On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Nazi police attacked & driven away from Koco, Amsterdam (by young Jews)
  • Nazi police raid Amsterdam and round up 429 young Jews for deportation

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Roque Alsina, composer
  • Stephen Dobyns, American author/poet (Cold Dog Soup)

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