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What happend on 19. October in History

In our data base we found 303 events happened on 19. October:
  • 439: The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, take Carthage in North Africa. [category: Events]
  • 727: Frithuswith, English saint (b. 650) [category: Deaths]
  • 1216: John, King of England (b. 1167) [category: Deaths]
  • 1216: King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry. [category: Events]
  • 1276: Prince Hisaaki of Japan (d. 1328) [category: Births]

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  • 1386: The Universität Heidelberg held its first lecture, making it the oldest German university. [category: Events]
  • 1432: John de Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, English politician (b. 1392) [category: Deaths]
  • 1433: Marsilio Ficino, Italian philosopher (d. 1499) [category: Births]
  • 1466: The Thirteen Years' War ends with the Second Treaty of Thorn. [category: Events]
  • 1469: Ferdinand II of Aragon marries Isabella I of Castile, a marriage that paves the way to the unification of Aragon and Castile into a single country, Spain. [category: Events]
  • 1512: Martin Luther becomes a doctor of theology (Doctor in Biblia). [category: Events]
  • 1562: George Abbot, English archbishop (d. 1633) [category: Births]
  • 1582: Dmitry of Uglich (d. 1591) [category: Births]
  • 1605: Thomas Browne, English author (d. 1682) [category: Births]
  • 1608: Martin Delrio, Flemish theologian (b. 1551) [category: Deaths]
  • 1610: James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (d. 1688) [category: Births]
  • 1636: Marcin Kazanowski, Polish politician (b. 1566) [category: Deaths]
  • 1649: New Ross town, Co. Wexford, Ireland, surrenders to Oliver Cromwell. [category: Events]
  • 1658: Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1704) [category: Births]
  • 1680: John Abernethy, Irish minister (d. 1740) [category: Births]

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  • 1682: Thomas Browne, English author (b. 1605) [category: Deaths]
  • 1688: William Cheselden, English surgeon and anatomist (d. 1752) [category: Births]
  • 1701: Helen and Judith of Szony, Hungarian conjoined twins (d. 1723) [category: Births]
  • 1718: Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, French soldier (d. 1804) [category: Births]
  • 1720: John Woolman, American preacher and abolitionist (d. 1772) [category: Births]
  • 1721: Joseph de Guignes, French orientalist (d. 1800) [category: Births]
  • 1723: Godfrey Kneller, German-English painter (b. 1646) [category: Deaths]
  • 1745: Jonathan Swift, Irish author (b. 1667) [category: Deaths]
  • 1781: At Yorktown, Virginia, representatives of British commander Lord Cornwallis handed over Cornwallis' sword and formally surrendered to George Washington and the comte de Rochambeau. [category: Events]
  • 1784: James Henry Leigh Hunt, English critic, essayist, and poet (d. 1859) [category: Births]
  • 1784: John McLoughlin, Canadian fur trader (d. 1857) [category: Births]
  • 1789: Theophilos Kairis, Greek priest and philosopher (d. 1853) [category: Births]
  • 1789: Chief Justice John Jay is sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States. [category: Events]
  • 1790: Lyman Hall, American physician and politician, signer of the United States Declaration of Independence (b. 1724) [category: Deaths]
  • 1796: Michel de Beaupuy, French general (b. 1755) [category: Deaths]
  • 1805: Napoleonic Wars: Austrian General Mack surrenders his army to the Grand Army of Napoleon at the Battle of Ulm. 30,000 prisoners are captured and 10,000 casualties inflicted on the losers. [category: Events]
  • 1810: Cassius Marcellus Clay, American politician (d. 1903) [category: Births]
  • 1812: Napoleon I of France retreats from Moscow. [category: Events]
  • 1813: Józef Poniatowski, Polish general (b. 1763) [category: Deaths]
  • 1813: The Battle of Leipzig concludes, giving Napoleon Bonaparte one of his worst defeats. [category: Events]
  • 1814: Theodoros Vryzakis, Greek painter (d. 1878) [category: Births]
  • 1815: Paolo Mascagni, Italian physician (b. 1755) [category: Deaths]
  • 1822: In Parnaíba; Simplício Dias da Silva, João Cândido de Deus e Silva and Domingos Dias declare the independent state of Piauí. [category: Events]
  • 1826: Ralph Tollemache, English clergyman (d. 1895) [category: Births]
  • 1842: Aleksey Koltsov, Russian poet (b. 1808) [category: Deaths]
  • 1850: Annie Smith Peck, American mountaineer (d. 1935) [category: Births]
  • 1851: Empress Myeongseong of Korea (d. 1895) [category: Births]
