What Happened on February 19, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • German tanks under Generalmajor Karl Buelowius attack Kasserine Pass, Tunisia

Famous Birthdays

  • Homer Hickam, American author and retired NASA engineer
  • Lou Christie [Lugee Sacco], American singer-songwriter (Lightning Striking Again), born in Glenwillard, Pennsylvania
  • Tim Hunt, British biochemist, Nobel laureate

Famous Deaths

  • Lynne Overman, American actor (Reap the Wild Wind), dies from a heart attack at 55