February 19, 1995 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 37th Daytona 500: Sterling Marlin wins (141.71 MPH)
  • Irina Privalova runs indoor woman's European record 200m (22.10 sec)
  • Kenneth Koch wins Bollingen Prize
  • Linford Christie runs world record 200m indoor (20.25 sec) and European record 60m indoor (6.47 sec)
  • Michael Tippett's "Rose Lake," premieres

Deaths in History

  • Calder Willingham, American novelist and scriptwriter (End as a Man), dies at 72
  • Ian Ball, photographer, dies at 80
  • Shlomo Averbach, Israeli ultra-orthodox rabbi, dies at 84