February 19th: What is special about this date?

February 19th marks the 50th day of the Gregorian calendar year. There are 315 days remaining until the end of the year (or 316 days in case of leap years). Discover famous birthdays on February 19th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to February 19th and what happened on February 19th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about February 19th.


February 19th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On February 19th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Smokey Robinson
    Smokey Robinson (1940)

    Smokey robinson is a legendary american singer, songwriter, and record producer known for his role as the founder and frontman of the motown...

  • Victoria Justice
    Victoria Justice (1993)

    American singer-songwriter, actress, and dancer.

  • Jeff Daniels
    Jeff Daniels (1955)

    Jeff daniels is an american actor known for his roles in movies such as dumb and dumber and the squid and the whale.

  • Benicio Del Toro
    Benicio Del Toro (1967)

    Benicio del toro is a puerto rican actor known for his roles in films such as traffic, sicario, and the usual suspects.

  • Merle Oberon
    Merle Oberon (1911)

    Eurasian-american actress, who appeared in more than 20 films, including "the private life of henry viii," 33, "over the moon," 1937 and...

  • Lee Marvin
    Lee Marvin (1924)

    American actor, television and film.

  • Stephen Nichols
    Stephen Nichols (1951)

    American actor.

  • Leslie Ash
    Leslie Ash (1960)

    English actress.

  • Ray Winstone
    Ray Winstone (1957)

    English actor, singer and producer.

  • Carson McCullers
    Carson McCullers (1917)

    American short story writer, playwright, essayist, and poet (d. 1967).

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February 19th: who died on this date?

On February 19th the following celebrities died:

  • Adolfo Celi
    Adolfo Celi (1986)

    Italian stage actor and husky character actor.

  • Janet Blair
    Janet Blair (2007)

    American actress.

  • Lydia Shum
    Lydia Shum (2008)

    Actress and comedian from hong kong (d. 2008).

  • Billy Mitchell
    Billy Mitchell (1936)

    Born in france, an american military man who was the youngest ever general staff officer and, by 1920, a brigadier general.

  • Deng Xiaoping (1997)

    A chinese politician, a thrice-purged patriarch of the communist party who had a profound impact on chinese politics for three decades.

  • Karl Lagerfeld (2019)

    German-french fashion designer and photographer (d. 2019).

  • Bon Scott (1980)

    Scottish musician and original lead singer of the heavy metal band "ac/dc".

  • André Gide (1951)

    French novelist, essayist, and dramatist, nobel prize laureate (b. 1869).

  • André Frédéric Cournand (1988)

    French-american physician and physiologist, nobel prize laureate (b. 1895).

  • Robert Coleman Richardson (2013)

    American physicist and academic, nobel prize laureate (b. 1937).

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February 19th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On February 19th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Pisces according to the Western Zodiac.

Pisces zodiac sign

February 19th: what is special about the Pisces sign?

The Pisces sign encompasses people born between February 19th and March 20th.

You can discover Pisces's personality traits and attitude and Pisces's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Pisces born in February discover why February born are so special.


February 19th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on February 19th in history:

  • Feb 19, 1900: British troops occupy Hlangwane Natal.
  • Feb 19, 1905: Russo-Japanese War: The Battle of Mukden begins in Manchuria.
  • Feb 19, 1915: British fleet fire on Dardanellen coast.
  • Feb 19, 1945: 30,000 US Marines land on Iwo Jima
  • Feb 19, 1952: French offensive at Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • Feb 19, 1966: The naval minister of the United Kingdom, Christopher Mayhew, resigns.
  • Feb 19, 1985: 150 killed when a Spanish jetliner crashed approaching Bilbao, Spain
  • Feb 19, 1988: Helga Arendt, Silke-Beate Knoll, Mechthild Kluth, and Gisela Kinzel walk indoor female world record 4x200 metre (1:32.55).
  • Feb 19, 1995: 1st broadcast of Woman of Independent Means on NBC-TV
  • Feb 19, 2002: NASA's Mars Odyssey space probe begins to map the surface of Mars using its thermal emission imaging system.
  • Feb 19, 2004: According to Jack Straw, the British Foreign Secretary, one Dane and five Britons, who were held at Guantanamo bay as terror suspects, will be released within the next two week. These soon-to-be-released prisoners were among the 660 detainees held at the US base in Cuba for the past two decades as suspected Al-Qaida and Taliban 'combatants.
  • Feb 19, 2014: After protesters had refused to be subdued by police, President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition hold talks and agree to a truce. At least 25 people have been killed and 241 others injured in riots that erupted over the last few days. (BBC), (Yahoo! News),

What day of the year is February 19th?

February 19th marks the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

There are 315 days remaining until the end of the year (or 316 days in case of leap years).

February 19th is the 19th day of the month of February.