October 19th is the 292nd day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Saddam Hussein went on trial for crimes against humanity in Iraq; the Dow Jones Industrial Index fell by 22 percent on what became know as Black Monday, and John Jay was sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States. Famous October 19th birthdays include boxer Evander Holyfield and actor John Lithgow. Today is National Mammography Day and National New Friends Day.

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