On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1996

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in York PA on WQXA 105.7 FM

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Creus, Spanish racecar driver, dies at 71
  • Brenda Bruce, actress (December Bride, Nightmare), dies at 77
  • Charles "Charlie O" Finley, American sports entrepreneur (MLB's Kansas City/Oakland A's: NHL's California Golden Seals), dies at 77
  • Dorothy Maynor, American soprano and founder (Harlem School of Arts), dies at 85
  • Grant Sawyer, US politician, dies at 76
  • Madhaviah Krishnan, Indian naturalist and wildlife photographer, dies at 83
1996 Highlights

About February 19, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Washington's Birthday (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces