What Happened on February 19th, 1997

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • FCC makes available 311 for non-emergency calls & 711 for hearing or speech-impaired emergency calls

Famous Deaths


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Deng Xiaoping, head (Chinese Communist Party), dies at 92

Chinese Communist Party Leader Deng Xiaoping
Chinese Communist Party Leader
Deng Xiaoping
  • Leo Rosten, writer/humourist (Joys of Yiddish), dies at 88
  • Stanley Pearson, footballer, dies at 76