What Happened on February 19, 1946

Historical Events

  • Giants outfielder Danny Gardella is 1st major leaguer to announce he is jumping to the "outlaw" Mexican League

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Tchaikovsky, Russian composer (Russian Requiem; Symphony No. 7 - Quarantine), born in Moscow, USSR
  • Karen Silkwood, American nuclear lab technician and labor union activist, born in Longview, Texas (d. 1974)
  • Paul Dean, Canadian rock guitarist (Loverboy - "Working For The Weekend"), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Peter Hudson, Australian rules footballer
  • Pierre van der Linden, Dutch drummer (Brainbox; Focus -"Hocus Pocus"), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
1946 Highlights

About February 19, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces