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 This day in History - February 19
397 Historic Events for February 19
1972

Glenn Turner carries his bat for 223* v WI at Kingston

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1972

Andrey Pchelyakov, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)

Birth
1973

Tommy Bennett, safety (Arizona Cardinals)

Birth
1973

Terrence Rencher, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns)

Birth
1973

Masafumi Kawaguchi, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)

Birth
1974

Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Sochi Russia, tennis star (1995 doubles-Hamburg)

Birth
1974

1st American Music Award:

Event
1975

Raymond Graanoogst, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)

Birth
1975

Paul Frey, Boston MA, dance skater (and Ponte-1995 Eastern Jr champ)

Birth
1975

Luigi Dallapiccola, Italian 12-tone composer, dies at 71

Death
1976

Frente Polisario forms Democratic Republic of Sahara

Event
1977

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

Event
1977

19th Grammy Awards: This Masquerade, Starland Vocal Band

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1977

A's sell pitcher Paul Lindblad to the Rangers for $400,000

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1977

Doug Walters scores 250 v NZ, 217 stand for 7th wicket w/Gilmour

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1977

Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" album released

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1977

Shuttle Enterprise makes 1st Test flight atop a 747 jetliner

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1978

Coleman, Comden and Green's musical premieres in NYC

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1978

Brigitte Kraus runs world record 1000 m indoor (2:34.8)

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1978

"On the 20th Century" opens at St James Theater NYC for 460 perfs

Event
1980

Botham a century and 13 wickets in Jubilee Test Cricket at Bombay

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1980

Eric Heiden skates Olympic record 1000m in 1:15.18

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1980

Bon Scott, Aust rock vocalist (AC/DC-Whole Lotta Rosie), dies at 33

Death
1981

Frank Merrik, composer, dies at 94

Death
1981

George Harrison is ordered to pay ABKCO Music $587,000 for "subconscious plagiarism" "My Sweet Lord" with "He's So Fine"

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