On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bernie Sanders announces he is running for President for a second time

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
  • Four-time MLB All-Star at 3B Manny Machado agrees to the biggest free-agent contract in American sports history, a 10 year deal worth $300 million with the San Diego Padres
  • New York city bans hair discrimination, to limit racial stereotyping
  • Vatican confirms secret church guidelines for children of priests

Famous Deaths

  • Don Newcombe, American baseball pitcher (4-time MLB All Star), dies at 92
  • Karl Lagerfeld, German fashion designer (Fendi, Chanel), dies at 85 (age disputed)