On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Harrison is ordered to pay ABKCO Music $587,000 for "subconscious plagiarism" of his song "My Sweet Lord" with Ronnie Mack's song "He's So Fine"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Ditto, American singer (The Gossip)
  • Daniel Letterle, American Actor and Singer
  • Gil Reyes, American boxer
  • Nicky Shorey, English footballer
  • Ronnie Arniell, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Vitas, Russian singer

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Merrick, English composer, dies at 94