TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY TO­DAY’S BIRTH­DAYS

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Nov. 19, 1969

Apollo 12 as­tro­nauts Charles Con­rad and Alan Bean made the sec­ond manned land­ing on the moon. ALSO ON THIS DATE

1863

Pres­i­dent Abra­ham Lin­coln ded­i­cated a na­tional ceme­tery at the site of the Civil War bat­tle­field of Get­tys­burg in Penn­syl­va­nia.

1919

The Se­nate re­jected the Treaty of Ver­sailles by a vote of 55 in fa­vor, 39 against, short of the two-thirds ma­jor­ity needed for rat­i­fi­ca­tion.

1924

Movie pro­ducer Thomas H. Ince died af­ter cel­e­brat­ing his 42nd birth­day aboard the yacht of news­pa­per pub­lisher Wil­liam Ran­dolph Hearst. (The ex­act cir­cum­stances of Ince’s death re­main a mys­tery.)

1959

Ford Mo­tor Co. an­nounced it was halt­ing pro­duc­tion of the un­pop­u­lar Ed­sel. Talk show host Larry King is 83. Talk show host Dick Cavett is 80. Fash­ion de­signer Calvin Klein is 74. Ac­tress Kath­leen Quin­lan is 62. Ac­tress Al­li­son Jan­ney is 57. Ac­tress Meg Ryan is 55. Ac­tress-di­rec­tor Jodie Foster is 54. Ac­tress Erika Alexan­der is 47. Olympic gold medal gym­nast Kerri Strug is 39. Ac­tor Adam Driver is 33.

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