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 This day in History - February 19
397 Historic Events for February 19
1952

Knut Hamsun, writer, dies at 92

Death
1953

Bill Kirchenbauer, actor/comedian (Coach-Just the 10 of Us)

Birth
1953

William Inge's "Picnic," premieres in NYC

Event
1953

Ted Williams safely crash-lands his damaged Panther jet

Event
1953

Georgia approves US 1st literature censorship board

Event
1954

WAST (now WNYT) TV channel 13 in Albany-Troy, NY (NBC) 1st broadcast

Event
1954

Frances Bucholz, rocker (Scorpions-Wind of Change)

Birth
1954

Jamie West-Oram, rock guitarist (Fixx)

Birth
1955

South East Asia Collective Defense Treaty goes into effect

Event
1955

Jeff Daniels, GA, actor (Something Wild, Dumb and Dumber, Speed)

Birth
1955

Margaux Hemingway, Portland Or, actress (Lipstick, They Call Me Bruce)

Birth
1956

Steve Randell, Tasmanian cricket Test umpire (international panel)

Birth
1956

Peter Holsapple, rocker (Continental Drifters)

Birth
1956

George David Low, Cleveland Ohio, astronaut (STS 32, STS 43)

Birth
1956

Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open

Event
1956

Dave Wakeling, rock singer/guitarist

Birth
1957

Paul Dean, guitarist

Birth
1957

Dave "Smoke" Stewart, Oakland Calif, pitcher (Oakland Athletic)

Birth
1957

Falco, [John Hoelcel], rock vocalist (Rock Me Amadeus)

Birth
1957

Johann Hoelzel Falco, musician

Birth
1958

Carl Perkins leaves Sun Records for Columbia Records

Event
1959

Britain, Turkey and Greece sign agreement granting Cyprus independence

Event
1959

Gabon adopts its constitution

Event
1959

USAF rocket-powered rail sled attains Mach 4.1 (4970 kph), NM

Event
1960

Protest strike in Poznan Poland

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