Monday 19 February 2018


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Today
Sunrise 07:26
Sunset in 18:03


Tomorrow:
Sunrise 07:24
Sunset in 18:04


Difference :
3 minutes more


Full moon :
02/03 01:52


New moon :
17/03 14:12


27 jours depuis la dernière lune

It happened one 19 February

1600 : Explosion of the Huaynaputina


On February 19, 1600, Huaynaputina, stratovolcano located in southern Peru, exploded, causing the biggest disaster of South America in recent millennia and which caused a cooling of global climate for several years.

1945 : U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima


On February 19, 1945, U.S. Marines landed on the small island of Iwo Jima where they encountered severe resistance. The battle lasted over a month.

2008 : Fidel Castro stepped down


On February 19, 2008, Fidel Castro announced his resignation as head of the Cuban State 49 years after taking power in 1959 during the Revolution.

Quote of the day : 19 February

Deng Xiaoping
It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice.

Birthdays : 19 February

Nicolas Copernic, Mathematician and astronomer (1473)
Elie Ducommun, Swiss translator and journalist, Nobel Peace Prize (1833)
Svante Arrhenius, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (1859)
Álvaro Obregón, Mexican president (1880)
Cedric Hardwicke, English actor (1893)
Louis Calhern, American actor (1895)
André Breton, French poet (1896)
Lee Marvin, American actor (1924)
Jacques Deray, French director (1929)
John Frankenheimer, American actor (1930)
Joseph P. Kerwin, American astronaut (1932)
Smokey Robinson, American singer (1940)
David Gross, American physicist, Nobel Laureate (1941)
Tim Hunt, English biochemist, Nobel laureate (1943)
Tony Iommi, English guitarist (Black Sabbath) (1948)
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, President of Argentina (1953)
Jeff Daniel, American actor (1955)
Roderick MacKinnon, American biologist, Nobel laureate (1956)
Helen Fielding, English writer (Bridget Jones 's Diary) (1958)
Benoît Chamoux, French mountaineer (1961)
Hana Mandlíková, Czech tennis player (1962)
Seal, English singer (1963)
Benicio del Toro, Puerto Rican actor (1967)
Gianluca Zambrotta, English footballer (1977)
Beth Ditto, American singer (The Gossip) (1981)
Camelia Potec, Romanian swimmer (1982)
Haylie Duff, American actress and singer (1985)

They left us one 19 February

Luigi de Rossi, Italian composer (1653)
Jean-Charles de Borda, French mathematician and physicist (1799)
André Gide, French writer, Nobel laureate (1951)
Knut Hamsun, Norwegian author, Nobel laureate (1952)
Joseph Szigeti, Hungarian violinist (1973)
Bon Scott, Australian singer (AC/DC) (1980)
Deng Xiaoping, Chinese politician (1997)
Stanley Kramer, American director (2001)
Charles Trenet, French singer (2001)

Tip of the Day : 19 February

Fish in the microwave


To cook a fish in the microwave, you can use a personal steamer. For example, put your fish fillet (salmon or pollock) in the steamer. Add a peeled and sliced apple and a pinch of minced shallot. Put 3 minutes in the microwave and it's ready.

* Warning

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