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Today in History for October 19th

Highlights of this day in history: British surrender at Yorktown decides American Revolution; Stock market crash hits Wall Street in late 1980s; Napoleon's forces begin retreat from Moscow; Concorde makes first landing in New York. (Oct. 19) (Credit: Various)


Georgian state senator Nikema Williams, an Atlanta Democrat, Georgia Senator Nikema Williams decries her arrest Amazon HQ2 cities on the East Coast could Amazon HQ2 cities could see Seattle's growing pains Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary Mattis, Nielsen address US troops at border On Wednesday Mildred Risolo explained why she decided Higher living The CDC advising the number of Acute Flaccid CDC: Cases of mysterious illness rising Thousands returned to neighborhoods evacuated during Southern California's So. Calif. wildfire roars to life in wilderness Thursday is expected to bring Long Island weather: Coating to 2 inches of snow possible Thursday Authorities on Tuesday reported six more fatalities from 48 known dead in Northern California wildfire The trial of the infamous Mexican drug lord US trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' underway Police say 20 people were injured when a Car crashes into New Jersey Social Security office Evacuees are still counting their losses five days Evacuees recount fire's terror but now fight back California's incoming governor says his transition started with New, old Calif. governors meet amid fire crisis As deadly wildfires continue to rage across California Boats Bring Supplies To Beach In Malibu A parent who took a photo that shows Photographer: Nazi salute image misinterpreted The nation's leading e-cigarette maker says it has Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigs A Black Panther Safety group releases 'worst toys' holiday list U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says President Dems accuse Trump of bullying FL recount officials Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday described plans for Tenn. Gov. praises Amazon jobs commitment in state On Tuesday, a 19-year-old Huntington Station man was Cops: Man arrested in sexual assault of teen in Huntington Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Amazon to split 2nd HQ between New York, Virginia The Northern California wildfire has killed at least Northern California fire is state's deadliest ever Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has won the Arizona Senate Democrat Kyrsten Sinema flips Arizona Senate seat A California fire chief says fires seem to Cal Fire chief: 'Every year seems to get worse' A group of pastors has teamed up with Spiritual first responders tackle MA drug crisis A Malibu resident says he's Man says neighbors saved Malibu home from fire Former first lady Michelle Obama met with students at her Michelle Obama visits her former high school Cal Fire Chief 'Every year it seems to Cal Fire Chief 'Every year it seems to get worse' Among those honored on Veterans Day was 100-year-old U.S. One of LI's oldest veterans honored The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than Tech giants slide, pulling US stock market down Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the Comic fans react to Stan Lee's death De Blasio marks 17-years since crash of flight De Blasio marks 17-years since crash of flight 587 The recount of Florida's razor-thin Senate and gubernatorial Florida election recount continues amid tensions Urging all sides to Judge denies Scott bid to impound voting machines Retired Army paratrooper Richard Ojeda chose Veterans Day W.Va. state senator starts presidential bid All 67 counties in Florida are facing a Broward County elections office starts recount Florida Rep. Ted Deutch, a Democrat, said Monday Fla. Dems: GOP trying to undermine vote recount Felipe Iñiguez, 49, of Central Islip, entered the ICE detains man stopped for broken headlight Officials in Northern California released another grim statistic At least 29 known dead in Northern California fire As relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved Bodies recovered from Northern California wildfire Strong Santa Ana winds returned to Southern California Winds again fan Southern California wildfire A former track coach of a gunman who Former coach calls gunman 'a ticking timebomb' Record ridership, more frequently canceled trains and construction Crowded Penn Station platforms worry commuters Some residents evacuated from the community of Paradise, Fire evacuees seek help, medicine at shelter Conditions for firefighting in Southern California were favorable Firefighters battle Southern Calif. wildfire John Lepper, of Babylon, built a tree house Village fines Babylon man fined over tree house When the fire broke out in Paradise, state Amid rubble of house, husband finds wife's ring On Saturday, the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was New York City’s Rockefeller Center Christmas tree goes up Matias Ferreira lost portions of both legs while serving LI vet who lost parts of both legs gets home in Smithtown Kristallnacht was the culmination of the unimaginable