On this day: November 19

POSTED: 09:37 PM PST Nov 15, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 18, 2013 

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 Prestige oil tanker
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Reuters

2002: Six days after one of its 12 tanks burst during a storm, the Greek oil tanker Prestige splits in half and sinks off the northwest coast of Spain, releasing more than 20 million gallons of oil in the largest environmental disaster in Spanish and Portuguese history.

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