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February 19 is recognized as Prevent Plagiarism Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about intellectual property theft and promoting originality and authenticity. It's also National Arabian Horse Day, National Lash Day, National Chocolate Mint Day, and more.

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Interesting Facts of February 19th

  1. 1. Nicolaus Copernicus, the astronomer who first proposed that the Earth revolves around the Sun, was born on February 19, 1473.
  2. 2. The Battle of Iwo Jima, one of the biggest battles of World War II, started on February 19, 1945.
  3. 3. In 2002, NASA’s Mars Odyssey space probe started to map the surface of Mars using its gamma-ray spectrometer and other high-tech tools.
  4. 4. On February 19, 2008, Fidel Castro retired as the President of Cuba after nearly 50 years in power.
  5. 5. On this day in 1878, Thomas Edison received a patent for his gramophone or phonograph.