NOVEMBER 19: The Daily Flashback
1863: President Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address as he dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania.
1893: The first newspaper color supplement was published in The Sunday New York World.
1943: Stan Kenton & His Orchestra recorded Artistry in Rhythm.
1957: Elvis Presley’s first Christmas album, Elvis’ Christmas Album, was released. It has become the best-selling holiday album of all time.
1959: Ford Motor Co. announced it was ending the production of the Edsel.
1969: Apollo 12 astronauts Charles Conrad and Alan Bean made man’s second landing on the moon.
1973: Emerson, Lake, & Palmer’s fourth studio album, Brain Salad Surgery, was released.
1979: The Houston Astros’ Nolan Ryan signed a four-year contract for $4.5 million, making him the highest paid player in major league baseball at the time.
1982: Led Zeppelin’s final studio album, Coda, was released.
1984: The New York Mates’ Dwight Gooden, 20-years-old, became the youngest pitcher to be named the National League’s Rookie of the Year.
1990: Milli Vanilli were stripped of their 1989 Best New Artist Grammy Award after it was revealed that Rob Pilatus and Fabrice Morvan didn’t actually sing on their Girl You Know It’s True album.
1991: Paul McCartney’s first classical piece, Liverpool Oratorio, was performed in America for the first time, at New York’s Carnegie Hall.
1994: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers performed “You Don’t Know How It Feels” and “Honeybee” on “Saturday Night Live” with Dave Grohl on drums.
2007: The Amazon Kindle was first released.
2013: People named Adam Levine “Sexiest Man Alive,” making him the first musician to earn the title in the feature’s 28-year history.
2016: At the Sacramento stop on his Saint Pablo Tour, Kanye West performed three songs, delivered a 17-minute monologue and left the stage.
1905: Tommy Dorsey
1936: Ray Collins
1942: Calvin Klein
1960: Allison Janney
1962: Jodie Foster
1973: Savion Glover
1828: Franz Schubert
2004: Terry Melcher
2007: Kevin DuBrow
2017: Mel Tillis