On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1932

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

William Faulkner completes his novel "Light in August"

Author and Nobel Laureate William Faulkner
Author and Nobel Laureate
William Faulkner

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Pierre Ponnele, opera director (Carmina Burana), born in Paris, France
  • Joseph P Kerwin, Capt Med Corps USN/astro (Skylab 2), born in Oak Park, Illinois
1932 Highlights

About February 19, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces