|Sultan Gasuddin Tughlaq II was killed in Delhi.
|Holland mathematician and astronomer Nicholas Copernicus was born. As a result of his hard work he discovered in 1503 that the Earth completes its orbit around the Sun once in 24 hours.
|The Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina exploded in the most violent eruption in the recorded history of South America.
|The best Maratha ruler and guerrilla war born Shivaji was born in Junnar.
|The Third Anglo-Dutch War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Westminster, with England regaining New York, and the Netherlands taking Suriname.
|Former U.S. Vice-President Aaron Burr was arrested for treasonafter having raised a private army to allegedly create an independentnation in Spanish Texas.
|In Alabama, a conspiracy against former United States Vice President Aaron Burr was tried, but proved innocent.
|Peninsular War: An outnumbered French force under Édouard Mortier routed and nearly destroyed the Spanish at the Battle of the Gebora near Badajoz, Spain.
|The Boston Society for Medical Reform was established in the United States.
|Kansas became the first state to ban all alcoholic beverages.
|More than sixty tornadoes struck across the Southern United States, believed to be among the largest and most widespread tornado outbreaks in American history.
|The football stadium Old Trafford in Greater Manchester,England, hosted its first match between Manchester United and Liverpool.
|Freedom fighter Gopal Krishna Gokhale died.
|United States Senate forbids ratifying Versailles treaty
|An attempt to assassinate Italian Viceroy Rodolfo Graziani in Addis Ababa failed, triggering a brutal crackdown of Ethiopians over the following three days.
|World War II: US President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, authorizing the forcible relocation of over 112, 000 Japanese Americans and Japanese people residing in the United States to nternment camps.
|During World War II, an attack by Japanese fighter jets on the northern Australian city of Darwin killed 243 people.
|The third battle of Kharkov began.
|There was an agreement between Greece, Turkey and Britain about the independence of Cyprus.
|Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, a non-fiction books credited with sparking the beginning of second-wave feminism in the United States, was first published.
|Colonel Pham Ngoc Thao of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam,and a communist spy of the North Vietnamese Vietminh, along withGenerals Lam Van Phat and Tran Thien Khiem attempted a coup against themilitary junta of Nguyen Khanh.
|United Kingdom Naval Minister Christopher Mayu resigned.
|Pankaj Malik, a famous singer, composer and actor of Bengali and Hindi films, passed away.
|The first module of the Soviet space station Mir was launched,establishing the first long-term research station in space.
|The premier of Ken Ludwig’s musical “Crazy for You” was held on February 19, 1992 in New York City. It was opened at the same date at Shutbert Theatre New York for 1622 performances.
|Kenya Moore, a 22 year old girl Micligan was crowned as the 42nd Miss USA on February 19, 1993.
|A ship with 1500 passengers drowned at sea near Hato.
|The first premier of Howard Stern Radio Show was held in February 19,1996 in York and Pennsylvania on WQXA 105, 7 FM.
|FCC made available 311for non-emergency calls and 711 for hearing or speech- impaired emergency calls on February 19, 1997.
|Deng Xiau Peng died at the age of 92, a senior Chinese leader and the foundation of economic reform in the country.
|Danish scientist Doctor Len Vestergaard succeeded in slowing the speed of light in Washington.
|The Iranian Revolutionary Guard military flight crashes into the Sirach Mountains. 275 people were killed in the disaster.
|Approval by more than 50 countries of the Stockholm Treaty banning pesticides and industrial chemicals.
|A methane explosion in a coal mine in Nueva Rosita, Mexico, trapped and killed 65 miners.
|The Vatican city approves Australian Mary Mackillop as their first saint for canonization on February on February 19, 2000.
|On February 19,2011 the call for a ‘Jasmine Revolution’ in the People’s Republic of China spread online as the authorities hunt down for political activists there.
|Items from the Belitung shipwreck, the biggest single collection of Tang Dynasty artefacts found in one location, were first put on display in Singapore.
|On February 19, 2011 a record of 2.2 million people attend the Bola Buta strut Party during Rio Carnival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
|44 people were killed in a prison riot in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
|On February 19, 2013 NASA loses its communication with the International space stations for three hours as a result of updating the station’s command and control software.
|The social media company FaceBook announces that it will purchase WhatsApp for 19 billion dollar as it is in increasing move presence. Also, younger users seem to prefer communicating with mobile apps, which allow them to avoid cell phone testing charges.