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On October 19
1765 In the U.S., The Stamp Act Congress met and drew up a declaration of rights and liberties.
1915 The U.S. recognized General Venustiano Carranza as the president of Mexico. The U.S. then imposed an embargo on all parts of Mexico where Carranza was not in control.
1937 Woman's Day was published for the first time.
1943 The Moscow Conference of Foreign Ministers began in Russia during World War II. Delegates from the U.S.S.R., Great Britain, the U.S., and China met to discuss war aims and cooperation between the nations.
1951 President Truman singed an act officially ending the state of war with Germany.
1959 Patty Duke, at the age of 12, made her Broadway debut in "The Miracle Worker." The play lasted for 700 performances.
1977 The Concorde made its first landing in New York City.
1987 The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 508 points. It was the worst one day percentage decline, 22.6%, in history.
1989 The U.S. Senate rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that barred the desecration of the American flag.
1998 Former heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson, got his boxing license back after he had lost it for biting Evander Holyfield's ear during a fight.


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