  • 1851: Marie Thérèse Charlotte, Madame Royale of France (b. 1778) [category: Deaths]
  • 1856: William Sprague, American politician (b. 1799) [category: Deaths]
  • 1858: George Albert Boulenger, Belgian-English naturalist (d. 1937) [category: Births]
  • 1862: Auguste Lumière, French director and producer (d. 1954) [category: Births]
  • 1864: Battle of Cedar Creek – Union Army under Philip Sheridan destroys a Confederate Army under Jubal Early. [category: Events]
  • 1864: St. Albans Raid – Confederate raiders launch an attack on Saint Albans, Vermont from Canada. [category: Events]
  • 1866: Venice - Annexion of Veneto and Mantua to Italy - At Hotel Europa, Austria hands over Veneto to France, which hands it immediately over to Italy. [category: Events]
  • 1868: Bertha Knight Landes, American politician, Mayor of Seattle (d. 1943) [category: Births]
  • 1873: Bart King, American cricketer (d. 1965) [category: Births]
  • 1873: Jaap Eden, Dutch skater and cyclist (d. 1925) [category: Births]
  • 1876: Mordecai Brown, American baseball player (d. 1945) [category: Births]
  • 1882: Umberto Boccioni, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1916) [category: Births]
  • 1885: Charles Merrill, American banker, co-founded Merrill Lynch (d. 1956) [category: Births]
  • 1889: Luís I of Portugal (b. 1838) [category: Deaths]
  • 1893: Lucy Stone, American activist (b. 1818) [category: Deaths]
  • 1895: Frank Durbin, American soldier (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1895: Lewis Mumford, American historian, sociologist, and philosopher (d. 1990) [category: Births]
  • 1896: Bob O'Farrell, American baseball player (d. 1988) [category: Births]
  • 1897: Salimuzzaman Siddiqui, Pakistani scientist and scholar (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1897: George Pullman, American engineer and businessman, founded the Pullman Company (b. 1831) [category: Deaths]
  • 1899: Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan journalist, author, and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1974) [category: Births]
  • 1900: Bill Ponsford, Australian cricketer (d. 1991) [category: Births]
  • 1900: Erna Berger, German soprano (d. 1990) [category: Births]
  • 1900: Roy Worters, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1957) [category: Births]
  • 1900: Max Planck, in his house at Grunewald, on the outskirts of Berlin, discovers the law of black body emission (Planck's law). [category: Events]
  • 1901: Arleigh Burke, American navy admiral (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1901: Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish businessman and philanthropist, founded GN Store Nord (b. 1829) [category: Deaths]
  • 1903: Tor Johnson, Swedish wrestler and actor (d. 1971) [category: Births]
  • 1904: Galen Spencer, American archer (b. 1840) [category: Deaths]
  • 1904: Polytechnic University of the Philippines founded as Manila Business School through the superintendence of the American C.A. O'Reilley. [category: Events]
  • 1907: Roger Wolfe Kahn, American bandleader and composer (d. 1962) [category: Births]
  • 1908: Geirr Tveitt, Norwegian composer (d. 1981) [category: Births]
  • 1909: Marguerite Perey, French physicist (d. 1975) [category: Births]
  • 1910: Paul Robert, French lexicographer and publisher (d. 1980) [category: Births]
  • 1910: Shunkichi Hamada, Japanese field hockey player (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1910: Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995) [category: Births]
  • 1912: Italy takes possession of Tripoli, Libya from the Ottoman Empire. [category: Events]
  • 1913: Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet and songwriter (d. 1980) [category: Births]
  • 1914: The First Battle of Ypres begins. [category: Events]
  • 1915: Farid al-Atrash, Syrian singer-songwriter, oud player, and actor (d. 1974) [category: Births]
  • 1916: Emil Gilels, Ukrainian pianist (d. 1985) [category: Births]
  • 1916: Jean Dausset, French immunologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1916: Ioannis Frangoudis, Greek general (b. 1863) [category: Deaths]
  • 1917: Walter Munk, Austrian-American oceanographer [category: Births]
  • 1917: William Joel Blass, American lawyer and politician (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1917: The Love Field in Dallas, Texas is opened. [category: Events]
  • 1918: Charles Evans, English mountaineer, surgeon, and educator (d. 1995) [category: Births]
  • 1918: Russell Kirk, American author and theorist (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1918: Harold Lockwood, American actor (b. 1887) [category: Deaths]
