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  1. On October 19, 1864 Confederate soldiers slipped across the border from Canada and looted and robbed their way through Vermont during the American Civil War. They stole $208,000 or around $3 million in 2014 money

  2. On October 2, 1925 Josephine Baker opened in La Revue Negre at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees. She was 19.

  3. He admitted "I was a different boy when I descended the tree from when I ascended" and for the rest of his life he observed October 19 as Anniversary Day.

  4. Anne married Stan Rice on October 14th, 1961; she was 20 and he was almost 19.

  5. The earliest known video game competition took place on 19 October 1972 at Stanford University for the game Spacewar.

  6. Female lays 5 to 19 eggs usually from September to October. She curls around eggs to provide heat required for incubation. Eggs hatch after 2 to 3 months.

  7. The northernmost military action of the U.S. Civil War occured in St. Albans, Vermont, on October 19, 1864. 21 Confederate cavalrymen robbed the town's three banks, killed one local citizen, wounded another and after a failed attempt to burn down the village, fled into Canada.

  8. On October 19, 1899 he climbed a tree to cut dead limbs and became intrigued with the idea of exploring the heavens.

  9. The Godfather Part II was shot between October 1, 1973 and June 19, 1974 and was the last major American motion picture to have release prints made with Technicolor's dye imbibition process until the late 1990s

  10. There's a relatively new city in Egypt called "6th of October," which is named after a 1973 war against Israel that lasted 19 days.

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The Murrah Federal Building, target of Timothy McVeigh's April 19, 1995 terrorist attack had been previously targeted in October 1983 by Richard Snell, founder of white supremacist group The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord. Snell was executed for an unrelated crime on April 19, 1995

For the first time in Canadian history, citizens are required to register before voting in the federal election on October 19. The deadline for registration is October 13 and homeless people are not eligible.

The Battles of Saratoga (September 19 and October 7, 1777) marked the climax of the Saratoga campaign, giving a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.

At the age of 64, self-described prophet Joanna Southcott affirmed that she was pregnant and would deliver the new messiah. The date of 19 October 1814 was fixed for the birth. When the promised messiah failed to appear, Joanna fell into a trance and died soon after.

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