February 19 Deaths in History - February 19 Birthdays - February 19 Events
2009 Kelly Groucutt, bass player, Electronic Light Orchestra, ELO, musician, pop, rock, rock and roll genres, dies in Worcester, England, at age 63
2001 Stanley Kramer, director, Judgment at Nuremberg, dies at 87
2001 William Masters, sex researcher, dies at 85
2000 Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian Architect
1998 Grandpa Jones, country comic/banjo wizard, 'Hee Haw', dies at 84
1997 Deng Xiaoping, head of the Chinese Communist Party, dies at 92
1997 Leo Rosten, writer/humourist (Joys of Yiddish), dies at 88
1997 Stanley Pearson, footballer, dies at 76
1996 Brenda Bruce, actress (December Bride, Nightmare), dies at 77
1996 Charles O Finley, baseball owner for the Oakland A's, dies at 76
1996 Grant Sawyer, U.S. politician, dies at 76
1996 Madhaviah Krishnan, naturalist, dies at 83
1995 Calder Willingham, novelist/Scriptwriter, dies at 72
1995 Ian Ball, photographer, dies at 80
1995 Shlomo Averbach, Israeli ultra-orthodox rabbi, dies at 84
1994 Derek Jarman, actor and director (Tempest), dies of AIDS at 52
1994 Georges Watin, Algerian/French officer (OAS), dies at 71
1994 Renske Vellinga, Dutch speed-skater, dies in auto-accident at 19
1993 Gerhard Gesell, judge (Pentagon Papers), dies of liver cancer at 82
1993 Michael Morrison, actor (Caleb-As the World Turns), dies at 33
1992 Chet Leaming, dies after brief illness at 66
1991 Peggy Mondo, actress (Who's Minding the Store), dies at 50
1990 Michael Powell, English director (Life and Death of Col Blimp), dies at 84
1989 Jaap van de Merwe, Dutch journalist/cabareter (Hadjememaar), dies
1989 Merwe, journalist/cabaret performer (Hadjememaar), dies
1986 Adolfo Celi, actor (Thunderball), dies at 63
1986 James Eastland, Senator-D-Mississippi, 1941 - 1941 and 1943 - 1978, dies at 81
1986 Paul Stewart, actor (Top Secret USA, Deadline), dies at 77
1985 Elizabeth Julesberg, author (Dick and Jane), dies
1985 George Holmes, actor (Man in the Trunk), dies at 66
1984 Ina Ray Hutton, orchestra leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show), dies at 66
1983 Alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke
1981 Frank Merrik, composer, dies at 94
1980 Bon Scott, Australia rock vocalist (AC/DC-Whole Lotta Rosie), dies at 33
1977 Anthony Crosland, British Politician
1975 Luigi Dallapiccola, Italian 12-tone composer, dies at 71
1970 Ralph Edward Flanders, (Sen-VT), dies at 89
1968 Ralph Dunn, actor (Mr Rudge-Norby), dies at 65
1967 Wilmer King, 1st casuality on Tappan Zee Bridge NY, dies
1965 Forrest Taylor, actor (This is Life, Man Without a Gun), dies at 81
1965 Gheorge Gheorghiu Dej, Romanian president, dies at 63
1962 Albert Israel Elkus, composer, dies at 77
1952 Knut Hamsun, writer, dies at 92
1952 Lawrence Grant, actor (Bulldog Drummond), dies at 82
1950 Edyth Walker, U.S. singer, dies at 82
1949 Auguste Jean Maria Charles Serieyx, composer, dies at 83
1945 Wim Speelman, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at 26
1944 Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, composer, dies at 76
1941 Hamilton Hamilton Harty, composer and conductor, dies at 61
1933 Arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer, dies at 77
1927 Georg Brandes, Cohen, Danish literary-historian/critic, dies at 85
1923 Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer, dies at 68
1916 Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78
1915 Gopal Krishna Gokhale, India's social reformer/politician, dies
1897 Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81
1894 Ernesto Camillo Sivori, composer, dies at 78
1892 Monty Bowden, cricket captain (England vs. South Africa 1889), dies at 26
1887 Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66
1887 Multatuli, writer, named most important Dutch writer of all time, 2002, Society for Dutch literature, dies in Ingelheim am Rhine, Germany
1878 Charles F Daubigny, French restaurateur/painter, dies at 61
1875 Jean B Vuillaume, French violin maker (octobas), dies at 76
1864 William Edwin Baldwin, U.S. Confederate Brigadier-General, dies
1858 Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer, dies at 78
1849 Bernard Barton, American Poet
1837 Georg Buchner, German playwright (Leonce und Lena), dies at 23
1822 Jeronymo Francisco de Lima, composer, dies at 78
1815 Leonhard von Call, composer, dies at 47
1790 Jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer, dies at 47
1785 Johann Christoph Richter, composer, dies at 84
1724 Peter Schuyler, English Politician
1653 Luigi Rossi, composer, dies
1620 Roemer P Visscher, poet, buried in Amsterdam
1605 Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer, dies at 54
1568 Miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80
1553 Erasmus Reinhold, German mathematician, dies at 41
1545 Pierre Brully, Peter Brulius, calvinist minister, burned to death
1414 Thomas Arundel, archbishop of Canterbury/chancellor of England, dies
1401 William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London
1260 Boniface, of Lausanne, Belgian bishop/saint, dies
197 D Clodius Septimus Albinus, Roman bequest in England, dies in battle




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