Daily Calendar for Tuesday, February 12, 2019


  • Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams (U.S. First Lady) –
  • Charles Darwin (naturalist) –
  • Abraham Lincoln (16th U.S. president) –
  • Lorne Greene (actor) –
  • Judy Blume (writer) –
  • Michael McDonald (musician) –
  • Josh Brolin (actor) –
  • Tara Strong (voice of Bubbles on The Powerpuff Girls) –
  • Jesse Spencer (actor) –
  • Christina Ricci (actress) –


  • Ethan Allen (patriot) –
  • The Earl of Dufferin (Canadian Governor General 1872 - 1878) –
  • Sal Mineo (actor) –
  • Eubie Blake (jazz musician) –
  • Charles Schulz (Peanuts cartoonist) –
  • David Groh (actor) –
  • David Kelly (actor) –
  • Sid Caesar (comedian & actor) –


  • Lady Jane Grey, a rival for the English throne, was beheaded under the rule of Queen Mary I–
  • James Oglethorpe founded Savannah, Georgia–
  • Gala carnival at first U.S. skating rink, Madison Square Garden, New York City–
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) formed–
  • Construction began on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.–
  • The Scream painting stolen, Oslo, Norway–
  • 17th Olympic Winter Games opened in Lillehammer, Norway–
  • Artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude opened The Gates, Project For Central Park 1979-2005 in NYC’s Central Park–
  • For the first time, a beagle won β€˜Best in Show’ at the Westminster Kennel Club–
  • A magnitude 6.6 earthquake shook southern Mexico–
  • Figure skater Mirai Nagasu became the first American woman (and third woman overall) to land a triple axel at the Winter Olympic Games (which took place at PyeongChang, South Korea, that year).–
  • The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in Super Bowl LVII–


  • Forty-seven degrees below zero F, Camp Clarke, Nebraska–
  • Fort Myers, Florida, had a trace of snow–
  • A Northeaster left 27 inches of snow in Central Park, New York–

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