On this day: November 19

POSTED: 09:37 PM PST Nov 15, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 18, 2015 

Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address, Ford discontinues the Edsel, Rocky and Bullwinkle make their debut, Milli Vanilli lose their Grammy, and the first Wii goes on sale, all on this day.

OTD November 19 - Kerri Strug
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1977: Gymnast Kerri Strug, who won an All-Around gold medal with the U.S. women's gymnastics team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, is born in Tucson, Arizona. She is best remembered for performing the vault to help guarantee the gold medal despite having injured her ankle and for subsequently being carried to the podium by her coach, Bela Karolyi.


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