What Happened on February 19, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • King Hussein of Jordan severs ties with PLO
  • US Senate ratifies UN's anti-genocide convention 37 years later
  • USSR launches Mir space station into Earth orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri Karjalainen, Finnish racing driver
  • Kyle Chipchura, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Maria Mena, Norwegian singer
  • Marta, Brazilian footballer
  • Reon Kadena, Japanese model/actress

Famous Deaths

  • Adolfo Celi, actor (Thunderball), dies at 63
  • James O Eastland, (Sen-D-Miss), dies at 81
  • Paul Stewart, actor (Top Secret USA, Deadline), dies at 77