On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1880

Famous Birthdays

  • Álvaro Obregón, Mexican general and President of Mexico (1920-24), born in Alamos, Mexico (d. 1928)
  • Arthur Shepherd, American composer, born in Paris, Indiana (d. 1958)

Famous Deaths

  • Constantino Brumidi, Greek-Italian-American historical artist (Myrtle Murdock), dies at 74
1880 Highlights

About February 19, 1880

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces