Thursday 19 November 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gary L Ackerman and Lawrence Allen Gilbert.
Casablanca, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Windswept Mary by Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 November 1942 ?
- Gary L Ackerman: (Rep-D-New York, 1983- ).
- Lawrence Allen Gilbert: Fort Knox, Kentucky -- PGA golfer (1994 Dallas Reunion).
- Calvin Klein: Fashion Designer.
- Roland Clift: English engineer and academic.
- Sharon Olds: American poet and academic.
- Joseph Goebbels visits German Theatre in the Niederlanden
- Russia launches winter offensive against Germans along Don front
- World War II: Battle of Stalingrad : Soviet Union forces under General Georgy Zhukov launch the Operation Uranus counterattacks at Stalingrad, turning the tide of the battle in the USSR's favor.
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