February 19-National Days, Birthday and Past Events

February 19 2023 is Sunday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

Here Know Holidays, Observances of Special & National Day on February 19

  • 50th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Pisces
  • Constantin Brancusi Day- Romania
  • Shivaji Jayanti
  • World Whale Day
  • Carnival- Denmark, Norway & Panama
  • International Tug of War Day
  • Day off for Isra and Miraj- Kuwa
  • National Chocolate Mint Day
  • Carnival Sunday- Brazil

Past events and historical events on 19th February

  • 1389-Assassination of Sultan Giasuddin Tughlaq II in Delhi.
  • 1942-President Roosevelt signs Executive Order 9066, The document ordered the “removal of resident enemy aliens” from parts of the West Coast
  • 1945-United States Marines landed on the tiny island of Iwo Jima
  • 1959-Cyprus gets Independence.
  • 1985-William J. Schroeder became the first recipient of an artificial heart to leave the hospital.
  • 1985-Iberia Airlines Flight 610 crashesand all 148 people on board died in the accident that was blamed on pilot error.
  • 1986-Computerized railway reservation ticket introduced in India.
  • 1999-Delhi Lahore bus service inaugurated and Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee travelled to Lahore by bus.
  • 2003-The Indian Union Cabinet approved a bill banning advertisements for tobacco products altogether.
  • 2004-Former Enron Corp. chief executive Jeffrey Skilling is charged with fraud.
  • Approval of the Stockholm Treaty banning pesticides and industrial chemicals by more than 50 countries of the world.
  • 2008-Fidel Castro has stepped down as Cuba’s president.
  • 2012-Dutch Scientists Grow Meat from Stem Cells.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on February 19

  • 1963-Seal-English singer-songwriter
  • 1957-Falco-Austrian singer-songwriter
  • 1953-Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner-Argentinian politician & 55th President of Argentina
  • 1865-Sven Hedin-Swedish geographer & explorer
  • 1473-Nicolaus Copernicus-Polish mathematician & astronomer

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 19th February 2023?
  • 19th February is Sunday
  • 50th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Pisces.
2. Special Day on 19th February?
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti-Shiv Jayanti is the birth anniversary of great Maratha ruler Shivaji.
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