On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • In a blockbuster NHL trade, Pittsburgh Penguins send Mark Recchi, Brian Benning & LA's 1st round 1992 pick (Jason Bowen) to the Philadelphia Flyers for Kjell Samuelsson, Rick Tocchet & Ken Wregget
  • Ken Ludwig's musical "Crazy For You" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1622 performances
  • Peter Collins discovers nova Cygni 1992
  • Porn producer Jim Mitchell found guilty of killing his brother Artie

Famous Deaths

  • Chet Leaming, dies after brief illness at 66