On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • French offensive at Hanoi

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Tan, American novelist
  • Rudolfo Neri-Vida, Mexican PHD/astronaut (STS 23)

Famous Deaths

  • Knut Hamsun, Norwegian writer (Nobel Prize in Literature 1920), dies at 92
  • Lawrence Grant [Percy Reginald], British actor (Bulldog Drummond), dies at 82