By The Associated Press undefined
Today in History
Today is Friday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2021. There are 315 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlights in History:
On Feb. 19, 1942, during World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which paved the way for the relocation and internment of people of Japanese ancestry, including U.S.-born citizens. Imperial Japanese warplanes raided the Australian city of Darwin; at least 243 people were killed.
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