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Calendar page 2023: November 19

The current calendar page for November 19, 2023:

46th calendar week, 323rd day of the year

42 days until the end of the year

Astrological sign: Scorpio

Name day: Elisabeth, Joseph, Swidger, Toto


2013 - Russian billionaire Viktor Wechselberg opens a museum with Fabergé eggs in the magnificent Shuvalov Palace in St. Petersburg.

2008 - After 30 years of ecological product advertising, the "Blue Angel" eco-label is also introduced in 2009 in the service of climate protection and identifies particularly energy-saving electrical appliances.

2002 - Federal President Johannes Rau opens a globally unique mathematics museum in Giessen, the "Mathematikum".

1988 - At the 52nd CSU party conference, Theo Waigel is elected as successor to Chairman Franz Josef Strauß, who had died seven weeks earlier.

1976 - In Wildbad Kreuth in Upper Bavaria, the CSU parliamentary group in the Bundestag unexpectedly terminates its parliamentary group alliance with the CDU in the Bundestag. After a good three weeks, the parliamentary grouping is renewed.

1953 - Federal President Theodor Heuss inaugurates the new building of the Federal Audit Office in Frankfurt am Main. The building was designed by Werner Dierschke and Friedel Steinmeyer.

1863 - US President Abraham Lincoln delivers his famous "Gettysburg Address" in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to commemorate the victims of the Civil War battle.

1808 - King Frederick William III of Prussia enacts the new town charter drawn up by Baron vom und zum Stein, which introduces the principle of self-government at municipal level.

1493 - On his second voyage around the world, Columbus reaches an island in the Caribbean, which he names San Juan Bautista in honor of John the Baptist - later to become Puerto Rico.


1983 - Adam Driver (40), American actor ("Feels Mid-Twenties", "House of Gucci")

1968 - Katarina Barley (55), German lawyer and politician, SPD Secretary-General 2015-2017, Federal Minister for Family Affairs 2017-2018, one of fourteen Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament since 2019

1963 - Terry Farrell (60), American actress ("Star Trek: Deep Space Nine")

1938 - Ted Turner (85), American entrepreneur and media manager, founder of the news channel CNN in 1980, merger of his holding company Turner's Broadcasting System (TBS) with Time Warner in 1995, retired from the group in 2006

1933 - Larry King, American talk show host, his show "Larry King Live" (CNN) started in 1985, died in 2021


1998 - Alan J. Pakula, American film director and producer (director: "The Files" (1993), "Sophie's Choice" (1982), "The Untouchables" (1976), "Klute" (1970), producer of "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962)), born 1928

1988 - Christina Onassis, Greek shipowner, born 1950