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November 18, 2009

This Day in History: Nov. 19:

1703: A masked man held prisoner in the Bastille in Paris died. His true identity was the cause of much intrigue, and his story became the basis of literary works by Fran├žois Voltaire and Alexandre Dumas.
1794: John Jay and Lord Grenville signed Jay's Treaty. 1863: Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the national cemetery on the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg, Pa. 1977: Egyptian president Anwar Sadat became the first Arab leader to visit Israel. 1985: Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev met for the first time in Geneva. 1990: Milli Vanilli's Grammy award was rescinded after it was discovered they didn't do their own singing. -- from Infoplease website

Famous birthdays today (besides yours): President James A. Garfield, 1831; Political leader Indira Gandhi, 1917; Actor Alan Young ("Mr. Ed"), 1919; TV personality Larry King, 1933; Talk show host Dick Cavett, 1936: Business executive Ted Turner, 1938; Fashion designer Calvin Klein, 1942; Sportscaster Ahmad Rashad, 1949; Actor Robert Beltran ("Star Trek: Voyager"), 1953; Actress Glynnis O'Connor, 1955; Astronaut Eileen Collins, 1956; Drummer Matt Sorum of Velvet Revolver, 1960; Actress Meg Ryan, 1961; Actress Jodie Foster, 1962; Actress Terry Farrell ("Becker"); 1963; Singer Jason Albert of Heartland, 1973; Dancer-choreographer Savion Glover, 1973; Singer Tamika Scott of Xscape, 1975; Rapper Lil' Mo, 1977. -- from Infoplease and Yahoo!News websites

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