On This Day in History - October 19
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|What Happened On This Day In History - October 19|
1954 October 19
The first ever ascent of Cho Oyu took place. Cho Oyu is the sixth highest peak in the world and is part of the Himalayas.
1985 October 19
The first Blockbuster Video store opened in Dallas, Texas. It is the world's largest video-dvd rental enterprise which in 1994 was sold to Viacom at a price of $8.4 billion.