19th November

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1994 First Lottery draw The first Lottery draw in the UK takes place with a jackpot of approximately £7 million
1991 Terry Waite returns home Terry Waite returns to the United Kingdom after five years as a hostage in Beirut
1985 Cold War US President Ronald Reagan meets Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev for the first time in Geneva, Switzerland.
1977 Anwar Sadat visits Israel Anwar Sadat becomes the first arab leader to visit Israel.
1969 Pele scores his 1,000 th goal Brazilian football star Abedi Pele scores his 1,000th professional goal in a match in Rio de Janeiro.
1969 Apollo 12 America makes it second landing on the moon when Pete Conrad and Alan Bean in Apollo 12 land in the Ocean of Storms.
1942 World War 2 - Russia begins offensive During World War 2, Russian troops launch a winter offensive against German forces on the Don front.
1917 Indira Gandhi is born Indira Gandhi is born in Allahabad.
1863 Abraham Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address while dedicating a national cemetry in Pennsylvania
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On This Day - 19th November