  • 1920: Harry Alan Towers, English-Canadian screenwriter and producer (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1920: LaWanda Page, American actress (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1920: Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian philosopher (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1921: Portuguese Prime Minister António Granjo and other politicians are murdered in a Lisbon coup. [category: Events]
  • 1922: Jack Anderson, American journalist (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1922: British Conservative MPs meeting at the Carlton Club vote to break off the Coalition Government with David Lloyd George of the Liberal Party. [category: Events]
  • 1923: Ruth Carter Stevenson, American founder of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art (d. 2013) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Emilio Eduardo Massera, Argentine navy officer (d. 2010) [category: Births]
  • 1926: Arne Bendiksen, Norwegian singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1926: Joel Feinberg, American philosopher (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter [category: Births]
  • 1928: Lou Scheimer, American animator and voice actor, co-founded the Filmation Company [category: Births]
  • 1931: Ed Emberley, American illustrator [category: Births]
  • 1931: John le Carré, English author [category: Births]
  • 1931: Manolo Escobar, Spanish singer and actor [category: Births]
  • 1932: Robert Reed, American actor (d. 1992) [category: Births]
  • 1933: Germany withdraws from the League of Nations. [category: Events]
  • 1934: Yakubu Gowon, Nigerian military leader, 3rd Head of State of Nigeria [category: Births]
  • 1935: The League of Nations places economic sanctions on fascist Italy for its invasion of Ethiopia. [category: Events]
  • 1936: James Bevel, American minister and activist (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1936: Sylvia Browne, American author and psychic [category: Births]
  • 1936: Tony Lo Bianco, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1936: Lu Xun, Chinese author (b. 1881) [category: Deaths]
  • 1937: Marilyn Bell, Canadian swimmer [category: Births]
  • 1937: Peter Max, German-American illustrator [category: Births]
  • 1937: Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand-English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1871) [category: Deaths]
  • 1940: Larry Chance, American singer (Larry Chance and the Earls) [category: Births]
  • 1940: Michael Gambon, Irish-English actor [category: Births]
  • 1940: Rosny Smarth, Haitian politician, 8th Prime Minister of Haiti [category: Births]
  • 1941: Simon Ward, English actor (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1942: Andrew Vachss, American lawyer and author [category: Births]
  • 1943: L. E. Modesitt, Jr., American author [category: Births]
  • 1943: Robin Holloway, English composer [category: Births]
  • 1943: Takis Ikonomopoulos, Greek footballer [category: Births]
  • 1943: Camille Claudel, French sculptor (b. 1864) [category: Deaths]
  • 1943: Streptomycin, the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, is isolated by researchers at Rutgers University. [category: Events]
  • 1944: George McCrae, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1944: Peter Tosh, Jamaican singer-songwriter and guitarist (Bob Marley & The Wailers) (d. 1987) [category: Births]
  • 1944: United States forces land in the Philippines. [category: Events]
  • 1945: Divine, American drag queen performer (d. 1988) [category: Births]
  • 1945: Gloria Jones, American singer-songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1945: Jeannie C. Riley American singer [category: Births]
  • 1945: John Lithgow, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1945: Martin Welz, South African journalist [category: Births]
  • 1945: Patricia Ireland, American lawyer and activist [category: Births]
  • 1945: Plutarco Elías Calles, Mexican general and politician, 40th President of Mexico (b. 1877) [category: Deaths]
  • 1946: Philip Pullman, English author [category: Births]
  • 1947: Giorgio Cavazzano, Italian writer and illustrator [category: Births]
  • 1948: Dave Mallow, American voice actor [category: Births]
  • 1948: Patrick Simmons, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Doobie Brothers) [category: Births]
  • 1949: Jamie McGrigor, English politician [category: Births]
  • 1949: Lynn Dickey, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1950: Edna St. Vincent Millay, American poet and playwright (b. 1892) [category: Deaths]
