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 This day in History - February 19
397 Historic Events for February 19
1994

Marta Figueras-Dotti wins Cup o' Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open

Event
1995

Ian Ball, photographer, dies at 80

Death
1995

Shlomo Averbach, Israeli ultra-orthodox rabbi, dies at 84

Death
1995

Calder Willingham, novelist/Scriptwriter, dies at 72

Death
1995

1st broadcast of "Woman of Independent Means" on NBC-TV

Event
1995

Kenneth Koch wins Bollingen Prize

Event
1995

Linford Christie runs world record 200m indoor (20.25 sec)

Event
1995

Linford Christie runs European record 60m indoor (6.47 sec)

Event
1995

Michael Tippett's "Rose Lake," premieres

Event
1995

Irina Privalova runs indoor woman's European record 200m (22.10 sec)

Event
1996

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in York PA on WQXA 105.7 FM

Event
1996

Madhaviah Krishnan, naturalist, dies at 83

Death
1996

Grant Sawyer, US politician, dies at 76

Death
1996

Charles O Finley, baseball owner (Oakland A's), dies at 76

Death
1996

Brenda Bruce, actress (December Bride, Nightmare), dies at 77

Death
1997

FCC makes available 311 for non-emergency calls and 711 for hearing or speech-impaired emergency calls

Event
1997

Deng Xiaoping, head (Chinese Communist Party), dies at 92

Death
1997

Leo Rosten, writer/humourist (Joys of Yiddish), dies at 88

Death
1997

Stanley Pearson, footballer, dies at 76

Death
1998

US hockey team destroys their rooms at Olympic village in Japan

Event
1998

Soyuz TM-26 lands

Event
1998

Grandpa Jones, country comic/banjo wizard (Hee Haw), dies at 84

Death