What Happened on February 19, 2007

Historical Events

  • Blogging website Tumblr is founded by David Karp in New York
  • Three Salvadoran deputies to the Central American Parliament and their driver are murdered in Guatemala

Famous Deaths

  • Celia Franca, Canadian ballet dancer, founder of National Ballet of Canada, dies at 85
  • Janet Blair [Martha Janet Lafferty], American singer and actress (Leave it to the Girls; Smith Family), dies of pneumonia at 85

About February 19, 2007

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Washington's Birthday (United States)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Say It Right - Nelly Furtado
  • UK #1 Song: Grace Kelly - Mika