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 This day in History - October 19
373 Historic Events for October 19
1958

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1958

Antoine Trousers, rock drummer/singer (Dike-Bleeding Heart)

Birth
1958

John Bloom, [Joe Bob Briggs], drive-in movie critic

Birth
1959

Florence Henderson joins Today Show panel

Event
1959

William Gibson's "Miracle Worker," premieres in NYC

Event
1959

Stanley Bate, composer, dies at 45

Death
1959

Boughera El Quafi, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1928), shot to death at 60

Death
1960

GĀnther AR Raphael, German composer (Busskantate), dies at 57

Death
1960

KWCS (now KOOG) TV channel 30 in Ogden, UT (IND) begins broadcasting

Event
1960

US imposes embargo on exports to Cuba

Event
1960

Dawn Coe-Jones, Campbell River BC, LPGA golfer (1992 Kemper Open)

Birth
1960

France grants Mauritania independence

Event
1960

Woody, rocker (Voice of Beehive-Let it Bee)

Birth
1960

Martin Luther King Jr arrested in Atlanta sit-in

Event
1960

Dan "Woody" Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)

Birth
1960

Jennifer Holliday, Houston Tx, singer/actress (Dream Girls)

Birth
1961

John Axel Fernstrom, composer, dies at 63

Death
1961

Benjamin Merkelbach, architect/city builder of Amsterdam, dies at 60

Death
1961

Tim Belcher, Sparta Ohio, baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers, KC Royals)

Birth
1962

Evander Holyfield, Atmore Ala, boxer (Oly-bronze-1988)/champ (1990-92)

Birth
1962

Ruud Bread, soccer player (NAC)

Birth
1962

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1962

Stalin-monument removed in Prague

Event
1963

Laurens BBM, Belgian prince/son of Albert II and Paola

Birth
1963

Jim Dombrowski, NFL guard (NO Saints)

Birth