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February 19th Quiz

What happened on February 19th - events and birthdays quiz.

February 19 Quiz Questions

  1. Author Helen Fielding was born on 19 February 1958, which well-known literary and subsequent film character did she create?
  2. On this day in 1942, Japanese warplanes attack which northern Australian city?
  3. Which of the Queen's children was born on this day in 1960?
  4. He played the character Carlin in the film Scum and it's his birthday today - who is he?
  5. Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel was born on 19 February 1963 - by what professional name is he better known?
  6. The first epsisode of Eastenders was broadcast on this day in which year?
  7. Polish mathematician and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born on this day in which century?
  8. In 1945, about 30,000 U.S. Marines landed on which island?
  9. In 1878, who patented the phonograph?
  10. The United Kingdom granted which island independence in 1959?


  1. Bridget Jones
  2. Darwin
  3. Prince Andrew
  4. Ray Winstone

  5. Seal
  6. 1985
  7. 15th century (1473)
  8. Iwo Jima
  9. Thomas Edison
  10. Cyprus