Today in history – 11.19.2018

  • 1863 – President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address on a Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania.
  • 1932 – Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow carried out the first of their series of bank robberies.
  • 1950 – US General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes Supreme Commander of NATO.
  • 1969 – Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean become the third and fourth humans to walk on the moon.
  • 1985 – President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev met for the first time in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • 1998 – The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against President Bill Clinton.