  • 1950: Iran becomes the first country to accept technical assistance from the United States under the Point Four Program. [category: Events]
  • 1950: The People's Liberation Army takes control of the town of Qamdo; this is sometimes called the "Invasion of Tibet". [category: Events]
  • 1950: The People's Republic of China joins the Korean War by sending thousands of troops across the Yalu river to fight United Nations forces. [category: Events]
  • 1951: Demetrios Christodoulou, Greek physicist [category: Births]
  • 1952: Verónica Castro, Mexican actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1953: Lionel Hollins, American basketball player and coach [category: Births]
  • 1954: Deborah Blum, American journalist and author [category: Births]
  • 1954: Joe Bryant, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1954: Sam Allardyce, English footballer and manager [category: Births]
  • 1954: First ascent of Cho Oyu. [category: Events]
  • 1955: Dan Gutman, American author [category: Births]
  • 1955: Melpo Kosti, Greek actress [category: Births]
  • 1956: Bruce Weber, American basketball coach [category: Births]
  • 1956: Carlo Urbani, Italian physician (d. 1993) [category: Births]
  • 1956: Didier Theys, Belgian race car driver [category: Births]
  • 1956: Grover Norquist, American activist, founded Americans for Tax Reform [category: Births]
  • 1956: Steve Doocy, American journalist and author [category: Births]
  • 1956: Isham Jones, American saxophonist, songwriter, and bandleader (b. 1894) [category: Deaths]
  • 1956: The Soviet Union and Japan sign a Joint Declaration, officially ending the state of war between the two countries that had existed since August 1945. [category: Events]
  • 1957: Dorinda Clark-Cole, American singer-songwriter and pianist (The Clark Sisters) [category: Births]
  • 1957: Karl Wallinger, Welsh singer-songwriter, musician, and producer (World Party and The Waterboys) [category: Births]
  • 1957: Ray Richmond, American columnist and critic [category: Births]
  • 1958: Lou Briel, Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor [category: Births]
  • 1958: Michael Steele, American politician, 7th Lieutenant Governor of Maryland [category: Births]
  • 1958: Tiriel Mora, Australian actor [category: Births]
  • 1959: Nir Barkat, Israeli politician, Mayor of Jerusalem [category: Births]
  • 1960: Jennifer Holliday, American actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1960: George Wallace, Australian comedian and actor (b. 1895) [category: Deaths]
  • 1961: Sunny Deol, Indian actor [category: Births]
  • 1962: Evander Holyfield, American boxer [category: Births]
  • 1962: Tracy Chevalier, American author [category: Births]
  • 1963: Kool Keith, American rapper and producer (Ultramagnetic MCs, Analog Brothers, and Masters of Illusion) [category: Births]
  • 1963: Prince Laurent of Belgium [category: Births]
  • 1964: Jorge Luis Gonzales, Cuban-American boxer [category: Births]
  • 1964: Nettie Palmer, Australian poet and critic (b. 1885) [category: Deaths]
  • 1965: Brad Daugherty, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1965: Ty Pennington, American carpenter and television host [category: Births]
  • 1966: Dimitris Lyacos, Greek poet and playwright [category: Births]
  • 1966: Jon Favreau, American actor, screenwriter and director [category: Births]
  • 1966: Roger Cross, Jamaican-Canadian actor [category: Births]
  • 1966: Sinitta, American singer-songwriter and actress [category: Births]
  • 1967: Amy Carter, American daughter of Jimmy Carter [category: Births]
  • 1967: Yoko Shimomura, Japanese composer [category: Births]
  • 1968: Rodney Carrington, American actor and comedian [category: Births]
  • 1969: DJ Sammy, Spanish DJ and producer [category: Births]
  • 1969: Erwin Sánchez, Bolivian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1969: John Edward, American psychic and author [category: Births]
  • 1969: Trey Parker, American actor, animator, screenwriter, director, and producer [category: Births]
  • 1969: Lacey Hearn, American sprinter (b. 1881) [category: Deaths]
  • 1969: The first Prime Minister of Tunisia in twelve years, Bahi Ladgham, is appointed by President Habib Bourguiba. [category: Events]
  • 1970: Chris Kattan, American comedian and actor [category: Births]
  • 1970: Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexican politician, 44th President of Mexico (b. 1895) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Keith Foulke, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1972: Pras, American rapper and producer (Fugees) [category: Births]
