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 This day in History - February 19
397 Historic Events for February 19
1941

Nazi police attacks and driven away from Koco Amsterdam (by young Jews)

Event
1941

Alexander Josiah Webbe, English cricket keeper (v Aus 1879), dies

Death
1941

Hamilton Hamilton Harty, composer/conductor, dies at 61

Death
1941

Carlos Roque Alsina, composer

Birth
1941

Stephen Dobyns, US author/poet (Cold Dog Soup)

Birth
1942

About 150 Japanese warplanes attacked the Australian city of Darwin

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1942

FDR orders detention and internment of all west-coast Japanese-Americans

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1942

Dutch actors protest obligatory membership of Culture Chamber

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1942

Bill Longson beats Managoff and Sandor Szabo, to become wrestling champ

Event
1942

Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra recorded "I'll Take Tallulah"

Event
1942

NY Yankees annouce 5,000 uniformed soldiers admitted free at each of their upcoming home games

Event
1942

Japanese troop land on Timor

Event
1942

Kenneth R Kramer, (Rep-R-CO, 1979- )

Birth
1943

"Mama" Cass Elliot, actress (Mamas and Papas-Monday Monday)

Birth
1943

German tanks under brig gen Buelowius attack Kasserine Pass Tunesia

Event
1943

Lou Christie, [Lugee Sacco], Penn, vocalist (Lightning Striking Again)

Birth
1944

Jan Bart Klaster, mythologist (Slogan)

Birth
1944

U-264 sinks off Ireland

Event
1944

823 British bombers attack Berlin

Event
1944

Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, composer, dies at 76

Death
1945

30,000 US Marines land on Iwo Jima

Event
1945

Brotherhood Day-1st celebrated

Event
1945

US 5th Fleet launches invasion of Iwo Jima against the Japanese

Event
1945

Wim Speelman, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at 26

Death
1945

Thomas Brasch, writer

Birth