What Happened on February 19, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Glenn Turner carries his bat for 223* v WI at Kingston
  • The Asama-Sanso hostage standoff begins in Japan.

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrey Pchelyakov, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • Francine, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • John Grierson, Scottish documentary filmmaker (b. 1898)
  • Tedd Pierce, American animator (b. 1906)