On this day: November 19

POSTED: 09:37 PM PST Nov 15, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 18, 2014 

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 - Sammy Davis Jr
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1954: Sammy Davis Jr. nearly dies in a serious car accident in San Bernardino, California, during a return trip from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. Three days later, Davis would lose the ability see with his left eye as a result of the injuries he suffered in the crash. He would wear an eye patch for at least six months following the accident but was later fitted for a glass eye.

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