Template:On this day/January 19
- 1893 – Langley Bell was born.
- 1916 – The Gulf, Florida & Alabama Railroad opened, connecting to the Southern Railroad at Kimbrough, Alabama.
- 1999 – Construction began on the Dr. Philip A. Payne Bridge over Bayou Texar.
- 2007 – Kent Hovind was sentenced to ten years in federal prison for crimes relating to his evasion of federal taxes.