February 19th Holidays, Observances and Trivia

February 19th Holidays, Observances and Trivia

A collection of holidays and observances that fall on February 19th.

February 19th Horoscope

Astrology Sign Aquarius Horoscope Zodiac Card Time period: February 19 – March 20
Quality: Mutable
Ruling planet: Neptune
Symbol: Fish
Sign ruler: Neptune, Jupiter
Colors: Mauve, Lilac, Purple, Violet, Sea green
Best Partner Compatibility: Virgo, Taurus
Lucky Numbers: 3, 9, 12, 15, 18, 24
Traits: Emphatic, sensitive, truthful, compassionate, artistic, musical, spiritual. Also can be sad, a martyr, too trusting.

February 19th HistorySmokey Robinson by Gage Skidmore

  • 1878-  Thomas Edison is granted a patent for his gramophone (phonograph).
  • 1884 – More than sixty tornadoes touched down in the Southern United States in one of the largest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history up to this date. [Weather Bug]
  • 1926 – The #1 movie was The Sea Beast.
  • 1934- US entertainer Bob Hope weds fellow entertainer Dolores DeFina.
  • 1940 – Smokey Robinson, American singer-songwriter was born in Detroit, MI.
  • 1961 – The #1 song was, ” Calcutta,” by  Lawrence Welk And His Orchestra.
  • 1963- Seal, an English singer and songwriter was born in Paddington, London, United Kingdom.
  • 1945- US 5th Fleet launches invasion of Iwo Jima against the Japanese with 30,000 US Marines.
  • 1955: Jeff Daniels, actor and screenwriter was born in  Clarke County, Georgia, GA.
  • 1959 – The #1 movie was Sleeping Beauty.
  • 1967 – Benicio del Toro, Actor was born in San Germán, Puerto Rico.
  • 1968 – Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, created by Fred Rogers premiered on NET. Watch First Episode. Haylie Duff by David Shankbone
  • 1969 – The #1 movie was, The Wrecking Crew.
  • 1976 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboards was, “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover,” by  Paul Simon.
  • 1977 – The #1 song was Blinded by the Light by  Manfred Mann’s Earth Band.
  • 1982 –  Ozzy Ozbourne was arrested for urinating on the Alamo. [Loudwire]
  • 1984 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Karma Chameleon,” by Culture Club.
  • 1985 – William J. Schroeder became the first artificial heart patient to leave the hospital alive but passes away 620 days after receiving his new heart. [The New York Times]
  • 1985 – Haylie Duff, American actress was born in Houston, TX.
  • 1985 – Cherry Coke was introduced by Coca-Cola. [Soda Fandom]
  • 1986 – The #1 movie was Down and Out in Beverly Hills  starring Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, and Richard Dreyfuss.
  • 1993 – Victoria Justice, American actress was born in Hollywood, FL
  • 1995 – “Baywatch” actress Pamela Anderson married rocker Tommy Lee in Cancun, Mexico.
  • 1999 – The #1 song on the Top 40 Billboard was, “Angel,” by Sarah McLachlan.
  • 2004 – Millie Bobby Brown, an English actress, known for her role as Eleven in the first season of Netflix science fiction series #StrangerThings, was born in Marbella, Spain.
  • 2018 – The #1 song was, “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran on the Adult Top 40 Billboard.Millie Bobby Brown (41915336280)
  • 2021 – Biden pledges $4B to COVAX, a Pfizer vaccine can be stored in normal freezer temps to help combat Coronavirus and gives another Covid Address to the public.  [USA Today]
  • 2021 – Texans are finding store shelves empty as they continue to try to survive the ice storm that left many without water, electricity and heat. [USA Today]

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