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 - Janowska
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

1943: In occupied Poland, Nazis liquidate the Janowska concentration camp on the outskirts of what is now Lviv, Ukraine, murdering at least 6,000 Jews after a failed uprising and mass escape attempt. Seen here is SS 2nd Lt. Gustav Willhaus, camp commandant, riding past the gates of Janowska.


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