On This Day

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 pianist & composer, born in Buenos Aries
  • Francisco Feliciano, Filipino conductor and composer (Pokpok Alimpako), born in Morong, Rizal, Philippines (d. 2014)
  • Stephen Dobyns, American author/poet (Cold Dog Soup)
  • 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)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Josiah Webbe, English cricket wicket-keeper (v Aus 1879), dies
  • 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? 80 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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