February 19, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 31st Daytona 500: Darrell Waltrip wins (148.466 MPH)
  • Edgar Bowers wins Bollingen Prize

Birthdays in History

  • L A Baby orangutan, at Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle

Deaths in History

  • Jaap van de Merwe, Dutch journalist/cabareter (Hadjememaar), dies