(Saturday, February 19, 1972, 8:00 p.m. ET) — To get some extra cash, Archie has gotten a job driving a taxi for Bert Munson. Archie is in for a big surprise when one of his passengers turns out to be Sammy Davis Jr. on tonight’s episode of the CBS-TV sitcom All In The Family.
(Thursday, February 19, 1942, during World War II) — President Franklin D. Roosevelt today signed United States Executive Order 9066, authorizing the Secretary of War to prescribe certain areas as military zones.
(Wednesday, February 19, 1862, during the American Civil War) — Three days after the fall of Fort Donelson, federal forces of General C.F. Smith from General U.S. Grant’s command today occupied Clarksville, Tennessee.