  • 1973: Hicham Arazi, Moroccan tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1973: Joaquin Gage, Canadian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1973: Marc Beckers, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1973: President Richard Nixon rejects an Appeals Court decision that he turn over the Watergate tapes. [category: Events]
  • 1974: Niue becomes a self-governing colony of New Zealand. [category: Events]
  • 1976: Dan Smith, Canadian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Desmond Harrington, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1976: Joy Bryant, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1976: Michael Young, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Omar Gooding, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1976: Battle of Aishiya in Lebanon. [category: Events]
  • 1977: Habib Beye, Senegalese footballer [category: Births]
  • 1977: Jason Reitman, Canadian-American director, screenwriter, and producer [category: Births]
  • 1977: Louis-José Houde, Canadian comedian and actor [category: Births]
  • 1977: Raúl Tamudo, Spanish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1978: Enrique Bernoldi, Brazilian race car driver [category: Births]
  • 1978: Henri Sorvali, Finnish guitarist and keyboard player (Moonsorrow and Finntroll) [category: Births]
  • 1978: James Roberts, English ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1978: Zakhar Dubenskiy, Russian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1978: Gig Young, American actor (b. 1913) [category: Deaths]
  • 1979: Brian Robertson, American trombonist (Suburban Legends) [category: Births]
  • 1979: Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer (Country Musume) (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1979: José Luis López, Mexican footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Marc Elliott, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1980: Benjamin Salisbury, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1980: José Bautista, Dominican baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1980: Rajai Davis, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1981: Christian Bautista, Filipino singer and actor [category: Births]
  • 1981: Heikki Kovalainen, Finnish race car driver [category: Births]
  • 1982: Daan van Bunge, Dutch cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1982: Gillian Jacobs, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1982: Gonzalo Pineda, Mexican footballer [category: Births]
  • 1982: Louis Oosthuizen, South African golfer [category: Births]
  • 1983: Cara Santa Maria, American neuroscientist and blogger [category: Births]
  • 1983: Maurice Bishop, Grenadian politician, Prime Minister of Grenada (b. 1944) [category: Deaths]
  • 1984: Kaio de Almeida, Brazilian swimmer [category: Births]
  • 1984: Saki Fujita, Japanese voice actress [category: Births]
  • 1984: Jerzy Popiełuszko, Polish priest (b. 1947) [category: Deaths]
  • 1985: Terry Etim, English mixed martial artist [category: Births]
  • 1985: Alfred Rouleau, Canadian businessman (b. 1915) [category: Deaths]
  • 1986: Dele Giwa, Nigerian journalist, co-founded Newswatch Magazine (b. 1947) [category: Deaths]
  • 1986: Samora Machel, Mozambican military commander and politician, 1st President of Mozambique (b. 1933) [category: Deaths]
  • 1986: Samora Machel, President of Mozambique and a prominent leader of FRELIMO, and 33 others die when their Tupolev 134 plane crashes into the Lebombo Mountains. [category: Events]
  • 1987: Hermann Lang, German race car driver (b. 1909) [category: Deaths]
  • 1987: Jacqueline du Pré, English cellist (b. 1945) [category: Deaths]
  • 1987: Black Monday - the Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 22%, 508 points. [category: Events]
  • 1987: The United States Navy conducts Operation Nimble Archer, an attack on two Iranian oil platforms in the Persian Gulf. [category: Events]
  • 1988: Dot Rotten, English rapper and producer [category: Births]
  • 1988: Son House, American singer and guitarist (b. 1902) [category: Deaths]
  • 1989: Miroslav Stoch, Slovakian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1989: The convictions of the Guildford Four are quashed by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, after they had spent 15 years in prison. [category: Events]
  • 1990: Janet Leon, Swedish singer and dancer (Play) [category: Births]
  • 1991: Colton Dixon American singer-songwriter and pianist [category: Births]
  • 1993: Abby Sunderland, American sailor [category: Births]
  • 1994: Agne Sereikaite, Lithuanian speed skater [category: Births]
