What Happened on February 19, 1941

Historical Events

  • Nazi police attacked & driven away from Koco, Amsterdam (by young Jews)

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Roqué Alsina, French-Argentinian concert pianist, composer (Überwindung; Schichten), and pedagogue, born in Buenos Aries, Argentina
  • Francisco Feliciano, Filipino conductor and composer (Pokpok Alimpako), born in Morong, Rizal, Philippines (d. 2014)
  • Imre Szöllősi, Hungarian sprint canoeist (World C'ship gold K-2 10,00m 1966; 2 x Olympic silver 1960, bronze 1968), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2022)
  • Stephen Dobyns, American author and poet (Cold Dog Soup), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Warren Powers, American football running back (Oakland Raiders) and coach (Washington State University 1977, University of Missouri 1978-84), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2021)
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Josiah Webbe, English cricket wicket-keeper (v Aus 1879), dies at 86
  • Hamilton Harty, Irish composer and conductor called "the prince of accompanists", dies at 61
1941 Highlights

About February 19, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces