Historical Events for 19th November 2023

1523 – Florentine Giulio de’ Medici chosen as Pope Clement VII – rules until 1534
1794 – Jakobin Club forms in Paris
1794 – Jay Treaty, first US extradition treaty, signed with Great Britain
1881 – A meteorite lands near the village of Großliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine
1940 – Belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler
1983 – Robert Whitney (79) conducts his final concert, leading the Louisville Orchestra at the opening of the Whitney Concert Hall at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville, Kentucky
1995 – “Sacrilege” closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances
1996 – Space Shuttle STS 80 (Columbia 21), launches into space
2000 – Swiss tennis star Martina Hingis wins WTA Tour Championship at Madison Square Garden, NYC; beats Monica Seles, 6–7, 6–4, 6–4
2010 – “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1” the 7th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released worldwide

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