Famous Deaths on February 19, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Deng Xiaoping, Chinese revolutionary and paramount leader of China (1978-92), dies at 92

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