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 This day in History - February 19
397 Historic Events for February 19
1916

Eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns)

Birth
1916

Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78

Death
1917

Carson McCullers, US, novelist (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter)

Birth
1919

Pan-African Congress, organized by W E B Du Bois (Paris)

Event
1920

Netherlands joins League of Nations

Event
1920

George Rose, Bicester England, actor (Beacon Hill, Holocaust)

Birth
1920

Frances K Bairstow, educator/labor relations consultant

Birth
1921

Andries Treurnicht, [Dr No], founder (S Afr Conservative Party)

Birth
1921

Claude Rene Georges Pascal, composer

Birth
1922

Ed Wynn becomes 1st talent to sign as a radio entertainer

Event
1922

Beant Singh, politiician

Birth
1922

Josef Matej, composer

Birth
1923

Philip Barry's "You and I," premieres in NYC

Event
1923

Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer, dies at 68

Death
1923

Jean Sibelius' 6th Symphony, premieres

Event
1923

Donald Lybbert, composer

Birth
1924

Bruce Norris, NHL owner (Detroit Red Wings)

Birth
1924

Lee Marvin, NYC, actor (Paint Your Wagon, Cat Ballou)

Birth
1925

Jindrich Feld, composer

Birth
1925

Leslie Laing, Linstead Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1952)

Birth
1926

Gyorgy Kurtag, composer

Birth
1927

Rene Firino-Martell, cognac manufacturer

Birth
1927

Georg Brandes, [Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic, dies at 85

Death
1927

General strike against British occupiers in Shanghai

Event
1927

Robert Fuchs, composer, dies at 80

Death