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 This day in History - February 19
397 Historic Events for February 19
1982

Hanneke Jelgersma (Jagersma?) installed as Neth's 1st Communist mayor

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1982

Sharie Langford, Calif, sets women's bowling series record of 853

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1982

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1983

Vladimir Salnikov (USSR) sets 400 m free style swimming record

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1983

Alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke

Death
1983

Fernando Valenzuela wins his salary arbitration of $1 million

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1984

Ina Ray Hutton, orch leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show), dies at 66

Death
1984

"Doonesbury" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 104 performances

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1984

14th winter Olympic games close at Sarajevo, Yugoslavia

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1984

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1984

1st brother combo to win Gold and Silver in same event at Olympics (Phil and Steve Mahre-Slalom)

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1985

Elizabeth Julesberg, author (Dick and Jane), dies

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1985

George Holmes, actor (Man in the Trunk), dies at 66

Death
1985

William Schroeder is 1st artificial heart patient to leave hospital He spent 15 minutes outside Humana Hospital in Louisville, Ky

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1985

Mickey Mouse welcomed in China

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1985

Canned and bottled Cherry Coke introduced by Coca-Cola

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1985

ADM of Amsterdam declares bankruptcy

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1985

150 killed when a Spanish jetliner crashed approaching Bilbao, Spain

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1986

USSR launches Mir space station into Earth orbit

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1986

Adolfo Celi, actor (Thunderball), dies at 63

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1986

Paul Stewart, actor (Top Secret USA, Deadline), dies at 77

Death
1986

James O Eastland, (Sen-D-Miss), dies at 81

Death
1986

US Senate ratifies UN's anti-genocide convention 37 years later

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1986

Jordanian King Hussein severs ties with PLO

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1987

Reagan lifts trade boycott against Poland

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