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 This day in History - October 19
373 Historic Events for October 19
1977

Supersonic Concorde jet's 1st landing in NYC

Event
1977

Corpse of kidnapped West German, H M Schleyer, found

Event
1978

Chris Sellers, Cleve Ohio, rapper (Another Bad Creation)

Birth
1978

Gig Young, kills his bride of 3 weeks and then commits suicide at 64

Death
1979

Randy Spelling, LA Calif, (Sean Richards-Sunset Beach)

Birth
1980

Benjamin Salisbury, Minneapolis, actor (Brighton Sheffield-Nanny)

Birth
1980

Steve McPeak rides 101'9" unicycle

Event
1981

Paul Snoek, [Edm Schietekat], Belgian poet, dies at 48

Death
1981

Frank DeKova, actor (F Troop), dies

Death
1981

Nicolaas Bloembergen and Arthur Schawlow win Nobel for physics (laser)

Event
1981

LA Dodgers beat Montreal Expos for NL pennant

Event
1982

Jock Ewing, dies in an aircrash on TV show "Dallas"

Death
1982

Automaker John DeLorean arrested on cocaine charges (Not guilty)

Event
1983

Albert Carel Willink, painter (surrealism), dies at 83

Death
1983

Maurice Bishop, premier of Grenada (1979-83), murdered in coup

Death
1983

18/10? Albert "Carel" Willink, painter: magic(al)-realism, dies at 83

Death
1983

Columbia moves to Orbiter Processing Facility

Event
1983

Grenada general Hudson Austin forms "revolutionary council"

Event
1983

Phila Flyers begin 13 NHL game win streak

Event
1983

Senate establishes Martin Luther King Jr federal holiday

Event
1984

Henri Michaux, writer, dies

Death
1984

Jerzy Popieluszko, Polish priest/dissident, kidnapped and murdered

Death
1984

Jon-Erik Hexum, accidentally shoots himself on set of "Cover Up" at 27

Death
1986

Moses Asch, record founder (Folkways), dies at 81

Death
1986

Allan Border scores the 1,000,000th run in Tests (v India, Bombay)

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