On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • CBS radio premiere of Villa-Lobos' "Bachianas Brasilieras No 3"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferdousi Priyabhashini, Bangladeshi sculptor (Independence Day Award-2010), born in Khulna District, British India (d. 2018)
  • Peter Bird, ocean rower
  • Tim Shadbolt, mayor of Invercargill, New Zealand