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 This day in History - February 19
397 Historic Events for February 19
1945

Michael Nader, actor (Dynasty, All My Children)

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1945

Jon Whiteley, actor (Moonfleet)

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1945

900 Japanese soldiers reportedly killed by crocodiles in 2 days

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1946

Giants outfielder Danny Gardella is 1st major leaguer to announce he is jumping to the "outlaw" Mexican League

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1946

Pierre van der Linden, Dutch drummer (Brainbox)

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1946

Paul Dean, rock guitarist/vocalist (Loverboy)

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1947

CBS radio premiere of Villa-Lobos' "Bachianas Brasilieras No 3"

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1947

Peter Bird, ocean rower

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1948

Byron K Lichtenburg, Stroudsburg Pa, astronaut (STS 9, STS 45)

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1948

Tony Iommi, rock guitarist (Black Sabbath-Paranoid, Iron Man)

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1948

Mark Andes, Philadelphia Pa, rock bassist (Spirit, Heart, Fireball)

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1949

Ewa Aulin, Stockholm, actress (Candy)

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1949

Edward Hardin, NYC, rock guitarist (Spencer Davis Group)

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1949

Eddie Hardin, keyboardist/singer

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1949

"Inside USA" closes at Century Theater NYC after 339 performances

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1949

Auguste Jean Maria Charles Serieyx, composer, dies at 83

Death
1949

1st Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Ezra Pound

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1949

Mass arrests of communists in India

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1950

Andy Powell, rocker (Wishbone Ash)

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1950

Edyth Walker, US singer, dies at 82

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1951

Andre[-Paul-Guillaume] Gide, French writer (Nobel 1947), dies at 82

Death
1951

Stephen Nichols, Cincinnati OH, actor (Witchboard, Days of our Lives)

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1952

French offensive at Hanoi

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1952

Lawrence Grant, actor (Bulldog Drummond), dies at 82

Death
1952

Rudolfo Neri-Vida, Mexico, PHD/astronaut (STS 23)

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