1796 – George Washington‘s farewell address was printed across America as an open letter to the public on the 19th day of September in 1796.
1946 – The 1st Cannes Film Festival was held on the 19th day of September in 1946, after being delayed 7 years due to World War II.
1947 – Lol Creme the English singer and musician from 10cc, Godley & Creme, Art of Noise and many other bands, was born on the 19th September 1947.
1949 ~ Twiggy the 1960’s English model, actress, and singer was born Lesley Lawson on the 19th September 1949.
1952 – Charlie Chaplin was barred from re-entering The United States, after a trip to England on the 19th day of September in 1952.
1967 – Gunnar Nelson & Matthew Nelson the American musician twins from the band Nelson were born on the 19th day of September in 1967.
1970 – The 1st Glastonbury Festival was held at Michael Eavis‘s farm in Glastonbury, United Kingdom on the 19th day of September in 1970.
1981 – Simon & Garfunkel reunited for a free concert in New York’s Central Park on the 19th day of September in 1981.
1982 ~ The EMOTiCON : – ) was born on the 19th day of September in 1982, when Scott Fahlman posted the 1st documented emoticons 🙂 and 🙁 on the Carnegie Mellon University Bulletin Board System.
The text of Scott Fahlman’s original proposal, posted to the Carnegie Mellon University computer science general board on 19 September 1982 at 11:44am, was thought to be lost, but was recovered by Jeff Bairdfrom old backup tapes, 20 years later.
1987 – Danielle Panabaker the American actress was born on the 19th September 1987.
Today in History for September 19th ~ video presented by the Associated Press…