visigoth general Ricimer, who became patress of the Romans, appoints Libius Severus Roman emperor of the West in Ravenna, the very day a new pope is also elected in conclave (see religions below).

7th century

636: victory of the Rachidoune caliphate over the Sassanid empire, at the battle of al-Qadisiyya.

15th century

1493: discovery of Puerto Rico by Christopher Columbus.

16th century

1521: Milan, “French” since Marignan in 1515, (re) falls into the hands of the imperialists.

18th century

1794: A treaty is signed in London, called the Jay Treaty in English, after the name of John Jay, president of the Supreme Court of the United States.

19th century

1809: Battle of Ocaña. 1863: Abraham Lincoln pronounces the Gettysburg Address. 1885: Bulgarian victory, at the battle of Slivnitsa, during the Serbo-Bulgarian war.

20th century

1941: Battle between Sydney and Kormoran, during World War II. 1942: Counterattack by the Red Army, which encircles the German forces, in Stalingrad, during Operation Uranus. 1943: revolt and liquidation of the Janowska concentration camp. 1946: Afghanistan joins the United Nations. 1968: takeover of Moussa Traoré, in Mali. 1977: Anouar El Sadat makes a historic visit to Israel. 1985: opening of the Geneva summit, between Ronald Reagan and Mikhaïl Gorbatchev. 1990: signature of the treaty on conventional forces in Europe, between the eastern and western blocs, putting an end to the cold war.

21st century

2002: the Prestige oil tanker broke in two, causing a major oil spill. 2005: Haditha massacre. 2009: Herman Van Rompuy is elected first president of the European Council. 2011: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is arrested in southern Libya. 2012: Sato Kilman is re-elected as Prime Minister of Vanuatu. end of the siege of Regiment 46, during the Syrian civil war. 2017: the Syrian army and its allies retake Boukamal from the so-called Islamic State organization. in Chile, legislative elections, and first round of the presidential election.

Arts, culture and religion

461: election of Pope Hilary on the same day a new Western Roman Emperor is also appointed (see above). 1523: election of Pope Clement VII. 1816: foundation of the University of Warsaw. 1819: opening of the Prado Museum. 1954: launch of the Télé Monté-Carlo television channel, on the occasion of the Monaco “prince's party”. 2017: first “World Day of the Poor”.

Science and technology

1969: Apollo 12 moon landing. 1999: launch of Shenzhou 1. 2007: launch of the first “reader”, Kindle, by the company Amazon. 2020: The National Science Foundation announces the closure of the Arecibo radio telescope, which was the largest in the world from 1963 to 2016. 2021: A remarkably long partial lunar eclipse is visible from Asia, Australia, Oceania, North America and South America.


1404: tidal wave of the Sainte-Élisabeth. 1421: new tidal wave of the Sainte-Élisabeth. 1424: nth tidal wave of Sainte-Élisabeth (November 17, for this “feast”). 1933: Women vote for the first time in a free election, in the Spanish general elections, during the Second Republic. 1977: accident of Flight 425 TAP Air Portugal. 1999: first "international day of

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