What do Abraham Lincoln, Pelé and Vincent van Gogh have in common?” All three share an important newsworthy anniversary on November 19th.
Curious to learn more about president Abraham Lincoln, soccer great Pelé and artiswt Vincent van Gogh? Read to find out about these and other interesting tales that happened on November 19th.
1959 – The Ford Motor Company announces plans to discontinue the unpopular Edsel. The Edsel was named for Ford’s son. Side note: you can see a real Edsel in person inside of Lori's Diner in San Francisco.
1969 – World famous soccer (futbol) player Pelé scores his 1,000th goal.
1998 – Monica Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton, ostensibly for inappropriate relations with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
While these interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln, Pelé, Vincent van Gogh on November 19th have nothing to do with my real estate business selling Silicon Valley homes to families in San Jose, Cupertino and Saratoga in Santa Clara County, Calif., they add fun and entertainment to life.
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