This Day In History: 11/19/1863 - Lincoln Gettysburg Address - HISTORY

This Day In History: 11/19/1863 - Lincoln Gettysburg Address

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Explore what happened throughout history on November 19 in this video of This Day in History. On November 19, 1969, soccer legend Pele scored his 1,000th goal, and dedicated it to the poor children in Brazil. On November 19, 1977, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat became the first Arabic president to visit the country of Israel. In 1998, the Senate began the impeachment process for President Bill Clinton on November 19. The impeachment was due to the relationship he had with Monica Lewinsky. Most importantly, on November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address. In two minutes, he defined the ideals of the country and defined the war. However, he was wrong when he said people would not long remember what he said there, and the Gettysburg Address will stay with the United States forever.

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