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In ancient Roman religion, the Armilustrium was a festival in honour of Mars
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armilustrium

The Beyers and Holtermann nugget was found on the 19th October, 1872
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t51233083/beyers-and-holtermann-nugget/



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The Battle of Zama was fought around October 19, 202 BC
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Zama

The First Battle of Ypres was fought in October and November 1914.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Ypres

The Battle of Chamdo was fought on October 19, 1950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Tibet_(1950)#Invasion_of_Tibet

Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world, was first climbed on October 19, 1954
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cho_Oyu



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People

Annie Smith Peck (19 October 1850 - 18 July 1935) was an American mountaineer.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Smith_Peck

Sir Robert Charles Evans (19 October 1918 - 5 December 1995), was a British mountaineer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Evans_(mountaineer)

Peter Tosh (19 October 1944 - 11 September 1987)

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Sir James South (October 1785 - 19 October 1867) was a British astronomer.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_South

Demetrios Christodoulou (born October 19, 1951) is a Greek mathematician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demetrios_Christodoulou

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (October 19, 1910 - August 21, 1995) was an Indian astrophysicist
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t38860111/subramanyan-chandrasekhar/

Max Planck originally produced his Black body radiation law on 19 October 1900
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t29791413/plancks-blackbody-radiation-law/



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30 Days of Night is a 2007 American horror film
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t51233099/30-days-of-night-film/

Meteor is a 1979 science fiction Technicolor disaster film
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t46077890/meteor-science-fiction-film/



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Mariner 5 flew by Venus on October 19, 1967
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t36478589/mariner-5-mission/

The Interstellar Boundary Explorer was launched in 2008
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interstellar_Boundary_Explorer

ViaSat-1 satellite was launched on October 19, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ViaSat-1

MetOp-A was launched on October 19, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MetOp

Japan's Kaguya entered circular lunar orbit on 19 October, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SELENE



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NGC Discovered

NGC 1257 is a magnitude +13.6 double star discovered by Guillaume Bigourdan on the 19th October 1884.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58807705/ngc-1257/

NGC 1260 is a magnitude +14.3 spiral galaxy discovered by Guillaume Bigourdan on the 19th October 1884.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58807703/ngc-1260/

NGC 1264 is a magnitude +14.1 barred spiral galaxy discovered by Guillaume Bigourdan on the 19th October 1884.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58807693/ngc-1264/

NGC 1435 is a magnitude +13.0 diffuse reflection nebula discovered by Wilhelm Tempel on the 19th October 1859.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t55294052/ngc-1435/

NGC 1531 is a magnitude +12.9 peculiar lenticular galaxy discovered by John Herschel on the 19th October 1835.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58807684/ngc-1531/

NGC 7062 is a magnitude +8.3 open star cluster discovered by William Herschel on the 19th October 1788.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58807680/ngc-7062/

NGC 7082 is a magnitude +7.2 open star cluster discovered by William Herschel on the 19th October 1788.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58807675/ngc-7082/

NGC 7479 was discovered by William Herschel on the 19th October 1784.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t62730146/ngc-7479/

NGC 7515 is a magnitude +12.4 face-on spiral galaxy discovered by William Herschel on the 19th October 1784.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58807672/ngc-7515/



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Neutron star XTE J1739-285 was first observed on 19 October 1999
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XTE_J1739-285

HD 5388 b (also known as HIP 4311 b) was announced on October 19, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_5388_b

HD 215497 b was detected by HARPS on October 19, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_215497_b

HD 290327 b was detected by HARPS on October 19, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_290327_b

HD 28254 b was detected by HARPS on October 19, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_28254_b

HD 8535 b was detected by HARPS on October 19, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_8535_b

HD 215497 c was detected by HARPS on October 19, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_215497_c

HIP 5158 b was detected by HARPS on October 19, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HIP_5158_b

HD 156411 b was detected by HARPS on October 19, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_156411_b

BD-082823 b was detected by HARPS on October 19, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BD-08%C2%B02823_b

Gliese 667 Cb was first announced on 19 October 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gliese_667_C

Mosaic of three images of Phobos taken by the Viking 1 orbiter on 19 October 1978
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Phobos-viking1.jpg

Asteroid 50 Virginia was independently discovered on October 19, 1857
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/50_Virginia



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Comet C/2013 A1 passes extremely close to Mars on 19 October 2014
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C/2013_A1

Comet 18D/PerrineMrkos was rediscovered on October 19, 1955 with ordinary binoculars
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/18D/Perrine%E2%80%93Mrkos

On 19 October 1805, the astronomer J. J. C. Thulis rediscovered Comet Encke
http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=gPgSCCsJMGQC&pg=PA45&lpg=PA45#v=onepage&q&f=false



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A fireball was observed over Poland on 19 October 2012
http://astropolis.pl/topic/39714-bolid-19102012/



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Meteorites

No historical meteorite falls today



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