  • 1994: Martha Raye, American comedian and actress (b. 1916) [category: Deaths]
  • 1995: Don Cherry, American trumpet player (Codona, New York Contemporary Five, and Old and New Dreams) (b. 1936) [category: Deaths]
  • 1997: Glen Buxton, American guitarist and songwriter (b. 1947) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: James C. Murray, American politician (b. 1917) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: Nathalie Sarraute, Russian-French lawyer and author (b. 1900) [category: Deaths]
  • 2000: Hortense Ellis, Jamaican singer (b. 1941) [category: Deaths]
  • 2001: SIEV-X, an Indonesian fishing boat en route to Christmas Island, carrying over 400 asylum seekers, sinks in international waters with the loss of 353 people. [category: Events]
  • 2002: Nikolay Rukavishnikov, Russian physicist and astronaut (b. 1932) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Alija Izetbegović, Bosniak lawyer, author, and politician, 1st President of Bosnia and Herzegovina (b. 1925) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Margaret Murie, American environmentalist and author (b. 1902) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Road Warrior Hawk, American wrestler (b. 1960) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Mother Teresa is beatified by Pope John Paul II. [category: Events]
  • 2004: Care International aid worker Margaret Hassan is kidnapped in Iraq. [category: Events]
  • 2005: Ryan Dallas Cook, American trombonist (Suburban Legends) (b. 1982) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Hurricane Wilma becomes the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record with a minimum pressure of 882 mb. [category: Events]
  • 2005: Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity. [category: Events]
  • 2006: James Glennon, American cinematographer (b. 1942) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Jan Wolkers, Dutch author, sculptor and painter (b. 1925) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Michael Maidens, English footballer (b. 1987) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Randall Forsberg, American activist and author (b. 1943) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Philippines: A bomb explosion rocked Glorietta 2, a shopping mall in Makati. The blast killed 11 and injured more than 100 people. [category: Events]
  • 2008: Richard Blackwell, American actor, fashion designer, and critic (b. 1922) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Rudy Ray Moore, American comedian and actor (b. 1937) [category: Deaths]
  • 2009: Howard Unruh, American murderer (b. 1921) [category: Deaths]
  • 2009: Joseph Wiseman, Canadian actor (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Tom Bosley, American actor (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 2011: Kakkanadan, Indian author (b. 1935) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Fiorenzo Magni, Italian cyclist (b. 1920) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Johann Kniewasser, Austrian skier (b. 1951) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Lincoln Alexander, Canadian politician, 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (b. 1922) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Mike Graham, American wrestler (b. 1951) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Raymond Dumais, Canadian bishop (b. 1950) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Raúl Valencia, Spanish footballer (b. 1976) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Walter Harrison, English politician (b. 1921) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Wissam al-Hassan, Lebanese general (b. 1965) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Wiyogo Atmodarminto, Indonesian general and politician, 10th Governor of Jakarta (b. 1922) [category: Deaths]
  • 202_bc: Second Punic War: At the Battle of Zama, Roman legions under Scipio Africanus defeat Hannibal Barca, leader of the army defending Carthage. [category: Events]
  • _: Aaron (Coptic Church) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Armilustrium (Roman Empire) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Christian Feast Day: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Constitution Day, in honor of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974. (Niue) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Frideswide [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Isaac Jogues, Jean de Brébeuf, and Companions [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Mother Teresa Day (Albania) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) [category: Holidays and observances]