Historical happenings

10/19/1848 ~ John “The Pathfinder” Fremont moves out from near Westport, Missouri, on his fourth Western expedition–a failed attempt to open a trail across the Rocky Mountains along the 38th parallel.

10/19/1942 ~ The Japanese submarine I-36 launches a floatplane for a reconnaissance flight over Pearl Harbor. The pilot and crew report on the ships in the harbor, after which the aircraft is lost at sea.

10/19/1950 ~ The North Korean capital of Pyongyang is captured by U.N. troops.

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