on LI woman recalls anger, destruction of Kristallnacht A raging Southern California wildfire has triggered a Southern California wildfire destroys homes Residents of Paradise, California, are talking about narrow Wildfire devastates Northern California town Residents of Paradise, California, forced to evacuate due Residents of Paradise return to fire devastation Residents near Thousand Oaks, California already reeling from SoCal coping with shooting, wildfire danger Firefighters work to contain fires that surround the Crews fight fires at water plant northwest of LA Residents of Paradise, in Northern California, fled a Residents flee Northern California wildfire Two New Jersey state troopers managed to pull NJ state troopers pull man from burning car The Palm Beach County Canvassing board is still Florida officials still counting ballots Brookfield Zoo's 7-month-old Amur leopard cubs came out Leopard cubs get first taste of Chicago snow Florida Democrat Senator Bill Nelson insists that when Nelson: When all legal ballots counted,'we'll win' Volunteers in Georgia made phone calls and walked Abrams' campaign seeking ballots in Georgia Driven by Santa Ana winds, wildfires that are Agoura Hills, among 6 major California fires Mourners, including actors Michael Keaton and Tom Hanks Tom Hanks, Michael Keaton honor synagogue victims The director of the California Governor's Office of California official confirms loss of life in fires A raging Southern California wildfire has moved into Santa Ana winds fuel wildfire near LA Zoo The entire city of Malibu was ordered evacuated Southern California fires force evacuation of Malibu Pfc. Garfield M. Langhorn was 20 when he Riverhead school honors local war hero On Thursday, Suffolk Legis. Kara Hahn (D-Setauket) said she Setauket-area vets want to add more recent conflicts to old war memorials Election officials in Palm Beach County, Florida are Fla. County Works to Verify Election Day Ballots The mother of a man killed in the Grieving California mother demands 'gun control' The LIRR is back on or close to LIRR delays due to trespasser on the tracks Nineteen people have been indicted in connection with LI drug trafficking ring busted Newsday followed 10 players from the NYIT men's How a hit-filled lacrosse season affects NYIT players Protesters in New York and nationwide called for Protesters seek to protect Russia investigation Northern California firefighters say a fast-moving wildfire destroyed Northern California fire forces town to evacuate Investigators were seen on Thursday outside the home Investigators outside bar shooting suspect's home Florida Governor and Senate candidate Rick Scott says Florida Governor asks for vote count investigation Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving Wildfire burns through Northern California town Friends and members of the community of Thousand Friends aiding families of SoCal shooting victims A neighbor described the gunman in a deadly Friends, neighbors, politicians react to SoCal shooting A wind-driven brush fire has erupted in Southern Brush fire burning in hills west of Los Angeles Paws of War trains and places shelter dogs Suffolk veterans get new mobile veterinary unit for service dogs The mayor of New Jersey's largest city is Newark mayor defends actions in city water crisis An FBI official says investigators seeking the motive FBI seeks California shooter's frame of mind Tens of thousands of people were ordered to California town evacuated in path of wildfire Following the nation's rancorous midterm elections, Delaware politicians Delaware politicians gather in show of goodwill The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has been cut Rockefeller Christmas tree cut, heads to NYC A prosecutor says the indictment of the captain Charges against boat captain mark 'beginning' Military troops have joined border agents at the US troops support operations on the southern border Ventura County has set up a Family Assistance Help offered to families after Calif. bar shooting Stacey Abrams' campaign says it will continue to Abrams campaign says it will fight on in Ga. race Jason Coffman sobbed as he told reporters that Father of shooting victim: 'Cody, I love you' Bill Barto of Bay Shore is part of a long Vietnam vet keeps dad's World War I legacy alive Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero died on a Patchogue The Lucero killing: 10 years after a hate crime on LI A Missouri landlord stumbled upon an unwanted house Gator seized from Kansas City hot tub Authorities hope a search of a gunman's home FBI searches home of suspected Calif. bar shooter Republican Brian Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia's secretary Kemp says he won Georgia governor race Authorities have identified the suspect in a mass Bar shooting suspect identified as Ian David Long Massive police response in California after a hooded Police rush to mass shooting scene in California On Wednesday, Nassau County Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs Big LI wins help Dems take control of State Senate A U.S. house district that includes Charleston, South First Democrat since 1978 wins SC House District