Calendar bites, Feb. 19

Read today’s Calendar bites for the agenda of this day’s family history events and historical celebrations.
You might also want to review our Calendar, Call for Papers, Contests, or other sections to see what is coming up.


  • Eddie Arcaro, 1916. The only jockey to win the Triple Crown twice.
  • Nicolaus Copernicus, 1473. Polish astronomer and priest ro placed the sun rather than the Earth at the center of our planetary system.
  • David Garrick, 1717. English actor, theater manager and playwright.


Anniversary of Japanese Internment, Genealogy Events

Founding of the Knights of Pythias, 1864.
Chocolate Mint Day

Today’s events

AZ – Green Valley Genealogical Society Workshop

Check our calendar  or individual state pages for details of these and other genealogy events today in your area. Know of any other upcoming events? Please use the Submission tab and let us know!