TODAY IN HISTORY TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS
Nov. 19, 1969
Apollo 12 astronauts Charles Conrad and Alan Bean made the second manned landing on the moon. ALSO ON THIS DATE
President Abraham Lincoln dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania.
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.
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.)
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.