On this day: November 19

Published On: Nov 15 2012 11:37:48 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 19 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address, Ford discontinues the Edsel, Milli Vanilli lose their Grammy, and the first Wii goes on sale, all on this day.

OTD November 19 - WTC Memorial
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2003: Eight competing designs for a memorial to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center are unveiled. The "Reflecting Absence" design seen here would be selected in January 2004 as the winning design. The memorial features two pools with waterfalls cascading down their sides located within the footprints of the Twin Towers.

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